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Commander In Chief Cancelled?

GEENA DAVIS' critically-acclaimed show COMMANDER IN CHIEF has once again been taken off the air by US network ABC, after two low-rated episodes. The network immediately pulled the final three episodes of the show from...

Spelling Bee To Get Live Coverage On Abc

Get ready for the sport of spelling. After airing for 12 years on sports channel ESPN and recently getting the sports-movie-like treatment in Akeela and the Bee, ABC announced Thursday that it plans to air...

Abc Impeaches Commander In Chief

After witnessing approval ratings falling lower than those for the real president, ABC has pulled Commander in Chief from its Thursday night slot effective immediately and will return Primetime to the 10:00 period beginning this...

Nbc News Show Pulls Well Ahead Of Abc

NBC Nightly News continued to widen its lead over ABC's World News Tonight last week. Nielsen figures indicated that the NBC news program attracted 8.64 million viewers versus 7.53 million for ABC's, a difference of...

Cbs, Fox Hold Lead As May Sweeps Begin

CBS and Fox got off to strong starts in the May sweeps with CBS once again capturing the eyes of the most viewers overall, while Fox held onto its lead among the key 18-49-year-old demo...

Abc Launches Web "Experiment"

ABC on Monday began making episodes of four dramatic shows available online for free at dynamic.abc.go.com. "Welcome to the only place online where you can watch full episodes of your favorite ABC television shows!" it...

Abc Apologise For Outrageous 'Commander In Chief' Episode

Following a recent episode of 'Commander in Chief''s depiction of particular city, ABC has come under fire from the city's residents. ABC was forced to apologise to the citizens of Hyattsville, Maryland, a suburb of...

Daytime Awards No Nighttime Hit

ABC's coverage of the Daytime Emmy Awards may have moved to Hollywood from New York and tacked on an additional hour, but it failed to improve its ratings, which sank to a record low last...

Hollywood Catches Bird Flu

American network ABC is cashing in on the world's bird flu fears by producing a TV disaster film starring JOELY RICHARDSON. FATAL CONTACT: BIRD FLU IN AMERICA, shot in New Zealand, was screened to critics...

Abc To Offer Interactive Commercials With Online Shows

Although there has been some grumbling about ABC's announced plan to prevent viewers from skipping commercials when it makes some of its primetime TV shows available online beginning next week, an ABC exec predicted Thursday...

Rosie To Return

Rosie O'Donnell is expected to replace Meredith Vieira on ABC's syndicated talk show The View, the TV newsmagazine Extra reported Thursday. The Associated Press later reported that an unnamed person close to the show had...

Blaine Trains For 'Hardest Stunt I've Ever Done'

LATEST: American illusionist DAVID BLAINE is undergoing a gruelling training schedule to prepare for his most difficult stunt ever. Blaine will attempt to hold his breath underwater for nine minutes - longer than any human...

Abc's Quiñones Has Eye On Cbs

ABC newsman John Quiones has indicated that he would be willing to jump to CBS if he were offered a job on 60 Minutes, the San Antonio Express-News reported Wednesday. Quiones, who was speaking at...

If It's Wednesday, It Must Be An Idol Win

Ratings for American Idol's results show Wednesday night just about equaled those for the previous night's performance show. The selection of the winners in the love-song competition drew a 16.2 rating and a 24 share,...

Idol Viewers Love Its Love Songs

Although some critics described the love songs featured on Tuesday night's edition of American Idol as "sappy," the show continued to steamroll the competition. It drew a 16.4 rating and a 25 share at 8:00...

What About Brian? Very Little

ABC's What About Brian, which drew decent ratings with its highly promoted premiere following Desperate Housewives a week ago, then produced lackluster ratings in its regular slot a day later, utterly crashed Monday night. The...

Furor Over Hidden-camera Beating On Primetime

Viewers have flooded ABC's switchboards and posted hundreds of messages on the network's website complaining about Friday's Primetime broadcast about dysfunctional "step-families" in which a father was shown hitting his teenage daughter. Many demanded to...

