A week before ABC made its official new series orders, the network had not screened two high-profile pilots, the light action drama Whiskey Cavalier*from producer Bill Lawrence, and comedy Most Likely To*from Berlanti Productions. The holdup was due to new expanded digital rights deals ABC had put forward a few weeks before it was to make pickup decisions.I hear the new template — which varied slightly from show to show and studio to studio — called for expanded stacking…

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