Tomorrow Will Be Televised

Arrested Development

Tomorrow Will Be Televised: Be On the Lookout For New


This is the week where in TV land, 2013 gets into high gear. The annual International CES happens in Las Vegas, with more than 150,000 people expected, while TV critics across the country travel to Los Angeles for their annual winter meet with programmers. As this pair of events gets underway, here’s a collection of […]

Phil Dunphy from Modern Family.

Tomorrow Will Be Televised: The Kudos of 2012


What made this year of television notable, one way or another, notable for me? Let’s count a few of the ways… Best ongoing broadcast TV series: Modern Family (ABC) Everything about this comedy gets smarter, more inventive and truer to life season after season. The comedy standard-setter and breaker for this still young century. Honorable mention: The Good […]

Tomorrow Will Be Televised: What I Learned From 2012:The Nutshell


We could fill many columns with extensive analysis on the assortment of memorable developments from the TV scene this year, but let’s boil it down to just one over what you should take away from 2012. The takeaways below, for sure, come from one vantage point, and you’re welcome to accept them, or create your […]

Olympics on NBC

Tomorrow Will Be Televised: Pre-Olympic Box Score


Less than a month before NBC’s latest multichannel Summer Olympics exercise from London, it remains anyone’s guess how these games, with thousands of coverage hours spread across more NBC Universal-owned channels, will turn out in viewership. What you can conclude at this point, and we’ll do so in parlance of scoring a baseball game, is […]

Tony Awards

Tomorrow Will Be Televised: Give More Airtime to Broadway


Just six million people caught The Tony Awards earlier this month on CBS, continuing the downward rating funk of this jewel on the entertainment awards scene. Of the big four annual network TV award ceremonies – the other three being the Academy, Emmy and Grammy Awards – the Tonys, year-in and year-out, land on the […]