TBS & TNT's 2011 Upfront Presentation: Falling Up After a Comedy of Errors

The worst possible thing that could happen at a network upfront event actually occurred this morning for TBS and TNT... and it turned out to be the best possible thing that could've happened. In front a packed house of advertisers, media buyers, network executives and journalists, the meticulously choreographed presentation ground to a screeching halt not once, not twice, not thrice, but four times due to technical difficulties that prevented the giant video screens from displaying picture. But what could've been a devastating embarrassment for the networks resulted in a series of live, unrehearsed performances that had more electricity than any of the sitcoms previewed by NBC, Fox and ABC earlier this week.

TWoP 10: Best New Scripted Shows of This Summer

by Angel Cohn August 26, 2011 5:59 am
TWoP 10: Best New Scripted Shows of This Summer

We could go on for days about our love of Dance Moms, or about how much we've enjoyed this sexed-up season of True Blood, but we expect to be entertained by reality TV trash and our favorite returning shows . What really surprised us this summer was just how many new scripted programs kept us genuinely enthralled -- a pleasant change from the years when all we had to watch in between trips to the pool and barbecues was the likes of Swingtown. And bonus points to ABC Family for really upping their game as a network in recent months. Here's what made it a summer to remember:

TV on DVD: June 4, 2013

by Ethan Alter June 4, 2013 6:00 am
TV on DVD: June 4, 2013

What's that knocking sound? Oh... Walter White is back.

Today's TWoP News: Monday, December 17, 2012

by Rachel Stein December 17, 2012 3:41 pm
Today's TWoP News: Monday, December 17, 2012

I imagine this is good news for Community fans.

Today's TWoP News: Wednesday, June 6, 2012

by Ethan Alter June 6, 2012 3:41 pm
Today's TWoP News: Wednesday, June 6, 2012

More L.A. Complex? It's truly gonna be a great summer.

TV on DVD: Tuesday, June 5, 2012

by Ethan Alter June 5, 2012 6:00 am
TV on DVD: Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Just call him Bad to the bone.

Today's TWoP News: Thursday, March 15, 2012

by Ethan Alter March 15, 2012 3:40 pm
Today's TWoP News: Thursday, March 15, 2012

Won't someone please think of the horses!

Today's TWoP News: Monday, February 6, 2012

by Hillary Goldsmith February 6, 2012 4:50 pm
Today's TWoP News: Monday, February 6, 2012

Boardwalk Empire sent another character to swim with the fishes this week.

TWoP 10: Hardest Working Characters on Summer TV

by Angel Cohn September 2, 2011 6:01 am
TWoP 10: Hardest Working Characters on Summer TV

With Labor Day upon us, we thought we'd take a moment to recognize the underappreciated folks on TV (real and scripted) who have really busted their asses this summer in order to get their jobs done -- whatever they may be. For their sake (and in some cases ours), we're hoping they take a well-deserved long weekend to rest.

TWoP 10: TV Babies We Most Feel Sorry For

by Rachel Stein August 5, 2011 6:00 am
TWoP 10: TV Babies We Most Feel Sorry For

Television is no place for children. Between Teen Mom, Toddlers & Tiaras and Dance Moms, we cringe for those poor kids who are clearly growing up in dysfunctional homes. But as bad as it is to be forced into pageantry or to have Amber Portwood as your mother, at least reality kids don't have it quite has awful as many of the tykes on scripted series. Here are the ones that really need to have a fictional Child Protective Services intervene on their behalf:

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