The Fall TV Schedule Breakdown

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It's Upfronts season and the television world is buzzing with fall premiere possibilities. It's a nice time for the TV execs because right now, in this moment, not one of their new programs has been watched and therefore none of them have been not watched and ultimately canceled.

And of course the canceling of new fall shows is the networks' and cable channels favorite thing to do, or at least it always seems that way. With the introduction of a host of new shows comes the dreaded announcements that half of the programs you were just getting into, won't be returning. Among some of the less notable cancelations are Mixology, Dads, Bad Teacher, and Dracula. There were also some surprises, The Carrie Diaries and Revolution. And then there are the big bummers such as Community, which we all saw coming a mile away but were hoping would last another season or two.

But when the networks taketh away, they giveth back. To save you from having to go through the trouble of reading up on all of the shows coming down the pipeline, here's a little break down.

Worst Title of a New Show
Cuz-Bros (CBS)
I was hoping this show was a reboot of Perfect Strangers, but it's more of Ted on the small screen, but it's about a cousin and not a stuffed bear.

And What Do You Propose Season Two Will Be About?
Save The Date (CBS)

"A hybrid comedy series that centers on Kate, 35 and a newly single, who drunkenly books a wedding venue and is now faced with the task of meeting the right man in time.

So once you meet that guy, Kate, 35, and you fulfill your wedding venue contract, then what? Oh, then you get canceled.

Best Title of A Show That Was Also an Awesome '80s Jacket
Members Only (ABC)

Show I Already Hate
Galavan (ABC)

It's Glee meets Once Upon A Time meets Smash meets a show that I already hate.

Potentially Best Reboot
The Odd Couple (CBS)

It's The Odd Couple starring Mathew Perry as Oscar Madison!

Best Title For a Show
Jane the Virgin (CW)

I already see this show turning into teen-porn.

Show That You Will Wish Was Weekend At Bernie's
Dead Boss (FX)

Dead Boss is a show about a woman wrongfully accused of killing her boss and it's a comedy. It sounds hilarious. I'm being sarcastic; it sounds terrible.

Worst Logline Ever
Mission Control (NBC)

"Houston, We Have a Problem." Houston, we also have total cliché.

Show We Are Actually Excited About
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (NBC)

The new Tina Fey vehicle stars Ellie Kemper (The Office) and Tituss Burgess (30 Rock) is about Kemper's exodus from a crazy cult!

Show We Wish Was About Little Shop of Horrors
Feed Me (NBC)

It should be about Little Shop of Horrors, but it's about a dysfunctional family that runs a restaurant. Boring.

Thankfully Stopped Before It Even Got Started
Nick Bakay and Jessica Simpson Project

Jessica Simpson in a semi-autobiographical role? Is this show canceled already? Oh it is? Awesome.

TV Show You Wish Was a Smiths Song
Girlfriend In A Coma

This is a comedy about a woman who was in a coma for years and wakes up to find she has a 17 year-old daughter.

Potentially Racist Show
Black-ish

I don't think it's supposed to be racist, but it sounds like it is.


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2 comments
FattyFatBastard
FattyFatBastard topcommenter

I just would like to know how you campaign to save a show that looks to be cancelled.  "Surviving Jack" is one of the best comedies in a while, and it got a raw deal with only 7 episodes.

jeffbalke
jeffbalke topcommenter

No no on on the Odd Couple. I mean, just, NO!

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