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Which of This Year's New Shows Will Be Back for Next Season?

Congratulations, Raising Hope. You've been renewed for a second season!

In advance of its session at the Television Critics Association winter press tour (the TCAs), Fox has dished out a second-season order for the comedy. It's the first such order this season for one of 2010's new shows.

Raising Hope, from My Name is Earl creator Greg Garcia, follows a poor family trying to raise a baby that was the result of a one-night stand.

And because it just landed the first second-season order for one of the fall season's new shows, we're naturally inclined to wonder which sparkly, fresh, new programs will be next to secure life into next year. It hasn't been a great year for newbies, with only a handful that could be considered hits. Let's take a look at the possible contenders (shows that started in the fall, not midseason entries), network by network.

ABC
ABC has already swept My Generation and The Whole Truth into the dustbin, and the dismal failure Skating with the Stars should be next. That leaves No Ordinary Family, Detroit 1-8-7, and Better With You, all of which seem like coin flips at the moment. Detroit 1-8-7 has the worst numbers of the bunch, and it's become the lost child of ABC's new lot. All three shows are in danger.

CBS
Without a doubt, we'll be seeing a second season of Hawaii Five-O—we're just waiting on CBS to announce it, and that could happen this Friday. CBS will likely also give Mike & Molly a second go-round. Blue Bloods, The Defenders, and $#*! My Dad Says are all up in the air.

The CW
The CW has Nikita and Hellcats to make decisions on, and honestly, I have no idea what their chances are. Does anyone ever really know with The CW?

Fox
With Lone Star, The Good Guys, and Running Wilde already canceled, the network's only returning new show will be Raising Hope. Fox ain't messin' around.

NBC
NBC's lineup is the one with the most question marks, which is hardly surprising given its current state of "under construction." Law & Order: Los Angeles looks like the only NBC program that's definitely safe. Chase, The Event, and Outsourced are the network's bubble shows, but I think only Outsourced will return now that NBC is expanding its Thursday night comedy block to three hours. Let's just hope we learn what the frickin' "event" is before that show goes dark. Previously canceled: Outlaw and Undercovers.

Do you agree with my predictions? Which shows do you think will return, and which show do you think will get the axe?


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i really want chase to have a second season so nbc get on it alrighty its a great so and well worth it i think the event sucks anyways so get rid of it and keep chase plz :)

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Unfortunately, my taste does not seem to match the majority. The Event is definitely the best show of the season the only fiction show I watch. Unfortunately it probably won't be back. Same happened last season all the shows I watched got cancelled. I enjoyed V, Lost, Flash Forward, and Defying Gravity. The only shows with some interesting concepts. Tried watching Outsouced, Hawaii 5-O, and most of these so-called popular shows and could not stand watching through a single episode of any of them. They were just stupid and boring. I guess I'll have nothing to watch next season. Oh well, perhaps that's the best thing anyway. I'll get more stuff done.
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"EVENT" - ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!
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listen, will all due respect to cbs, they keep the most boring and corney shows and actually cancel the shows that actually have some type of potential and the viewers will most likely watch! I am so tired of actually watching a show getting into it and when I look foward to their second season they get pulled off the air, CBS shame on you!!! Blue Bloods deserves a second airing!! Betty, NJ
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yay for Raising hope, keep The Event as long as they get to the point soon, love No Ordinary Family, it's a show that I can watch with my kids(on primetime TV no less!). Keep Outsourced, and the NBC comedy night. I did not like L&O LA, or the Undercovers.
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At first, I did not understand The Event, but after watching 10 episodes, I was anxious for it to return! I am so sick of the silly sit-coms! I was sorry to see Undercovers had been cancelled--I know it was rather "hokey," but I enjoyed it. And now, perhaps, Chase???!!! I know many who like this show--come on, NBC!!!!
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Honestly, from this list, only Blue Bloods was worth watching. As far as mid-season replacements, I'm finding Harriet's Law really good, and Off the Map has potential. And I have to admit, I've stopped watching Fringe and Desperate Housewives-- Fringe jumped the shark with the whole other side nonsense, and Desperate's just been on air too long and I no longer care about the women of Wisteria Lane.
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The class of 2010 televisionwise was a total bust, but I thought Detroit 187 stood out like a beacon of mediocrity in sea of $#*! . Not breaking any new ground but a nice cast, good music and at least competently put together.
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It\'s great that Raising Hope is renewed, i also hope the best for Better With You and No Ordinary Family. For CBS: Mike And Molly, **** My Dad Says, while i\'ve got mixed emotions for The Defenders. For NBC: Outsourced, and then some of the shows that began in January.
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medium ended and smallville bout to end.............well i hope fox gives fringe a season 4(fringe is doing pretty well on friday)........i dont knw wat ppl are talking about nikita is doing very well in ratings on the cw (the cw has a problem with nikita i will say b/c more men watch the show than women i find it very sextiest i cant believe im saying this b.c im a guy but its sextiest for the cw to be mad at nikita b.c the show get more male fans and so the cw try and change the show 2 fit more woman is not working but im i missng something but the cw ppl didnt change their women shows to fit men so why try 2 change nikita shame on the cw)nikita will have a season 2 tho.......no ordinary family i have no ideal . this show is a very bubble show one minute ratings up the next its down i hope no ordinary family gets a season 2......supernatural will have a season 7 for sure(the cw not gon let them go yet,jared and jensen done signed for season 7 and on twitter jim said they have some great news for fans that he cant speak on yet my guess is sn will have a season 7)......90210 will have a season 4 which i oved that show...the cape is a great show no matter what others say it has potentail.....so bring on fringe season 4,,,nikita season 2,,,,no ordinary family season 2,,,,,supernatural season 7,,,,the cape season 2,,,,,and 90210 season 4:).......r.i.p peace medium and smallville miss those shows:(
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Hawaii Five-O, L&O: LA, The Event and Chase the rest axe them all!!!!!!



