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The 5 Broadcast Networks in 2018-19: The Final Tally

19 New Series This Fall; 36 New Series for the Season

Following a whirlwind week with five broadcast network upfront presentations, here are the new series tallies for next season. Keep in mind, of course, that nothing is etched in stone and this is subject to potentially change. But, for now…

Fall 2018
19 New Series
10 Dramas, 7 Comedies, 2 Non-Scripted

View and/or print the Fall 2018 Broadcast Network TV Schedule

By Network
ABC: 6, CBS: 5, NBC and CW: 3, Fox: 2

The Breakdown

ABC: 2 dramas, 2 comedies, 2 non-scripted
CBS: 3 dramas, 2 comedies
NBC: 2 dramas, 1 comedy
CW: 3 dramas
Fox: 2 comedies 

By Night
Sunday: 5
Monday and Tuesday: 4
Wednesday: 3
Thursday: 2
Friday: 1
Saturday: 0

Midseason
17 New Series
12 Dramas, 3 Comedies, 2 Non-Scripted

By Network
NBC: 6, ABC: 4, CBS: 3, Fox and CW: 2 each

The Breakdown
NBC: 3 dramas, 2 non-scripted, 1 comedy
ABC: 3 dramas, 1 comedy
CBS: 2 dramas, 1 comedy
Fox: 2 dramas
CW: 2 dramas

In Total
36 New Series
22 Dramas, 10 Comedies, 4 Non-Scripted

By Network
ABC: 10, NBC: 9, CBS: 8, CW: 5, Fox: 4

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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