Upfronts Week Had Everything Except New Shows With Sizzle

Upfronts Week Had Everything Except New Shows With Sizzle
The broadcast network upfront presentations returned to New York last week, although they’re not really about broadcast — or networks — anymore. The media buyers were back, executives were back, talent returned, and members of the press were also there.

But here’s what wasn’t back: The shows. The entertainment conglomerates shared tiny glimpses of upcoming offerings: A short peek at the revived “Night Court” and “Quantum Leap” plus George Lopez comedy “Lopez vs. Lopez” at NBCUniversal, a taste of “Supernatural” spinoff “The Winchesters” at The CW, Fox’s soapy “Monarch” and animated series “Grimsburg” and “Krapopolis,” and a first glimpse at Sylvester Stallone’s “Tulsa King” at the Paramount Global upfront.

Wait, what network is “Tulsa King” on? The only new show to get any major attention at Paramount Global wasn’t for a network at all, but streamer Paramount+. Media buyers curious about CBS’ new series “So Help Me Todd,
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