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Inside The Muppets' Decade-Long Journey Back to Prime-Time TV

ABC places its biggest fall bet on Kermit and Miss Piggy

Bill Prady has been having the same conversation over and over again since ABC announced in May that his revival of The Muppets had secured a spot on the fall…

Aside From The Muppets and Quantico, ABC's New Fall Shows Could Struggle

We ranked the best and worst freshman series

We’ve reached the midpoint of Adweek’s week-long look at each broadcast network’s new fall shows. Today, the spotlight is on ABC, which last season came in third among adults ages…

Adweek's Fall TV Preview: Which New Shows Are Worth Your Time and Ad Budget?

An in-depth look at all 22 new broadcast series

There's been a lot of talk about "Peak TV" this summer—FX Networks CEO John Landgraf kicked off the conversation last month when he noted there will be more than 400…

How Ryan Seacrest's First (Unofficial) Broadcasting Job Led Him to a Big New Education Initiative

Giving back to teachers with Think It Up

Ryan Seacrest wants to give back to teachers, whom he credits for giving him his first taste of broadcasting. This might not come as much of a surprise, but Seacrest wasn't…

Jimmy Fallon Reclaims the Late-Night Lead on Stephen Colbert's Second Night

Late Show drops to No. 2 in the demo and total viewers

It looks like Stephen Colbert's reign as the new late-night ratings king lasted just 24 hours. Order was restored on night two of the competition between Colbert's Late Show and The…

'Milk' Screenwriter and LGBT Activist Creates a Powerful Anti-Bullying Campaign for Coke

Dustin Lance Black and the case for compassion

In his inspiring Oscar acceptance speech for Milk, the 2008 film about the assassinations of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and openly gay city official Harvey Milk, screenwriter Dustin Lance…

ABC's Jesse Palmer Explains How an Internship Kicked Off His Broadcasting Career

'I had no idea I ever even wanted to be on television'

ABC News and ESPN's Jesse Palmer is all over the place lately. The special contributor to Good Morning America will also play a key role in ESPN's college football coverage…

Shonda Rhimes Explains Why She Had to Kill McDreamy

The prolific TV creator dishes on her complicated characters

Soon after ABC Entertainment president Paul Lee suggested to Adweek that ABC's recent success wasn't entirely due to Shonda Rhimes, Jimmy Kimmel took him to task during May's upfront presentation. "Paul said…

ABC Finally Caps Upfront With CPM Gains

Network is the last broadcaster to complete business

After spending the day touting its fall slate to television reporters, ABC had some additional news to break: the network has finally finished its upfront deals.  A source says that CPM…

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

Paul Lee gets ready for fall

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…

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