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NBC DUMPING MOST OF ITS SITCOMS (Updated)

May 10, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC, which again wound up at the bottom of the ratings heap at the end of the fall season, is tossing out a slew of shows that were its worst performers, including 1600 Penn, Up All Night, Guys with Kids and Whitney. Two other comedies, 30 Rock and The Office are ending their runs, and […]

NBC DELAYS FRIDAY

October 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC got off to a surprisingly strong start this season with its programming on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Thursday’s line-up was no Must See TV, and Friday and Saturday amount to ratings-challenged nights for all broadcast networks. Therefore on Monday the network announced that it would be delaying the launch of its planned comedy […]

CBS, NBC ANNOUNCE MID-SEASON LINE-UP

November 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS and NBC each announced mid-season changes on Monday, and in the case of CBS, the changes were minuscule. The new Rob Schneider comedy ┬íRob!, about a middle-aged bachelor who marries a Hispanic woman, will debut Jan. 12, replacing Rules of Engagement, and a third season of Undercover Boss will debut on Jan. 15, replacing […]

THEORY SETS OFF A BIG BANG ON THURSDAYS

October 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS’s dicey decision to move its hit Monday-night comedy The Big Bang Theory from Monday night to Thursday has turned out to have been a wise one. In its second week in the 8:00 p.m. time period, Theory captured 12.97 million viewers and was also tops among adults 18-49. At 8:30 $#!? My Dad Says […]

NBC TO AIR 14 NEW SERIES IN THE FALL

May 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC is expected to announce today (Monday) that it will air a whopping 14 new series during the fall season. As first reported by The Hollywood Reporter (see separate item), the programs will include five new dramas, one new half-hour comedy, and the hour-long “dramedy” Love Bites, which will cap an all-comedy Thursday night lineup […]