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'Revolution,' 'New Normal' and 'Nashville': Which New TV Shows Are Dominating Social Media Conversation?

With the new fall season approaching, THR takes a glimpse at the top 15 rookie series on Twitter and Facebook.

'New Normal' to be screened in Utah; KSL station praises 'cordial and respectful dialogue' with LGBT families

Utah television station KSL, owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, announced last week that it would not be airing new NBC comedy "The New Normal" due to possible rude, crude or explicit content. The comedy revolves around a male gay couple having a baby via a surrogate. GLAAD responded by asking KSL to sit down with them and LGBT families, which KSL did. The station has not changed its position regarding "The New Normal" but did release this statement jointly with the Utah Pride Center: In a major step today, representatives of Salt Lake City's KSL-TV and its parent corporation, Bonneville International, met with LGBT families about the controversial TV show "The New Normal." Following the meeting KSL representatives stated that, "We care about and value all members of our community, including LGBT people and their families, and are grateful when there can be the type of cordial and respectful dialogue...

Ellen Barkin Responds to The New Normal Controversy

NBC's freshman sitcom The New Normal hasn't even premiered, but it's already  become a popular target for conservative groups.  The show, created by Glee's Ryan Murphy , features a  gay couple ( Justin Bartha and Andrew Rannells ) who try to have a baby via surrogate ( Georgia King ). It has already has been boycotted by One Million Moms , and a Mormon-owned Utah NBC affiliate has vowed not to air the program. (The same station refused to air NBC's The Playboy Club last fall.)

'The New Normal': Another Chance for Censors to Pretend to Win TV

It hasn't aired yet, but some people already want The New Normal gone. Unfortunately for the show, those people might get their wish. One Million Moms, the PTC and the rest might not have anything substantial to do with The New Normal 's possible failure. But they will still claim it as a victory. Censors are good at that.

The New Normal Casts One Life to Live Vet as Justin Bartha's TV Mom

The New Normal has tapped One Life to Live alum and comedienne Jackie Hoffman to play the mother of Justin Bartha 's character, David, has learned exclusively.  The New Normal centers on gay couple David and Bryan ( Andrew Rannells ) who use a surrogate, young mom Goldie ( Georgia King ), to have their first child. Hoffman, 51, will appear on...

Take Me To The Pilots '12: NBC's 'The New Normal'

HitFix's Daniel Fienberg continues his 2012 Take Me To The Pilots series with NBC's "The New Normal"