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    Chris Harrison to Temporarily Step Down As Host of ‘The Bachelor’

    Chris Harrison, the familiar host of ABC’s veteran “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” franchise, has announced he is temporarily stepping down as host. The announcement comes in the wake of a controversial interview, in which he defended a current contestant’s racist photos. “This historic season of ‘The Bachelor’ should not be marred or overshadowed by my […]

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    ABC to Develop Limited Series ‘Winter in Paradise’

    ABC has put into development “Winter in Paradise”, a limited series based on the first book in Elin Hildebrand’s “Paradise” trilogy from  André and Maria Jacquemetton (“Mad Men”), Ellen Pompeo and her Calamity Jane production company, Andrew Stearn Productions and ABC Signature. Written by the Jacquemettons, based on Elin Hilderbrand’s book, the series tells the story of a husband’s […]

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    2020-21 NFL Playoffs TV and Announcer Schedule

    Tom Brady’s Buccaneers meet with Aaron Rodgers and his Packers in the NFC championship game at Lambeau Field (Jan. 24 @ 3:05 p.m. ET, Fox). Brady outlasted fellow future Hall of Famer Drew Brees and New Orleans 30-20 in the divisional round. Green Bay handled Los Angeles 32-18 Josh Allen leads his Bills into the […]

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    ABC to Develop Keegan-Michael Key Crime Solver ‘August Snow’

    ABC has put into development a proposed crime drama called “August Snow” starring and executive produced by Keegan-Michael Key about a man who returns to his Detroit roots and becomes a private investigator.  The network has given the project a script commitment with “Godfather of Harlem‘s” Paul Eckstein serving as the writer. The logline: “August Snow” will open […]

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    Latinx Legal Drama ‘The Three Joaquins’ in Development at ABC

    ABC has put into development a Laninx legal drama called “The Three Joaquins,” which hails from scribes Manuel Figueroa and Jordan Heime. Partially based on Figueroa’s childhood experience, it tells the story of a wealthy and powerful Latinx family who have their Pasadena world turned upside down when the living proof of their father’s secret life […]

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    ABC Orders Sing-Camera Comedy ‘Home Economics’

    ABC has greenlit single-camera comedy “Home Economics,” which is inspired by the life of co-creator Michael Colton and examines the relationship between three adult siblings: one very upscale, one middle-class, and one barely holding on. Topher Grace (“That ’70s Show”) will play middle sibling Tom, a novelist who has had a couple of books that sold decently, […]

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    ABC Orders Comedy With Alec Baldwin and Kelsey Grammer

    ABC has given a straight-to-series order for a multi-camera sitcom starring Alec Baldwin and Kelsey Grammer for the 2020-21 season. The untitled series revolves around three men who were roommates in their twenties until their warring egos drove them apart. Now, the trio reunites decades later for one more run at the lives they’ve always […]

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    ABC Orders ‘Celebrity Wheel of Fortune’

    ABC has greenit a primetime edition of veteran syndicated game show “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” from Sony Pictures Television, hosted by Pat Sajak and Vanna White. In each episode, celebrities will play for a chance to win up to $1 million for their charity of choice. Mike Richards has been tapped as the executive producer. “Celebrity […]

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