Friday Poll: Which New Broadcast Sitcom Will Get Canceled First?
The networks have had a notoriously difficult time finding keepers among their new comedies each year, but that doesn't stop them from trying.
Some of last season's newcomers survived, like CBS's "Mom" and "The Millers," ABC's "The Goldbergs" and Fox's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," which even won a Golden Globe.
But there were also many casualties. New comedies last season that aren't coming back include CBS's Robin Williams adland comedy "The Crazy Ones," ABC's "Super Fun Night" and NBC's "Welcome to the Family," "The Michael J. Fox Show," and "Sean Saves the World."
The very first comedy canceled last fall was CBS's "We Are Men" -- contrary to your prediction of "Sean Saves the World." Let's see if you can do better this year.
We've got previews and network descriptions below the poll for your reference.
"Bad Judge" (NBC)
"A sexy new comedy about a judge who always plays by her own rulings."
"Manhattan Love Story" (ABC)
"Have you ever wondered what your date was thinking?"
"The McCarthys" (CBS)
"When the gay son of a sports-crazed Boston clan decides to fly the coop, his loving family has other plans. Tyler Ritter, Laurie Metcalf, Jack McGee and Joey McIntyre star in The McCarthys."
"'Instafamous' Eliza Dooley has 263,000 followers who hang on to her every post, tweet and selfie. But one lonely day she has a revelation: being friended is not the same as having actual friends. She asks marketing guru Henry to 'rebrand' her self-obsessed reputation and teach her how to connect with people in the real world. Loosely based on 'My Fair Lady,' 'Selfie' explores the modern struggles of Eliza and Henry, as he tries to teach her how to live life offline -- whether she 'likes' it or not."
"Works hard. Puts family first. Drinks your last beer."
"From Emmy Award-winning writer and comedian John Mulaney ("Saturday Night Live") comes MULANEY, a multi-camera ensemble comedy series about a rising stand-up comic trying to take his career to the next level and the friends and mentors who lift him up, hold him back and push him around."
"A to Z" (NBC)
"Premiering Thursdays this Fall, is the A-to-Z story of Andrew (Ben Feldman, "Mad Men") and Zelda (Cristin Milioti, "How I Met Your Mother") - a pair that almost wasn't - and all that happened from the day they met."
"Marry Me" (NBC)
"NBC's Marry Me, premiering Tuesdays this Fall, is a fresh new romantic comedy about the funny and often bumpy road between 'I will' and 'I do.'"