When the broadcast networks gathered advertisers at this year's upfronts to give them a taste of the new TV shows coming in the fall, there were a lot of familiar titles. McGyver, Lethal Weapon and Taken, were just some of the intellectual property being resurrected for a new TV show. Audiences responded well to dramas like ABC's Designated Survivor and 24: Legacy, and NBC's comedy The Good Place. On the other end of the spectrum, people seemed unsure about Imaginary Mary and Downward Dog, both on ABC.
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