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    The Value of Social Media in Upfront Season

    Six weeks into upfront season and there is no shortage of broadcasters hawking their new and returning programming initiatives. Through May 18th (when The CW and NBC Universal Cable step to the stage), dozens of outlets – cable now, then digital and broadcast – present their plans to prospective advertisers, media buyers and members of […]

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    ABC Announces Summer Schedule

    ABC has unveiled its original programming plans this summer, which will include new Shonda Rhimes drama “Still Star-Crossed,” new scripted murder mystery “Somewhere Between,” new scripted comedy “Downward Dog,” new singing competition “Boy Band,” the revivals of “The Gong Show” and “Battle of the Network Stars,” two Steve Harney vehicles (“Steve Harvey’s Funderdome” and a […]

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    2017 NBA Playoffs First Round TV Schedule

    The 2017 NBA Playoffs have arrived! For the next two months, starting April 15, up to 16 teams — eight from each conference, East and West — will vie for the coveted Larry O’Brien trophy. With the Golden State Warriors’ acquisition of former longtime Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant last July, it seems likely […]

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    ABC Greenlights Singing Competition ‘Boy Band’

    ABC has placed a 10-episode order to a new singing competition series for this summer called “Boy Band.” Produced by Matador Content (“Lip Sync Battle”), “Boy Band” will feature a live-voting system where viewers will vote on performances as they happen, rather than waiting until after the show to cast their ballots. A panel of […]

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    ABC Cancels ‘Time After Time’

    ABC has pulled time travel-themed Sunday night drama “Time After Time” after five low-rated episodes. Debuting on March 5, the series was developed by Kevin Williamson and was based on the novel of the same name. New episodes of “Match Game” will take over the Sunday 9 p.m. ET hour effective on April 2. Freddie […]

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    ABC Renews ‘The Middle’ for Season Nine

    Perennially underrated ABC sitcom “The Middle,” starring Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher and Atticus Shaffer, has been greenlit by the network for a ninth season. “‘The Middle’ has been one of the network’s most consistent performers and helped us to launch a whole new night of comedy when it moved to Tuesdays […]

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    ABC Announces Midseason Schedule

    ABC has unveiled its plans in midseason, which will include new drama “Time After Time,” new comedy “Imaginary Mary,” new seasons of dramas “The Catch” and “American Crime,” event series “When We Rise,” live musical event “Dirty Dancing,” and the returns of “Scandal,” “Once Upon a Time” and “Designated Survivor.” Upcoming sitcom “Downward Dog” will […]

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    ABC Orders Drama ‘Somewhere Between’

    ABC has given a straight-to-series order to a summer murder mystery drama called “Somewhere Between,” based on a Korean format. The logline: “Somewhere Between” follows Laura Price — she’s not crazy, but she knows that her daughter Serena is going to be murdered. She doesn’t know who the murderer is, or why she’s killed, but […]

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