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Heather Riley Named to Develop Political Programs, Series at ABC News

Heather Riley was named executive editorial producer of political programming and affairs at ABC News, and has been assigned to help develop political-news programming for both the Walt Disney Co. unit’s linear programming as well as for Hulu and the streaming-video outlet ABC News Live. She will report to Wendy Fisher, ABC News, senior vice […]

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Michael Strahan’s ‘The Front Line’ Medical Drama in the Works at ABC

A “feel-good” medical procedural from Michael Strahan, Constance Schwartz-Morini and “The Resident” executive producer Marc Halsey is in development at ABC, Variety has learned. Titled “The Front Line,” the potential series is centered around Sebastian “Bass” Clark, a professional athlete-turned-doctor who left the front line of the football field to start over on the front […]

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‘This Is Us’ Star Chris Sullivan to Lead ABC Pilot ‘The Son-in-Law’

Chris Sullivan is set to star in the ABC comedy pilot “The Son-in-Law,” Variety has confirmed. Sullivan will star as Jake, a divorced dad with one 21 year old daughter. Jake never thought he would love again, until Asha came along. The problem is that Jake, a hard-working plumbing contractor, is solidly middle class, while Asha […]

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Jo Koy ABC Pilot Adds Three to Cast

Jo Koy’s ABC comedy pilot “Josep” is filling out its cast with three new series regulars. Kimee Balmilero, Tess Paras and Jason Rogel have been added to the series, which stars Koy as Jo, a divorced Filipino American father navigating dating, his career as a nurse and his complicated relationship with his mother. Balmilero will […]

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‘Abbott Elementary’ Renewed for Season 2 by ABC; Freshman Comedy Hit

ABC’s breakout comedy hit “Abbott Elementary” will be back for another school year. The Alphabet net confirmed on Monday that the critically acclaimed workplace laffer, from Warner Bros. TV and 20th Television, has been renewed for the second grade, a.k.a. Season 2. Quinta Brunson created and stars in “Abbott Elementary,” which takes place in a […]

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ABC Releases Key Art For 94th Academy Awards Featuring Hosts

ABC released key art for the 94th Academy Awards on Friday — and it features the first official shot of this year’s three Oscar hosts. The 94th Oscars will be held March 27, with an in-person ceremony at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre that will air live on ABC. Last month, the Academy announced that Regina […]

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Ndigbo Are United To Produce Nigeria’s Next President – Former Minister of Health, ABC Nwosu

  The Igbos are united in their quest to produce the next President of Nigeria come 2023, elder statesman and Former Minister of Health, Prof ABC Nwosu has revealed.   According to him, the mission to get a Nigerian president of Igbo extraction is one mission every Nigerian should focus on in order to advance […]

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‘Abbot Elementary’ and ABC Sponsor Free Scholastic Book Fairs

Attached to its hit freshman sitcom “Abbott Elementary,” ABC has partnered with Scholastic to become the first entertainment brand to provide underfunded schools with free book fairs. The book fairs take place at seven Title 1 schools between March 14 and 18. Each student will receive two free books and each teacher will receive 10. […]

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Jo Koy ABC Comedy Pilot Casts Mia Katigbak

Mia Katigbak has been cast in the upcoming ABC comedy pilot “Josep.” Katigbak will appear opposite previously announced series lead Jo Koy. The show follows a recently divorced Filipino American nurse (Koy) attempting to navigate dating, fatherhood and a very Filipino mother who loves to “help.” Katigbak will star as Lorna, Jo’s mom. She is […]

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Chris Cuomo fired after CNN learned of alleged sex attack during office ‘lunch’: report

Chris Cuomo allegedly attacked a female ABC News temp worker when she denied his proposition for sex during a “lunch” in his office, it was revealed on Tuesday.

