Saturday, January 7, 2012

TCA Talk: Stragglers from NBC, Including New Pilots, 'The Firm', & More 'The Voice' + Kathy Griffin Gets New Bravo Show...

"NBC TCA Talk: Planning for the pilots of 2012"

Yesterday when we reported on NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt's words at TCA about Community's place on the peacock network's future landscape, we mentioned that there were already five new shows in play for 2012. Greenblatt pointed out that the pool of talent was so strong this development season, it inspired him to announce early pick-ups well before the holidays. And he mentioned more would be coming down the pike soon. As a general rule, we tend not to report on these developments too early because without them having airdates or us even seeing clips, we don't want anyone to get prematurely excited (or stabby). A lot can still happen in the time from now to upfronts in May. But in case you are curious about what type of programming Greenblatt wants to gamble with for the 2012-2013 television season, these five shows are a good indication of trends to come... [MORE]

"NBC TCA Talk: Josh Lucas, Molly Parker, & EP Lukas Reiter preview The Firm"

"From the beginning, guys, I promise, we really tried to take to heart that thought that people might have and make sure that we were keeping Mitch as smart and resourceful and intelligent about [walking into a new firm that might be corrupt]," The Firm executive producer Lukas Reiter addressed television critics, LA TV Insider Examiner included, at NBC's TCA tour in Los Angeles... [MORE]

"NBC TCA Talk: The Voice coaches preview season two"

Yesterday during NBC's TCA tour, critics were treated to the announcement of eight new advisers for season two of The Voice. But that's not all! All four coaches, executive producer Mark Burnett, host Carson Daly, and new social media correspondent Christina Milian were on hand in Los Angeles to chat about their journey so far and preview season two. Here were the highlights... [MORE]

"Bravo TCA Talk: Kathy Griffin, Curtis Stone, Real Housewives get new shows"

Straight from Bravo's TCA tour in Los Angeles, the network will be increasing its original programming by 25% in 2012, with brand new additions to the line-up, as well as a few key renewals and specials. Read on for all the details! ... [MORE]

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