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Kimmel Skewers ABC Rivals in Traditional Upfront Bit

In what has become a snarky rite of spring, ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel on Tuesday afternoon affectionately skewered his network, before turning his sights on the competition.

The Long Goodbye: Renewal Hopes Kept Alive in a Night of Season Finales

A handful of series broadcast their season finales Tuesday night, and while two—NBC’s The Voice and Fox’s New Girl—are already booked for a return trip in the fall, two others may have performed well enough to secure last-second renewals.

Outlook Murky for ‘The River’

While ABC had anticipated a roaring cataract of GRPs, the series premiere of The River brought forth little more than a lazy, trickling stream.

ABC Midseason Fail: ‘Work It’ an Idler

ABC’s critically savaged cross-dressing comedy Work It got off to an uninspired start Tuesday night, notching a 2.0 in the 18-49 demo—down a few ticks from the premiere of the previous inhabitant of its time slot.

‘Man’ Down! ABC Sends Sitcom to the Showers

Take the “e” out of “dude” and you have a good indication of how this season’s crop of Paleolithic-man comedies is faring.

Happily Ever After: ABC Goes Long With ‘Once Upon a Time’

After airing just two episodes of Once Upon a Time, ABC is putting in a back-nine order for the fairy-tale drama.

Crupi Calls ‘Em: ABC