Move over, Smash and Glee: ABC's new series Nashville will soon be entering the musical spotlight.
Taking a cue from series like Desperate Housewives, One Tree Hill and Eli Stone, ABC's new country-music drama will be using the names of songs as its episode titles. To that end, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively that the second episode of the new series will be titled...
Nashville has long been known as the unofficial capital of country music, but ABC's new series of the same name is about much more than just singing about heartbreak and cheating spouses.
"There's music, there's drama, there's the family story," executive producer R.J. Cutler told reporters Friday at ABC's Television Critics Association fall TV previews. "You're in the music business world. You're in the political world, but....
If the stars and negotiations align, Modern Family should continue as planned.
"I expect the season to start on time," ABC chief Paul Lee told reporters at the Television Critics Association fall TV previews on Friday. "We're in the middle of negotiations. We're hopeful and optimistic to resolve it."
It's one of TV's biggest cliffhangers: Can the soaps survive? In daytime, the outlook is murky at best for what is becoming an ever more endangered species. At night, though, the genre is once again thriving.
On ABC, where daytime soaps as legendary as All My Children have been unceremoniously retired and General Hospital hangs on by a thread, the lurid nighttime potboiler Revenge was last season's breakout guilty pleasure — and has been rewarded the plum Sunday night time period vacated by Desperate Housewives. Taking over Revenge's Wednesday slot is one of the fall's most buzzed-about pilots: the delicious Nashville, a country-fied "All About Eve" pitting veteran diva Connie Britton against scheming crossover upstart Hayden Panettiere.
Get those season passes ready. The networks have announced 39 new series for 2012-2013, spanning virtually every kind of drama (procedurals, serials, thrillers) and comedy (family, workplace, romantic). And while new X Factor judges Britney Spears and Demi Lovato threaten to dominate the media's attention this fall, even they may be no match for Dr. Zaius, the monkey M.D. on NBC's Animal Practice, or the drippy aliens on ABC's The Neighbors. Here's a look at what viewers will encounter next season...
Nobody's perfect — but TVGuide.com came pretty darn close.
In our 3rd annual Promising Pilots feature, we guessed that Kevin Bacon and Connie Britton would make their way to our television screens in the upcoming 2012-2013 television season, and we were right.
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Among our best guesses for possible new series included...
ABC has released trailers for its new fall series, including Nashville, The Neighbors and Last Resort, as well as previews for new midseason shows, such as How to Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life). Check out the videos below.
Nashville is a family soap set against the backdrop of the Nashville music scene that follows two musicians, one who's already a star (Connie Britton) and the other who's on the rise...
It's official: Dancing With the Stars All-Stars is coming. For the show's 15th season, fan favorites from the past 14 seasons will compete for the chance to take the Dancing title, ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee said Tuesday on a conference call with reporters about the network's fall schedule.
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ABC is moving Revenge to Sunday's coveted 9/8c timeslot, previously occupied by Desperate Housewives. It will serve as a lead-in to new drama 666 Park Avenue.
ABC has joined in on the pre-Upfronts presentations fray by ordering five new series.
On the drama side, ABC has ordered...