There's a king of the castle at Franklin & Bash — or should we say queen?
Heather Locklear is joining the TNT lawyer dramedy for Season 3 as a new series regular named Rachel King, Entertainment Weekly reports. King, a new partner at the firm, is described as "a stunning trial lawyer, with....
After attending the networks' upfront presentations all week, the Biz has this analysis of the coming season. (Click here for next fall's grid and new-show descriptions.)
CWYou've got to wonder what went wrong in CW's new-series development process if the network had to bring back 7th Heaven — even though the show lost a reported $16 million for WB this past season.
But the decision to have CW's inaugural schedule made up of established shows from WB and UPN may end up being a blessing. Many of the shows have small but rabid followings, and promoting new shows on a new network will be tough. The fans of shows like One Tree Hill and Veronica Mars will track them down on their own. Viewers in the 18-to-34-year-old demographic that CW targets don't watch networks, they watch shows. (According to recent survey, only one in four 1
Question: This is regarding shows such as Eyes and The Inside. When a network cancels a show, but doesn't even complete the run of episodes made, is there any reason they don't broadcast the remaining shows in a late-night/early-morning slot so that fans can at least see them? After all, they have paid to make the episodes. Or do you think they hold out to use the unaired episodes as a selling point for any potential DVD releases?
Answer: As I think I've said before, network decisions aren't likely to be made with DVD considerations in mind (as in: "Let's pull the show two weeks early so we can tout the 'never-before-seen episodes' on the DVD"). But I only wish I could explain why some canceled shows have their episodes burned off and others simply vanish. (I thought it was cool, for instance, when Karen Sisco's remaining episodes were played out on cable, albeit on a network owned by the company that produced the series.) Someone once told me why NBC burned off the last remaining