The upfronts in New York City—that yearly rite of spring in which networks unveil their fall lineups for the benefit of their advertisers—are typically cheerful but tense affairs. It's not unlike attending a Beautiful Baby pageant: There's so much promise and purity to the untested shows on parade, but we know in our hearts they won't stay this cute. Some may flop, despite flawless genetics and/or stunt-casting. Some may transcend their humble surroundings, like roses potted in manure (or in this case, the CW). Some may even become cult classics,... More >>>