Topic: Abc

Channing Dungey Replaces Paul Lee as President at ABC

Becomes first African-American woman to lead a broadcast network

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…

10 TV Shows You Probably Forgot Debuted Right After the Super Bowl

There've been a few hits, but even more misses

The long-term effect of airing a "special episode" of an established show in the plum Super Bowl lead-out position has waned in recent years. So this year, CBS shook things…

Infographic: Do TV Shows Airing After the Super Bowl Gain Long-Term Viewers?

Usually not, at least in the past 10 years

With the large, and usually record-setting, audience that tunes into the Super Bowl, the network fortunate enough to air it has a prime opportunity to showcase one of its top…

American Crime Story's Connie Britton Is Mystified by the Internet’s Obsession With Her Hair

And why she's afraid to watch Making a Murderer

Specs Age 48 Claim to fame Star of FX's American Crime Story (premieres Feb. 2) and ABC's Nashville (returns March 16) Base Los Angeles and Nashville Twitter @conniebritton Adweek: What's the first information you consume…

As NBA Moves Into Prime Time, ABC Hopes to Turn Sleepy Saturday Night Into a Slam Dunk

Get ready to see basketball every night of the week

Once the domain of true crime series and procedural drama reruns, Saturday nights are suddenly getting a lot more competiteve on broadcast TV. The networks have seen ratings hits with everything…

Why The Goldbergs' Jeff Garlin Quit Twitter, and What's Next for Curb Your Enthusiasm

He’s addicted to Making a Murderer, too

Specs Age 53 Claim to fame Star of ABC's The Goldbergs (Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m.); executive producer and co-star of HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm Base Los Angeles Instagram @jeffgarlin Adweek: What's the first information you…

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

Network also picks up a second game show for summer

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…

Why ESPN Isn't Worried About New Year's Eve Competition for the College Football Playoff

Will viewers choose Alabama-Michigan State or Ryan Seacrest?

As throngs of people pack together like sardines in Times Square and various restaurants and bars across the eastern U.S., two powerhouse college football programs will be fighting for a…

Which Network Was No. 1 in 2015? Almost All of Them, Apparently

Santa gave everyone a demo trophy this year

You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I'm telling you why: Santa Claus is coming to town, and this year he's handing out 2015 ratings…

As ABC Cancels Wicked City, Here Are the First Prime-Time Casualties Each Fall Since 2000

From Manhattan Love Story to Tucker

Broadcast's May upfronts are a bit like spring training for baseball: the upcoming TV season is full of possibilities, and every new show trotted out for the fall is a…