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June 11, 2016
ABC Studios boss gives sobering assessment of TV business
LOS ANGELES - It would be impossible to get through a TV festival without hearing the words "Peak TV" -- so much so that the ATX Television Festival in Austin, Texas, had an entire panel dedicated to the current state of the industry, which currently boasts more than 400 scripted...
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June 11, 2016 - 10:00pm
May 8, 2015
ABC Renews 'Castle,' 'Nashville,' Marvel Duo, Shonda Rhimes TGIT Trio & More
LOS ANGELES - Following new series orders for the 2015-16 season -- and cancellations of "Forever," "Cristela," "Resurrection" and "The Taste" -- ABC has handed over renewals to a slew of returning series. Most shows on the bubble will be coming back including "Castle" for...
May 8, 2015 - 12:00am
January 31, 2015
Drama from 'Revenge' producer among ABC pilot orders
LOS ANGELES - ABC has ordered four drama pilots, "Boom," "The Adversaries," "The Advocate" and "Kingmakers" from "Revenge" producer Sallie Patrick. Written and exec produced by Patrick for ABC Studios, "Kingmakers" takes place at an elite Ivy League university that is rocked...
January 31, 2015 - 2:00am
November 8, 2014
Ratings: 'Scandal,' 'Murder' and 'Grey's' Give ABC Best Thursday Start Since '09
LOS ANGELES - In updated Nielsen estimates released Friday afternoon, CBS and NBC saw expected downward revisions due to football preemptions in Cleveland and Cincinnati, respectively, that had artificially inflated their prelim numbers. At CBS, "The Big Bang Theory" (4.3/14...
November 8, 2014 - 12:00am
October 10, 2014
ABC Gives Full-Season Orders to 'Black-ish' and 'How to Get Away with Murder'
LOS ANGELES - ABC has given full-season orders to "Black-ish" and "How to Get Away with Murder," two of the most highest rated new programs on all broadcast channels. This brings the episode totals to 22 for "Black-ish" and 15 for "Murder." "Murder," which stars Viola...
October 10, 2014 - 12:00am
August 1, 2014
ABC's ‘The Quest’ debuts weak
CBS finished first on Thursday as ABC's “The Quest” premiered to just a 0.7 rating in the key demo. CBS was first in ratings with a 1.4 rating in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in viewers with an average of 5.4 million, according to preliminary numbers. NBC...
August 1, 2014 - 12:00pm
July 16, 2014
ABC's Paul Lee Predicts Success for New Fox Chiefs Dana Walden and Gary Newman
ABC entertainment chief Paul Lee has a curious relationship with Dana Walden and Gary Newman. The studio they run, 20th Century Fox Television, is responsible for ABC's biggest hit, “Modern Family.” But under a new deal announced Monday, they'll also run Fox Broadcasting,...
July 16, 2014 - 12:00am
May 14, 2014
Disney's ABC network adds shows from Spielberg, Rhimes, Marvel
ABC, the third-ranked U.S. television network, said on Tuesday it would add shows produced by Steven Spielberg and Shonda Rhimes, the producer of "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal," to its prime-time lineup this fall. Rhimes's new show, "How to Get Away with Murder," a legal...
May 14, 2014 - 1:00am
May 9, 2014
ABC picks up Shonda Rhimes drama, renews ‘Resurrection’ and ‘Once Upon A Time’
ABC has announced it has picked up Shonda Rhimes’ new drama “How to Get Away with Murder” and renewed both Sunday shows, “Resurrection” and “Once Upon a Time.” In Rhimes’ new legal thriller, Viola Davis stars as Professor Annalise Keating, who teaches a...
May 9, 2014 - 1:00am
ABC renews ‘Agents of Shield,’ Goldbergs,’ ‘Modern Family'; orders ‘Marvel's Agent Carter,’ ‘Forever,’ ‘Selfie’
ABC has given a second season to “Marvel's Agents of SHIELD,” and has also given a series order to “Marvel's Agent Carter,” starring Hayley Atwell from “Captain America.” The network has also given the greenlight to the romantic comedy “Manhattan Love Story.” ABC...
May 9, 2014 - 12:00am
April 25, 2014
'Scandal' actor Columbus Short leaving hit ABC show
LOS ANGELES - "Scandal" actor Columbus Short said on Friday he would not be returning to the hit ABC drama for its next season, a month after the actor was arrested on a felony battery charge. Short, 31, who plays Harrison Wright opposite actress Kerry Washington's Olivia...
April 25, 2014 - 8:00pm
March 28, 2014
‘Mind Games’ pulled from ABC schedule, ‘Celebrity Wife Swap’ to return
ABC has decided to stop playing “Mind Games” with viewers. The network has pulled the series from its schedule after just five episodes, and is replacing it with repeats of “Resurrection” for the next two weeks in the Tuesdays at 10 p.m. timeslot, followed by a...
March 28, 2014 - 2:00am
March 13, 2014
ABC countersues Prospect Park over ‘All My Children,’ ‘One Life to Live’ dispute
The messy legal saga between ABC and Prospect Park Networks, which picked up “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” for a brief online revival after the network canceled them, has entered another chapter. ABC has filed a countersuit against Prospect Park, which earlier...
March 13, 2014 - 1:00am
September 3, 2009
Sawyer to anchor ABC evening news
NEW YORK (AP) -- Women will anchor two of the three major network evening newscasts -- the premier jobs in the TV news business -- as Diane Sawyer replaces Charles Gibson, who is retiring from ABC at the end of the year. Until Katie Couric became "CBS Evening News" anchor in September...
Nation and World/News
September 3, 2009 - 8:15am