Time of Death


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It comes but once a year, but when it does, it does so without feeling. It’s a bloodbath. Quick and merciless. While it’s inevitable, it never ceases to cause pain. While there are many long foreseen as goners, there’s still enough room for many surprises. And those ones hurt the most.

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Upfronts About It: Closing The Week Out With Some Questionable Viewing Options

The CW

Note: This piece was originally published on Creators.co. It has been slightly edited due to videos no longer being available.

The time has come, at long last. The end of Upfronts week and the many new choices we television viewers must face come the 2017-2018 television season. It’s been a crazy and exciting week, not to mention baffling at times, but it’s still a great reminder of why I love this time of year. While this final broadcast network didn’t offer up a new traditional comedy series, I’ll mostly take what they’re offering into consideration. It’s not flat out terrible and gives me hope. I can actually be optimistic even when some still have me uncertain on whether or not I’ll watch beyond the first episode.

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Upfronts About It: Eye Spy Seven New Offerings Largely Not Worth My Time


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Upfronts week continues on! On this glorious day, we find ourselves learning about what’s coming this fall to the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS)! The unfortunate part is that in order to form any kind of an opinion, you must first withstand the torture that is watching each trailer. I was optimistic going in, but I eventually found myself doing something I never do. Not finishing trailers. I don’t typically expect much from CBS, but I usually expect more than what I got this year. I feel cheated in some way. Definitely let down. On the plus side, which is always great, it means my TV schedule won’t be as full come September. Hopefully I can keep up better next year than I did this season.

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Upfronts About it: A Mixed Bag With Plenty to Sample is Better Than Nothing


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On the second day of upfronts, which is when broadcast networks unveil their fall lineups to advertisers, the world was introduced to a new American Broadcasting Company (ABC) lineup! Within this lineup, there were first glimpses of new shows, some for the fall and others on tap for the midseason period, assuming, of course, they’re not moved up because of some failing show being cancelled early. With this plethora of viewing options now before us, and several months left before the first of the new shows debuts, it’s going to be hard figuring out which should be watched, which should be skipped or given just a pilot viewing. Hopefully the below discussion, which I love taking part of, will help make it easier.

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Upfronts About It: The Peacock Intrigues While The Fox Delivers Little To Get Excited About


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Upfronts week is here!! Upfronts is the time of year when the broadcast networks unveil their fall lineups for advertisers, but it’s also exciting for TV viewers. With this season set to end in the next few weeks, it’s time to get excited about the 2017-2018 television season. Along with getting excited, it’s also a time to be wary and wonder which shows will be the first ones cancelled.

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Here Today, Gone For Good?


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The joyous television event known as Upfronts is right around the corner! How does one know this? Because of this little thing called a cancellation spree. Typically this event precedes what is known as Upfronts week, which I’ll define in a few days time. But I will tell you about this cancellation spree, which may just be what I like to call it. It’s the time in May when broadcast networks take the ax to underperforming shows, no matter how well they may have been fairing with critics or how many awards they were winning or had been nominated for in the past. It’s why the above photo collage is overflowing. It’s a yearly ritual, but it tends to hurt on some level for those who have invested countless hours. Hopefully you didn’t watch too many of the now cancelled shows.
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