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  1. Fox Upfront Commitments Fall 10 Percent to About $1.6 Billion

    1:34 pm PDT 06/25/2014
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    The network realized smaller ad rate gains due to declining "American Idol" and not enough new hits. READ MORE

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  2. NBC Books $2.52 Billion in Upfront Commitments, 12 Percent Gain

    1:44 pm PDT 06/24/2014
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    “We are very pleased to have led the market in both rate of change and volume growth this upfront," said NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke, noting the net's double-digit increases. READ MORE

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  3. TV Upfronts: An Ad Buyer Weighs In on Hits, Misses and What Really Matters

    8:00 am PDT 05/17/2014
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    Starcom's Amanda Richman talks about cross-platform measurement, diversity (finally!), the value of live sports (could demand flatten?) and why she's proceeding with caution on ABC's Taiwanese-American comedy "Fresh off the Boat." READ MORE

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  4. 'Galavant,' Comic Book Overload and Three More of TV's Big Swings for 2014-15

    2:15 pm PDT 05/16/2014
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    How many comic book shows are too much? Will abandoning comedy on Thursdays work for NBC? THR takes a look. READ MORE

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  5. TV Upfronts: Studio Chiefs on Trends, Surprises and That Big Disappointment

    1:10 pm PDT 05/16/2014
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    The studio chiefs talk with THR about the big scheduling moves, redeveloping pilots and the broadcast networks' diversity push. READ MORE

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  6. ABC's 'Rising Star' to Include Kesha, Ludacris, Josh Groban and Brad Paisley

    7:00 am PDT 05/16/2014
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    This summer's big reality swing, based on the popular Israeli format from Keshet DCP, lines up its talent just a month out from its June launch. READ MORE

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  7. Syfy's Space Opera 'Ascension' Gets Haunting First Trailer (Video)

    4:59 pm PDT 05/15/2014
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    A longer trailer for "Dominion" based on the "Legion" movie hits the web. READ MORE

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  8. NBCU Cable Upfront: More Wrestling, Scripted Forays and Three Other Takeaways

    4:39 pm PDT 05/15/2014
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    Bonnie Hammer's portfolio closes out the upfront week, with Bravo and E! plugging moves away from reality, Kim Kardashian yucking it up with Linda Yaccarino and much talk of the cross-network "Symphony." READ MORE

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  9. E!'s 'The Royals' Trailer: 'Anarchy in the Monarchy' (Video)

    4:29 pm PDT 05/15/2014
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    The cable network's first scripted series stars Elizabeth Hurley as the matriarch of a British royal family. READ MORE

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  10. USA's 'Complications' Drama Debuts First Trailer (Video)

    3:31 pm PDT 05/15/2014
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    Rookie summer series "Rush" and "Satisfaction" get extended looks. READ MORE

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  11. TV Upfronts By the Numbers: Dramas Up, Comedies Down and Comic Books Reign

    3:00 pm PDT 05/15/2014
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    Total scripted series hold steady year-over-year as the freshman class of 2013-14 returns only 13 series, as well as more trends from upfronts. READ MORE

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  12. TV Upfronts: The CW Pushes Genre, Male Viewership and Three Other Takeaways

    11:52 am PDT 05/15/2014
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    "We are a different network than we were a few years back,” CW president Mark Pedowitz said from the stage as he touted a broader and more male audience. READ MORE

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  13. TV Upfronts: Meet the Mega-Producers

    10:00 am PDT 05/15/2014
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    A roster of established producers add to their overall hauls following a pilot season that saw few inexperienced showrunners make the cut. READ MORE

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  14. TV Upfronts: The CW's Mark Pedowitz on the 'Supernatural' Spinoff, Comedy Plans

    6:41 am PDT 05/15/2014
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    The network president on The CW's business model and his high expectations for comic book adaptation "The Flash." READ MORE

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  15. CW to Develop New 'Supernatural' Spinoff

    6:07 am PDT 05/15/2014
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    Mark Pedowitz says the network will attempt to expand the universe "once more next season." READ MORE

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  16. Fall TV 2014: The Full Schedule

    5:00 am PDT 05/15/2014
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    "CSI" moves to Sundays, "The Goldbergs" joins ABC's Wednesday comedy block —find out when your favorite shows will air next season. READ MORE

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  17. CW Fall Schedule: Genre Blankets the Week, 'iZombie' Holds Until Midseason

    5:00 am PDT 05/15/2014
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    Wednesday and Thursday hold tight, as the rest of the schedule shifts and smaller series "Hart of Dixie" and "Beauty and the Beast" are among those planned for midseason. READ MORE

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  18. CBS Upfront: Nixing Repeats, Making Room for the NFL and Four More Takeaways

    3:36 pm PDT 05/14/2014
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    The coming year is all about David Letterman, as Leslie Moonves and Nina Tassler don't even mention Stephen Colbert during their New York presentation, and network brass sling casual barbs at cable, Silicon Valley and their traditional competition. READ MORE

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  19. First Look: Watch Trailers for CBS' New Shows (Video)

    2:57 pm PDT 05/14/2014
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    The network will launch eight new series, five in the fall, for the 2014-15 season. READ MORE

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  20. TV Upfronts: THR Live-Blogs CBS' Presentation

    1:06 pm PDT 05/14/2014
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    Get minute-to-minute updates from our staff inside Carnegie Hall as Leslie Moonves and Nina Tassler present the network's new and returning fare to advertisers. READ MORE

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