Show Business: Arts Gratia Arfis

TV's candidates for the fall

The Oscars are more glamorous, but in Hollywood there is another spring competition that is just as closely watched: the contest that determines which of the TV pilots will be chosen by the networks for their fall schedules. Right now executives on both coasts are looking at exactly 100 candidates, and from that number perhaps 20 will be chosen. What does next season hold in store? Jocks, cops, flicks and garbage.

According to a survey by Dancer Fitzgerald Sample, Inc., a Manhattan ad agency, just about every sport except...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!