Today's TWoP News: Monday, March 4, 2013

by Rachel Stein March 4, 2013 4:08 pm
Today's TWoP News: Monday, March 4, 2013

Fox is feeling generous this year.

Today's TWoP News: Friday, February 15, 2013

by Ethan Alter February 15, 2013 4:06 pm
Today's TWoP News: Friday, February 15, 2013

It's a Valloween unmiracle!

Today's TWoP News: Tuesday, December 4, 2012

by Ethan Alter December 4, 2012 3:41 pm
Today's TWoP News: Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Stop or these cartoon police will shoot!

ABC Upfront 2012: Because One Show About a Grown Child Moving Home Wasn't Enough

We're still trying to figure out what ABC's execs were talking about at their upfront presentation when they claimed they were the "number one must-keep" network, but at least they had something resembling a sense of humor about their shows, talking about while their Bachelors may not stay engaged, their viewers are. And then, as usual, they unleashed Jimmy Kimmel, whose show has been on the air for ten years, which is about nine longer than I predicted way back when. He joked to the ad buyers in the crowd that "We don't know what we are doing. We have no idea what people want to see. If we did, we wouldn't have an upfront; we'd just put the shows on the air and you'd just mail us a check." Then he added, "That show Work It... you know we were just kidding about that, right?" Of course, he had to rip on the other networks as well. On NBC: "Spinning chairs and a monkey. This truly is a golden age of television." On Fox's X Factor: "No one knows talent like Britney Spears and Demi Lovato. Britney Spears wanted to be a judge since she's spent the last ten years appearing before them." On CBS: "For the 18-to-49-trips-to-the-bathroom demographic." On The CW's new musical chairs show: "Oh Sit! It used to be called Steaming Pile o' Sit, but they shortened it." Still, his best joke was also at The X Factor and Idol's expense: "I feel bad for Paula Abdul. She's the Rosa Parks of bipolar talent show judges. No one was more dedicated or more medicated." It's a good thing that Kimmel was funny, because none of ABC's new comedies looked amusing at all.

Today's TWoP News: Tuesday, May 15, 2012

by Ethan Alter May 15, 2012 3:25 pm
Today's TWoP News: Tuesday, May 15, 2012

NBC and Fox are down, so now it's ABC's turn

Today's TWoP News: Friday, March 9, 2012

by Hillary Goldsmith March 9, 2012 4:12 pm
Today's TWoP News: Friday, March 9, 2012

Thank you, AMC.

Today's TWoP News: Wednesday, March 7, 2012

by Hillary Goldsmith March 7, 2012 4:31 pm
Today's TWoP News: Wednesday, March 7, 2012

"Brilliant But Cancelled" doesn't even begin to cover it.

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