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    Fox Renews ‘Last Man Standing’ for 2019-20

    Fox has greenlit sitcom “Last Man Standing,” starring Tim Allen, for the 2019-2020 season. The series’ return marks its second season on Fox, and eighth in total. Fox, of course, picked-up “Last Man Standing” after ABC prematurely canceled it one year earlier. The series hits the milestone 150th episode tomorrow evening. Of course, with the […]

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    ABC Announces Summer Premiere Dates

    From ABC: Building on the previous “Summer Fun & Games” brand, ABC is expanding its slate of game shows to three nights, adding four new series to the upcoming schedule. In addition to bringing back the iconic “Press Your Luck” and “Card Sharks” to TV, ABC will launch two new alternative shows – “Holey Moley,” […]

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    Just Under 30-Million Viewers for ‘The Oscars,’ According to ABC

    ABC’s live telecast of “The Oscars” on Sunday attracted an average audience of 29.6 million total viewers and a 7.7 rating in adults 18-49, based on Nielsen’s Live + Same Day “fast national” ratings. Comparably, the telecast stands as TV’s most-watched entertainment telecast in two years and top-rated with young adults in over one year – […]

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    ABC Announces 11th — And Final — Season of “Modern Family”

    ABC will conclude its multi-Emmy Award winning sitcom next spring after 11 seasons. Produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television in association with Steven Levitan Productions and Picador Productions, the series will cross the 250-episode mark upon completion. Historically, “Modern Family” will end tied as the third longest scripted network series (tied with “Cheers” and “Frasier”) behind […]

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    2018 in Broadcasting

    As we near the end of 2018, there was another record number of original scripted programming options vying for eyeballs (across all platforms) and a continued emphasis on the “when you want where you want” programming philosophy. The consumption of content, of course, is no longer reliant on a particular schedule or at home in […]

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    ABC Orders Sitcom ‘Bless This Mess’

    “Bless This Mess,” a new single-camera comedy, has been picked up to series on ABC. The half-hour, starring Lake Bell and Dax Shepard, is a co-production from 20th Century Fox Television and ABC Studios. Elizabeth Meriwether (“Single Parents,” “New Girl”) and Bell are executive producers and co-creators of the series, which will air next year […]

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