Meet the New ‘Wonder Woman’

One of the most coveted roles of the upcoming TV pilot season is now cast. Adrianne Palicki has landed the lead role of “Wonder Woman” in NBC’s remake on the super sexy superhero. The 28-year-old actress was a breakout star on NBC’s “Friday Night Lights” and she was one of the bright spots on Fox’s […]

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Fox Renews ‘Raising Hope’ For A Second Season

Fox has high hopes for “Raising Hope.” The network has renewed the family comedy for a second season, Fox’s President of Entertainment Kevin Reilly confirmed Tuesday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena. “Raising Hope has emerged as a comedic standout: wickedly smart, hilarious and full of heart,” said Reilly. “[Executive producer and […]

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Fox is Top-Ranked Network, Ends CBS Winning Streak

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – Even though Fox ended CBS’ season-opening winning streak in the ratings, there have been few reasons for its executives to be gleeful this fall. The Nielsen Co. said Fox was the top-ranked network last week on the strength of the World Series. No other network had beaten […]

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Is The CW This Season’s Most Successful Network?

The news for broadcast television networks is bleak: most new series are flopping.   What everyone assumed were surefire hits from big name producers like J.J. Abrams and Jerry Bruckheimer turned out to be of moderate interest to most viewers. There are no breakout hits on par with last year’s ‘Glee‘ and ‘Modern Family‘.  Most returning […]

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Cancellation Watch: 5 New Shows in Jeopardy

This hasn’t been the best of fall seasons. I knew going in that none of the pilots really ‘popped,’ but there’s always something to surprise you. Like ‘S#*! My Dad Says’ still being on the air, while ‘Lone Star’ is DOA. And Fox’s flop is hardly the only dud on the dial. ABC pulled the […]

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Second Canceled Show Of The Season: ‘My Generation’

Cue the song ‘Another One Bites The Dust.” Just two weeks into the new TV season, ABC has shelved ‘My Generation,’ a coming-of-age drama about a documentary crew catching up with a group of friends 10 years after having documented them as high school seniors. The show, which Miami Herald television critic Glenn Garvin called […]

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First Canceled Show Of The Season: ‘Lone Star’

The verdict is in and we have the first flop of the fall 2009-2010 season: ‘Lone Star.’ It’s official: Fox has canceled the struggling series due to low ratings after two airings, the network confirmed Tuesday. Despite its disappointing debut, the con man drama’s failure has somewhat blindsided TV peeps, since the well-reviewed show was […]

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Ratings: ‘Lone Star’ Still Not Shining, ‘Event’ Tumbles

With few Monday shows improving upon their week-ago premiere audiences, NBC’s ‘The Event‘ suffered the biggest drop – down 20 percent, to just under 9 million total viewers. ‘Lone Star’ Creator Pleads For More Viewers Similarly, all eyes were on Fox’s highly acclaimed yet tragically undersampled ‘Lone Star,’ which despite much fan campaigning failed to […]

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