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‘Splitting Up Together’ Creator Emily Kapnek Inks Overall Deal at ABC Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

Writer and producer Emily Kapnek has signed a three-year overall deal at ABC Studios, Variety has learned exclusively. Kapnek most recently developed the ABC single-cam comedy series “Splitting Up Together,” which is based on the Danish series “Bedre skilt end aldrig.” She was previously under an overall deal at Warner Bros. Television, which produces “Splitting Up […]
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Frankie Shaw Will Apologize For Some Things, But She's Not Sorry About SMILF

A show about single moms who are down on their luck and also horny is about as taboo as TV gets, but the Showtime series SMILF is the rare gem that manages to disrupt with unapologetic verve. Set in the Boston’s historically blue collar Southie neighborhood, the show centers on Bridgette Bird, a young, struggling mom of a toddler, who is totally lost, troubled by a traumatic past, but doing her best. In the iconic pilot episode, she’s seen at a bodega running into an old friend while buying coo...
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CBS’ Criminal Minds Series Renewed for 15th & Final Season

CBS’ Criminal Minds series renewed for 15th & final season Criminal Minds’ BAU team is returning for a 15th season, which will also serve as the final season of the long-running crime drama procedural, Variety has confirmed. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag.sizeMapp...
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'SMILF' creator Frankie Shaw investigated by ABC Studios over misconduct allegations

The network started an investigation into Shaw's alleged misconduct following numerous complaints from the staff, including actress Samara Weaving.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Frankie Shaw Investigated by ABC Studios Following Misconduct Claim on Showtime’s ‘SMILF’

ABC Studios completed an investigation this year into alleged misconduct by Frankie Shaw, creator and star of the Showtime series “SMILF,” Variety has confirmed. The studio launched a probe into Shaw’s behavior after being made aware of a complaint by Samara Weaving, an actress who appears in the show’s first and upcoming second seasons. According […]
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ABC to Develop a New Fashion Drama Series Threads 

ABC to develop a new fashion drama series Threads According to , ABC is in the process of developing a new fashion drama series titled Threads that was penned by NBC’s Cruel Intentions writer Lindsey Rosin. Rosin will also serve as the show’s executive producer along with Random Hill and ABC Studios. RELATED: FOX to Develop Elizabeth Banks’ Comedy Series Patty’s Auto PB = PB || {}; gptAds = PB.gptAds || {}; var opts = {"asBool":false,"adUn...
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‘Daredevil’ Canceled at Netflix After Three Seasons

Netflix is ready to say goodbye to Matt Murdoch. The streaming service has canceled “Daredevil” after three seasons, Variety has learned. The superhero action-drama debuted its third season in October. It’s the latest casualty in Netflix’s Defenders universe. The move to cancel the drama, produced by Marvel Television and ABC Studios, comes on the heels […]
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ABC to Develop Fashion Drama Series with Zac Posen

ABC to develop fashion drama series with Zac Posen to exec produce According to Deadline, ABC is in the process of developing a new drama series that will be set in the world of fashion. The upcoming series is written by Crazy Rich Asians writer Peter Chiarelli with designer Zac Posen to serve as an executive producer. Further details about the plot are being under wraps. The untitled fashion drama will also be produced by ABC Studios along with Mandeville Television’s David Hoberman, Laurie ...
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American Vandal Cancelled At Netflix

American Vandal cancelled at Netflix Despite two highly acclaimed seasons at the streaming service, Netflix has cancelled the mockumentary series American Vandal, according to The Hollywood Reporter. RELATED: American Vandal Season 2 Trailer Has a New Mystery “American Vandal will not return for a third season. We’re very grateful to the creators, writers, cast and crew for bringing their innovative comedy to Netflix, and to the fans and critics who embraced its unique and unconventional hu...
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ABC Comedy Chief Jamila Hunter to Join Kenya Barris’ Khalabo Ink Society (EXCLUSIVE)

Jamila Hunter, ABC’s senior vice president of comedy development, is leaving the network for an executive position at Kenya Barris’ production company, Variety has learned exclusively. Hunter will be president of television at Barris’ Khalabo Ink Society. The news comes two months after Barris exited his overall deal at ABC Studios for a reported $100 million deal […]
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‘Single Parents’ Lands Full-Season Order From ABC

ABC has given a full-season order to freshman comedy “Single Parents.” The pick-up makes “Single Parents” the first new series of the season to have its order extended by ABC. Through its first three episodes, the series, from 20th Century Fox Television and ABC Studios is averaging an audience of 5.6 million viewers and a […]
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What Does the Fox Influx Mean for ABC?

