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What Women Watch on TV Their viewing habits may surprise you

In last season’s premiere of FX’s American Horror Story, two teenagers are lying on the bed, nervously making out. “I don’t want to hurt you,” says the boy, moments before…

March 31, 2014, 11:09 PM EDT

A Recent History of the Heckler's Veto From #IStandWithPhil to #CancelColbert

The television world has weathered quite a few controversies in the last several months, many of which have one disturbing thing in common: They are fomented and sustained by people…

March 29, 2014, 2:10 PM EDT

ABC Family Upfront Is a Table Read and Screening of Pretty Little Liars Alice in Arabia pilot scrapped after CAIR backlash

ABC Family isn’t messing with success. This evening’s upfront took place in the form of a table read (followed by a screening) of the season finale for Pretty Little Liars,…

March 19, 2014, 12:25 AM EDT

Michael Riley Is Leaving ABC Family Exec to stay on while group head Anne Sweeney searches for a replacement

ABC Family president Michael Riley, who's been at Disney since 2008 and head of the youth-targeted cabler since 2010, is leaving for parts unknown as soon as Disney/ABC television group…

September 20, 2013, 4:02 PM EDT

Analyst: CBS Would Win the C7 Battle Currency shift would funnel ancillary ad sales revenue to Black Rock

After taking a good, long look at TiVo’s set-top-box data as it pertains to prime time broadcast ratings, one influential analyst is of the opinion that Les is more. According to…

December 14, 2012, 5:15 AM EST

Iger: Lack of Blockbusters Is Putting the Hurt on TV Ratings Disney exec also cites time-shifting, Olympics disruption for ad market woes

While broadcasters have blamed everything from the DVR to the Olympics for a soft ad sales marketplace, Walt Disney Co. chairman and CEO Bob Iger on Thursday allowed that unspectacular…

November 8, 2012, 9:35 PM EST

ABC Family Orders Three New Pilots 'Phys Ed,' 'Continuing Fred,' 'Terminales' added to production slate

ABC Family has placed orders for three new pilots—Terminales, based on a Televisa series, and comedies Phys Ed and Continuing Fred. The three will join Jennifer Lopez's The Fosters and…

September 17, 2012, 4:53 PM EDT

ABC Family Keeps the Lies Coming Original Web series meant to engage 'Pretty Little Liars' fans

Often, the hardest thing about retaining fans is preventing them from forgetting about a TV show when it’s off the air. One way to combat that problem? Don’t give up…

August 29, 2012, 6:53 AM EDT

ABC Family Sends 'Bunheads' to Series Show teams up the creator of 'The Gilmore Girls' and the Tony-winning star of Broadway's latest 'Anything Goes'

ABC Family has green-lit a new show from the creator of The Gilmore Girls for a full series. Amy Sherman-Palladino's Bunheads is set to begin production this spring with Tony-winning…

February 8, 2012, 4:21 PM EST

ABC-Disney Inks Deals With Netflix, Amazon But you won't be getting last week's episodes

Walt Disney Co. has just signed two separate streaming deals with Netflix and Amazon to increase their content offerings from Disney and ABC. But before you get too excited about…

October 31, 2011, 11:53 AM EDT