ABC Daytime Prez Frons Leaving the Network

Just one day after he handed the reigns of ABC’s sole surviving soap “General Hospital” to current “One Life to Live” headwriter Ron Carlivati and executive producer Frank Valentini, ABC Daytime President Brian Frons is leaving the network. It’s a pyrrhic victory for soap fans who have been calling for his ouster since he canceled […]

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Mario’s Mishap: Batali Breaks Bed on ‘The Chew’

On Wednesday, “The Chew” hosted a holiday slumber party. Of course, no slumber party is complete without a scapegoat. You know, the person who falls asleep first and gets their underwear frozen? Or, in the case of Mario Batali, someone whose weight puts so much strain on the bed that the bed actually breaks. (To […]

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‘One Life To Live’ Tapes Final ABC Episodes

“One Life To Live” Tapes Final ABC Episode; Will the Online Show Happen? “One Life To Live” tapes its final ABC episodes Thursday and Friday. It’s an emotional time for the cast and crew, made only more so by the show’s uncertain future. As the actors filmed their last scenes, a rumor rocked social networking […]

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Is ‘The Chew’ Devouring ABC’s Surviving Soaps?

Is “The Chew” Sinking Its Teeth Into Soap Ratings? People are watching the rebooted “Days of Our Lives.”  The week of the October 3rd, “Days” was tied with “The Young & the Restless” for number one among  Women 18-34 (0.6/4), and was the number two show among Women 18-49 (1.0/7). That is a quick turnaround […]

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‘The Chew’ Boasts Strong Debut

Many “All My Children” fans were hoping the soap’s replacement, cooking show “The Chew” would bomb. The ratings for the first episode were solid, seemingly validating the network’s decision. According to TV By the Numbers, 2.5 million viewers and 590,000 women 18-49 tuned in, outperforming the penultimate week of AMC  which watched by 2.491 million […]

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‘The Chew’ Debut Turns Into Oz-Fest

Now that the cancelation “All My Children” has left a hole in the hearts and TV-watching schedules of millions of viewers, ABC has brought in a brand new cast of characters for their new project, “The Chew.” The show, which combines the multi-host format favored by the likes of “The Talk” and “The View,” ditches […]

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