Three More NBC Series Get the Call
The network has renewed three more of its dramas -- "Medium," "Las Vegas" and "Crossing Jordan" -- for 2006-07. They join the three "Law & Order" shows and comedies "My Name Is Earl" and "The Office" in earning pickups for next year.
NBC also has a sixth edition of "The Apprentice," the likely return of
That doesn't leave a whole lot of room for other new shows looking to make the cut this pilot season. "Crossing Jordan" and
It also signals that NBC will emphasize stability to advertisers when it pitches its 2006-07 schedule to advertisers at next month's upfronts. Given the network's ratings struggles of late, that may or may not be a good thing.
"Medium," which stars Emmy winner