Tag Archives: ABC

  • ABC’s ‘The Whispers’ Asks, ‘What’s Up With Your Kid’s Imaginary Friend?’ (Clips)

    May 18, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *ABC will try to convince us this summer that those imaginary BFFs claimed by some children may not be so harmless…especially when kids who are strangers to each other are all claiming the same invisible friend. In this show, its name is “Drill.” “When the mysterious games Drill convinces them to play turn dangerous, FBI […]

  • ‘American Crime’ To Star Same Actors in Different Roles Next Season

    May 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *In the tradition of Ryan Murphy‘s “American Horror Story,” John Ridley’s ABC anthology drama “American Crime” will feature some of the same actors from its first season in different roles when the show comes back for Season 2. ABC president Paul Lee made the announcement to reporters during a conference call ahead of the network’s […]

  • New Trailers: Mike Epps’ ‘Uncle Buck’, Shondaland’s ‘The Catch’, More

    May 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *ABC held its upfront presentation today in New York and premiered trailers for its new fall shows, including the comedy “Uncle Buck,” starring Mike Epps, Nia Long and James Lesure; and “The Catch,” a new thriller from Shonda Rhimes. The network also introduced trailers for its new programs “Oil,” featuring Delroy Lindo, “Quantico,” co-starring Aunjanue Ellis and […]

  • Nia Long, Mike Epps Pilot ‘Uncle Buck’ Picked Up by ABC

    May 8, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *ABC has picked up “Uncle Buck,” the comedy pilot starring Mike Epps, Nia Long and James Lesure. According to Deadline.com, the new take on the hit 1989 movie is eyed for midseason. Written by Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley, the series centers on Uncle Buck (Epps), a fun loving but irresponsible guy who needs a […]

  • ‘Empire’ Breaking Racial Barriers Overseas

    May 6, 15 by Cherie Saunders 2 Comments

    *It’s no secret that films and television shows with predominantly-black casts have a rough time being acquired overseas, because the decision makers don’t believe viewers will tune in. “’The Cosby Show’ was the first — and last — television series starring an African-American cast to become a worldwide hit, notes The Hollywood Reporter. “But the U.S. success of […]

  • Will Raven-Symone’s ‘black-ish’ Character Finally Come Out This Week? (Clip)

    May 5, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment

    *Raven-Symone returns to “black-ish” this week in a Mother’s Day episode that gives new meaning to the question, “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” Although she hasn’t officially come out, everybody in the family knows that Dre’s sister Rhonda (Raven-Symone) is gay – except for their mother Ruby (Jenifer Lewis). The siblings are uncomfortable broaching the […]