06/18/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Upfronts News Emerging Via Twitter

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's no longer newspapers or blogs breaking news of series orders or cancellations. Quite frequently, it's producers and stars themselves who are sending out the info first.

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