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    Contrasts of the Two Versions of ‘The Conners’ Live Episode on ABC

    The live episode of ABC’s top-rated sitcom “The Conners“, fittingly entitled “Live from Lanford”, took place on Feb. 11. During the episode, Louise (Katey Sagal) received an opportunity that would send her away from Lanford, which prompted the Conner family to interfere in Dan’s (John Goodman) complicated relationship with her. The Feb. 11 episode also […]

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    ABC Renews ‘The Good Doctor’ for Season 4

    ABC has greenlit medical drama “The Good Doctor,” starring Freddie Highmore, for a fourth season. “’The Good Doctor’ has been a cornerstone on Monday nights and is one of those special heartfelt series that fearlessly tackles inclusivity,” said ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke. “David Shore’s thoughtful storytelling, combined with an incredible cast led by Freddie […]

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    What is the Ratings Outlook for the 92nd Annual Academy Awards on ABC?

    The hectic awards season culminates in 2020 earlier in the calendar year than in previous years, as the Academy Awards — the 92nd edition — takes place this Sunday, Feb. 9. The year of 2019 continued recent trends in cinema. Warner Bros.’ “Joker”, another highly-acclaimed comic book flick that grossed $1 billion worldwide, has been […]

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    ABC Orders Pilot for ‘thirtysomething’ Sequel

    ABC has greenlit a pilot for a proposed new version of “thirtysomething,” featuring an ensemble of new faces playing the grown-up, 30-something children of the original cast reprised by Ken Olin (Michael Steadman), Mel Harris (Hope Murdoch), Timothy Busfield (Elliot Weston) and Patricia Wettig (Nancy Weston). The logline: Apparently, raising children (even grown children) never […]

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    ABC to Revive ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’

    ABC has announced a revival of game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” with the new version hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Kimmel will be featured in a special run of episodes featuring celebrity contestants playing for charity. In addition, a new interactive game will allow viewers to play along from home. “Millionaire” is set […]

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    ABC’s ‘The Conners’ to Air Live

    ABC News’ coverage of the first-in-the-nation primary will be incorporated into the broadcast of sitcom The Conners, which will air live on both coasts on Tuesday, February 11 at 8 p.m. ET. The results will be incorporated into the story in real time as the results roll in during the evening. The live episode will […]

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    ABC Orders Supernatural Drama ‘The Brides’

    ABC has picked up “The Brides,” a new drama from executive producer/writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (“Riverdale,” “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”), Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television to pilot. Maggie Kiley (“American Horror Story,” “Riverdale,” upcoming “Katy Keene”) is set to direct. The logline: “The Brides,” a sexy contemporary reimagining of “Dracula,” is a family drama with […]

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