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ABC upfront has a feeling of deja vu

The TV business is back to normal and so is ABC — that was the network's message to advertisers during its upfront presentation.

NBC mixes times of the season

NBC on Tuesday presented a fall schedule that includes a shared time-period strategy as well as two high-profile cancellations that sparked controversy.

Fox’s ‘Dance’ steps into fall

Fox is going for a more seamless scheduling transition from fall to midseason with the addition of an in-season edition of the summer reality hit "So You Think You Can Dance" and is making a big play on Thursdays, moving J.J. Abrams' "Fringe" to challenge some of TV's biggest shows.

Fox graduates its entire freshman class

Fox is heading into its upfront presentation today with bragging rights no other network can match this season: It is returning all of its freshman drama series, including "Fringe," "Lie to Me" and cancellation escape artist "Dollhouse," which snatched an eleventh-hour pickup.

Drama ‘Past Life’ has a future at Fox

Fox on Thursday picked up to series the reincarnation drama "Past Life" as the network continues to firm its fall plans heading into its Monday upfront presentation.

MTV not yet over ‘The Hills’

Although Lauren Conrad has had her fill of "The Hills," MTV is extending the series' run with an additional clutch of episodes set to air in the fall.

NBC: We’ll win Leno battle in Beantown

NBC is adamant that it will be victorious in the surprise standoff with a rebelling Boston station that is refusing to air Jay Leno's primetime talk show in the fall.

After show, exit music for ‘Idol’ fave

It wouldn't be an "American Idol" season without a little controversy.

NBC Uni is making its move

In one of the biggest executive shake-ups in recent TV history, NBC on Monday let go its top programming executives at the network and the studio as well as most of the department heads and senior executives at both entities.

Viewer turnout heavy for election

Barack Obama's historic presidential victory was viewed by an equally historic number of viewers: 71.5 million watched coverage across 14 TV networks Tuesday night.

Telegdy dancing with NBC

Paul Telegdy, head of "Dancing With the Stars" producer BBC Worldwide Prods., is in negotiations with NBC to take over the network's alternative programming division.

Primetime stump

Barack Obama has purchased a half-hour of primetime television on CBS and NBC for a nationwide pitch to voters. The ad will run at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29 — six days before the general election.