Wait and see. That's a fairly typical approach to the fall TV season this time of year, as pilots are being tweaked and strategies put in place to launch a new crop of shows.
But for ABC, rocked in the last few days by the abrupt resignation of its entertainment president Steve McPherson, a wait-and-see attitude permeated the network's entire Sunday presentation on the TCA circuit.
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When Maura Tierney makes her return to TV, it will be in a role tailor-made for her.
The 45-year-old actress, who last season dropped out of NBC's Parenthood to undergo breast cancer treatment, recently replaced Joely Richardson on ABC's upcoming legal drama The Whole Truth. But even though she's the second actress to get the part, she was the first person creator and executive producer Tom Donaghy wanted for the role.
Maura Tierney finds The Whole Truth at ABC
"I'd been seeing a lot of female characters on television that weren't strong in the way that ... women can be strong and also feminine," Donaghy said at the Television Critics Association's fall TV previews. "I knew Maura had the elegance and ... wit. So, I wrote it with her talents in mind, never thinking she would be available."
Although Tierney joked that her ego led her to take on the role, she was somewhat reserved in discussing her health...
Less than a year after dropping out of Parenthood to undergo treatment for breast cancer, Maura Tierney is returning to TV with a starring role on the upcoming ABC drama The Whole Truth, Entertainment Weekly reports.
The 45-year-old actress, now in remission, replaces Joely Richardson, who dropped out of the project to...
Matthew Perry and Michael Imperioli are among the stars returning to TV as ABC picked up six more new series this fall, Variety reports.
Friends star Perry will return to the small screen in Mr. Sunshine, a comedy about a sports arena manager facing 40. Perry will executive-produce the series, which co-stars...
Lynn Redgrave, best known for her roles in the film Georgy Girl and Broadway shows Shakespeare for My Father and Nightingale, has died after battling breast cancer. She was 67.
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The actress died Sunday night at her Connecticut home, her publicist Rick Miramontez said. She was treated for breast cancer in 2003.
"Our beloved mother Lynn Rachel passed away peacefully after a seven-year journey with breast cancer," Redgrave's children — Ben, Pema and Annabel — said in a statement Monday. "She lived, loved and worked harder than ever before. The endless memories she created as a mother, grandmother, writer, actor and friend will sustain us for the rest of our lives."
Corin Redgrave dies at 70
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