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Upfronts 2018: Corus loads up on comedies amidst slew of returning favourites, new dramas


TORONTO – Corus-owned Global will serve up two new dramas, four fresh comedies, and one new family-friendly reality show alongside 20 returning series in its fall primetime lineup, the broadcaster said Monday.The seven new series include FBI, a Dick Wolf-produced drama centring on the inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; New Amsterdam, a heartfelt, character-driven medical drama based on New York City’s historic Bellevue Hospital; comedy The Neighborhood starring actor and comedian Cedric the Entertainer (Barber Shop) as an opinionated neighbour who is wary of his new neighbours; Happy Together, a comedy following a...