And now, for the bad news. While earlier today ABC picked up 9 new series and renewed 5 more than it already had, now we're getting word that several hot-topic ABC dramas have officially been passed on for additional orders. But is it really the end, or might some find new life on another network as 'Cougar Town' recently did?
It has been a VERY busy day for all of the major networks, with Upfront events taking place next week. We've already seen both NBC and The CW go through the 'Ringer,' literally and figuratively, and now ABC has unveiled its own massive list of pickups, renewals and cancellations. And what's good news for Connie Britton and 'Private Practice,' spells doom further down 'The River.