Around the Net

Headless Horseman? Broadcast Nets Trying Hard To Promote New Shows

Broadcast networks are trying some creative tactics to promote their new shows  -- including having "a Headless Horseman stalk[ing] a Manhattan street to sell the new Fox series 'Sleepy Hollow,'" writes Bill Carter. Still, it's tougher than ever to make a dent in the clutter, with many series premiering this week. "It is harder in part because the broadcast networks try what now seems to be a preposterous feat every September — introducing dozens of new series at the same time," writes Carter. "The cable networks, which now win most of the accolades, focus on just one new show at a time."

Read the whole story at The New York Times »

Next story loading loading..