Good Read - TV's Winners/Losers/Season Predictions

An excellent write up on this season's great shows, bad shows and shows that are hanging in the balance:

---Right now, a ton of shows are on the bubble. Next month the bubble bursts for many of them, as the networks participate in the annual "up-fronts," revealing what will stay and go next fall.

Slam-dunk renewals among the freshman class this year will be rare: "The Mentalist" on CBS, and both "Fringe" and "Lie to Me" on Fox stood out in a bleak field. And that's it.

Easy decisions on cancellations were more common: Fox killed the sitcom "Do Not Disturb" almost immediately (and later announced it was finished with "Prison Break" and "King of the Hill" as well). NBC didn't pretend that "Crusoe" would be anything more than a one-season disaster ("Harper's Island" on CBS was also a limited series). CBS canceled "The Ex List." ABC canceled "Eli Stone," "Dirty Sexy Money," "Pushing Daisies" and "Life on Mars." USA canceled "The Starter Wife," FX canceled "Testees" and TNT canceled "Trust Me."

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