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Televisionary Recap: Memorial Day Edition

As there have been a lot of new visitors popping up here at Televisionary lately, I thought I'd take the opportunity this Memorial Day to take a look back at some recent posts that may have given you a reason to take a break (or sneak one) from work. (Not that I'm advocating that or anything, mind you.)

Hopefully, you're off from work today, with the family, having a lazy old day of it. But if you happen to be stuck inside, below are a few Televisionary moments to keep you entertained...

Pilot Inspektor:
ABC's V
ABC's Modern Family
NBC's Community
ABC's Happy Town

Network Upfronts 2009:
CW Announces Primetime Schedule, Orders Four Series, Shifts "Smallville" to Friday Nights

CBS Announces Fall Primetime Schedule, Picks Up "Medium" from NBC, Orders Eight New Series

NBC Unveils Fall and Spring Schedules, "Chuck," "Day One," and "Mercy" to Midseason, "Friday Night Lights" to Summer

Chuck Me Times Three: NBC Renews Chuck for Third Season
It's Official: NBC Renews "Chuck," Holds Off Airing Until Midseason

ABC Unveils Fall Schedule, Creates Comedy Block on Wednesdays, "Flash Forward" Lands on Thursdays, "Ugly Betty" Heads to Fridays

FOX Unveils Fall Schedule, Shifts "Fringe" to Thursdays, Holds New Scripted Series for 2010


Dancing with the Upfronts:
ABC Dumps "The Unusuals," FOX Officially Axes "Sarah Connor," CBS Renews "Cold Case"

ABC Orders Eight More New Series, Renews "Better Off Ted," "Castle," and "Scrubs"

CBS Cans "Unit," "Eleventh," "Without a Trace," CW Orders "Melrose," "Vampire Diaries," "Beautiful Life," NBC Axes "Earl," and More

ABC Cancels "Samantha Who," NBC Renews "Law & Order," CBS to Order at Least Seven Series, and More

FOX Renews "Dollhouse," "Bones" Gets Two Season Pickup, "So You Think You Can Dance" on Tap for Fall, and More
NBC Infront News, Plus Fighting the Good Fight for "Chuck"

DOA: NBC Kills "Life"

Continuing The Pattern: FOX Renews "Fringe" for Second Season

NBC Announces Six New Series, Renews Four Returning Series... But No News for "Chuck"


Recent Reviews - Premieres/Finales:

Lost Season Finale
Fringe Season Finale
Glee Pilot Sneak Peak
Nurse Jackie Episodes One to Two
30 Rock Season Finale
Dollhouse Season Finale No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Season Finale
Gossip Girl Season Finale
Parks and Recreation Season Finale
Gossip Girl Spinoff Backdoor Pilot
The Fashion Show Series Premiere

From Across the Pond:
Ashes to Ashes Season Two Premiere
The In-Betweeners Episodes One to Three
Wallander Episodes One to Three
Don't Tell the Bride Episodes One to Three
Apprentice UK Episodes One to Two

Hope you all have an enjoyable and safe Memorial Day weekend!

Comments

kallie said…
Thank you for all the great coverage from the upfronts!

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