Monthly Archives: April 2013

CBSs Potential Move Of THE BIG BANG THEORY to 9p Thu Creates Opportunity For The Other Nets:

We’re 2 weeks away from the Upfronts and there are already some things I suggested in my network thoughts that likely won’t come to pass. (Hannibal likely won’t be Thu at 10p in the fall, for example. Too soon to … Continue reading

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Upfront ’13 Thoughts – FOX:

When attempting to assess the big 4s possible fall schedules the last few years, FOX was the relatively easy one. With fewer hours to fill than other nets and 3 of them (over two nights) going to X Factor/Idol, plus an … Continue reading

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Upfront ’13 Thoughts: ABC

Last season ABC had the best freshmen class of the year launching hits Once Upon A Time, Revenge, Suburgatory and Last Man Standing which all returned for a season 2. This season ABC didn’t have that kind of success with … Continue reading

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Upfront ’13 Thoughts – NBC:

NBC is in much better shape than the industry is giving them credit for. Yes they had a very rough Jan and Feb. But think about it, NBC could conceivably bring back 4 10p dramas from Mon-Thu. 3 of those … Continue reading

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Upfront 2013 Thoughts: First Up – CBS

It’s 4 weeks to the upfronts and this is the week I have been offering my assessments of the big 4 the last 2 years, and guessing how they might shake up their schedules. Here’s my yearly disclaimer: I will … Continue reading

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For The Future Survival Of Broadcast TV, Scheduling Needs To Change:

In the last number of years it seems like all the “cool kids” love everything on cable. Yeah man, cable is where it’s at. While cable has stepped up to the plate in a big way in the last decade … Continue reading

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