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Network shows

May 15, 2006

Some of the networks have broken with tradition this year, announcing their renewals and pilot pickups far earlier than ever before -- some as much as two months before the upfront presentations. Here's what has been announced or independently confirmed for the fall so far:

New series


"Brothers & Sisters" (drama starring Calista Flockhart, Balthazar Getty)

"The Nine" (drama)

"Day Break" (drama starring Adam Baldwin)

"Men in Trees" (drama starring John Amos, Anne Heche)

"Six Degrees" (drama starring Hope Davis)

"Traveler" (drama)

"Ugly Betty" (drama)

"A Day in the Life" (comedy starring Wendie Malick)

"Help Me Help You" (comedy starring Ted Danson)

"In Case of Emergency" (comedy starring David Arquette)

"Let's Rob Mick Jagger" (comedy featuring Mick Jagger)

"Notes From the Underbelly" (comedy)


"The Class" (comedy)


"Primary" (drama)

"Vanished" (drama)

"American Crime" (drama starring Victor Garber)

"Happy Hour" (comedy)

"Til Death" (comedy starring Joely Fisher)


"The Black Donnellys" (drama)

"Kidnapped" (drama starring Timothy Hutton, Dana Delany)

"Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" (drama starring Amanda Peet, Matthew Perry, Bradley Whitford)

"Friday Night Lights" (drama)

"Heroes" (drama)

"Raines" (drama starring Jeff Goldblum)

"Singles Table" (comedy)

"Andy Barker, P.I." (comedy starring Andy Richter)

"Twenty Good Years" (comedy starring John Lithgow, Jeffrey Tambor)

Returning shows



"Grey's Anatomy"

"Desperate Housewives"

"Boston Legal"

"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"

"Wife Swap"

"Dancing With the Stars"

"The Bachelor"


"America's Funniest Videos"


"How I Met Your Mother"

"Two and a Half Men"


"CSI: Miami"


"Criminal Minds"

"Without a Trace"

"Cold Case"


"Ghost Whisperer"


"The Amazing Race"


"60 Minutes"

"The Unit"

"The New Adventures of Old Christine"


"America's Next Top Model"

"Everybody Hates Chris"

"Beauty and the Geek"

"Gilmore Girls"

"WWE: Smackdown!"



"American Idol"


"Prison Break"



"The Simpsons"

"King of the Hill"

"Family Guy"

"American Dad"


"America's Most Wanted"


"The Office"

"My Name Is Earl"

"Law & Order"

"Law & Order: SVU"

"Law & Order: Criminal Intent"


"Crossing Jordan"

"Las Vegas"

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