Now that Upfronts are over, we can finally present this completed grid of 2013’s fall TV schedule. Click over to EW.com for the full chart — and to see trailers for all those highlighted new shows, simply by hovering your mouse over a given series title.
Will the students of Greendale live to not study another day? How about the Happy Endings gang, or the residents of Suburgatory’s Chatswin? Read on for our assessment of these bubble shows’ chances — as well as which series are sure to be canceled. (Sorry, Smash.)
What does it take for a new TV drama to become a widespread hit? Why don’t modern audiences seem to love anything as much as these Parisian kids loved watching a puppet dragon being slain in 1963? James Hibberd ponders these questions — and wonders if our standards have gotten too high.
What’s the riskiest show of the fall TV season? We crunched the numbers to find out, using our patented new Risk Factor system. Here’s our methodology — and explanations for why each show got the rating it did.
Elena’s alive! Well, sort of. This sneak peek from next month’s Vampire Diaries premiere shows that adjusting to vampire life may not be a walk in the park. Or, you know, some vampire-related metaphor.