Angry Robot

Sagging legacy networks seek a reversal of fortune

This year’s upfronts seem more significant than most. (via)

  <blockquote>        <p>But there’s an air of urgency for the suits at the legacy networks — <span class="caps">CBS</span>, <span class="caps">NBC</span>, <span class="caps">ABC</span> and Fox. They’ve been rocked by an ominous first: A basic cable program — <span class="caps">AMC</span>’s zombie apocalypse drama “The Walking Dead” — outperformed every scripted show on television this season in the advertiser-coveted 18- to 49-year-old demographic.</p>     </blockquote>
• May 14, 2013, 4:22 pm |