If you are a female between the ages of 18 and 34, let it be known: The CW wants you. The CW unveiled its female-friendly lineup on Tuesday, programming five nights with two comedies and lots of dramas. To see the schedule, click here (all times Eastern; programs air one hour earlier in Chicago and the rest of the Central […]
The latest from the Upfronts: Here is what you won’t see on the fall schedules – i.e. the programs that have been canceled: ABC: Men in Trees, Miss Guided, October Road, Women’s Murder Club. CBS: Cane, Welcome to the Captain (Wait a minute. This show was on the air?) FOX: Back to You, Canterbury’s Law, New Amsterdam, The Return of Jezebel James […]
Critically acclaimed + low audience numbers = cancellation. Obviously, the first casualty of CW’s decision to outsource its Sunday night lineup to an outside company (see below.) But good news for Reaper fans: Your show may be coming back for next season after all.
If you’re a fan of America’s Next Top Model, Everybody Hates Chris, Gossip Girl, One Tree Hill, Smallville, and Supernatural – good news – your show has been picked up for next season, though Top Model and Chris were renewed ahead of time. Left off the list (for now) are Reaper, The Game, and Aliens in America. Gone are WWE […]
Its’ hot Sunday night lineup trumped the American Music Awards on ABC and the New England Patriots-whatever team lost to them on NBC (however, the AMAs scored its highest ratings in three years, no doubt owing its success to female viewers, who are the biggest mainstream music fans.) Fox’s Sunday night lineup in up 23 percent in adults 18-49 from […]
Aliens in America is exactly who we thought they were – a ratings loser. Meanwhile, Dancing With the Stars seems to be the only show deservingly labeled a winner (in the ratings dept. only), while it’s yucksville for the rest of prime-time with the exception of the Padres-Rockies tiebreaker game, a true classic. Other observations: – Heroes is down in […]
“You want to crown them, then crown their ass!” – Dennis Green Can the CW finally get on the map with this show? It may be another program in which the critics love but the audience won’t watch (i.e. Party of Five, I’ll Fly Away, Arrested Development). Though yours truly dismissed this premise last spring, yours truly feels the pain […]
I decided to put the analysis of the Fox and CW schedules on this post instead of “burying” them after the announced fall schedules on separate posts. So here goes…. Fox: Because of post-season baseball and the return of American Idol and 24 in January, Fox’s schedule next season is separated into two parts, with an emphasis on midseason. The […]