NBC has ordered three additional series with Blacklist, Night Shift and Welcome to the Family joining the previously ordered shows filling up the network's bare schedule after axing six series this week.
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The fall TV season is taking shape. Networks have ordered dozens of new pilots starring familiar faces like Lost's Josh Holloway, Andy Samberg, The Office's Ellie Kemper and Malin Akerman (Watchmen), and from proven producers like J.J. Abrams, Arrow's Greg Berlanti, David Shore (House) and Joss Whedon.
To keep track of who's doing what, read our complete list of all the series projects in contention — there are nearly 100! — and check back for updates on their status. Here are the NBC pilots: (Click here for ABC, CBS, CW and Fox.)
On Saturday night in, yes, Beverly Hills, TV Guide and the Paley Center for Media presented the second night of "Fall Preview Parties," this time touting the CW's 90210 and Privileged (which bows Tuesday at 9 pm/ET, and stars Joanna Garcia and Anne Archer). After moderating a panel discussion with exec producers and stars from both shows, I asked 90210 show runners Jeff Judah and Gabe Sachs for their take on the Week 1 ratings which made the reboot the highest-rated scripted series premiere in CW history. Interestingly, they were prepared for the worst. As Judah said, "You know that no matter what you do, on a show like this, some people are going to crap on it." Added Sachs, "Especially with a campaign like this," featuring scantily clad teens in a swimming pool. "People were ready to hate it."Instead as indicated by a TVGuide.com poll some 86 percent of you plan to keep watching. Said Judah, "You just hope you get the [solid early] numbers and people settle in and fo...