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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Six Things We Learned From Premiere Week

After a more than hectic premiere week that saw an astonishing 54 shows premiere on the major broadcast networks, a few trends have already started to emerge, some surprising and some not so much. Below are six things we’ve learned so far early on in the Fall 2010 TV season. CBS Goes A Perfect 5-For-5 […]

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Thursday Night Ratings Battle: Who Came Out On Top?

NBC’s Thursday night comedies can’t catch a break.  They’re revered by many and acclaimed by critics, but when it comes to the ratings, they still get trounced. And that’s what happened Thursday night when ‘Community,’ ‘30 Rock’ and ‘The Office’ returned for their new seasons and hit a roadblock named CBS, which gambled on moving […]

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Talking About ‘My Generation’: Meet The Cast Of The New ABC Drama

What a difference a decade makes. Tonight marks the debut of ABC’s new verité-style drama ‘My Generation‘ (8/7c). In the year 2000 an archetypal group of Austin high school seniors – the rich kid; the jock; the nerd – were the focus of a documentary shortly before graduation. Today, the documentary crew has caught back […]

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Fall TV Premiere Dates: Mark Your Calendar!

Could it be? The new fall TV season is here! The new cycle of shows arrives with an early-September trickle, and then really makes itself known the week of September 20, when more than 60 (!) premieres hit the smaller screen. Is your DVR preemptively weeping? Remember, you can watch many of your favorite shows […]

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Fall TV: ABC Reveals (Most Of) Its Premiere Schedule

Not afraid to get ‘Lost’ in the Emmy Nominations Day shuffle, ABC on Thursday released its (nearly) complete list of fall premiere dates. It is thus the second network, following The CW, to show their hand. Return Dates for ‘NCIS,’ ‘Vampire Diaries’ and More Favorites The Alphabet network will kick off the season by kicking […]

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ABC’s Fall Schedule Adds One Super ‘Family,’ Other Crimefighters

ABC’s lineup for the fall features an extraordinary ‘Family’ headed by Vic Mackey (meaning ‘The Shield’s Michael Chiklis), a crime-solving Dana Delany and some tough Detroit cops. Come midseason, viewers can expect a new medical drama produced by ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ boss Shonda Rhimes, the return of Friend Matthew Perry, and more lizardlike Vs. Day-by-day, it […]

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