Thursday, May 10, 2012

Early Pickups: Scorecard

So much happened today! How about a recap of the early pickups/renewals so far?

  • Renewed Touch for a second season
  • Canceled Alcatraz and The Finder
  • Picked up two drama pilots: The Following (FKA Untitled Kevin Williamson Project) and The Mob Doctor (FKA Untitled Berman/Wright Project)
  • Picked up three comedy pilots: It's Messy (FKA Untitled Mindy Kaling Project), Ben & Kate (FKA Ned Fox is My Manny) and The Goodwin Games
These shows join the previously renewed Fringe, Bones, Glee, New Girl and Raising Hope.

This leaves only the fates of Breaking In, I Hate My Teenage Daughter and Napoleon Dynamite to be formally announced (or not announced and simply left off the schedule) at next week's upfronts.
  • Renewed Law & Order: SVU
  • Picked up drama pilot Chicago Fire
  • Picked up comedy pilot Guys with Kids
These shows join the previously picked up pilots 1600 Penn, Animal Practice, Go On, The New Normal, Save Me, Hannibal, and Revolution.

These shows join the previously renewed Grimm and Smash.

This leaves the fates of 30 Rock, Are You There Chelsea?, Bent, Best Friends Forever, Community, The Office, Parks & Recreation, Up All Night, Whitney, Awake, The Firm, Harry's Law and Parenthood to be formally announced (or not announced).

No other networks have added any new series as of yet, though some have made decisions about returning shows.

  • Canceled: Charlie's Angels, Desperate Housewives, Man Up!, Work It
  • Renewed: None
  • Fate to Be Announced: Everything Else
  • Canceled: How to Be a Gentleman
  • Renewed: Blue Bloods, Criminal Minds, CSI, The Good Wife, Hawaii Five-0, The Mentalist, NCIS, NCIS: LA, Person of Interest, 2 Broke Girls, The Big Bang Theory, How I Met Your Mother, Mike & Molly
  • Fate To Be Announced: CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, A Gifted Man, NYC 22, Unforgettable, Rob, Rules of Engagement, Two and a Half Men
  • Canceled: One Tree Hill
  • Renewed: 90210, Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries
  • Fate To Be Announced: Gossip Girl, Hart of Dixie, Nikita, Ringer, The Secret Circle 

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