Come spring, Glee will be vacating its Thursday timeslot!
Fox has moved Glee back to Tuesdays, scaling the night's two-hour comedy block back to one hour, the network announced Thursday. Taking its place on Thursdays is...read more
Fred "Mister" Rogers was a good neighbor for years — now his life story is about to be open for all to see.read more
Imagine a world in which the NFL, the NBA and Major League Baseball all decided to move their seasons to the same time of year. It would be chaos, for fans and the professional sports business alike. And yet, in television, that's essentially what happens during pilot season.
The broadcast networks traditionally order pilots during the first few months of the year. From there, it's a race to find the best actors, hire a crew, build sets and produce a show before May, when the upcoming fall schedules are announced. The field has always been crowded, but this spring, several cable networks and online retailer-turned-programmer Amazon are also developing new shows that they hope will go to series (cable networks typically produce pilots throughout the year, usually avoiding the spring).read more