Just when you want to write off the CW, here comes 'Ringer'
The Showrunner Transcript: Parks and Recreation’s Michael Schur on Sleep-Fighting and the Secret to the Show's Sweetness
"Poehler can pretty much curse any of the dudes on the show under the table."
He joins Odd Future and Major Lazer as an Adult Swim partner.
Upfronts are over; time to survey the field.
The Showrunner Transcript: Grey’s Anatomy’s Shonda Rhimes on Her New Series and How She Doesn’t Make ‘Light, Airy’ TV
"I'm always very sensitive to the fact that people somehow think the shows are light and airy or optimistic."
Today it's all about numbers and restrained parties. But back in the day? Par-ty!
Only five new shows for the fall, but they tested well, and CBS is already playing from a position of strength.
Plus: Conan is coming back to New York for a week.
And 'The Good Wife' goes to Sunday.
Which 'Glee' stars went out of their way for a picture with Simon?
The Showrunner Transcript: The Good Wife’s Robert and Michelle King on the Series’ Evolution and Alicia’s Love Life
"And yes, we always want her to push herself toward the 'Grey’s Anatomy' choice of, you know, get laid."
"I'm not that bummed out."
Including 'Apartment 23,' where James Van Der Beek makes fun of himself.
'Once Upon a Time' is the main offender.
And there are some high-profile shows waiting for mid-season.
The Showrunner Transcript: How I Met Your Mother’s Carter Bays and Craig Thomas on Last Night’s Finale and Their 15-Year Partnership
"Care deeply about your characters, so deeply that you almost delude yourself into thinking that they’re real human beings and quite possibly your best friends in the world."
Sam Neill goes full creeper for 'Alcatraz.'
You just talk about 'Glee' and 'X-Factor' a lot.
The Showrunner Transcript: Breaking Bad’s Vince Gilligan on Season Four and His Experiences on The X-Files
"I was so naive about the business back then that when I’d watch the show and the legend at the beginning said, “Richmond, Virginia” I actually thought they sent a film unit to those places. That’s how stupid I was."
Plus: that announcement from the Donald.
'Rookies,' the buzzy cop drama produced by Robert De Niro, is now called 'The 2-2.'
The Showrunner Transcript: 30 Rock’s Robert Carlock on Working on Joey and His Dedication to Joke Density
"The life of the show is that Jack becomes more of a person and Liz gets her act together. Beyond that, the real goal of the show is the moral education of Kenneth Parcel, the eventual discovery that he is immortal and the center for a reason we can’t begin to understand."
'Terra Nova,' two sitcoms, an animated show, and 'The X Factor' are the new fall offerings.
In a world of DVRs, managing time slots still matters a lot, and Preston Beckman shows us how the game is played.
We'll never have to type $#*! again