TWoP 10: Most Promising New Shows of the 2010-11 TV Season

This past week, each of the broadcast networks unveiled their fall and midseason lineups at their annual upfront presentations for advertisers and media. While a bunch of the new shows look like they could be dead on arrival, and none totally blew us away, there were a handful of programs that we're definitely already excited about. Here's our early picks for what might be worth watching this fall and next winter/spring.

Today's TWoP News: Tuesday, January 29, 2013

by Ethan Alter January 29, 2013 4:40 pm
Today's TWoP News: Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Leslie Knope's alter ego adds "author" to her résumé.

Today's TWoP News: Monday, November 12, 2012

by Samantha Rullo November 12, 2012 4:30 pm
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Don't worry, there's plenty of Louie to go around.

Today's TWoP News: Thursday, October 25, 2012

by Ethan Alter October 25, 2012 3:47 pm
Today's TWoP News: Thursday, October 25, 2012

Guess who's coming to the Avengers S.H.I.E.L.D.

TWoP 10: Burning Questions About Fall 2012 TV

by TWoP Staff September 28, 2012 6:02 am
TWoP 10: Burning Questions About Fall 2012 TV

The insanity of Fall TV is in full swing, and while we're busy judging shows as a whole, a lot of the new and returning shows really have us puzzled with some of the unusual choices they are making. We'll likely never get these answers, but we pose the questions that really have us stumped.

TV on DVD: Tuesday, September 11, 2012

by Ethan Alter September 11, 2012 6:00 am
TV on DVD: Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Live from New York, it's another 30 Rock live episode!

CBS: Same $#*!, Different Days

by Daniel Manu May 19, 2010 6:14 pm
CBS: Same $#*!, Different Days

Of all the network upfronts each May, CBS' is the one I usually dread sitting through the most simply because it always kicks off with president and CEO Les Moonves both arrogantly crowing about yet another year as the highest-rated network overall ("more Americans watched NCIS this season than went to see Avatar") and trying to convince the audience of advertisers and journalists that everything is just hunky dory in the broadcast biz. But other than his spiel and an awkward but well-intentioned bit by Jim Parsons in character as Sheldon Cooper (something about how he'd use a time machine to go back to NBC's 1969 upfront to convince advertisers to invest in the original Star Trek), the rest of CBS' 2010-11 presentation cruised by fairly painlessly, despite a few clunkers in their new lineup.

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