The Foxes are raiding the Mouse House.. The Walt Disney Co. on Monday announced that the two longtime Fox executives will come aboard to head the media giant’s entertainment-television operations — Rice as chairman of Walt Disney Television, and Walden as his top lieutenant overseeing ABC, Freeform, and most of the new company’s studio units. […]
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‘Criminal Minds’: Producers, Studio Kept ‘Tyrant’ Senior Staffer in Place Amid Abuse Allegations (EXCLUSIVE)

When “Criminal Minds” returns to CBS Wednesday night, it will do so with Greg St. Johns again aboard as director of photography. St. Johns has been a constant on the show, one of broadcast’s longest running current dramas, rising from A-camera operator when the ABC Studios series premiered in 2006 to his current position as […]
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ABC Studios Promotes Patrick Maguire to Head Drama Development

ABC Studios has promoted Patrick Maguire to oversee drama development. Maguire succeeds Nne Ebong as the studio’s senior VP of drama development. Ebong exited ABC Studios in August. Maguire worked under Ebong as drama development VP. He’s been in the ABC fold since 2002 when he joined the network in its comedy development department. “Patrick […]
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Marvel Female Superhero Series Coming to ABC from ‘Wonder Woman’ Scribe

The future is female. Fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have been clamoring for more female superheroes to take the spotlight, and after the debut of the trailer for the first solo female superhero movie from Marvel Studios arrived this week in the form of Captain Marvel, the television side of Marvel’s superheroes will also be getting an injection of powerful women. ABC has given a production commitment to a new hour-long series from Wonder Woman writer Allan Heinberg that will bring an un...
Tags: Television, Movies, Abc, Disney, Fox, Young Avengers, Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios, Samuel L Jackson, Brie Larson, Marvel Television, ABC Studios, MCU, Nick Fury, Comic Book/Superhero, Allan Heinberg

Young Avengers Creator Developing Marvel Superheroine TV Series For ABC

Young Avengers Creator Developing Marvel Superheroine TV Series For ABC Prior to co-creating the Young Avengers in 2005, Allan Heinberg made his mark on Party of Five, Sex and the City, The O.C., and Gilmore Girls. Now, Heinberg is bringing some of Marvel’s superheroines to ABC for a new TV project. Deadline is reporting that ABC has already given a production commitment to Heinberg’s currently untitled Marvel show. Heinberg is writing the script, which will focus on “female characters with s...
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Simon Rich and Kristen Schaal Team Up for Family Comedy Series

Simon Rich and Kristen Schaal team up for family comedy series ABC Four-time Emmy-nominated writer Simon Rich (Man Seeking Woman, Saturday Night Live) has signed a two-year deal with ABC Studios, and immediately landed a pilot commitment for a family comedy headlined and produced by Kristen Schaal (The Last Man on Earth), according to Deadline. Written and executive produced by Rich, the untitled family comedy is described as being told from a child’s perspective, and is about “working toget...
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Netflix Revives Designated Survivor For a Third Season

Netflix Revives Designated Survivor For a Third Season Kiefer Sutherland’s President Tom Kirkman won’t be stepping down any time soon. Although Designated Survivor was canceled by ABC last spring, the series has found new life on Netflix. Via The Wrap, Netflix has renewed Designated Survivor for a shortened ten episode third season. That’s less than half of the episodes that were ordered for the first two seasons on ABC. Netflix also acquired the streaming rights for the series from Hulu. Und...
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Poppy Montgomery’s Reef Break Gets Straight-to-Series Order at ABC

