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Kim and John talk about the highs and lows of the television upfronts. They go through some of the new shows presented to ad buyers by the four big networks -- NBC, FOX, ABC and CBS -- and reflect on the big bet they're all waging on comedy. Going into the multi-day, multi-billion-dollar market, NBC and ABC had the most to prove. FOX was challenged to demonstrate that X-Factor could be the next American Idol and that a new show with Kevin Bacon could replace House. Meanwhile, CBS sailed through the upfronts offering a few new items including a drama with Dennis Quaid.

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