Andrew Rannells and Justin Bartha
Norman Lear's ears must be burning. Rather than shy away from the most contentious presidential race in recent memory, a handful of TV shows are addressing the November election head-on — all while using Lear's groundbreaking 1970s sitcoms, like All in the Family, as a template for how to incorporate politics....
Tim Allen's ABC sitcom Last Man Standing has found a new face for an old foil to Allen's Mike Baxter.
Jordan Masterson, who played Dumptruck on ABC Family's Greek, will take over the role of Ryan, Kristin's baby-daddy and father of her 5-year-old son, Boyd. The part was played in Season 1 by Nick Jonas and is being expanded when the series returns on Nov. 2.
Where were you when the Modern Family talent deal finally went down? If you were a member of the Television Critics Association, or one of the creators of ABC's most popular and acclaimed comedy, you were at the network's Friday night post-press tour party. You could actually feel the tension go out of the room — a tension that had clouded much of ABC's TCA day, a major distraction for entertainment president Paul Lee, who tersely deflected questions about cast negotiations during his press session.
ABC has announced fall premiere dates that span from mid-September through early November.
The highly anticipated all-star season of Dancing with the Stars will debut on Monday, Sept. 24 at 8/7c. The Season 5 premiere of Castle immediately follows at 10/9c.
Alexandra Krosney, Tim Allen
Major changes are coming to Last Man Standing. Not only will it be airing on a new night (Fridays), but the Tim Allen comedy is getting a new showrunner and has dropped series regular Alexandra Krosney.
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.
Emily Van Camp
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.
Back in the 1990s, ABC ruled Friday nights with young viewers, thanks to its TGIF-branded shows like Full House, Family Matters and Step by Step.
Private Practice, Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23
ABC has renewed dramas Private Practice and Body of Proof, along with freshman comedies Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 and Last Man Standing, TVGuide.com has confirmed...