Paul Lee

In One of His Last Interviews as ABC Entertainment Chief, Paul Lee Said He Loves ‘Taking Risks’

In an OMG twist that wouldn't seem out of place on one of ABC's TGIT dramas, Paul Lee abruptly resigned as ABC Entertainment president today and was replaced by Channing Dungey.

Channing Dungey Replaces Paul Lee as President at ABC

There's a new president of ABC Entertainment. Channing Dungey, who was evp of drama development, movies and miniseries for the network, replaces Paul Lee, who resigned today as president of the division.

After a Bumpy Fall, ABC Retools for Midseason With 4 New Shows

ABC had a mixed fall, with a fledgling hit in Quantico, as well as the season's first canceled series in Wicked City. But ABC Entertainment president Paul Lee said today that the best is yet to come this season for the network.

These Are the TV Network Chiefs’ Game Plans for Wooing Audiences and Advertisers

Even with all the seismic changes in the television business over the past several years, some things remain constant: For the broadcast networks, everything still revolves around the fall season, which officially kicks off Sept. 21. Over the next two months, the nets will roll out 22 new shows, plus 58 returning series.

ABC President Doesn’t Air Disney Content Just Because the Company Asks Him To

ABC has gotten its groove back in recent seasons thanks to its stable of series from Shonda Rhimes, as well as several other shows that are connected to its Disney corporate family. The network airs two Marvel shows (Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

ABC Plays It Safe at Its Upfront, but Jimmy Kimmel Takes No Prisoners

After unveiling a 2015-2016 schedule that looked remarkably similar to this season's, ABC's upfront presentation today lacked any big surprises.

As It Builds Momentum, ABC Stays the Course With a Conservative Fall Schedule

After a season in which ABC gained a lot of momentum, thanks in large part to its Shonda Rhimes-fueled TGIT lineup and freshman hits like Black-ish and Fresh Off the Boat, the network is making minimal changes to its 2015-2016 prime-time schedule, it a

How ABC Got Its Groove Back (Only Partly Because of Shonda Rhimes)

ABC has had little reason to smile over the past dreary decade, as it often has found itself bringing up the rear among viewers ages 18-49. Its sole upfront highlight is usually Jimmy Kimmel's annual skewering of the network and its perpetual ratings woes.

ABC’s Success With Diversity Comes From Focusing on Creators, Not Just Stars

ABC has changed mainstream television's diversity makeup more than any of its broadcast counterparts in recent years, and executives say the commitment is paying off not just in ratings, but also in quality.

Upfront Upheaval: ABC Creates an All-Shonda Rhimes Thursday Block

It’s Shonda Rhimes’ world; everyone else just lives in it.