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ABC Yanks the Cord on Mind Games Tuesday 10 p.m. is becoming yet another trouble spot for network

ABC has pulled the plug on the Christian Slater drama Mind Games after just five episodes. The third new ABC series to fail to catch on in the Tuesday 10 p.m. slot—it was…

March 28, 2014, 4:10 PM EDT

Broadcast’s Incredible Shrinking Thursday Ratings continue to slide on a crucial night for advertisers

Movie studios looking to prime the pump for their weekend releases may want to start looking for an alternative to broadcast TV. At the risk of trafficking in hyperbole, the…

March 28, 2014, 2:34 PM EDT

Aereo Says It's a Technological Step Not a Rube Goldberg Device Streaming service files 100-page brief with the U.S. Supreme Court

In a legal brief, Aereo has asked the Supreme Court to reject broadcasters' arguments that its antenna-based Internet streaming service is "a sort of Rube Goldberg device" and just "a…

March 27, 2014, 9:24 AM EDT

Ben Sherwood Named Top Dog at Disney/ABC Television Group News chief to succeed Anne Sweeney in 2015

The Walt Disney Co. announced today that it has named ABC News president Ben Sherwood the successor to Anne Sweeney. Effective Feb. 1, 2015, Sherwood will assume the title of…

March 24, 2014, 1:58 PM EDT

Behind the Scenes of The Good Wife Shocker Death comes to us all, and even lawyers can’t escape

If TV’s liveliest time slot weren’t already somewhat paradoxically a-crawl with death, last night’s episode of The Good Wife raised the ante on all things terminal. (Fair warning: Spoilers abound…

March 24, 2014, 12:27 PM EDT

ABC Is Top Banana in 4A’s Homes ZenithOptimedia, Collective study lights the path to optimized media buys

Although it’s destined to finish last again this season among broadcast’s Big Four, ABC boasts a much higher profile in the homes of ad agency types. According to a new study…

March 18, 2014, 10:34 AM EDT

Lost Cast, Creators Celebrate Show’s 10th Anniversary More questions than answers at PaleyFest panel

The 10th anniversary Lost reunion panel at PaleyFest may have been short on both revelations and star power—No Jack! No Kate! No Locke! No Sayid! No Ben Linus! No Charlie!…

March 17, 2014, 5:55 PM EDT

Resurrection Returns Strong for ABC Haunting drama eclipses Sunday 9 p.m. competition

ABC on Sunday night notched a significant victory in the prime-time ratings race, as the second installment of its new supernatural drama series, Resurrection, dominated the fiercely competitive 9 p.m.…

March 17, 2014, 1:06 PM EDT

Trophy Wife Star Albert Tsai Spends His Free Time Reading Harry Potter Books He's also fascinated by Walt Disney

Specs Who Albert Tsai Age 9 Accomplishments Stars as Bert on ABC’s Trophy Wife (Tuesdays at 9:30/8:30c) Base Los Angeles I’ve read that you take all of your classes online. What’s that like? Yeah, I’m…

March 17, 2014, 12:10 PM EDT

Marketing Predictions for Season 18 Cast of Dancing With the Stars Who can make the leap from ballroom to branding star?

By David Schwab, Octagon First Call Season 18 of Dancing With the Stars kicks off Monday night with some big changes—most notably, Erin Andrews is the new co-host, replacing Brooke Burke.…

March 17, 2014, 11:38 AM EDT

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