Among last week's more encouraging TV signs: On the first Tuesday of the official fall season, it felt a bit like a return to the good (or at least simpler) old days when network TV was the dominant game in town, and crowded time periods could support more than one hit. In prime time's starting position of 8/7c, there appear to be three blockbusters duking it out:
It's sink or swim time for the studios behind this fall's crop of new TV shows. For the past year, executives have been pitching, developing, casting and producing what they hope will be the next big hits. Now it's all out of their hands, as viewers determine whether those series will go the distance or end up on the cancellation heap.
As an object lesson in the extremes of new fall TV, welcome to Fox's new and not entirely improved Tuesday comedy lineup. (Unhappily missing in action, but for how long: Raising Hope, currently designated to return for its fourth season in the Friday swamplands in early November with back-to-back episodes, a scenario few believe will ever occur.)
Shortly after Fox ordered four drama series on Wednesday, the network has handed out series orders to comedies Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Enlisted, Us & Them and Surviving Jack in addition to the previously ordered Dads, TVGuide.com has learned.
Fox picks up Almost Human, Gang Related, Rake and Sleepy Hollow
From Parks and Recreation's Mike Schur and Dan Goor, Brooklyn Nine-Nine stars Saturday Night Live alum Andy Samberg as...
Andre Braugher won't be away from TV for too long: The Last Resort star has landed a co-starring role in an untitled Fox pilot from Parks and Recreation's Mike Schur and Dan Goor, TVGuide.com has learned.
In the comedy, a group of detectives — including Saturday Night Live alum Andy Samberg, Terry Crews, Stephanie Beatriz and Melissa Fumero — form an odd family in their precinct in the outermost neighborhood of New York City.
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