May 14, 2011 10:15 PM

Aaron Barnhart | Shows wait for bubbles to burst when TV networks unveil fall schedules

This week, ABC, CBS, CW, Fox and NBC present their fall schedules to advertisers in New York. This ritual — known as “upfronts” because those advertisers reserve most of their commercial time for next season in advance — is becoming less and less drama-filled by the year.

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