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The bubble list: Which TV shows will survive?

TV » Fox adds “Batman” prequel “Gotham”; schedule announcements are about to begin.

By Scott D. Pierce

| The Salt Lake Tribune

First Published May 08 2014 08:05 am • Last Updated May 12 2014 07:25 am

The broadcast networks don’t start announcing their fall schedules until Sunday, but we already know one new series coming our way. Fox has officially picked up "Gotham," the "Batman" prequel that features a 13-year-old Bruce Wayne (David Mazouz, "Touch") and a young Det. James Gordon (Ben McKenzie, "The O.C." and "Southland").

It will also serve as a series of origin stories for not just Batman but the Penguin, Catwoman, Poison Ivy and more.

At a glance

Upfronts schedule

Monday, May 12 » NBC (releasing schedule on Sunday, May 11); Fox

Tuesday, May 13 » ABC

Wednesday, May 14 » CBS

Thursday, May 14 » The CW

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The show is written and produced by Bruno Heller, who has helmed "The Mentalist" for six seasons. That series is on the bubble at CBS — the network may or may not renew it — and there is even a rumor that Warner Bros., which produces the show, has been shopping it to other networks if CBS cancels it.

It’s all part of the crazy rush leading to upfronts, when the networks unveil their schedules to advertisers in elaborate New York presentations. With just days to go, we know the fate of many current series — but the fate of others remains on the bubble.

Here’s a quick rundown (which is being updated as cancellations/renewals come in):

ABC

Renewed » "Castle," "The Goldbergs," "Grey’s Anatomy," "Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D," "The Middle," "Modern Family," "Once Upon a Time," "Resurrection," "Revenge," "Scandal"

Canceled » "Back in the Game," "Betrayal," "Killer Women," "Lucky 7," "Mind Games," "Mixology," "The Neighbors," "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland," "Suburgatory," "Super Fun Night," "Trophy Wife"

Looking good for renewal » "Last Man Standing"


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On the bubble » "The Black Box," "Nashville"

CBS

Renewed » "The Big Bang Theory," "Blue Bloods," "Criminal Minds," "CSI," "Elementary," "The Good Wife," "Hawaii Five-0," "Mike & Molly," "The Millers," "Mom," "NCIS," "NCIS: Los Angeles," "Person of Interest," "2 Broke Girls," "Two and a Half Men"

Canceled » "We Are Men," "How I Met Your Mother" (ended its run)

Not looking good for renewal » "The Crazy Ones," "Hostages," "Intelligence," "The Mentalist"

On the bubble » "Bad Teacher," "Friends with Better Lives," "Unforgettable"

CW

Renewed » "Arrow," "Beauty and the Beast," "Hart of Dixie," "The 100," "The Originals," "Reign," "Supernatural," "The Vampire Diaries"

Canceled » "The Carrie Diaries," "Nikita," "Star Crossed," "Tomorrow People"

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