TV Roundup: Pilot Season Begins

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The most popular television shows this year have been big on drama and big on crime, but not so big on laughs. Now the networks are kicking off their new pilot season, looking for the next runaway hit, and this year’s success stories could have a big influence on their decision-making. Does that mean another gritty lineup for the small screen? We discuss that and more in our weekly television news roundup.


Michael Schneider - Senior editor at Variety - @Franklinavenue, Diane Gordon - The Surf Report - @thesurfreport

Madeleine Brand

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