TV Upfronts 2012: Bring on the New Shows!
Jace Lacob and Maria Elena Fernandez take a look at the 35-plus new series and counting that are coming to television next season, as the network upfronts get underway this week.
CBS has ordered four dramas, including modern-day Sherlock Holmes drama Elementary, and 1960s Vegas cop drama Vegas, as well as two comedies.ABC has ordered Shawn Ryan's nuclear sub drama Last Resort, supernatural drama 666 Park Avenue, and global conspiracy adventure drama Zero Hour, as well as a handful of comedies. Fox has ordered Kevin Williamson's The Following, a mob doctor drama, and several comedies, including one from The Office's Mindy Kaling. NBC has ordered ten new shows and counting, including Matthew Perry comedy Go On, the Dick Wolf-executive produced workplace drama Chicago Fire, Jekyll and Hyde update Do No Harm, soapy drama Infamous, and J.J. Abrams action drama Revolution. The CW ordered five new dramas, including Sex and the City prequel The Carrie Diaries, Arrow, Beauty and the Beast, and Cult.
Keep checking this space for the latest updates as the broadcasters prepare to unveil several dozen new shows for the 2012-13 season.