Throughout the first week of TCA, questions about Trump and national politics dominated — sometimes to the consternation of producers and executives fielding those questions, but sometimes not.
Fox executives are back in for a Winter TCA session. “We heard from many TCA members this week about how they value having an executive session twice a year,” the broadcaster said in a statement. “We were focused on presenting our mid-season programming and we underestimated the interest in this panel. We are happy to accommodate the TCA members and we have adjusted our schedule to include an executive session this January. We look forward to seeing you in Pasadena.”
The Good Wife, Veep and Orange is the New Black were also winners at the 30th annual TCA Awards Saturday night.
NBC says it wants its existing series to draw new viewers and its upcoming dramas and comedies to have “tons of heart.”
When Fox Entertainment President Kevin Reilly met the press Sunday, his general answer to questions about the “high-class problem” of having plenty of successful shows is that he hasn’t made a decision on the futures of Terra Nova, House, Fringe or retaining Steve Jones as host of The X Factor. But the subtext seemed to be: Don’t hold your breath awaiting a positive outcome.
A breakdown of the shows and the networks on display during the semi-annual, two-week dog and pony show.
Due to NBC Universal’s still-pending purchase by Comcast, the network chose not to make an executive available to talk about the network’s programming Thursday during the twice-annual meeting with the Television Critics Association.