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The singing contest returned for its fifth cycle this week, fresh off its first Emmy win in the reality-competition category Sunday, and with judges
That encouraging result was enough to rouse TV reporters into pecking out "NBC is back!" stories. And network executives do have reason to be proud: Singing shows are a tapped-out format these days. Just look at ratings for
But that's pretty much where NBC's amazing comeback ends (well, there's also the Sunday NFL game, but that's in a sports category by itself and a program that NBC has been airing for years).
The rest of the week looked a lot rockier for the peacock network. Sure, "Blacklist," the new crime thriller starring
On Wednesday, the Season 2 rollout of the sci-fi drama
Thursday night fared even worse. NBC shelled out huge sums of promotion money on a one-hour rollout of "The Michael J.
NBC just announced it is renewing the contract of Bob Greenblatt, who oversees entertainment programming for the network. Some stories have suggested that this was a prescient move on the part of
But while "The Voice" and NFL games are indeed zooming along nicely, Greenblatt didn't put those shows on the air. He's still looking to claim his first big hit.
What did you think of NBC's first week? Watch any of these shows?