TBS

10 TV Events to Look Out For in April

By

There are a handful of promising new shows premiering everywhere in April, from FX to Netflix to Showtime, and it’s also the month of our returning favorites on HBO (time for Game of Thrones to take over television and the Internet once again!). But let’s be honest, there’s only thing everyone will be talking about: the end of Mad Men. The second half of the seventh and final season begins this Sunday and, after only seven more episodes, the show will be off the air. Even if you’re not a Mad Men fan, April might be the year’s best month for …Read More

Your Weekly TV News Roundup: Julie Klausner’s USA Comedy, PBS’ Genderbent ‘Frankenstein’

By

The television world moves so fast that by the time you learn of a show’s premiere, it could already be canceled. It’s hard to keep track of the constant stream of television news, so Flavorwire is here to provide a weekly roundup of the most exciting — and baffling — casting and development updates. This week, renewals, cancellations, and pickups galore!
…Read More

FX’s ‘Saint George': What the Rise of 10/90 Deals Means for the Future of TV

By

Last night, George Lopez returned to television in FX’s Saint George. The sitcom focuses on the main character’s everyday life as he deals with his family (an ex-wife, son, and various other relatives), his work, and his attempts to throw himself back into the dating world. It is an unremarkable premise and had an unremarkable premiere, but the content of the pilot doesn’t really matter. Regardless of how good or bad the program is, it’s likely that Saint George will soon be guaranteed at least 100 episodes and then, the network hopes, continue to exist in syndication for years after that. Saint George is the latest sitcom to get the 10/90 treatment, and it’s looking like this new model is only becoming more common.
…Read More