Category Archives: ABC

My Take On…ABC’s DIRTY DANCING

  ABC’s DIRTY DANCING is an almost shot-for-shot re-do of the classic 1987 movie of the same name.  Down to almost the exact same dialogue (watermelons included), the movie doesn’t re-boot so much as re-hashes a film we’ve already seen, and seen done way better.  Where the original featured an awesome soundtrack and creative original choreography, this new version finds the cast singing the songs instead, and the dancing? Original maybe, boring yes. Still the story of the coming of

Fall 2017 Primetime Grid – how does it all shake out?

Now that the big-5 have released their 2017 Fall schedule, here’s a look at it all in one spot, in the 2017 Fall grid (click to enlarge/print) – New shows are shaded in green; all times are Eastern/Pacific. Looking at the networks side by side, what night do you think will cause the biggest issue for your DVR? For me, it might be Wednesdays at 8 with 4 shows that I watch regularly!

First Look: ABC 2017 New Series Trailers

UPDATE: Just added the trailer for FOR THE PEOPLE by Shonda’s team – While their Up Front presentation is getting started with a live performance by THE MAYOR star Lea Michele, ABC released a first look at the trailers for their new series – Flip your way through the Playlist here that gives you a look at THE MAYOR, THE GOOD DOCTOR, THE GOSPEL OF KEVIN, ALEX, INC., TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY, SPLITTING UP TOGETHER, DECEPTION, FOR THE PEOPLE,

ABC 2017 Fall Schedule – BLACK-ISH on the move!

ABC released their fall schedule today – take a look at where your favorites landed! ONCE UPON A TIME is on the move to the family-friendly Friday night; BLACK-ISH is grabbing the 9PM Tuesday slot, but not much else is moving around.  Four new shows will be on this Fall, with more, like DECEPTION, THE CROSSING, FOR THE PEOPLE, SPLITTING UP TOGETHER, and ALEX, INC (the show previously called untitled Zach Braff). QUANTICO and S.H.I.E.L.D. will arrive at midseason, too!

Update before UpFronts 2017

Whew, the past few nights have brought with them a whirlwind of activity – cancellations, renewals (some surprising in both categories), and new series pickups.  Going into what’s usually Bloody Friday (the Friday night before UpFronts when shows find their fates and book their tickets to NYC), here’s a look at where things stand for the big five networks (and be sure to bookmark THIS page for all updates made as news rolls out)! NBC has made some moves, but

ABC Released their 2016-2017 Fall Schedule

At their upfront presentation late yesterday in New York City, ABC execs released the first Fall schedule under the leadership of Merrin Dungey.  Notably, and as expected, the fall season is SCANDAL-less, as mama Kerry Washington is having baby number two!  Check it out – all times Eastern and PM!  New shows are linked to their new trailers; new locations / nights / times in blue! Sunday 7-8 – AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS 8-9 – ONCE UPON A TIME 9-10

First Look: ABC Teasers for 2016-2017 New Series

While the hammer was coming down on a multitude of ABC shows yesterday, the network released teasers for their new shows coming to the 2016-2017 season – have a look.  Based on these <1 minute clips, anything standing out? CONVICTION – Hayley Atwell stars as a former First Daughter who’s had a bit of a wild-child lifestyle.  She joins the Conviction Integrity Unit in lieu of a jail sentence. IMAGINARY MARY – Jenna Elfman stars as a woman whose imaginary

THE MUPPETS Season 1 Promo Shots

There’s nothing quite like THE MUPPETS, am I right? Their all new primetime series premieres September 22 AT 8/7c and, much like they do for their other primetime shows, ABC released promotional shots for the familiar faces we all know and love.  I couldn’t love these shots more, and I had to share them with you all! THE MUPPETS ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 29 THE MUPPETS – “The Muppets” return to primetime with a contemporary, documentary-style show.

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