Poppy Montgomery’s Reef Break gets straight-to-series-order at ABC ABC has given a 13-episode straight-to-series order to new crime drama Reef Break, starring Poppy Montgomery (Without A Trace, Unforgettable) who will also executive produce the series, which is based on her idea, along with Ken Sanzel (Numb3rs, Ironside), who will write the series as well as serve as showrunner. Reef Break is a sexy, action-packed, one-hour drama starring Poppy Montgomery as Cat Chambers, a thief-turned-fixer...
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‘Bewitched’ Reboot From Kenya Barris in the Works at ABC

ABC has given a pilot production commitment to a reboot of classic sitcom “Bewitched” from Kenya Barris. The project hails from ABC Studios and Sony Pictures Television. It was in the works prior to Barris’ departure this summer from ABC Studios, where he had been under an overall deal. Earlier this month, Barris signed a […]
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Nne Ebong Exits as ABC Studios’ Head of Drama Development

Nne Ebong is exiting her role as the senior vice president of drama development at ABC Studios, Variety has learned. There is no official word on where Ebong will land after her exit, but sources say that she could be joining former ABC Entertainment head Paul Lee at his independent studio, wiip, which is supported by […]
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Nne Ebong Exits ABC Studios as Head of Drama Development

Nne Ebong is exiting her role as the senior vice president of drama development at ABC Studios, Variety has learned. There is no official word on where Ebong will land after her exit, but sources say that she could be joining former ABC Entertainment head Paul Lee at his independent studio, wiip, which is supported by […]
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Nne Ebong Exits ABC Studios

Nne Ebong is exiting her role as the head of drama development at ABC Studios, Variety has learned. There is no official word on where Ebong will land after her exit, but sources say that she could be joining former ABC Entertainment head Paul Lee at his independent studio, wiip, which is supported by CAA. Ebong […]
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Ana Villafañe Signs Talent Deal With ABC Studios, ABC Entertainment

Ana Villafañe has signed a one-year talent deal with ABC Studios and ABC Entertainment. Under the deal, ABC Studios and ABC will target comedy and drama projects for Villafañe. Most recently, she starred in the CBS comedy pilot “History of Them,” which was written and executive produced by Gloria Calderon Kellett, the creator and showrunner on Netflix’s “One […]
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ABC Entertainment Boss Talks ‘Roseanne,’ Kenya Barris, Fox Merger

ABC paneled several new series Tuesday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour. ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey spoke with Variety about firing Roseanne Barr from “Roseanne,” Kenya Barris’ exit from ABC Studios, and how the upcoming acquisition by Disney of the bulk of 21st Century Fox might affect her future at the network. […]
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TV Bits: ‘Sabrina’, ‘Daybreak’, ‘Sneaky Pete’, ‘Castlevania’ and More

In this edition of TV bits: Sabrina gets a Halloween-adjacent release date black-ish creator Kenya Barris exits ABC for Netflix Netflix orders series based on graphic novel Daybreak Lena Waithe is making a horror anthology series for Amazon A new study suggests the number of TV cord-cutters will rise this year Sneaky Pete will keep on sneaking for a third season Nicole Kidman is producing a drama for Amazon First images from The Little Drummer Girl, the new AMC spy series from director Park Ch...
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‘black-ish’ creator Kenya Barris leaving ABC Studio

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The creator of the ABC comedy “black-ish” is leaving the network. Barris confirmed his departure from ABC Studios in an Instagram post Friday in which he thanked those who had helped him and said he was “nervous but ready” for his next steps. The writer-producer created “black-ish,” which stars Anthony Anderson […]
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Months After ABC Refused To Air An Episode Of The Show ‘black-ish,’ The Show’s Creator Leaves Three Years Early

Speculation says that showrunner Kenya Barris has jumped ship for warmer waters at Netflix, but that’s unconfirmed. And “Barris will remain an executive producer on all of his ABC Studios shows,” including black-ish spinoff grown-ish.
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'Black-ish' creator Kenya Barris leaves ABC Studios - will Netflix be his new home?

Kenya Barris, creator of ABC's 'Black-ish,' is leaving his ABC Studios deal early. He is reportedly considering signing a big deal with Netflix.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Kenya Barris, Creator of ‘Black-ish,’ Will Leave ABC Studios in August

Mr. Barris will part ways with the Disney-owned production company in August, following creative differences. He is widely expected to move to Netflix.
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