Carol Burnett and Amy Poehler Team for New ABC Comedy

    Carol Burnett, the comedic legend is set to star in an untitled multicamera comedy from executive producer Amy Poehler. The project, which centers on a family who gets the chance to buy the house of their dreams — one that they could never afford — on the condition that they live with the current owner, […]

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    Jamila Hunter Promoted to Senior Vice President, ABC Comedy

    Respected comedy executive Jamila Hunter has been named senior vice president, ABC Comedy. It was announced today by Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, to whom she will report. In her new position, Hunter will manage ABC’s Comedy Department, overseeing the development and production of all comedy pilots for ABC Entertainment. In making the announcement, Dungey […]

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    Legendary TV Producer Agnes Nixon Dead at 93

    Agnes Nixon, a woman who brought years of drama to daytime TV as the creator of “All My Children” and “One Life to Live,” has died. She was 93. According to ABC News, Nixon died due to complications from Parkinson’s disease and a recent stroke. “I am devastated to learn that we have lost Agnes,” former […]

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    ‘Modern Family’ Casts TV’s First Transgender Child Actor

    ABC’s hit TV series “Modern Family” will feature TV’s first transgender child in a groundbreaking show this Wednesday. Eight year old Jackson Millarker, who openly identifies as transgender, is the first child actor to appear in such a role. Millarker will play Tom, who Aubrey Anderson-Emmons’ character Lily invites over for a playdate. According to Variety, an insult leads to a […]

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    ABC is 0-8 at Primetime Emmy Awards

    The 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards were handed out Sunday at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Jimmy Kimmel hosted the show, which aired live on ABC. Of the 28 categories ABC received eight nominations, but none won a “Best” award. This is in stark contrast to years past, and showcases ABC’s inability to produce new groundbreaking primetime […]

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    Anti-Lochte Protestors Disrupt DWTS Show

    Two men were arrested Monday after police said they stormed the “Dancing With the Stars” stage during a live production and attempted to confront disgraced Olympian Ryan Lochte. The Olympian appeared shocked as his debut on the live ABC reality competition show was plagued by protesters: “We had a bit of a scary moment.” The […]

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    ABC Bombs at Creative Arts Emmys

    ABC was unable to garner any major Creative Arts Emmy wins this weekend at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Game of Thrones, The People v. O.J. Simpson, Making a Murder and Grease Live! were the nights big winners. Of the 26 nominations ABC and the Disney Channel received only three minor level awards were […]

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    ABC Television Promotes Patrick Moran to ABC Studios President

    Ben Sherwood, co-chairman, Disney Media Networks and president, Disney|ABC Television Group, today announced that respected industry executive Patrick Moran has been promoted to president, ABC Studios, the main television production unit of The Walt Disney Company. Having joined the company in 2010, Moran most recently served as executive vice president of ABC Studios, where, over […]

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    Michael Strahan Debuts on ‘Good Morning America’

    ABC re-launched its decades-old morning-show franchise this week with popular hosts Robin Roberts and George Stephanopoulos with show newcomer Michael Strahan. Strahan, who previously worked with co-host Kelly Ripa on ABC’s syndicated “Live!” program and who continues to work for Fox Sports as a football commentator, even got to take part in the voice-overs that […]

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    Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez to Join ‘Dancing With the Stars’

    Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez is the latest familiar face to join the season 23 cast of Dancing With the Stars. The 16-year-old gymnast will be joining Amber Rose, R&B singer Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, The Fosters alum Jake T. Austin, Brady Bunch star Maureen McCormick, Little Women: LA star Terra Jole, General Hospital actress Emma Samms and her […]

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    ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ Will Film On Location at Walt Disney World

    ABC’s critically acclaimed hit series “black-ish” will film on location at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. In the season three premiere episode, titled “VIP,” Dre decides to take his entire family on the magical, first-class vacation experience he was never able to have as a kid. The episode is set to film this month […]

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    ABC Renews Three Sunday Game Shows

    ABC entertainment president Channing Dungey announced Thursday at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour that they have renewed all three of its “retro” Sunday game shows — Match Game, Celebrity Family Feud and $100,000 Pyramid. $100,000 Pyramid, hosted by Michael Strahan, has a 1.7 rating among adults 18-49 with nearly 8 million viewers, making […]

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    Disney Garners 13 Teen Choice Awards

    The 18th annual Teen Choice Awards celebrated the best in teen fandom Sunday, when the fan-decided awards were given to some of the biggest names in movies, TV, and music. This year’s edition of the Teen Choice Awards turned somber with the show pausing to address the gun violence that has plagued the country. Jessica […]

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    ABC.com to Launch Free Streaming of 45 Shows

    ABC has re-launched its streaming service with full seasons of 38 older shows and seven original digital short-form series. All of that content will be available to all viewers on ABC.com and the ABC apps for mobile and connected TV devices without signing in with a pay-TV subscription. “Our team has completely re-imagined the digital […]