On the heels of the news that NBC has renewed Parks and Recreation for a sixth season, the network has canceled struggling comedies 1600 Penn, Whitney, Guys with Kids and Up All Night, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
1600 Penn, which...
It's time to "Treat Yo Self!" because NBC has renewed Parks and Recreation for a sixth season, TVGuide.com has learned.
The NBC comedy, which stars Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman, saw...
NBC has given series orders to Jason Katims' About a Boy, J.J. Abrams' Believe, Crisis, The Family Guide, and Sean Hayes' Sean Saves the World, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
NBC has set summer premiere dates for new series Crossing Lines, The Winner Is... and Hollywood Game Night.
Crossing Lines will debut...
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Question: This TV mid-season has brought us three dramas about serial killers: The Following, Hannibal and Bates Motel. Why do competing networks often program similar TV shows? Remember the recent explosion of shows set in the 1960s (The Playboy Club, Pan Am, The Hour)? Last year we had the more successful slate of fantasy universe-meets-modern universe shows (Grimm, Once Upon a Time). What gives? Are the networks just waiting around for word of what their rivals are doing so that they can make a duplicate? Or is it all just coincidence? — Sam