Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump appeared in directly competing town halls on Thursday night, after the President dropped out of the second debate. Trump's hourlong appearance on NBC, which drew criticism across the industry and even an angry letter from top talent and showrunners who work with NBCU, trailed Biden's 90-minute session with […]
The former Ohio Governor and Republican presidential candidate also stated that Trump "hurt his own supporters" with claims of mail-in voter fraud.
Clare saying she feels like she met her husband just minutes after meeting Dale Moss is causing quite a stir among Bachelor Nation.
The actress revealed that, despite being warned by both the movie studio and DeGeneres, she was naive and "had no idea" how much it would cost her.
Viewers praised the two-part election special Sunday night, which largely focused on voter suppression.
From Jimmy Kimmel's hosting plans to semi-glamorous red carpet shows, here's everything you need to know about the Emmys.
ABC is feeling very rebellious: The Alphabet network has given a straight-to-series order to Rebel, a new drama starring Katey Sagal (The Conners) and written by Grey's Anatomy showrunner Krista Vernoff. The series, inspired by the life of Erin Brockovich today, follows Annie "Rebel" Bello (Sagal), a blue-collar legal advocate without a law degree. "She's […]
Prepare to get even more drawn into the world of The Johnsons. On Wednesday, ABC's black-ish gave viewers a sneak peek at its upcoming pre-season special by revealing the art that will animate Dre, Bow & Co. in the previously announced election-themed event. The hour-long special will air on Sunday, Oct. 4 at 10/9c, and will focus […]
George Stephanopoulos welcomed Donald Trump Tuesday to an ABC News town hall, when ABC welcomed in 3.8 million viewers.NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” roughed up the town hall’s audience in their shared 9 p.m. hour.NBC and CBS tied for first in ratings, both with a 0.6 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. NBC was first in total viewers with an average of 5 million, according to preliminary numbers. CBS was third in viewers with 2.5 million.Also Read: Trump Says the COVID-19 Pandemic Will End Thanks to 'Herd Mentality' (Video)For NBC, “AGT” from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. averaged a 0.7/4 and 5.7 million viewers. At 10, “Transplant” had a 0.5/3 and 3.6 million viewers.For CBS, “Big Brother” at 8 received a 1.0/7 and 4 million viewers. At 9, “Love Island” got a 0.5/3 and 1.9 million viewers. A repeat followed.ABC was third in ratings with a 0.4/3 and second in viewers with 2.9 million. Between reruns, the Trump interview from 9 to 10:30 averaged a 0.6/3 and 3.8 million viewers.Also Read: Bob Woodward Denounces Trump's 'Leadership Failure' Amid Coronavirus (Video)Univision and Telemundo tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 0.3/2. Univision was fourth in total viewers with 1.2 million, Telemundo was fifth with 1.1 million.Fox was sixth in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 1 million, airing reruns.The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.1/0 and in viewers with 322,000. “Dead Pixels” at 8 had a 0.1/1 and 419,000 viewers. After a repeat, “Tell Me a Story” at 9 got a 0.1/0 and 303,000 viewers.Read original story ‘America’s Got Talent’ Tops Trump Town Hall in TV Ratings At TheWrap
Viewers took to Twitter to call out how "savage" the Lewis family was for airing the commercial right before Baskin's performance.
Dancing With the Stars is losing one more familiar face, but adding another, ahead of Season 29. ABC announced Tuesday that series veteran Derek Hough will serve as a judge for the upcoming cycle. He'll replace Len Goodman, who is unable to judge this season due to coronavirus travel restrictions; Goodman will, however, be involved […]
"Grey's Anatomy" is officially heading back to set. The ABC medical drama will begin shooting its upcoming seventeenth season this month, Variety has learned exclusively. Production on the first two episodes of season 17 could begin in Los Angeles as early as next week. Precisely when the show will return to screens remains to be seen, […]
The Walt Disney Co. and Marvel Studios will pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman tonight with a special commercial-free airing of "Black Panther" on ABC, followed by a special examining the actor's life and work. Robin Roberts, the co-anchor of "Good Morning America," will host the ABC News special "Chadwick Boseman -- A Tribute for a […]
The "Glee" alum is being praised for her emotional, yet beautiful, performance to her late co-star.
