Topic: The Zero Hour

The Apocalypse Will Be Televised

The Mayan prophecy be damned, this fall the networks load up on doom

In 1983, the same year President Ronald Reagan gave his hawkish “evil empire” speech, ABC aired The Day After, a made-for-TV movie about a full-scale nuclear war between the Soviet…

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…