Category Archives: Winter Press Tour 2019

Peak TV’s Plateau and Other FX News

Peak TV took a pause last year. Instead of steady, explosive growth of the number of scripted TV series with original episodes, there was just a 2 percent increase from 2017. It’s still an inhuman amount of shows — 496 compared to last year’s 487. “Overall, this was a very slow growth year, but bucked [...]

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Cranston’s Next Series is on Showtime

The next big TV role for Bryan Cranston will be in Showtime’s legal thriller “Your Honor,” a limited series coming next year from Robert and Michelle King, the team behind “The Good Wife” and “The Good Fight.” Also part of the project is Peter Moffat, originator of “The Night Of” on HBO. Production begins this [...]

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‘Roswell’ Writer Changed Role at TCA

Not so long ago, Carina Adly MacKenzie (pictured top, center)  sat among the reporters at the TV Critics Association press tour. This week she sat facing them, as one of the executive producers of the CW series “Roswell, New Mexico.” “I’m making up snarky tweets right now that I would be writing about these things [...]

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From the Winter Press Tour: ‘World’s Best’

It isn’t the polar vortex that caused the TV Critics Association winter press tour to start nearly four weeks later than usual in Pasadena. To maneuver through the many events early through the year, it was decided to start a bit later said TCA president Dan Feinberg of the Hollywood Reporter, who himself had to [...]

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NBC’s ‘Abby’s’ Sets Up a Bar Outside

The one show NBC had to offer in its half day session at the TV Critics Association winter press tour this week was “Abby’s,” a multi-camera sitcom about a woman who opens a neighborhood bar in her backyard, from Michael Schur and Josh Malmuth that stars Natalie Morales. “The idea seemed cool,” Schur said of [...]

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