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Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley join Dancing with the Stars, Dick once turned down the ABC show

Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley join Dancing with the Stars, Dick once turned down the ABC show

By | February 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | One comment

Comedians Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley will compete on the sixteenth season of ABC's hit show Dancing with the Stars this year, it was announced on Good Morning America today. But what people might not know is that Dick actually turned down an offer to be on the show during its...

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Hannibal Buress inks cop comedy deal with ABC

Hannibal Buress inks cop comedy deal with ABC

By | December 7, 2012 at 4:32 pm | No comments

He already co-stars on Adult Swim’s Eric Andre Show, recently released his stellar second album and DVD Animal furnace and has a pilot in development with Fox, which he co-wrote with Jonah Hill. And now it seems ABC wants a piece of Buress. The network that’s made a hit...

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Rory Scovel lands a television deal with ABC, and why that makes sense

Rory Scovel lands a television deal with ABC, and why that makes sense

By | November 20, 2012 at 3:39 pm | One comment

Somewhere between the relative progressiveness (and hence, poor ratings) of NBC and the over-the-top pandering strategy CBS has employed to great commercial effect, there lies ABC. And that’s exactly where Rory Scovel has landed, as the network has inked a development deal...

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You should watch the very scary Modern Family trailer (Video)

You should watch the very scary Modern Family trailer (Video)

By | October 24, 2012 at 2:46 pm | One comment

It's amazing what some inspired editing and a badass score can do. Check out Modern Family's take on horror film trailers...

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‘Go On’ star Allison Miller sells Michael Bolton sitcom to ABC

‘Go On’ star Allison Miller sells Michael Bolton sitcom to ABC

By | October 12, 2012 at 3:54 pm | No comments

An idea spawned by Allison Miller, who co-stars in Matthew Perry’s new NBC sitcom Go On, has landed at ABC and is currently being developed into a comedy series starring Michael Bolton. Yes, that Michael Bolton. Michael Bolton’s Daughter Is Destroying My Life is based on...

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Modern Family star Ty Burrell developing his own family comedy for ABC

Modern Family star Ty Burrell developing his own family comedy for ABC

By | October 11, 2012 at 1:26 pm | No comments

He may play a bumbling dad on Modern Family, ABC’s flagship comedy, but Ty Burrell is no slouch in real life. The Emmy-winning actor just landed another ABC deal, which finds him and his younger brother Duncan developing a new family-centered comedy. The single-camera show...

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Jimmy Kimmel set to square off against Jay Leno and David Letterman

Jimmy Kimmel set to square off against Jay Leno and David Letterman

By | August 22, 2012 at 11:39 am | No comments

As the only network that’s seen an increase in late night talk show viewership this year, ABC has, for good reason, a lot of confidence in Jimmy Kimmel. So much, in fact, they’re repositioning Jimmy Kimmel Live in their schedule so that it faces off directly against the...

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Modern Family cast wants $200,000 an episode

Modern Family cast wants $200,000 an episode

By | July 23, 2012 at 6:02 pm | No comments

The first table read for the heavily Emmy-nominated Modern Family’s fourth season is scheduled for tomorrow, but the stars may not show up. The six adult actors of the ABC sitcom have yet to secure contracts with producer 20th Century Fox. Sources say that representatives...

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Wayne Brady, Colin Mochrie, Greg Proops, more team up for new celebrity improv show

Wayne Brady, Colin Mochrie, Greg Proops, more team up for new celebrity improv show

By | July 9, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 4 comments

Wayne Brady, who has stayed busy since Whose Line is it Anyway? as the host of at least one billion different television shows is returning to improv with Trust Us With Your Life, which premieres tomorrow at 9 pm ET on ABC. And several of his Whose Line? friends are joining in....

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