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2014 Upfronts: The 5 Worst New Television Shows

Robert Kessler | May 20, 2014 - 2:30 pm

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. … More »


2014 Upfronts: These Are the 5 Most Promising New Shows

Robert Kessler | May 20, 2014 - 12:30 pm

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. … More »


Judging the Upfronts By Their Cover: CBS

Robert Kessler | May 14, 2014 - 1:00 pm

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 otherMore »



CBS Passes on ‘How I Met Your Dad’

Robert Kessler | May 14, 2014 - 10:45 am

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. … More »


Judging the Upfronts By Their Cover: ABC

Robert Kessler | May 14, 2014 - 9:00 am

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 youMore »


Judging the Upfronts By Their Cover: Fox

Robert Kessler | May 13, 2014 - 5:15 pm

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 aMore »



Judging the Upfronts By Their Cover: NBC

Robert Kessler | May 13, 2014 - 1:30 pm

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 someMore »