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The success of ABC's hit comedy 'Abbott Elementary' might be built on a lie based on a new lawsuit that claims the show is a rip-off.

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LeVar Burton is speaking out about the cultural impact of the 'Roots' miniseries, based on Alex Haley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. It aired on ABC across eight consecutive nights, beginning on Jan. 23, 1977.

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'Queens' star Eve is taking a break from the hit ABC series as she is going on maternity leave. The rapper announced last week that she is expecting her first child in February 2022. 

It appears that jack-of-all-trades comedian Steve Harvey is trying on a new role as TV judge in 2022, with a little help from his family over at ABC network.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC News has cut ties with a veteran executive after an investigation concluded that she made racially insensitive remarks, according to an internal memo. In an email to ABC News staff, Walt Disney Television Chairman Peter Rice said the outside inquiry also found that Barbara Fedida “managed in a rough manner […]

if it worked for The Jeffersons and “All in the Family” it can work for “Good Times.” ABC announced that actress Kerry Washington, talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, Will Ferrell and “Good Times” creator, TV legend Norman Lear, along with actor Justin Theroux and Brent Miller, will produce the show. ‘ The live episode will […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Afton Williamson’s claims of misconduct against her on the set of “The Rookie” weren’t substantiated by an independent investigator, according to the ABC drama series’ producer. Production company Entertainment One said Tuesday the investigation led it to conclude no unlawful or inappropriate behavior was committed by the co-workers accused by […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — ABC’s fall schedule will include a reboot of the TV variety series “Kids Say the Darndest Things,” hosted by Tiffany Haddish. ABC said Tuesday the comedian-actress will produce the series, set to air on Sundays. Haddish will encourage children to share their advice on topics including dating and sportsmanship, the network […]

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Tamron Hall recently let folks know that she had to set the situation straight at ABC regarding her upcoming talk show “When I came to [an early] meeting to discuss my new show . . . there were only men in the room,” she told the audience at Rolling Stone’s Women Shaping the Future brunch Wednesday. “And I […]

Remember when Aunt Viv went from being a dark skin woman to a light skin woman on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air? Well, ABC is doing something very similar with their new Black-ish spinoff. According to Dateline, Tika Sumpter will portray Alicia, Rainbow’s mother. We love Sumpter and we’re glad she got the role; although […]

Tamron Hall announced that her next career move is to ABC. She will be hosting a daytime talk show that is set to air in February of 2019. For all of you Investigation Discovery fans don’t worry, Hall will continue hosting Deadline Crime with Tamron Hall. The show is in it’s sixth season and she says the […]