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The EVENT better get a second season, It's stories and characters are way too interesting and complex to not get some decent sort of resolution and there's no way that can happen within the space of the remaining season, Please renew it NBC.
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i hope no ordinary family will be renewed. Me and my younger sister enjoys watching it. Oh and Nikita too! Crossing fingers!
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for the most part i agree. most of the shows this time around were horrible. save for raising hope (which is HILARIOUS), lone star (which never even had a chance to shine), and the event (a really well written show), most of this year's new shows were crap and should be canceled.
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nbc-i hope they show all 13 eps of the cape (i loved that show)

fox-fringe lets hope for a renewel

abc-no ordinary family should get another season

the cw-nikita (its gone get another season)and hopefully supernatural will get its final season which is season 7 :)
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I expect Nikita and No Ordinary Family to return. Outsourced and @#$! My Dad Says should never have been greenlit. Hope they go. Too bad about Running Wilde- It had its moments. The Event should go (It's only marginally better than FlashForward) and Hellcats might stick around. Chase = gone.
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Love Mike & Molly and the entire family enjoys $#*! My Dad Says so I hope those 2 shows stay on. The only other one I enjoy, along with my son, is No Ordinary Family; it good and I would like to see it renewed. It isn't great but who really needs more CSI or Law & Order type shows - too much gore! "Family' is fun to watch without being based in reality. Let's have more fantasy in life!
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i already miss the good guys, what a great tv show. so dumb how fox cancelled it.
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on CW all shows (except of the vampire diaries that tops CW) are on similar ratings so it's difficult to predict.. but with life unexpected's cancellation and smallville's end it seems that CW will keep all shows for next season!! but if there is one show in danger that will be nikita cause is the worst show in ratings at CW's target (women 18-34)
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ABC will propably cancel both no ordinary family and detroit 1-8-7, but their are a lot of chances for better with you and of course we'll have to wait for the new mid-season shows (off the map, body of proof, mr sunshine)



on CBS only hawaii five-o and mike & molly are sure for renewal and the defenders is more sure likely to cancel..



on NBC i am not so sure about L&O Los angeles but it might have a chance cause nbc is not in good shape this year..outsourced is doing terrific for nbc, the event is more likely to cancel and chase is a goner!!



