Articles tagged upfront week

19 May 2008 // 5:20 AM

The upfronts - the annual ritual when broadcast television networks present their fall lineups to advertisers - have a weeklong festival of Barnumesque bluster lubricated

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16 May 2008 // 3:40 AM

Not needing much new programming after beating the other networks senseless in the Nielsen ratings this season, and not having much to choose from anyway

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15 May 2008 // 3:56 AM

I have a pretty solid list here of which network shows got canceled and renewed as the nets announced their fall schedules this week, but

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CBS, for the past decade a network built around “CSI” and its gory crime-drama clones, Wednesday unveiled a fall schedule intended to make its viewers

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13 May 2008 // 3:44 AM

In spring, an advertiser’s fancy used to turn to gala, big-star entertainment and lots of cocktails and huge shrimp. But times are tough. Monday,

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21 May 2007 // 3:01 AM

No more serial for ratings-hungry TV executives

Want to see a television executive cringe in fear? Just mention the S-word. No, not the one that gets the FCC or the Parents Television

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18 May 2007 // 3:32 AM

Fox is still looking for a cure to its split-personality TV season blues. The king of spring is annually appalling in the fall. But waiting

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18 May 2007 // 3:30 AM

In its second year, the CW is still trying to find itself, which explains why on Thursday morning it revealed a fall schedule with only

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16 May 2007 // 11:01 AM

After the myriad NBC additions and the ABC tumult, there’s something soothing about the schedule CBS unveiled on Wednesday morning. While CBS will be

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16 May 2007 // 4:37 AM

Although just two networks, NBC and ABC, have announced their fall lineups so far this week, we can already say a couple of clear things

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15 May 2007 // 2:26 AM

It’s upfronts week again—time for the major TV networks to unveil their fall schedules and begin their annual mating rites with major advertisers.

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14 May 2007 // 4:16 AM

For a few days this week, as they do each May, the broadcast television networks will produce the kind of lavish all-star spectaculars that fell

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//Mixed media

That Ribbon of Highway: Sharon Jones Re-shapes Woody Guthrie's Song

// Sound Affects

"Sharon Jones and Woodie Guthrie knew: great songs belong to everybody.

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