Upfronts week - that time of year when network executives tell advertisers and the world at large what shows they'll be airing come the new fall season, and we all start wondering which ones will fail first - is coming to an end. And while, for most people, that means they can start thinking about the future, I'd rather think about the past... and the shows that didn't make it to a new season.
Chuck Bartowski & Co. will return one last time, as NBC announced today it has renewed the action-comedy for a fifth season. However, the future isn't as bright for fledgling dramas The Event and Law & Order: Los Angeles.
NBC has reduced its episode order from 13 to 10 for The Cape, its struggling superhero drama about a police offer who turns masked vigilante after he's framed for murder. The last episode will air on Feb. 28, with The Event taking its place the following week.
NBC today unveiled a midseason schedule that dramatically changes its lineup, largely in an effort to strengthen its 10 o'clock hour. The network also renewed30 Rock, which will move to 10 p.m., and put The Event on hold as it premieres the supehero drama The Cape.
The actress and executive producer spoke with Spinoff Online about the decisions Sophia has made thus far, the ones she has yet to make and the secretive nature that drive both the character and The Event as a series.
Spinoff Online concludes its week-long build-up to the premiere of NBC's The Event with interviews with cast members Laura Innes, Ian Anthony Dale and Scott Patterson. The sci-fi/conspiracy thriller debuts Monday at 9/8c.
Spinoff Online continues its countdown to the Monday premiere of The Event with interviews with Blair Underwood and Bill Smitrovich, who play President Elias Martinez and Vice President Raymond Jarvis in NBC’s new sci-fi/conspiracy-thriller.
Spinoff Online continues its countdown to the Monday premiere of The Event with interviews with two of the stars of NBC's new sci-fi/conspiracy-thriller: Jason Ritter, who plays everyman Sean Walker, and Clifton Collins Jr., who portrays the mysterious Thomas.
As Spinoff Online continues the countdown to the debut of NBC's new sci-fi/conspiracy thriller The Event, we talk to Željko Ivanek, who plays Director of National Intelligence Blake Sterling, and Lisa Vidal, who portrays First Lady Christina Martinez.
As NBC prepares to debut its new sci-fi conspiracy thriller The Event next Monday, Spinoff Online talks to creator and executive producer Nick Wauters about the origin of the series, casting established actors like Blair Underwood and Laura Innes, and striking a balance between crafting a complicated mystery and rewarding viewers with answers.
At Comic-Con International, NBC debuted the pilot of its upcoming conspiracy thriller "The Event" for attendees, followed by a very brief question-and-answer session with the cast and producers. The series, which stars Blair Underwood, Jason Ritter, Sara Roemer, Laura Innes and Željko Ivanek, debuts on Sept. 20.
The start of AMC's much-buzzed-about Rubicon tonight (After two sneak previews of the pilot earlier this summer) has me wondering: Now that we're beginning to see advertising for next season's shows appearing on air, what show are you most excited about?
This week's upfronts revealed what the five main TV networks have planned for this fall. Here's our breakdown of what to expect, and when to expect it.