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Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the reasons NBC cited for canceling "Law & Order" was a strong development slate for next season. Well, the network announced its fall schedul...

Fox's Fall 2010 NEW SHOWS (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox announced its fall schedule Monday, with three new shows set to premiere on the fall schedule, three more scheduled to debut midseason, and one se...

Ben Silverman: Upfront Not As Bad As It Seems

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The upfronts aren't as bad as predicted, NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios co-chairman Ben Silverman said Wednesday, adding that he is see...

...And the Shows You Rode In On

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chez Pazienza

What Jimmy Kimmel said yesterday, his pulling back of the facade of television's dying "magic box" ethos to reveal the soulless profit-machine now at its core -- it needed to be said.

Upfronts News Emerging Via Twitter

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

News from this week's network upfronts has been emerging in 140-character chunks -- thanks to the exploding popularity of Twitter. As a result, it'...

Gitmo Detainees Transferred to 'Big Brother'

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

The deal drew praise from Senate Democrats, who had earlier blocked the closing of the detention camp, and from CBS executives, who had been desperately searching for something to spice up their fall schedule.

Milestone: NBC Nearly Sells Out Ad Inventory During Upfronts

Wall Street Journal | SAM SCHECHNER, EMILY STEEL and REBECCA DANA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC has secured commitments of about $1.9 billion in prime-time advertising for next season, people close to the network said, making it the first bro...

Television Unplugged? The Verdict on This Year's TV Upfronts

Jerry Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jerry Weinstein

Think of it as the Big Bang of Video.

Why Boston Legal is One of Broadcast's Best

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Many series just haven't been themselves since the strike, but Legal has rocked, with episodes so emotionally rich and resonant that they would seem to ensure Emmy nominations galore.

Recession Hits Hollywood

Variety | JOSEF ADALIAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The wave of euphoria that swept over Hollywood following the end of the WGA strike has been replaced by a whole new set of emotions: anxiety, depressi...

Hollywood Begins Salvage Operation

Los Angeles Times | Maria Elena Fernandez, Matea Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With the strike over, the salvage operation begins. Hollywood lurched back into gear this week, reviving projects sidelined by the three-month labor ...

Strike May Permanently Kill Elaborate May Upfronts

New York Times | Bill Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Unless something happens quickly to restart stalled talks between entertainment producers and the Writers Guild of America, one of the oldest rituals ...

Strike Has Media Buyers Looking Beyond The Tube

Ad Age | Brian Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The writers strike has media buyers growing cautious about the efficacy of TV advertising in the weeks ahead and in the first quarter of 2008 -- and m...

As Strike Heads Into Week 3, Fall '08 TV Sched In Jeopardy

New York Post | Holly Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Hollywood writers' strike, which is bringing a premature end to the current TV season, now threatens to delay development of next fall's schedule,...