Sunday, May 13, 2012

Early Upfronts Notes; CBS orders 4 Dramas, 2 Comedies, All on Brand...

Just a few days before their upfront ceremony in NYC, CBS has announced the pick-up of their modern-retelling of Sherlock Holmes, Elementary. The series will be coming for the 2012-2013 television season, starring Jonny Lee Miller as the infamous Sherlock and a female watson (Lucy Liu) at his side... [MORE

The newest "it" job on television is going to be social media marketing, you can mark our words. And CBS, which has just recently taken to Twitter with specialized hashtags for its shows, yet still hasn't embraced the sticker idea of GetGlue, is trying to get in on the trend within its programming, as well. Today the eye network announced the series order for Friend Me, a comedy about twenty-something best friends who work at Groupon... [MORE

Though it was a CBS drama that, a few years ago, made David Krumholtz a household name, it is a multi-camera sitcom that he hopes will be his new legacy with the eye network. Krumholtz will be re-joining the CBS line-up for the 2012-2013 television season with Partners... [MORE


CBS has ordered yet another crime drama to series for its 2012-2013 line-up. Despite keeping around so many of its well-performing procedurals (NCIS, C.S.I., Hawaii Five-0, to name a few), the eye network is taking a chance on a new Greg Berlanti and Nicholas Wootton show that revolves on a cop's "meteroic rise" from officer to detective to police commissioner... [MORE

Save for The Good Wife, CBS hasn't been too lucky lately with their legal dramas. But come 2012-2013, they hope to turn that around. The network announced today that they have ordered Made In Jersey, a new legal drama centering on a working class mom, to series... [MORE

Michael Chiklis is coming back to TV, but this time he's heading to a major network-- CBS-- so he's going to have to play by sadly stricter censorship rules. CBS announced today that Vegas is a go for their 2012-2013 television season... [MORE]

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