Friday, May 11, 2012

Additional Early Upfronts Notes: Welcome ABC to the Pick-Up Party...

"ABC orders more Scandal from Shonda Rhimes"

It appears ABC's new speed-talking darling Scandal will be coming back for a second round... [MORE]

"ABC picks up Happy Endings for a full third season"

After the premiere season of Happy Endings started mid-season in 2011 (and late mid-season, in April, at that!), and then received a shorter order for its sophomore year, the news coming out of ABC today that the beloved comedy series has received a full twenty-two episodes for season three could not be more exciting... [MORE]

"Connie Britton returns to TV with Nashville"

Connie Britton certainly knows how to strike while the iron is hot! Though she will always be "Mrs. Coach" to many TV fans, she followed up her fan favorite role in Friday Night Lights with a much different mother of a turn in Ryan Murphy's shock-thriller American Horror Story. And now she will be back for the 2012-2013 television season with another hour-long drama to show off a different side of herself and her acting abilities: ABC's Nashville... [MORE]

"Dan Fogelman and Jami Gertz move into ABC with The Neighbors"

Dan Fogelman has successfully sold his comedy series, The Neighbors, the first live-action project in which he will star, to ABC... [MORE

"Anthony Edwards returns to TV for Zero Hour


ABC has picked up Zero Hour to series today, a pilot starring Anthony Edwards in his long-awaited return to TV... [MORE

"ABC orders Red Widow and Red Van Man but don't confuse the two!"

We know it's the end of a very long day, but pay close attention here, TV fans, because the next two shows ABC has picked up to series for 2012-2013 are very close in title but very different in premise, and you won't want to confuse them! ... [MORE

"Sarah Chalke to stick around ABC more permanently"

You just saw Sarah Chalke on ABC with a guest starring stint in Cougar Town, and now prepare for her to be back full time during the 2012-2013 television season! ABC has ordered her new comedy, How To Live With Your Parents for the Rest of Your Life to series... [MORE

"ABC moves 666 Park Ave onto its schedule"

ABC has ordered 666 Park Avenue to series today, based on the book by Gabriella Pierce. It is network television's attempt at taking on the supernatural in a serialized format. Sounds spooky and great, right?... [MORE

"Shawn Ryan's Last Resort coming to ABC"

Shawn Ryan has a new gift for TV fans, and thanks to ABC it will actually be delivered. Last Resort, Ryan's pilot about the crew of a U.S. nuclear submarine, was picked up to series by the alphabet network today... [MORE]

"ABC moves on Reba McEntire's Malibu Country"

ABC is bringing Reba McEntire back to sitcom television. Tonight the alphabet network announced the pick-up of her new multi-camera comedy, Malibu Country, to series for 2012-2013... [MORE]

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