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Ratings: Ironside Cops a Low for NBC, Super Fun Night Opens Well, Revolution Slides Further

Ratings Ironside Premiere NBC

While not exactly criminally low, NBC’s Ironside had a soft series premiere, copping 6.8 million total viewers and a 1.4 demo rating — down 16 percent in the demo from Chicago Fire‘s year-ago debut in the Wednesdays-at-10 spot, shedding 30 percent of its SVU lead-in and representing NBC’s lowest-rated fall drama debut ever. READ MORE

Will You Roll With NBC's Ironside?


What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, especially if you have pecs of steel like Detective Robert Ironside (Blair Underwood, Dirty Sexy Money). The titular cop won’t let his paraplegia stop him from doing his job — but did the premise of NBC’s new police procedural (which premiered Wednesday at 10/9c) grab you enough to stop you from tuning out? READ MORE AND TAKE OUR POLL

Fall TV First Impression: NBC's Ironside

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Ironside Fall TV Preview

The broadcast networks have almost 30 shows debuting this fall, including new sitcoms from Michael J. Fox and Sean Hayes, a new CW showcase for another Amell and Marvel-ous adventures for the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. To help you prep for it all, TVLine is offering First Impressions of the not-for-review pilots.

Next up on our list…. READ MORE

Fall TV Poll | Wednesday: Arrow Vs. Miles Matheson and Other DVR Dilemmas

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The Fall TV season will be here before you know it, and with it comes tough, new viewing choices. In fact, the time to get thinking about them is now. READ MORE & VOTE

Fall Preview: Watch Trailers for NBC's Michael J. Fox Show, Ironside, Dracula and Other New Series

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THE HENRYS -- Pilot -- Pictured: (l-r)  -- (Photo by: Eric Liebowitz/NBC)

NBC has unveiled the first full-length trailers for its new 2013-14 TV series, including the hotly anticpated Michael J. Fox Show, an Ironside reboot and a fresh take on Dracula. READ MORE & WATCH PROMOS

Pilot News: Christina Ricci Out of Coma, Spencer Grammer to Ironside, Steve Coogan Has Doubt

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British funnyman Steve Coogan, Greek‘s Spencer Grammer and a onetime Boston Legal eagle are among the latest actors to book pilots — all while Christina Ricci ends her sentence with a coma. READ MORE

Pilot News: NBC Orders Ironside Remake, Blair Underwood Nearing Deal to Star

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 22:  Actor Blair Underwood attends the after party for the opening night of "A Streetcar Named Desire" at the Copacabana on April 22, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Fernando Leon/Getty Images)

NBC is giving Ironside a contemporary makeover.

The network has ordered a pilot based on the ’60s cop drama, with Blair Underwood is in advance talks to succeed Raymond Burr as the wheelchair-bound detective. READ MORE

TVLine Items: NBC Plotting Ironside Reboot, Justified Season 4 First Look and More!


NBC, which two years ago sought (yet failed) to reboot The Rockford Files and more recently sought (but failed) to breathe new life into The Munsters, next will take a crack at getting an update of Ironside rolling. READ MORE