Fascinating Fact 1436

Forward-thinking bosses at US TV network ABC are set to launch a global interactive game based on hit TV series LOST.

State Department -- Too Boring For Tv?

CNN has moved Andrea Koppel from the State Department -- her beat for the past eight years -- and switched her to Capitol Hill. A source at the network told The Washingtonian: We were the...

Is President Allen Already A Lame Duck?

TV columnists are predicting a one-term tenure for ABC's Commander in Chief following dismal ratings for the once high-flying show as it returned to the air Thursday following an 11-week break. The show, which stars...

Almost Here: Tv When You Want It

Comcast COO Steve Burke predicted Friday that ABC and Fox will follow NBC and CBS into the video-on-demand arena within three to six months. The networks have been making programming available for viewing on Comcast's...

Garner Jumps Back Into Stunts

Actress JENNIFER GARNER desperately missed doing stunt work while she was pregnant and was thrilled she had the chance to jump off a 10-story building last week (15APR06). The ALIAS star did quite a bit...

A Sitcom Involving Mick Jagger (Only He'll Hardly Be In It)

Mick Jagger is likely to appear in an ABC comedy series about a group of workers in New York who plot to rob a celebrity -- in this case, Jagger, the Hollywood Reporter reported today...

Ebay: The Tv Show

The Internet auction site eBay is getting its own ABC reality series. As reported by MediaPost's online MediaDailyNews, the show, tentatively titled Make It Happen, will feature families who place their "hidden treasures" for sale...

Jagger In Tv Comedy Negotiations

SIR MICK JAGGER is in talks with TV bosses about starring in an ABC comedy pilot about a group of New York City criminals who attempt to rob a celebrity. The ROLLING STONE will play...

Cruise Becomes A Dad; Cancels Mission Promotions

Tom Cruise, who displayed a Blackberry device during his interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC's Primetime Friday night, showing a progress report from Katie Holmes (complete with "emoticons") about her pregnancy, suspended further interviews and...

Uh, Oh! Idol Beats Commandments

CBS and Fox continued to dominate the television ratings last week, with CBS coming out ahead in the overall rankings and Fox, in the key 18-49 demographic group. Once again Fox's American Idol topped both...

Surprise! Bird Flu To Arrive On Abc

Entertainment columnists were taken aback Tuesday when ABC announced that it would be broadcasting a made-for-TV disaster movie about avian flu on May 9. The network had succeeded in keeping the production of Fatal Contact:...

Cruise Walks Out Of Interview With Swedish Reporter

Tom Cruise reportedly walked out of an interview with a reporter for the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet Sndag recently after the reporter questioned him about his claim that Scientology had helped him overcome dyslexia. As reported...

What About Brian? Not Much

ABC's new -- and heavily hyped -- drama What About Bryan, which debuted with decent, if underwhelming, ratings on Sunday night following Desperate Housewives, saw those ratings sliced in half Monday as it moved into...

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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Has Worn Joss Whedon Out

Now that he has unleashed his second 'Avengers' movie to global box...

Rosewater - Movie Review

A harrowing true story infused with sharp humour and bristling intelligence, this riveting film is an auspicious writing...

Music Streaming Dinosaur Grooveshark Shuts Down Overnight After Rights Settlement

With all the fuss around Spotify and Jay Z’s streaming service Tidal, other...

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Ryan Adams Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of 69' in Nashville [Video]

Some twelve years after he had a heckler removed for requesting Bryan...

Samba - Movie Review

Some very big themes are given space to breathe in this remarkably naturalistic drama, which is livened up by terrific...

Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards

Romeo Santos, commonly known as The King of Bachata, was not...

'Unfriended' Brings Horror To Screen Addicts

Horror is a reliably profitable genre, generally cheap to make and always popular with young audiences...

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