Upfronts Wrap Up Day Four

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Upfronts Wrap Up
DAY FOUR 05.17.17

Battle of the Live Musicals: ABC Looks to Change the Game With Disney Classics

By Joe Otterson The broadcast network live musical trend shows no signs of slowing down, with five of the live events currently planned for the 2017-2018 season. NBC, who pioneered the television events back in December 2013 with its successful s
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10 Things We Learned From CBS’ Upfront

By Cynthia Littleton and Elizabeth Wagmeister CBS packed Carnegie Hall on Wednesday afternoon with an upfront that played like one of its Tuesday action-dramas. It was slick, well-paced, a little hokey in parts, and the hero — broadcast television — won in the end. By
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Jonah Hill and Michael Cera Join Adult Swim’s ‘Shivering Truth’ Pilot

By Debra Birnbaum Jonah Hill and Michael Cera are speaking the “Truth.” The “Superbad” stars are lending their voices to Adult Swim’s “The Shivering Truth,” a new stop-motion pilot created and written by Vernon Chatman (“South Park”). He will
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Watch Trailers for New CBS Shows ‘Young Sheldon,’ ‘S.W.A.T.,’ ‘SEAL Team,’ ‘Wisdom of the Crowd,’ and More

By Joe Otterson CBS released trailers for its new shows for the 2017-2018 season following its upfront presentation in New York on Wednesday, including first looks at “Big Bang Theory” prequel “Young Sheldon,” the reboot of “S.W.A.T.” with S
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8 Things We Learned at the Turner Upfront

By Brian Steinberg and Elizabeth Wagmeister Few things say “Buy my ads!” like a late-night comedienne talking about the anatomy of a female elephant. Samantha Bee took to the stage on behalf of Time Warner’s Turner, letting the sundry advertisers and ad buyers in attendance at M
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Watch First Trailer for CBS All Access’ ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

By Elizabeth Wagmeister In anticipation of the long-awaited debut of CBS All Access’ “Star Trek: Discovery,” CBS unveiled the first trailer for the upcoming series during Wednesday’s Upfront presentation in New York City. The trailer comes just one day after
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