Two weeks ago we reported that Katie Couric told ABC executives that she wanted “General Hospital,” not low-rated talk/lifestyle/weight-loss hybrid ‘The Revolution,” to be the lead-in for her new talk show. Now, the network is listening.
The TCA panel for ABC’s new daytime series “The Chew” had the potential to be both tense and informative. ABC Daytime President Brian Frons, who decided to replace the network’s long-running soaps “All My Children” and “One Life to Live” with the food-oriented talk show, was listed as a panelist. A room full of journalists […]
“General Hospital” has parted ways with longtime headwriter Robert Guza. He will be replaced by one of the show’s breakdown writers, Garin Wolf . ABC Daytime President Brian Frons stated in an ABC press release, “Garin is a talented writer and storyteller who has been a part of the ‘General Hospital’ family for nearly 15 […]
Now that the shock over their shows’ cancellation has subsided, “All My Children” and “One Life To Live” fans have hit the anger and bargaining phase of the grieving process. The question on everybody’s minds: is there any way to keep the shows on the air? As much as I want to believe that all […]
The rumors were true. ABC announced Thursday that it is canceling its long-running daytime soap operas “All My Children” and “One Life To Live.” The soaps will be replaced by two new series “The Chew,”a live talk show about food which will debut in September 2011, and “The Revolution,” a reality show about weight loss […]
Welcome to Budget Wednesday Today, ABC is going where daytime has never gone before: reruns. This is the first of its scheduled non-holiday repeats, though the Brendapalooza in August was clearly a dry run for the concept. Budget cuts have forced the network to scale back the number of original episodes. Rumor has each show […]