We’re in upfronts week, when the networks announce their new line-ups for the new television year starting in September, revealing what shows are returning and what shows are premiering. Less excitingly for fans and creators, however, it’s also when the shows get officially cancelled by the networks, sometimes without making much noise about it. If you’re wondering whether your favorite bubble shows have quietly met their end, here’s a list of the shows that won’t be returning for next year.
Despite the extra day, we’ve managed to make it to March relatively unscathed, and look what’s waiting for us: New Mad Men and Community! If that wasn’t enough, there’s also much-anticipated new drama Awake, and Ashley Judd returning to the small screen. Read on for the March debuts we’re most excited about.
Upfronts week – that time of year when network executives tell advertisers and the world at large what shows they’ll be airing come the new fall season, and we all start wondering which ones will fail first – is coming to an end. And while, for most people, that means they can start thinking about the future, I’d rather think about the past… and the shows that didn’t make it to a new season.
Ahead of its upfront presentation, the network announced five cancellations, including the comics-based action drama Human Target, and four new series, including J.J. Abrams’ Alcatraz. However, Fox decided not to pick up the buzz-generating adaptation Locke & Key.
A cake was delivered to the CBR/Spinoff Online offices Tuesday afternoon from the “security firm” at the center of the new Fox comedy series Breaking In, starring Christian Slater. The cake felt too heavy for its size, so we decided to film the cutting of the cake to see what may be inside …
The veteran film and television actor discusses his return to the small screen this week with the debut of the offbeat workplace comedy Breaking In on Fox.