PC #76: Backdooring The Upfronts


On today's Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe, Regan Cellura and Melodie Aikels dish about the TV Upfronts and weigh in on which dramas and comedies they are looking forward to.
 
Diversity is in at the broadcast networks, but will viewers tune in for shows like Black-ish and Fresh Off the Boat? Will Katherine Heigl torpedo her new show State of Affairs? Can Gotham be successful without an adult Bruce Wayne as Batman? Will The Mysteries of Laura be another flop for Debra Messing?

Is Empire the primetime black soap Jamey has been waiting for? Luke is most excited about The Flash speeding onto The CW.  Everyone is excited about Gotham and How to Get Away With Murder.



All this and much more on today's Pop Confidential podcast!












Step Inside Lee Daniels’ ‘Empire’ (TRAILER)


Fox has released a little taste of what's to come on Lee Daniels and Danny Strong's highly-anticipated hip-hop drama Empire. The series focuses on Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard), the head of a music dynasty. His ex-wife Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) and three sons are all fighting to claim their piece of the empire.

While Lucious deals with his family, the music mogul must also battle with other issues that may take him out the game permanently. Watch the trailer after the jump!