Have you noticed the new hour long comedy block on NBC this summer. It's hard to miss. It was an hour of "Mr Robinson" for the first three weeks and now it is an hour of "The Carmichael Show" for another three weeks. These two shows are the only three shows on NBC with minority leads unless you count the Voice or professional sports.
The television industry has learned that you don’t have to wait until the fall to start your new season. You can simply start your shows any time of the year and the Summer is prime for new premieres. Another new trend in American TV is the limited run mini series. That is at least the