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Last year, Fox aired nine new shows and ended up dropping six of them. How will the network do in the ratings this time around? How many 2016-17 shows will be cancelled or renewed? Stay tuned.How do the execs decide what to cancel or keep? They look at a lot of different factors but the ratings play a very large role. The higher the ratings, the better chances a show has of surviving.Fox shows this season (so far): Bob's Burgers, Bones, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Empire, The Exorcist, Family Guy, Gotham, Hell's Kitchen, The Last Man on Earth, Lethal Weapon, Lucifer, The Mick, My Kitchen Rules, New Girl, Pitch, Rosewood, Scream Queens, The Simpsons, Sleepy Hollow, Son of Zorn, and Star.Read More… »
CBS launched Hunted last night out of the Afc Championship and it pulled in solid ratings.
CBS: Afc Championship (41.3 million/ 13.4 rating) and Hunted (10.8 million/3.7 rating) were the top two telecasts of the night.
Fox: It was encores of The Simpsons (2.6 million/1.0 rating), Family Guy (2.1 million/1.0 rating) and Bob's Burgers (2 million/0.9 rating), while an original episode of Son of Zorn (2 million/0.9 rating) took a hit.
ABC: It was encores of To Tell The Truth (3.1 million/0.6 rating) and Quantico (1.7 million/0.3 rating).
NBC: Ted (2.3 million/0.6 rating) aired in place of Sunday Night Football.
View Slideshow: Quotables for Week Ending January 20, 2017 »
- Paul Dailly
Vulture WatchWill the Belchers ever step up their game, or at least de-grease their counters? Has the Bob's Burgers TV show been cancelled or renewed for an eighth season on Fox? Telly the television vulture is watching for the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is a dedicated place to track the status of Bob's Burgers season eight. Bookmark it or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you? What's this TV show about?An animated comedy, airing on the television network, Bob's Burgers centers on Bob Belcher (H. Jon Benjamin). This third generation restaurateur operates Bob’s Burgers with the help of his charming and musical wife, Linda (John Roberts). The couple's three kids pitch in, too. The awkward Tina (Dan Mintz) is their eldest daughter. Middle child, Gene (Eugene Mirman) is whimsical, if a »
Jimmy Fallon may have got the audiences laughing at his jokes throughout the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards, but he did not send the show upwards in the ratings.
NBC: The 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards (16.7 million/4.8 rating) look down 7 tenths from last year, but NBC will likely release time-zone adjusted ratings today.
Fox: The Simpsons (12.7 million/4.9 rating), Son of Zorn (5.3 million/2.3 rating), Family Guy (4.1 million/1.8 rating) and Bob's Burgers (3.4 million/1.5 rating) reaped the benefits of an NFL lead in.
ABC: It was two hours of To Tell The Truth (4.5 million/1.0 rating) and an original episode of Conviction (2.7 million/0.5 rating).
View Slideshow: 2017 Golden Globes: All the TV Winners! »
- Paul Dailly
PaleyFest 2017 has rounded out its lineup.
Set to open the March 17-26 event is AMC's The Walking Dead, with Grey's Anatomy, Bob's Burgers, The Late Late Show, NCIS: Los Angeles, Orphan Black, Pretty Little Liars, Scandal and a CW DC Super Hero event included among the schedule.
"For 34 years, PaleyFest has grown in size, presence and prestige — solidifying its spot on the Los Angeles cultural and popular landscape,” Paley Center for Media CEO Maureen J. Reidy said Saturday in a statement. “We are so proud to present this incredible PaleyFest 2017 lineup as the centerpiece in our »
- Lesley Goldberg
Simon Brew Jan 4, 2017
We missed this over Christmas, but it turns out there was some progress with regards the, er, Bad Moms movie universe. Following the success of the first film last summer, with Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn leading Bad Moms to box office glory, Stx announced Bad Dads. This didn’t go down too well, given that the DVD shelves of pretty much any store aren’t shy for films of men behaving badly. Bad Moms actually felt a bit fresh for not going down that path.
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Simon Brew Jan 4, 2017
Back in 2011, Warner Bros seemed to be on the cusp of getting its DC movie universe together. The Dark Knight Rises was a year away from release, plans were coming together for the Superman reboot that would become Man Of Steel. And the studio had the hugely expensive Green Lantern lined up for a summer release.
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7 items from 2017
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