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The Biz: The Research Memo That Almost Killed Seinfeld

Twenty-five years ago, two dozen NBC executives gathered in a screening room in Burbank to watch a new sitcom pilot starring Jerry Seinfeld. Then called The Seinfeld Chronicles, it was a 23-minute mix of the comic's stand-up routines and idiosyncratic, conversational scenes dealing with such mundane topics as doing laundry, securing the top button of one's shirt, and deciphering the intent of a woman who was spending the night in Jerry's apartment....read more

VIDEO: Larry's New Love

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Larry's New Love
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Length: 21:06:59
Aired: 2/26/1997

Larry's in love, but his co-workers suspect his new girlfriend may have an ulterior motive. watch

New Kids on the Block, Josh Malina Developing Shows for TVGN

TVGN announced seven original projects in development Tuesday, including ones from New Kids on the Block and Scandal's Josh Malina.

"We have commissioned a slate of original projects that capture compelling and exciting stories of Hollywood, fandom and obsession," said Brad Schwartz, TVGN's president of entertainment and media. "TVGN is committed to doing what CBS and Lionsgate do best — create hit shows that audiences love."

Check out a rundown of TVGN's projects in development below:

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My Generation: Series Overview
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Enchanted Highway
First Look

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Morton's Fork
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A Fox, a Rabbit, and a Cabbage
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The Heap
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Who Shaves the Barber?

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Fargo TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2013 The Story Behind "Friends" TV Show Series, Appearing
2013 The Story Behind "ER" TV Show Series, Appearing
2010 My Generation TV Show Series, Executive Producer
1999 Love Stinks Movie, Actor - Peter Bloomstein

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News

TV Reacts to Newtown: Is It Time To Tone Down The Violence?

Soon after news broke of the horrific December 14 elementary-school shootings in Newtown, Conn., the broadcast and cable networks scoured their schedules for anything that might be deemed offensive or inappropriate in light of the massacre.

"Caution carries the day," says one network executive. "You look up and down the schedule for shows and promos that might be uncomfortably close to the subject matter. Then you ask yourself, 'Are we being sensitive in a correct way or are we being overly careful?'" read more

Secrets of the Networks' Scheduling Rooms

Putting together a primetime lineup takes more than just throwing darts at an empty schedule. (Well, most of the time.) As the networks put together their fall plans, it's up to the scheduling executives to parse test-audience scores, research data, producer pleas and gut instincts to determine which new and returning series should make it and when they should air.

But sometimes serendipity ...
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The Biz: Inside the Peacock's Peak Years

The DVR and online video streaming of your favorite shows has turned Must See TV into Must See When I Get Around to It. But Warren Littlefield, former entertainment president of NBC, has reminded us of what was possible not so long ago. His new book, Top of The Rock: Inside the Rise and Fall of Must See TV (May 1, Doubleday), recounts his successful run at the network and the inside stories of the shows that... read more

With So Many On the Bubble, Can Smart Comedies Survive?

When it comes to comedy, the networks have some tough decisions to make in the next few months. Do they stick with low-rated but critically adored shows with rabid fan bases, like NBC's Community? Or do they attempt to emulate the success of sitcoms with broad appeal but little acclaim, like the CBS hit 2 Broke Girls?

A handful of shows — including Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory — manage to pull off the rare feat of landing big accolades and big ...
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Ashley Tisdale to Star in Semi-Autobiographical Comedy Project for ABC

Ashley Tisdale has sold a semi-autobiographical comedy project to ABC that she would star in and co-executive-produce, Deadline reports.

Under Construction follows a young woman who must sacrifice her independence and move back in with her family while her father... read more

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