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2014 Upfronts: The 5 Worst New Television Shows

At last week's upfronts, each of the major networks presented their fall 2014 lineup, touting their returning successes while showing off their new stuff. Some of the shows look marvelous, but some look absolutely unwatchable. These are the five worst new shows.

By: Robert Kessler / May 20, 2014

2014 Upfronts: These Are the 5 Most Promising New Shows

At last week's upfronts, each of the major networks presented their fall 2014 lineup, touting their returning successes while showing off their new stuff. Some of the new shows look terrible and will be canceled almost immediately, but some of them look great. Here are the five most promising new shows.

By: Robert Kessler / May 20, 2014

Judging the Upfronts By Their Cover: CBS

CBS had its first bad season in several years, though it remains the number one network in total viewers. Perhaps the biggest surprise from its upfront presentation is that the network is passing on How I Met Your Dad, the planned Greta Gerwig-starring How I Met Your Mother spinoff. But there are plenty of other

By: Robert Kessler / May 14, 2014

CBS Passes on ‘How I Met Your Dad’

Perhaps the biggest surprise of upfront season came Wednesday morning when CBS announced that How I Met Your Dad would not be on its fall schedule. The How I Met Your Mother spinoff, which stars Greta Gerwig, was seen as one of the surest bets of pilot season.

By: Robert Kessler / May 14, 2014

Judging the Upfronts By Their Cover: ABC

Poor, poor ABC has sunk pretty low in the past couple years. Still yet to find a hit behind Modern Family, and really no hits to speak of besides Scandal, ABC is giving the people what they want: an all-Shonda Rhimes Thursday night. So, to save you some time, Celebuzz has judged which shows you

By: Robert Kessler / May 14, 2014

Judging the Upfronts By Their Cover: Fox

Fox had a bad year. Plain and simple. Of last year's new shows, only Sleepy Hollow and Brooklyn Nine-Nine really amounted to anything. So this year, they're making some changes. Plus they've got an Oscar winner coming to their airwaves. To save you some time, Celebuzz has judged which new shows you should give a

By: Robert Kessler / May 13, 2014

Judging the Upfronts By Their Cover: NBC

This year, for the first time in a while, NBC finds itself in a good place. The 2013-2014 season was a great for the network and it finds itself now, unexpectedly, the number one network for viewers under 50. In the fall, many of this year's new shows will be returning. It's also got some

By: Robert Kessler / May 13, 2014