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‘Promised Land’ Pulled From ABC Schedule, to Finish Season 1 on Hulu

The new ABC drama “Promised Land” is moving over to Hulu. The drama series premiered on the broadcast network on Jan. 24. Beginning March 1, it will move to the streaming service for the final five episodes of Season 1. The show has been far from a ratings breakout during its initial episodes. Season to […]

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New Edition Gets Emotional During ‘Tamron Hall’ Interview, ‘Sometimes Even A Man You Need To Know That You’re Loved’

Are y’all excited about the New Edition tour? Source: ABC / Getty We’ve got an exclusive clip from Tuesday’s upcoming episode of “Tamron Hall” in which iconic R&B group New Edition reflects on growing up in the Boston Projects and their deep love and support for one another. New Edition members Ronnie Devoe, Bobby Brown, […]

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‘This Is Us’ Executive Producer Kay Oyegun Scores ABC Drama Pilot Order

ABC has ordered a drama pilot from Kay Oyegun. In the untitled one-hour series, five therapists in Philadelphia find unique ways to solve problems in their patients’ lives while grappling with their own. Ellen Roman, the owner of the practice and a brilliant therapist, has her life shockingly turned upside down when she begins working […]

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Jennifer Lopez’s sister Lynda exits WCBS 880 for mystery career change

Lopez’s first stint at the station was from 2009 to 2016. She left to work for ABC News and returned in 2020 to replace longtime news anchor Pat Farnack, who retired.

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2022 Oscar Nominations: ‘King Ricard’ Receives Nominations For Will Smith, Aunjanue Ellis & Beyoncé–But Were THESE Actresses Snubbed?

  On Tuesday morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced nominations for the 94th annual Academy Awards and there’s already lots of chatter about notable nominations and snubs. Presenting the 94th #Oscars Nominations Show. #OscarNoms https://t.co/Zh1c00Anje — The Academy (@TheAcademy) February 8, 2022 This year’s ceremony which will be produced by Will […]

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Joy Behar Raises Doubts About ‘The View’s Discussion Topics After Too Much Sex Talk

Thanks to Whoopi Goldberg’s recent suspension from The View, Joy Behar has been putting her own spin on moderating the talk show this week. So, today, when the show’s topics got a little too frisky, she had to ask: Is this really what viewers want? After three possibly TMI topics in a row, Behar broke the […]

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Whoopi Goldberg Reportedly Feels ‘Humiliated’ After ABC Slams Her With Two Week Suspension, Threatening To Leave ‘The View’

Whoopi Goldberg is allegedly absolutely heated about her recent suspension from The View.  Source: D Dipasupil / Getty Sources close to the 66-year-old actress claim that she feels “humiliated” after she was slammed with a two-week suspension following her comments about the Holocaust, reports The New York Post.  Goldberg, who has been a host with […]

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Whoopi Goldberg Reportedly Feels ‘Humiliated’ After ABC Slams Her With Two Week Suspension, Threatening To Leave ‘The View’

Whoopi Goldberg is allegedly absolutely heated about her recent suspension from The View.  Source: D Dipasupil / Getty Sources close to the 66-year-old actress claim that she feels “humiliated” after she was slammed with a two-week suspension following her comments about the Holocaust, reports The New York Post.  Goldberg, who has been a host with […]

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Fantasia Taylor and Danielle Brooks to Play Celie and Sofia in ‘The Color Purple’ Movie

Blitz Bazawule’s “The Color Purple” movie musical has found its Celie and Sofia in Fantasia Taylor and Danielle Brooks. Both actors reprise their respective roles from the stage musical, where Taylor made her Broadway debut as Celie in 2007 following her “American Idol” win, and Brooks earned a Tony Award nomination for her portrayal of […]

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Whoopi Goldberg suspended from ‘The View’ show following Holocaust comments

Despite tendering an apology, Whoopi Goldberg has been suspended from ABC and The View. Whoopi Goldberg was suspended over her controversial Holocaust comments on Monday’s episode of the daytime talk show. The actress and TV personality had said on ABC’s The View that the Nazi genocide of the Jews was “not about race”. She apologised […]

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