as for FOX the only thing i care about is FRINGE!! the latest FOX's announcement is that if FRINGE can get 80% of its thursday's ratings it will get renew!! that's good news and i hope FRINGE make a good start this friday!!
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I feel that Detroit 1-8-7 will get renewed. I also hope NBC renews Chase and CBS renews The Defenders.
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Im glad that Raising Hope is going to be back that show just grew on me and as for other shows i do hope that Chase, Detroit 1-8-7, Blue Bloods, Hellcats and Nikita gets renewed as I really do like these shows
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I can't watch Nikita as the Canadian tv show ( a cult favourite a few years back ) was far superior in acting...with Peta Wilson and Roy Dupuis and a wonderful cast of supporting actors....and drama. Otherwise, I agree with most of your prognostications. I do hope that Blue Bloods survives as anything with Tom Selleck and Donny Wahlberg is superior in acting to most of the other dreck that passes for drama these days.
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yep...I'd say your pretty right on!
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Glad Raising Hope is returning, very cute show. NBC I'd like Chase to return. ABC I'd like No Ordinary Family and Detroit 1-8-7 ( I believe is a good show) to return. CBS my favorites are Hawaii Five O, Blue Bloods and The Defenders.
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American TV should focus on quality not quantity of pilots, and commit to making a series work! There's too much crap on TV and not enough substance.
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Bring Back: ABC - No Ordinary Family; CBS -Stuff My Dad Says; CW - Hellcats and Nikita; FOX - screw FOX!; NBC - The Event.
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is legend of the seeker definitely cut? i know it probably is but im still holding on to a little bit of hope since i only just discovered the series and arent ready to believe it yet!
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Oh, and I think if Detroit 187 gets renewed I might decide to watch.
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I don't think Law and Order: Los Angeles should get a second season. I never got past the second episode and can't tell you the name of any of the characters. I'm really hoping for Hawaii Five-0, Blue Bloods, Nikita and the Defenders to get renews.
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I was hoping that "Running Wilde" would get renewed, let alone return to the airwaves, but I heard it been cancelled. I want the show to return.
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Nikita was better done a couple of years back. A Canadian production with better actos. This one doesn't measure up. Let's face it, a movie, a TV show and then...another TV show? How bad do the networks think our collective memories are?
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I want ABC to keep Detroit 1-8-7 , and CBS to keep Blue Bloods.
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I hate that Undercovers got canceled, and CBS, I am not as into them after canceling both Cold Case and Without A Trace, But I do like Hawaii Five-O, but so far I agree with your predictions, although I wished "My Generation" had stuck around a little longer, I thought it was a great show.
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I hate they canceled The Good Guys it was really funny. The only shows I like from this list are Raising Hope (yay for 2nd season), Mike & Molly, Stuff My Dad Says, and Nikita. Otherwise dump everything else and add in every single reality show ever made. A little side note: Shoot anybody else that tries to do another reality show.
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I want ABC to keep Detroit 1-8-7 , and CBS to keep Blue Bloods. Blue Bloods has a great cast, and the plots have been every bit as good as any other police drama.
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I enjoyed Running Wilde...It was random and funny.
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Detroit 187 IS GOOD, MOVE IT TO A BETTER THE TIME SLOT
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The Event is a non event, lets get the alien agenda underway already. What a pansy President.
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Law and Order----UNCLE!
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Bleep my dad says could be saved, get the son out, get the other guys out of his house and let him rule the roost again along with his faithful gay butler/maid. Now that is the show and oh yeah change the channel. PS The kids can come over to visit. And Dad also needs a girl who like him but he is oblivious sort of like the Charlie Sheen Stalker. Now there would have been a match, Charlie and the Stalker. LoveIT...Betty in Justice, IL
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Quite frankly - I could care less. All the shows were sub-standard, with the exception of The Event. NBC should have worked a little harder on The Event - like Flashforward before it , the show had actors with talent and an interesting premise. I've been saying it for ages - network TV is going down the tubes; a lot of the background talent has gotten lazy, I think. It's so much easier to do an "unscripted" show - they all seem to be looking for the next American Idol.
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The Event ROCKS
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Am I the only one who likes Chase?
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I can`t believe they cancelled The Good Guys. I loved that show and looked forward to it every week. I really didn`t want to invest in any new show but I did. I also watch Detroit 187; love it. I like the Defenders too. I was sorry to see Outlaw go. I hope they keep Nikita and I love, love, love The Chase. I understand it`s Kyra Sedgwrick who wants to end The Closer so it`s up to her. I like it but would understand if she`s had enough. I love The Gates too. Outsourced is sooo funny and I like Better with you and also The Gates. Haven`t heard about that one. All these I want to stay.
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I really like the defenders-but they are taking it off the air for a month.Keep Blueblood on Fridays.keep Hawaii 5 O,and Detriot 187.
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Oh wait two questions. Is "The Gates" canceled or on a longgg hiatus?
And is "The Closer" really on its final season?
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Concerning Hellcats. Yes i admit I watch it and am over 40.
But more importantly my niece and all her friends watch it every week!
The tweens and teens seem to really enjoy it. Well the girls and the guys who like cheer leading do. I was surprized and impressed with Ashley Tisdale's (sp?) performance. She is becoming quite a descent actress thanks to playing a more meaty serious part. GO HELLCATS!
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Nikita Is excellent in my opinion, I really hope they renew it.
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Mike and Molly better be back for a seond season... funniest new show since the Big Bang Theory!
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