Tuesday, July 24, 2012

NBC TCA Talk: 'Community', 'Smash', 'Chicago Fire', 'Revolution', 'Go On', and 'Dracula'...


Earlier today in Los Angeles, it was NBC's turn to present their fall slew of programming to the television critics, LA TV Insider Examiner included. Chairman of Entertainment, Bob Greenblatt took a few moments to address "the Community of it all," which was still an elephant in the room to some... [MORE]



"Smash story promises from NBC’s Bob Greenblatt & Jennifer Salke"

"There's a real plan in place. It feels more consistent," NBC President of Entertainment Jennifer Salke said of the scripts the network has been seeing from Josh Safran for the second season of Smash starting on-air in the winter... [MORE] 




"Dick Wolf promises Chicago Fire won't just be a "fire of the week" drama"

Just because NBC's newest drama Chicago Fire is being executive produced by procedural mogul Dick Wolf does not mean you should expect a "fire of the week." That is the first thing the peacock network and the show's stars and producers wanted critics to know today during the TCA presentation in Los Angeles. Instead, it will focus on the extraordinary lives of the men and women who lay their lives on the line-- and butt heads with each other-- in a specific Chicago squad... [MORE] 


"Revolution won't be a typical post-apocalyptic drama for NBC"

Revolution, coming from the mind of Eric Kripke and heading to NBC this fall is not just a show about a post-apocalyptic world. In many sense, it might not be a show about that at all. At least, that is the message NBC and producers wanted the critics to take away from the TCA presentation in Los Angeles earlier today... [MORE]




"Matthew Perry previews his return to NBC, Go On"

Go On will see the return of Matthew Perry to the network that made him a household name and today in Los Angeles he, as well as producers, presented the show to critics at the TCAs today to explain why he wanted to come back to NBC, to half-hour comedy, and to sardonic, self-deprecating characters... [MORE]



"NBC orders Dracula, starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, directly to series"

At the NBC TCA presentation in Los Angeles earlier today, Chairman of Entertainment Bob Greenblatt announced the series order for a brand new show that hadn't even shot a pilot. Dracula, starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, has been granted a ten episode order from the peacock network... [MORE]

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