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.
No Ordinary Family has become the latest new fall genre show to make it through to the end of the season; ABC has just given the superhero family drama a full season order, alongside comedy Better With You.
If you think that ABC’s upcoming superhero family show No Ordinary Family lacks ambition after four years of Heroes saving the world every season, you should talk to star Michael Chiklis, who says it’s going to be like Spider-Man every single week.
Jackson Rathbone, who played Jasper Hale in The Twilight Saga and Sokka in The Last Airbender, has signed on for what could become a recurring role on No Ordinary Family, ABC’s new superhero drama.
This week’s upfronts revealed what the five main TV networks have planned for this fall. Here’s our breakdown of what to expect, and when to expect it.
The news that NBC was canceling Heroes this week may not have been a surprise considering the show’s dramatic drop in the ratings since its season 1 heyday, but what lessons can be learned by the producers of other shows to escape the same fate?
ABC has rolled out a preview for No Ordinary Family, a series about a family that gains superhuman abilities in a freak plane crash. It gets worse for our wholesome heroes: The network has scheduled their show opposite of Glee.
With pilot season in full effect, you’ve undoubtedly heard quite a bit of television related news flying around over the past week. But there’s one new show where the characters themselves are doing the flying — none other than No Ordinary Family, the superhero drama recently ordered to series by ABC.