Articles for Up All Night Season 1

Can you really have it all? That‘s a question that most women ask as they juggle a happy marriage, a successful career and a bouncing new baby. That‘s also what Up All Night, the new series from the producers of 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live, is all about.  Read more »
NBC is the final major network to announce its fall premiere dates, and there‘s good news and bad news. The bad news is that Chuck‘s final season won‘t premiere until October 21. The good news is that some shows are getting a special early debut ahead of other networks.  Read more »
I think the So You Think You Can Dance gods are listening to me, because another one of my favorite dancers will be an All-Star next week.But, again, I shouldn‘t be too excited. For one, we‘ve got only two weeks left before the season ends. But this week‘s shows were so good (except for the eliminations) I can‘t help but feel pretty good for next week. More All-Stars! The Prince of Buccness! Pia freaking Toscano!Okay, you know I‘m not exactly a Pia fan... but that‘s a different topic altogether. Anyway, here‘s what to expect on SYTYCD next week. Read more »
And then there were six.With 14 dancers eliminated, only six SYTYCD competitors -- Caitlynn Lawson, Marko Germar, Melanie Moore, Ricky Jaime, Sasha Mallory and Tadd Gadduang -- remain in contention for positions in the season 8 finale. Which dancers will step into the finale spotlight and which will fall short? We‘ll get some idea tonight! Read more »
This fall, NBC is launching Up All Night season 1, a comedy series about the woes of parenting. Reagan (Christina Applegate) and Chris (Will Arnett) are new parents with a lot to learn. She is insistent on keeping the fast-paced life she managed before the baby, and returns to work with her demanding talk-show host boss, Ava (Maya Rudolph), while he stays home to take care of their new bundle of joy.  Read more »
With more than 30 new shows and countless returning favorites, the fall 2011 TV season is more loaded than a baked potato. BuddyTV writer Meghan Carlson has looked through all of it and has chosen the three best things about the new season as well as the three worst things.  Read more »
Wednesday night was full of reality TV with the finales of America‘s Got Talent and Big Brother 13 as well as the premieres of Survivor: South Pacific and America‘s Next Top Model. But when the dust settled on the ratings, the returning reality shows hit new lows while the new comedy Up All Night had a solid debut.  Read more »
FOX put a lot of time and money into The X Factor, Simon Cowell‘s new singing competition show that he promises is nothing like American Idol, and when it comes to the ratings, he‘s right. The show got off to a slow start averaging just over 12 million viewers over its two-hour premiere.By comparison, American Idol‘s latest season premiered with over 26 million viewers and stayed above 20 million all season. In addition, The X Factor also did worse than America‘s Got Talent and was about on par with the premiere of The Voice. For The X Factor to do less than half that while giving away a $5 million prize is a bad start if FOX wants it to be the new face of the network. This looks like it could be a one-and-done experiment that goes horribly wrong.  Read more »
Can‘t wait for Will Arnett and Christina Applegate‘s parenting misadventures on Up All Night? Now you can get an exclusive first look at tomorrow‘s episode, thanks to NBC‘s partnership with Yahoo! that allows fans to watch new episodes online before its regular network broadcast starting this morning.  Read more »
The first casualty of the fall TV season is here. NBC has canceled The Playboy Club after just three episodes. Meanwhile, the network has given full season orders to two new comedies, Up All Night and Whitney.The cancellation of The Playboy Club isn‘t a huge surprise. The show premiered with just over 5 million viewers, making it the lowest-rated new series premiere of the season not on the CW. The ratings then dropped more than 20 percent for the second episode, and fell again to 3.4 million in the third episode.  Read more »
Babies don‘t make good television: just an incredible amount of human waste and supersonic banshee cries. That‘s just the general rule of thumb (slightly tweaked a little) in the cases of television and real life. Yet the show Up All Night is completely crafted around this idea that babies are actually great if they have likeable leads. Say, a baby, Christina Applegate, Will Arnett and Maya Rudolph? Up All Night spoilers dead ahead! Turn around if you‘re wary of being spoiled.  Read more »
NBC has released its mid-season lineup, and much like the network itself, it‘s a total mess. Shows are moving, getting delayed, starting and stopping, and fans will most likely have a hard time trying to find what they‘re looking for.  Read more »
With new episodes come new stars, as you can see from the casting news roundup we‘ve got for you today. We‘ve also got a few of them making their return in 2012. For a year predicted to be The End, it doesn‘t sound so bad if you look at who‘s headed to your TV screens: Read more »
This week, several comedy series are making room for new and old faces. Read on to find out who‘s heading to your favorite shows.  Read more »
We‘ve got good news and relatively bad news for this week in television. See, the bad news concerns schedule shifts while the good news is the addition of cast members to several shows. Let‘s get on with it:  Read more »
The Golden Globes are known for embracing wild cards. The 2012 nominations will be announced Thursday, December 15, and it‘s safe to assume that the television nominees will include one or two surprises.  Read more »
The spirit of giving and, yes, taking, is everywhere these days. It‘s no surprise that TV networks are joining in. On today‘s Buddy Bites, check out which series are up for streaming and which series are trying to fight the swift and scary stream of cancellation.  Read more »
Today the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation and the NAACP both announced their annual awards nominations. While there are several gay and African-American characters on TV, these awards usually highlight the lack of diversity by picking out such obscure nominees. The effect only emphasizes how few roles for African-Americans there really are on mainstream television.  Read more »
There‘s quite a lot of casting news tonight, so let‘s get on with it. We‘re talking about a couple guys coming to True Blood, three musicians on Hot in Cleveland, and more!Summer comes to Seattle Grace: Grey‘s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes made a Twitter announcement saying Summer Glau will be appearing in an upcoming episode. TV Line reports that there aren‘t any details about her character yet, so we‘ll just wait and see.  Read more »
Super Bowl XLVI puts the New York Giants against the New England Patriots, and while many fans are excited about the match-up, I‘m proud to admit that I‘m one of those people who watches the Super Bowl for the commercials. Oh sure, I‘m mildly interested in the actual football game, but that‘s just because, if the Giants lose, my brother will cry.  Read more »
Casting bits, anyone? Yeah, I thought so, too. Tonight, a gleek and a Stoolbend regular heads to politics, and skitters prepare to be told to be not told what they can‘t do. (I know. I can word that much better.) But first, some stability in a singing show: Read more »
Casting bits. Casting bits. Say that like a disembodied voice on the radio. Sounds cool, right? Anyway, on to the actual casting bits, then. We‘ve got someone going shirtless on 30 Rock, a Friends reunion of sorts, and another guy with a moustache heading to The Cleveland Show. But first... Read more »
Six seasons and a movie? Not quite, not yet. But at least we now have a return date for NBC‘s long-missing comedy, Community. The network has announced the dates for several returns and premieres, as well as some major scheduling changes to take place over the spring. Keep reading for the details. Read more »
Next season, NBC might stand for "Nothing But Comedies." Following renewals for Community and 30 Rock and picking up six new comedies, the network has renewed four more comedies and ordered yet another new one.  Read more »
I hope you like to laugh. Because that‘s what TV has in store for us this fall. NBC is the first major network to announce its schedule for Fall 2012, and comedy is everywhere. Check out the full schedule here! Read more »

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