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TCA: NBC Execs Say Canceled 'New Normal' May Have Been 'Ahead of Its Time'

With his hits, Fox's "Glee" and FX's "American Horror Story," under his belt, Ryan Murphy wasn't able to score another NBC with comedy, "The New Normal." Why didn't it find its audience? NBC's top executives seem to be grappling with the answer to that question themselves at Saturday's Television Critics Association Press Tour in Beverly Hills.  Read More...

New Normal Star Finds Love on See Dad Run

Have you been missing The New Normal ? You can get your fix this Sunday when Normal star Bebe Wood heads to See Dad Run ! Add new fall shows to your watchlist In the episode...

American Horror Story, The New Normal, Raising Hope Win GLAAD Media Awards

American Horror Story: Asylum , The New Normal and Raising Hope were among the winners at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards Saturday in Los Angeles.

'The New Normal' finale: A Goldie-Clay reunion? 'She's very conflicted,' says star Georgia King

"The New Normal" wraps up its first season Tuesday (April 2), with back-to-back episodes that culminate in the arrival of the new baby. Star Georgia King tells Zap2it that her character Goldie does have some apprehension about delivering the baby and then not having anything that ties her and Shania to David and Bryan."It is very much a fear that once the baby comes, there is no tie, there's no reason for them to be a unit," says King. "There is definitely an apprehension ... I think it's very painful to see how connected Shania is to them and the idea of trying to protect her baby's heart. I think it's more a maternal worry. I think she will probably be heartbroken, but will cope. But the idea of putting her child in that situation is a massive concern."However, she reassures fans that Shania's new family unit is going to stay intact. "With the end...

'New Normal' Cast, Creator Tease 'Moving' Season Finale

As Bryan and David prepare for their wedding, Goldie faces a major life decision in an episode that could also double as a series finale.

The New Normal Season Finale “Finding Name-O; The Big Day”

The New Normal season finale “Finding Name-O; The Big Day” airs Tuesday, April 2 on NBC (9:30 – 10 p.m. ET). Episode Synopsis: The New Normal Season Finale Finding Name – Bryan (Andrew Rannells) and David (Justin Bartha) are facing the hardest decision of their relationship, what to name their baby. The conflict prompts Goldie (Georgia King) to reveal the origin of Shania’s (Bebe Wood) name leading to brief identity crises for both of them. Later, While breezing through their wedding planning, David suggests that Bryan invite his mother Colleen (guest star Mary Kay Place), but her added opinion leads to more conflict and an unusual resolution. Meanwhile, Clay (Jayson Blair) decides it’s time to let Goldie know how he feels, after receiving some unsolicited advice from Brice (guest star John Stamos). NeNe Leaks also stars. READ MORE...

TV ratings: 'The Voice' gives 'Go On' a big bump Tuesday while 'Splash' dips

Fast National ratings for Tuesday, March 26, 2013As it did Monday, "The Voice" gave NBC a sizable ratings boost on Tuesday. The show led its hour in adults 18-49 and also helped "Go On" more than double its demographic rating from last week, giving the comedy its best numbers in three months. "The New Normal" improved by half a point.Also Tuesday, ABC's "Splash" took a hit opposite increased competition, but the first "Dancing With the Stars" elimination of the spring was up over the fall's first results show. "DWTS" helped push "Body of Proof" to its best numbers of the season. CBS was down some in both viewers and adults 18-49, but still strong enough to lead the night both measures. "New Girl" was steady for FOX.CBS averaged 13.5 million viewers and an 8.5 rating/13 share in households to finish comfortably ahead of ABC (9.8 million, 6.5/10). NBC (6.6 million, 4.2/7) took third, more than...

Ali Adler Talks About THE NEW NORMAL’s First Season

NBC’s freshman series, THE NEW NORMAL, has spent the season charming us, but sadly, we’re quickly approaching the end of the first year. (NBC has yet to make any programming decisions for a potential second season.) Before the show’s recent (hilarious) PaleyFest panel, I spoke with THE NEW NORMAL co-creator Ali Adler about the lessons [...]

The New Normal Episode 20 “About A Boy Scout”

The New Normal Episode 20 “About A Boy Scout” airs Tuesday, March 26 on NBC (9:30 – 10 p.m. ET). Episode Synopsis: The New Normal Episode 20 “About A Boy Scout” – Despite Bryan’s (Andrew Rannells) concerns, David (Justin Bartha), a former Eagle Scout, jumps at the chance to chaperone a Boy Scout overnight with his friend’s son. His skills earn him the respect of the other fathers and scouts, but when one father disagrees with his lifestyle, David’s Boy Scout membership is revoked. Elsewhere, Rocky (NeNe Leakes) is helping Goldie (Georgia King) sort out her secret crush on Brice (guest star John Stamos). Bebe Wood also stars. READ MORE...

FNC's 'The 'O'Reilly Factor' Beats NBC's 'Go On', 'The New Normal' and 'Smash' in Total Viewers

Scripted cable dramas and reality shows are frequently beating broadcast network primetime programming this season. Last night, a cable news program managed to outperform much of NBC's primetime line up in Total Viewers.  More people tuned into FNC's The O'Reilly Factor (2.92 million P2+) than Go On (2.87 million P2+), The New Normal (2.11 million [...]