Come tell me which canceled show you’ll miss the most.

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What You’ll Be Watching on The CW This Fall

Welcome back to a proper Upfronts season, the moment when network TV reveals all their secret plans for the fall television season (such as it is anymore). In the wake of a destructive pandemic and in the face of the inevitable takeover of streaming, networks are playing it safer and safer: canceling fewer shows, ordering fewer comedies, and greenlighting familiar titles.

Our final entry is The CW, which, thanks to an unprecedented purge of shows, is introducing the largest slate of new programs: 5 new fall series, and 2 midseason shows. Of those 5 fall series, two are spinoffs of popular CW series, one is a ridiculous reality series, and two are Canadian series they’ve imported. It’s a weird mix, but what else would you expect from The CW?

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Be careful: there are major ‘Stranger Things’ spoilers out there.

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‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’: Shut it down.

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
“Reunion, Part 3”
September 16, 2020

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What You’ll Be Watching on CBS This Fall

Welcome back to a proper Upfronts season, the moment when network TV reveals all their secret plans for the fall television season (such as it is anymore). In the wake of a destructive pandemic and in the face of the inevitable takeover of streaming, networks are playing it safer and safer: canceling fewer shows, ordering fewer comedies, and greenlighting familiar titles.

CBS, like everyone else, is playing it safe. They’ve ordered four new scripted series — all one-hour dramas — two of which are traditional procedurals. The other two are more playful dramedies, but nothing is breaking new ground here. In fact, the most surprising addition to the fall lineup is a reality reimagining of a television classic.

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You’re going to be waiting a while for the next season of ‘Squid Game’

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‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’: OK, but where is Brandi? Seriously, though?

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
“Reunion, Part 2”
September 9, 2020

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‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’: ReZoomion

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
“Reunion, Part 1”
September 2, 2020

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What You’ll Be Watching on ABC This Fall

Welcome back to a proper Upfronts season, the moment when network TV reveals all their secret plans for the fall television season (such as it is anymore). In the wake of a destructive pandemic and in the face of the inevitable takeover of streaming, networks are playing it safer and safer: canceling fewer shows, ordering fewer comedies, and greenlighting familiar titles.

ABC remembered how Upfronts worked! There are promotional photos! There are teaser trailers! There is a schedule! Give ABC a sticker!

That said, ABC is playing it VERY safe this season. They have picked up three crime dramas that are structurally similar to other successful ABC projects, one comedy that sounds a lot like a very popular series on another network, and yet another “Celebrity” version of a daytime game show.

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