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.
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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.
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’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.
Take the “e” out of “dude” and you have a good indication of how this season’s crop of Paleolithic-man comedies is faring.
After airing just two episodes of Once Upon a Time, ABC is putting in a back-nine order for the fairy-tale drama.