AMERICAN CRIME: Michael J. McDonald chats about Season 2 – exclusive interview – Pt. 1

Timothy Hutton as Russ Skokie in AMERICAN CRIME | © 2016 ABC/Ryan Green

Season 1 of ABC Network’s AMERICAN CRIME was nominated for a Best Limited Series Emmy, and took home the gold for Regina King’s Supporting Actress performance. King is back in AMERICAN CRIME Season 2, which airs Wednesdays at 10 PM, but she – like returning cast mates Timothy Hutton, Felicity Huffman, Richard Cabral, Lili Taylor and Elvis Nolasco – is playing an entirely different character this year. Unlike the first season, which dealt with a racially-charged murder investigation, AMERICAN CRIME’s second year concerns the fallout after male high school student Taylor (Connor Jessup) is apparently raped by at least one […]Read On »

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The scoop on the future of CASTLE and ONCE UPON A TIME- Exclusive Interview

Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic in CASTLE - Season 7 | ©2014 ABC/Bob D'Amico

ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee makes himself available at a party thrown by the network at the Pasadena Langham Hotel for talent and the Television Critics Association. Lee answers a few questions about several ABC series. ONCE UPON A TIME, currently in its fourth season Sundays at 8 PM, but taking a midseason hiatus to make room for four weeks/eight episodes of the musical comedy/fantasy GALAVANT, and CASTLE, now in its seventh season Mondays at 10 PM. ASSIGNMENT X: Do you have any idea whether CASTLE and ONCE UPON A TIME will continue past this season? PAUL LEE: We […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from the DISNEY MEDIA NETWORKS INTERNATIONAL UPFRONT

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. cast L - R: Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Clark Gregg, Elizabeth Henstridge, Brett Dalton at the 2013 Disney Media Networks International Upfronts | ©2013 Sue Schneider

The Fall Television season is not that far away and soon new shows will be airing on the main networks and there are a lot of really good ones coming up. Each network has a whole slew of new dramas and comedies. Disney Media Networks held recently the 2013 International Upfront at The Walt Disney Studios Lot in Burbank, California. It was quite an event with talent from new, mid-season and retuning shows. Walking the carpet were the following talent: BABY DADDY Jean Luc Bilodeau – stars as Ben Chelsea Kane – stars as Riley Derek Theler – stars as […]Read On »

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News: The scoop on AVENGERS TV series S.H.I.E.L.D.

S.H.I.E.L.D. comic book | ©2013 Marvel Comics

Interest in keen in the ABC pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D., the ABC/Marvel show from executive producer and co-creator Joss Whedon about the organization featured prominently in Marvel Comics and in Whedon’s summer blockbuster THE AVENGERS. Speaking to the press on Thursday at the Television Critics Association winter press tour, ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee had this to say on the subject. “I talk about the emotion of the network, that it’s smart with heart,” says Lee. “There is something which I talk less about that’s very, very real about this network, and it’s real for. ONCE [UPON A TIME], which […]Read On »

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Breaking News: ABC talks about the MODERN FAMILY actor contract negotiations

MODERN FAMILY Season 2 | © 2011 Fox Home Entertainment

With the cast of MODERN FAMILY trying to hash out new, lucrative contracts for the current season – and potentially delaying the fourth season of the show, ABC Entertainment Group President Paul Lee is confident the dispute will be resolved. “I expect the season to start on time,” says Lee at the 2012 ABC Summer Press Tour. “We’re in the middle of negotiations at the moment and we’re hopefully optimistic we’ll be able to resolve it.” Related: MORE NEWS AND INTERVIEWS FROM THE SUMMER TCA’S LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD – COMMENT BELOW! Follow us on Twitter at ASSIGNMENT X Fan […]Read On »

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TCA News: ABC says DANCING WITH THE STARS will be on the air for years to come

Karina Smirnoff and J.R. Martinez win the mirror ball on DANCING WITH THE STARS - Season 13 finale | ©2011 ABC/Adam Taylor

While reality show hits seem to wane and wax over the years, ABC Entertainment Group President Paul Lee says he expects DANCING WITH THE STARS to remain on the schedule for years to come. “Obviously each year the casting sometimes tells you where it’s going to come out. Although, I have to say we started with a weaker cast this year, and with J.R. [Martinez] winning it, it was a wonderful storyline,” says Lee. “Look how much THE BACHELOR has lasted and done so strongly for us. It’s romantic. It’s right in the heart of our brand, so I personally […]Read On »

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TCA News: The future of GREY’S ANATOMY is secure says ABC

Patrick Dempsey in GREY'S ANATOMY | ©ABC/Bob D'Amico

While GREY’S ANATOMY continues to be a strong player on Thursday nights on ABC, it’s future looks bright this season and beyond according to ABC Entertainment Group President Paul Lee. “GREY’S came roaring back and it’s creatively still at the top of its form,” says Lee. “[Creator] Shondra [Rhimes] has a vision like no one else. She knows what she’s doing and where she’s going. We’ve heard her vision, not just for the end of the this season, but for beyond and it’s really, really strong. I’m feeling very good about the show.” (additional reporting by A.C. Ferrante) LET YOUR […]Read On »

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TCA News: ABC talks about the success of ONCE UPON A TIME

Jamie Dornan, Lana Parrilla, Ginnifer Goodwin, Josh Dallas, Robert Carlyle, Jared Gilmore, Jennifer Morrison in ONCE UPON A TIME - Season 1 | ©2011 ABC/Craig Sjodin

One of the biggest surprises of the fall season has been ABC’s fairy tale series ONCE UPON A TIME – a show that was very ambitious, but started with an uncertainty as to whether fans would stick with its rich mythology week after week. The series has proven to be a phenomenal success and at ABC’s TCA press conference today, ABC Entertainment Group President Paul Lee says its success rests on the quality of the show, the marketing push and delaying its premiere to October so it wouldn’t get lost in the clutter of the other fall shows. “In terms […]Read On »

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TCA 2011: ABC talks about why it loves CASTLE & it’s 4th season renewal

Seamus Dever, Molly Quinn, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Stana Katic, Nathan Fillion, Tamala Jones, Jon Huertas, Susan Sullivan in CASTLE - Season 3 | ©2010 ABC/Bob D'Amico

At today’s Winter TCA 2011 press tour, ABC Entertainment Group President Paul Lee announced the fourth season renewal of CASTLE and spoke about why the show has proven to be such a success. “Like THE MIDDLE, I think CASTLE is an underrated show,” says Lee. “CASTLE showed its mettle and marks the target of our brand. It’s fun, entertaining, aspirational and bright. And it’s done fantastic against real competition.” CLICK HERE for more breaking TV news of the WINTER 2011 TCA’s

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TCA 2011: ABC hopes the ‘V’ lizards won’t die

Morris Chestnut, Laura Vandervoort, Logan Huffman, Morena Baccarin, Elizabeth Mitchell, Joel Gretsch, Scott Wolf, Charles Mesure in V - Season Two | ©2010 ABC/photo by Bob D'Amico

At today’s Winter TCA 2011 press tour, ABC Entertainment Group President Paul Lee spoke about the strategy for V – Season 2 and hopes the numbers continue to be as strong as the season two premiere. “Those lizards just won’t die,” says Lee. “They keep coming back. We’re pleased with that. We wanted to give it space [by ordering] ten episodes, so we could quality control those episodes. We brought whole new ideas to it and amped up the adrenaline in that show to make sure it gets better and better.” CLICK HERE for ASSIGNMENT X’s exclusive interview with V […]Read On »

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