Only 6 Sitcoms Launch This Fall

  • August 24, 2007
The sitcom may be an endangered species--only six are launching this fall. The broadcast nets will show less than 20 live-action, 30-minute sitcoms, half as many as five seasons ago. One reason: none has finished in the top 10 since "Everybody Loves Raymond" in 2005. With just six new comedies being launched, the fall TV season doesn't appear to be much of a laughing matter. Fox has one, "Back to You," starring Kelsey Grammer of "Frasier" and Patricia Heaton of "Raymond."

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