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Upfronts 2018

ABC Boss on Constance Wu’s Tweets, ‘American Idol’ Judges and Another Host-Less Oscars

Entertainment chief Karey Burke also discussed her strategy to pick up considerably fewer pilots and stabilize the schedule.

TV’s Arms Race for Talent Is Blowing Up Traditional Studio Deals

Traditional TV studios are rushing to stay competitive in the era of Netflix and other streamers, in an overall deals market where a one-size-fits-all approach no longer makes sense.

TV Advertisers Skeptical of Reboot Craze and Reduced Ad Loads

After the splashy network upfronts and before they pony up billions, buyers weigh in with data fatigue: "It's tough math to swallow."

TV Upfronts: 7 Shows Generating the Most Social Buzz

Mark-Paul Gosselaar's 'The Passage' is drawing the most online chatter, along with a whopping 10.2 million views for its trailer.

TV’s New Diversity Scorecard: How the Broadcast Networks Stack Up

CBS makes the biggest gains in casting actors of color in 2018-19 series, though growth behind the camera among showrunners and pilot directors remains slow.

The CW’s New Show Trailers: A Critic’s Ranking

The CW takes us back to 'Roswell' and 'Charmed' and introduces a new high school football drama that may look familiar to fans of 'The O.C.'

TV Upfronts 2018 Guide: All the Fall Schedules, Trailers and Take-Aways

A handy guide to what NBC, Fox, ABC, CBS and The CW have up their sleeves this 2018-19 season.

CW Executives on Sunday Strategy, Reduced Ad Loads and Passing on ‘Supernatural’ Spinoff

Mark Pedowitz and his team fielded questions from the press about their fall schedule ahead of the network's upfront presentation Thursday morning.

CBS’ New Show Trailers: A Critic’s Ranking

The network on Wednesday presented the first looks at 'Murphy Brown' and 'Magnum P.I.,' plus several shows that aren't based on decades-old IP, at its upfront presentation.

Inside the Turner Upfront: Tiffany Haddish, Anderson Cooper and Lots of Conan Smack Talk

The one-hour, 50-minute upfront was heavy on catchphrases and brand pitches, broken up by a lot of familiar talent.

ABC’s New Show Trailers: A Critic’s Ranking

From 'Whiskey Cavalier' to 'The Kids Are Alright' to 'The Rookie,' all of ABC's new shows look like things that the network has aired in the past, even if some of them look like things that have failed.

Jimmy Kimmel’s 35 Funniest Jokes From ABC’s Upfront

The late-night host continued with the tradition of roasting his network.