Many Are Called For, But Few TV Pilots Are Chosen

By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television Writer NEWTON, Mass. — Turreted and stately, the house on a quiet street in Newton had been vacant for a while. But for a few days last month, its “For Sale” signs went away. Trucks, trailers, crews and actors converged along Lake Avenue after fliers in every neighbor’s mailbox gave […]

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RIP List: Show Cancellations

The axe is falling hard in TV land this week, as the networks host Upfronts in New York to present their fall schedules. Did your favorite show make the cut? Probably at least one did not. Budget cuts are being cited in many cases, but we know TV executives often look to ratings over quality […]

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Networks Playing Hardball With Veteran Series

Surprisingly there’s been no word from the networks regarding a few veteran shows that are up for renewal for the fall. Dramas including ‘Cold Case,’ ‘Without a Trace,’ ‘Numb3rs,’ ‘Law & Order’ and ‘The Unit’ are still in limbo. Also comedies ‘Chuck,’ ‘My Name Is Earl,‘ ‘Scrubs’ and ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine’ still […]

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