It's June, that time of year that is generally considered a television wasteland: Broadcast networks lapse into re-runs and shows that they didn't think were going to be popular enough to get a big enough audience at any other time of the year, and we're all supposed to be thinking about what's going to debut come the new fall season. So why am I excited about the next few months of viewing?
Now that the merger between NBC Universal and Kabletown - sorry, I mean, Comcast - has been approved by the FCC and introductory memos have been sent out to all staff members to make it official, it's time for the peacock network to start living up to its new motto and make history (again). Here're five thoughts how they can do that.
If you've been missing your favorite USA Network shows, the network has announced the dates for the start of its winter schedule, including returns for White Collar, Royal Pains and new series Fairly Legal.
The programming schedule has been released for the first full day of Comic-Con International. Thursday's movie and television highlights include panels devoted to Tron: Legacy, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, RED and The Expendables -- plus the "Visionaries" spotlight on J.J. Abrams and Joss Whedon.