“Modern Family” stars Sarah Hyland and Ty Burrell will reunite for a new comedy at their old network, ABC. Hyland will star in “Yours, Mine & Paul’s,” a comedy project in development with Burrell as an executive producer.Written by Burrell’s “Mouth Feelings” co-host Julia Meltzer, the series centers on a woman (Hyland) who agrees to be a surrogate for her best friend Paul and his husband, whom she hates. Paul also dies in the first episode. Burrell will serve as an executive producer on the project, alongside the three other “Mouth Feelings” hosts, Mel Cowan, Jonny Meeks and Joel Spence.“Yours, Mind & Paul’s” is the first project for Burrell’s Desert Whale under his two-year first-look deal with 20th Television.Also Read: Sarah Hyland and Emily Gordon Comedy in Development at ABCHyland will play Lauren, described as an impulsive faux-enlightened millennial. She likes the idea of being the glowing, pregnant center of attention for nine months without having to take care of a crying baby at the end of it. After Paul’s sudden death, she is confronted with the looming possibility of motherhood and co-parenting with her nemesis. Deadline first reported.Burrell and Hyland co-starred for 11 seasons on “Modern Family,” which like “Yours, Mine & Paul’s” was produced out of the formerly-known-as 20th Century Fox Television. Last week, Disney finally dropped the “Fox” name from the studio, rebranding it as 20th Television.Read original story Sarah Hyland to Star in Ty Burrell’s ABC Comedy Project ‘Yours, Mine and Paul’s’ At TheWrap
ABC has set a September premiere date for the next season of “Dancing With the Stars,” the network announced Tuesday.Season 29 of the ballroom dancing competition will debut on Monday, Sept. 14, with new host Tyra Banks taking over for outgoing hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews. The network is touting a “fresh take on the competition” for the new season, “all while maintaining the heart and soul of the beloved series.”Returning pros include Sharna Burgess and Keo Motsepe, joined by new professional ballroom dancers Britt Stewart and Daniella Karagach. The other pros who will compete on the new season are Brandon Armstrong, Alan Bersten, Cheryl Burke, Val Chmerkovskiy, Sasha Farber, Jenna Johnson, Peta Murgatroyd, Pasha Pashkov, Gleb Savchenko and Emma Slater.The roster of stars will be revealed during the season premiere.Also Read: 'Dancing With the Stars': Tyra Banks to Replace Tom Bergeron as HostIn an interview with TheWrap back in May, ABC boss Karey Burke said “Dancing With the Stars” producers had presented a plan to produce a new season of the show that is compliant with COVID-19 safety guidelines.“The producers have been able to get back up and running in other territories that have opened back up and have innovated in those formats in ways that we’re able to draw upon,” Burke said at the time. “I feel confident that they’ll be able to deliver on the production value that people will be used to.”“Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Studios’ Los Angeles production arm. Andrew Llinares and Tyra Banks serve as executive producers.Read original story ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Gets September Premiere Date at ABC At TheWrap
Earl may already be a celebrity on his daughter's Instagram but, on Monday night, he was dropping the mic on late night television.
Kenya Barris explained why the controversial episode was pulled by ABC two years ago.
On the veritable eve of ABC's General Hospital returning with its first fresh episodes in 10 weeks comes word that the character of Sam will soon, if temporarily, look different. As reported by Daytime Confidential, Passions alum Lindsay Hartley (ex-Theresa) was tapped to fill in as Sam, replacing longtime cast member Kelly Monaco in the […]
ABC's Grey's Anatomy and spinoff Station 19 have been building an unified, seamless universe under executive producer/showrunner Krista Vernoff. Now the two Thursday dramas are making their cast promotions in unison, with one recurring player who started on the mothership series becoming a full-time cast member on the offshoot. Richard Flood and Anthony Hill have […]
A letter sent Wednesday to newly minted Emmy nominees and/or their PR reps inadvertently provides some of the details for the Jimmy Kimmel-hosted and -produced Primetime Emmy Awards show that ABC will broadcast September 20. The opening line confirms, as the letter indicates, what we already knew: The Emmys are going virtual. "We’re delighted and […]
Producer/director Reginald Hudlin, whose credits include the 2016 Oscars, will become the first-ever Black executive producer of the Primetime Emmys, Variety has learned exclusively. Done+Dusted will return to produce the telecast, while Hudlin will serve as an executive producer along side host Jimmy Kimmel and Done+Dusted's Guy Carrington, David Jammy and Ian Stewart. ABC and […]
“Good Morning America” producer Daisha Riley, remembered by colleagues for her “grit and grace,” died at the age of 35 “suddenly and unexpectedly,” host Michael Strahan told viewers on Tuesday.In a tribute segment, Strahan said the Emmy Award-winning producer was “funny and brilliant and, above all, kind.” While viewers might not have known her name, Strahan said they would have seen her “incredible work” over the past 14 years, with one such example being when Riley made sure that a replica throne was included on the set for a “GMA” interview with the cast of “Game of Thrones.”“She rose through the ranks over the years on our show, working on stories that have made so many of you, our viewers, smile and tear up. Her legacy lives on in a powerful voice she shared through storytelling,” Strahan said.Also Read: ABC News Hosts Pay Tribute to 'Good Morning America' Camera Operator Who Died of Coronavirus Complications“Daisha loved nothing more than telling America a story,” Strahan said, calling her a “pillar to ‘GMA.'” “As one colleague said, Daisha had grit and grace. She took pride in her work and she fought for it, because to Daisha, there was no greater privilege than helping you at home start your day. And trust us when we say, for all of us at ‘GMA,’ there was no greater privilege than knowing Daisha Riley.”“She was beloved by all of us here. Her smile lit up a room,” Strahan said. “We can’t express how much we are going to miss her.”On Twitter, “Good Morning America” host Robin Roberts also remembered Riley for being “talented, creative, kind, a beautiful soul in every way,” writing, “Our @GMA family loved her and will be forever grateful to have experienced Daisha’s grace & grit.”A cause of death was not publicly revealed.Watch the tribute here.Read original story ‘Good Morning America’ Producer Daisha Riley Dies at 35 At TheWrap
This… is… retro Jeopardy! The long-running quiz show, which has been in reruns since June 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic, will air a four-week retrospective series featuring episodes from way back in the archives. Host Alex Trebek announced the retrospective in a new video (embedded below), which also included an update on his battle with […]
As the show cements itself as the lone Latinx comedy on network television, does it create pressure for the series to represent all Latinos?