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[10/23/07 - 01:28 PM]
ABC Picks More 'Daisies,' Scripts Added to 'Carpoolers,' 'Moonlight'
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- ABC's "Pushing Daisies" has received a full season order while newcomers "Carpoolers" and "Moonlight" have been asked for additional scripts.

Said news comes as the broadcast networks enter the last full week before the November sweeps period begins - a critical time for those series still awaiting word about their respective futures.

"Daisies" has handily won its Wednesday, 8:00/7:00c time period among adults 18-49 in each of its airings, making the back nine order not much of a surprise.

Meanwhile, "Carpoolers" remains a modest third-place option on the Alphabet's Tuesday schedule, retaining all of or building on lead-in "Cavemen's" audience in each of its broadcasts.

As for CBS's "Moonlight," the Friday entry pulled in front of ABC's "Women's Murder Club" in the key demographic last week, a sure sign the series may be here to stay.

To date only four series have gotten the go ahead for a full season - the aforementioned "Daisies," "Private Practice," The CW's "Gossip Girl" and CBS's "The Big Bang Theory" - while "Cane," "Moonlight" (four each); "Carpoolers," "Chuck," "Journeyman," "Bionic Woman," "Life" (three each); and "K-Ville" (two) have all landed script extensions.





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· BIG BANG THEORY, THE (CBS)
· BIONIC WOMAN (NBC)
· CANE (CBS)
· CARPOOLERS (ABC)
· CAVEMEN (ABC)
· CHUCK (NBC)
· GOSSIP GIRL (CW)
· JOURNEYMAN (NBC)
· K-VILLE (FOX)
· LIFE (NBC)
· MOONLIGHT (CBS)
· PRIVATE PRACTICE (ABC)
· PUSHING DAISIES (ABC)
· WOMEN'S MURDER CLUB (ABC)





[06/19/18 - 12:51 PM]
Paradise Found in New HGTV Series "My Aloha Dream Home" Premiering Friday, June 22, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Real estate broker and attorney Wayne Chi helps clients find a tropical getaway to call home in the new HGTV series.

[06/19/18 - 11:30 AM]
NBC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for New 2018-19 Season
"The Voice" as is custom will kick things off on Monday, September 24 followed by the launch of new drama "Manifest."

[06/19/18 - 11:11 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner John Ridley Joins EPIX(R) Series "Godfather of Harlem" Produced by ABC Signature Studios
The 10-episode series tells the story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson (Forest Whitaker), who in the early 1960s, returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he used to rule in shambles and his power gone.

[06/19/18 - 11:00 AM]
Starz Launches on YouTube TV
The networks' 14 Starz and Starz Encore channels are now available via YouTube TV for $9/month along with access to the network's full Starz and Starz Encore VOD catalogs.

[06/19/18 - 11:00 AM]
History Presents "Detroit: Comeback City," An Original Documentary Special to Premiere July 1
Narrated by Academy Award(R)-winner and Detroit native J.K. Simmons, the film chronicles how Detroit went from the engine of American capitalism to a city of ruins that is now on the cusp of an exciting rebirth.

[06/19/18 - 10:57 AM]
Contractor Mike Holmes and Son Mike Jr Star in New Season of DIY Network's "Holmes & Holmes" on July 10
Armed with Mike Sr.'s personal mission to "make it right," the 12-episode season will star the pair as they buy and transform three tired properties into dream homes.

[06/19/18 - 10:05 AM]
CBS TV Studios Announces 5-Year Production Deal with "Star Trek: Discovery" Producer Alex Kurtzman
As part of the new production deal, Kurtzman will supervise the expansion of CBS' "Star Trek" franchise for television, developing new series, mini-series and other content opportunities, including animation.

[06/19/18 - 10:02 AM]
Hulu Acquires Award-Winning Documentary "Crime + Punishment"
The premium streaming service will partner with IFC Films to release the documentary simultaneously in theaters and on Hulu on August 24.

[06/19/18 - 09:40 AM]
CNBC's New Primetime Series "Deadly Rich" Debuts July 9 at 10PM ET/PT
From the producers of "American Greed," the 10 episode true-crime series takes viewers inside the lives and deaths of the one percent, exposing the dirty little secrets of how big money drives people to the ultimate sin.

[06/19/18 - 09:30 AM]
Season Four of Bounce's Hit Comedy "In The Cut" Set to Premiere Mon. July 2 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT
The series stars Dorien Wilson as Jay Weaver, an accomplished entrepreneur and barbershop owner who is kept on his toes by Cheryl, played by Kellita Smith, the co-owner of the beauty salon next door and his love interest-turned-fiancee.

[06/19/18 - 09:14 AM]
FOX Sports' Presentation of 2018 U.S. Open Championship Is Most-Watched U.S. Open Since 2015
FOX Sports spins the numbers for its coverage to date.

[06/19/18 - 08:12 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "The Bachelorette" Hold Off Competition
The Alphabet takes home top honors in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/19/18 - 08:02 AM]
Video: Trailer - "Last Chance U" - New Season, New U
The quaint town of Independence, Kansas, is the new setting, as the underdog Pirates of Independence Community College have a chance to finally stand tall after more than a decade of losses.

[06/19/18 - 07:32 AM]
Video: Featurette Debut - It's "GLOW" Up Time! Watch the Cast Transform Behind the Scenes
Season two launches globally on Netflix next Friday, June 29.

[06/19/18 - 07:03 AM]
FOX Sports Announces BIG3 Broadcast Team for 2018 Season
Charissa Thompson, Mike Hill, and Kristina Pink will rotate as studio hosts for the BIG3 during the 10-week season, setting the stage for viewers between games every Friday night.