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October 24th, 2014 at 12:52 pm

A Brief History of (TV) Failure

This week, virtually every media reporter published something on what the lack of cancellations so far this season means.

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May 11th, 2014 at 7:46 am

Bubble Watch Wrap: Schedule Spackle, The CW, Retention & The Terrible Twos -- A Look Back

Another season’s flurry of renewals, pickups, and cancellations - what have we learned?

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May 4th, 2014 at 2:19 am

Bubble Watch: Final Predictions For 'Beauty & The Beast,' 'Trophy Wife,' 'The Mentalist,' 'Hannibal' & More

there are a surprisingly large number of shows this year whose fates are legitimately uncertain heading into this week.

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April 27th, 2014 at 9:37 am

Bubble Watch: Spring Ratings Drops For 'New Girl,' 'Supernatural,' 'The Tomorrow People,' 'Bones,' 'Castle,' 'NCIS' & More

Is what shows are doing now plus one or two tenths their ratings ceiling for next season?

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Almost Human

April 20th, 2014 at 7:52 am

Bubble Watch: Almost Human, Trophy Wife, The Mentalist and The Tomorrow People Still Likely Canceled

Knowing what we don't know like: "How much would Almost Human have fallen in Spring?"

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Parenthood November 14

April 13th, 2014 at 9:27 am

Bubble Watch: A Look At CBS's & Fox's Pilot Seasons + Is Fox, Like NBC, Just Trying To Divert Attention From Bad Ratings?

Can we derive any clues on their scheduling from the number and types of pilots they’re shooting for next season?

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Community -- Season 5

April 6th, 2014 at 8:52 am

Bubble Watch: 'Friends with Better Lives,' 'Parenthood On The Bubble; 'Community,' 'Hannibal' Likely Renewed + Pilots At CW & NBC

Can we derive any clues on the networks' scheduling plans from the number and types of pilots they’re shooting for next season?

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March 30th, 2014 at 7:45 am

Bubble Watch: 'Surviving Jack,' 'Crisis' and 'Believe Likely Canceled; 'Nashville' Upgraded; 'Hannibal' On The Bubble + ABC's Pilots

can we glean any insights on the networks’ goals from the number of pilots it has casted?

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