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Topic: Last Man Standing

Kimmel Skewers ABC Rivals in Traditional Upfront Bit

Chat show host cracks that annual sales pitch is 'bullshit'

In what has become a snarky rite of spring, ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel on Tuesday afternoon affectionately skewered his network, before turning his sights on the competition. Speaking at the…

The Long Goodbye: Renewal Hopes Kept Alive in a Night of Season Finales

‘The Voice’ goes out on top; ‘Unforgettable’ makes its case for a reprieve

A handful of series broadcast their season finales Tuesday night, and while two—NBC’s The Voice and Fox’s New Girl—are already booked for a return trip in the fall, two others may…

Outlook Murky for ‘The River’

ABC’s paranormal drama bows to so-so ratings

While ABC had anticipated a roaring cataract of GRPs, the series premiere of The River brought forth little more than a lazy, trickling stream. According to Nielsen preliminary data, the two-hour…

ABC Midseason Fail: 'Work It' an Idler

Cross-dressing comedy fizzles in Tuesday premiere

ABC’s critically savaged cross-dressing comedy Work It got off to an uninspired start Tuesday night, notching a 2.0 in the 18-49 demo—down a few ticks from the premiere of the…

'Man' Down! ABC Sends Sitcom to the Showers

Caveman comedy 'Man Up!' gets the ax

Take the “e” out of “dude” and you have a good indication of how this season’s crop of Paleolithic-man comedies is faring. Man Up!, a 22-minute compendium of fart jokes and…

Happily Ever After: ABC Goes Long With ‘Once Upon a Time’

Back-nine orders for three Alphabet Net series

After airing just two episodes of Once Upon a Time, ABC is putting in a back-nine order for the fairy-tale drama. Holding down the fort in the Sunday 8 p.m. time…

Crupi Calls 'Em: ABC

Anthony Crupi explains the network's upcoming slate

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