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Critic's Notebook: The Network Upfronts

Robin Lord Taylor, Benjamin McKenzie

A curious rite of mid-May: Even as the broadcast networks are wrapping their regular seasons with a flurry of cliffhangers and finale events — farewell, Cristina Yang, and a toast to those soon-to-be-newlyweds Mitch and Cam — all eyes in the industry are already looking to the future, with a just-concluded Upfront Week of noisy presentations in New York in which new series and schedules are announced with a fanfare that probably beats the alternative: blowing taps for all the failed series announced last year at this time.

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NBC's Fall 2014 Schedule: The Blacklist Is on the Move, No Parks and Recreation

James Spader

NBC has unveiled its new fall schedule, which will cut its Thursday night comedy block in half and eventually make room for its biggest freshman hit of this season, The Blacklist.

Add new fall shows to your watchlist now!

Although The Blacklist will keep its post-The Voice slot in the fall, it will eventually be replaced ... read more

Parenthood Renewed for Sixth and Final Season

Joy Bryant, Dax Shepard

We're going to need a bigger box of tissues.

NBC has renewed Parenthood for the family drama's sixth and final season, the network announced Sunday. The series was the last scripted NBC show to receive a renewal for the 2014-2015 season following days of silence about the fate of the Braverman clan.

Get the latest news on NBC's 2014-2015 schedule

Parenthood will remain in its current timeslot on Thursdays at 10/9c for its final 13 episodes. This means there's only 13 episodes left to... read more

Upfronts: NBC's 2014-15 Fall Schedule

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Below you can find NBC's new fall schedule, along with a list of pilots the network has picked up to series for the 2014-15 season. Click here for ABC, CBS, Fox and The CW.
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Exclusive About a Boy Video: Marcus Crashes Will and Sam's Romantic (and Pants-Less!) Morning

Benjamin Stockham, David Walton

Will (David Walton) and Sam (Adrianne Palicki) are (finally!) heating up on About a Boy, but leave it to his very friendly next-door neighbor Marcus (Benjamin Stockham) to crash... read more

Top Moments: Thrones' Baby Blues and Diane Keaton Has No Idea How Beer Pong Works

Jimmy Fallon and Diane Keaton

Our top moments of the week:

12. Worst Sleepover:
 When Marcus' dad, Hugh, comes to town on About a Boy, he crashes at Will's place. Unfortunately, Hugh is a "hot sleeper," so he insists on slumbering in the nude and later sneaks to Will's bed when the couch isn't up to snuff. When a sudden knock at the door wakes them, Will finds himself and Hugh fully spooning with some unconscious caressing thrown in for... read more

Tuesday TV: Playing House, the Fabulous Fargo

Jessica St. Claire, Lennon Parham

If at first you don't succeed, try cable. Which helps explain the déjà vu feeling that accompanies USA Network's new-but-kinda-familiar Playing House (Tuesday, 10/9c), starring and executive produced by real-life BFFs and partners-in-comedy Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair, who performed similar duties for the blink-and-you-missed-it NBC sitcom dud Best Friends Forever, which aired for several weeks two midseasons ago.

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Ratings: Fargo Gets Off to OK Start; S.H.I.E.L.D. Up

Billy Bob Thornton

Aw, geez. Fargo had a modest debut Tuesday.

The well-received drama bowed to 2.65 million viewers, with 1.02 million in the 18-to-49 demographic. That's slightly below FX's most recent launch, The Bridge in July, which drew 3.04 million. Counting encores, Fargo pulled in 4.15 million and 1.79 million in the demo.

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On broadcast, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., airing in ...
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Minnie Driver Quits Twitter Over Body Bullying

Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver is fed up with the Twitter hate. 

The 44-year-old actress announced Wednesday that she was quitting the social network after photos of her in a bikini surfaced online ... read more

Ratings: S.H.I.E.L.D. Drops to Series Low; NCIS Up

Clark Gregg, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker

So much for that Captain America tie-in.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s game-changing episode drew 4.9 million viewers and a 1.7 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic Tuesday, down three tenths ...
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Premiered: February 22, 2014, on NBC
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Premise: A well-off bachelor develops an unexpected friendship with his young neighbor.

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