Articles tagged upfront week

19 May 2008 // 6:20 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 // 4:40 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 // 4:56 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 // 4:44 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 // 4:01 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 // 4:32 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 // 4:30 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 // 12:01 PM

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 // 5:37 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 // 3:26 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 // 5:16 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

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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