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Topic: Suburgatory

ABC Re-Ups Paul Lee

Disney gives entertainment chief a vote of confidence

With just a month to go before it pitches its 2014-15 upfront slate, ABC has re-upped entertainment president Paul Lee. The genial Brit has signed a new multiyear deal with the…

ABC Unveils Midseason Slate

Net to roll out 4 new dramas and a sitcom

In a bid to make room for its robust slate of midseason newcomers, ABC on Tuesday effectively drew the curtain on one freshman drama and put a second series on…

Information Diet: Ana Gasteyer

Suburgatory star relies on Amazon Prime for everything from birthday presents to cat food

Specs Age 45 Accomplishments Stars on ABC’s Suburgatory; Saturday Night Live cast member from 1996 to 2002 (famous characters included Martha Stewart and Celine Dion) Base New York and Los Angeles What’s the first…

Nashville Hits a Sour Note in Week 2

ABC musical drama falls 29 percent in the dollar demo

A week after hitting all the high notes in its network television debut, ABC’s country music drama Nashville is singing a slower, sadder tune. According to Nielsen’s live-plus-same-day ratings data, Nashville…

Tears of a Clown: NBC's Wednesday Night Comedy Premieres Flop

Poor showing for 'Animal Practice,' 'Guys with Kids'

Broadcasters last night took the wraps off of three new comedy series, but if the preliminary ratings are anything to go by, viewers were more inclined to mutter “huh?” or…

So-So Start for ABC’s ‘Scandal’

Shonda Rhimes drama premieres to a 2.0 rating

ABC’s heavily promoted new political drama, Scandal, bowed Thursday night to unspectacular numbers, delivering 7.33 million viewers and a 2.0 in the 18-49 demo. The Shonda Rhimes project stands as ABC’s…

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…

'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…

ABC Halts Production on ‘Charlie’s Angels’

Network will burn off remaining four episodes

ABC has clipped its Angels’ wings. A day after committing to full-season orders for Revenge and Suburgatory, ABC has grounded its Charlie’s Angels reboot. A slight improvement in Thursday night’s ratings…

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