Fall syndication preview: It’s all Drew

Drew Barrymore show set to debut Monday – on TWO local stations [Editor’s Note: An earlier draft listed incomplete time period information for Law & Crime Daily and The First 48. This post was updated on September 19.]  With Nick Cannon’s new syndicated talk show on the shelf for another year, it’s just Drew Barrymore as the lone new syndicated […]

TCA: ABC tries to move up and move on without McPherson

ABC’s presentation at the Television Critics Association Press Tour was dominated by talk of the sudden departure of its longtime entertainment chief (Stephen McPherson) after six years. But while there was talk about it, there was none of it coming from ABC brass – they consider the matter closed. In comes Paul Lee who was named new entertainment chief, who […]

Cashmere Mafia vs. Lipstick Jungle

It’s more like a Bulls-Heat matchup: Nobody cares, not even its target female audience. Check out the reviews for Lipstick Jungle here. Need any more proof prime-time programming on the broadcast networks are on the skids? Want a real show to watch instead? Head to cable and check out The First 48 on A&E at 9 p.m. (CT) tonight, where […]