ABC Unveils its 2015-2016 Primetime Schedule

ABC continues its commitment to great storytelling with the announcement of its 2015-16 slate of programming, including the addition of 10 new series. Paul Lee, president, ABC Entertainment Group, will unveil the network’s new lineup to the advertising and media communities this afternoon at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall.

TV Gord Reviews Black-ish

It sometimes can be frustrating to review a series based solely on the pilot.  That’s what I found while watching Black-ish.  The first episode tries a little too hard to set up the basic premise for the series, which revolves around the frustration of an African-American father who is raising his children in a predominantly white community while trying to …

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ABC Announces Fall 2014 Schedule

New Series “American Crime,” “Black-ish,” “Cristela,” “Forever,” “Fresh Off the Boat,” “Galavant,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” “Manhattan Love Story,” “Marvel’s Agent Carter,” “Secrets and Lies,” “Selfie” and “The Whispers” Join the Line-up

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TV Gord Reviews Super Fun Night

Rebel Wilson is funny.  She has shown that in the movie Bridesmaids and on various talk show and awards show appearances.  I went into the pilot of her new series, Super Fun Night, rooting for her and for the show.  Unfortunately, the show itself just doesn’t live up to the reputation Wilson has built for herself. 

TV Gord Reviews Betrayal

Betrayal is a good companion show for ABC’s Revenge, which precedes it, because they both tackle their titles in a few different ways.  Betrayal—at first glance—is about two people who are married to others, but who are drawn to each other by an undeniable attraction.  It’s a dicey topic to handle, especially since neither of the married couples are particularly …

TV Gord Reviews Lucky 7

Now, here’s an example of a show that I expected not to like that turned out to be a pleasant surprise.  The premise of a show about a group of co-workers who win the lottery sounds boring and predictable.  While there are some predictable situations, there’s a freshness to the story that took me by surprise.  By the end of …

ABC Announces 2013-2014 Primetime Fall Schedule

Continuing to deliver some of the most compelling and heartfelt series on television, ABC is adding fourteen new shows to its established slate of programming. Paul Lee, President, ABC Entertainment Group, will unveil the network’s new lineup to the advertising and media communities this afternoon at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall.

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CTV Original Drama MOTIVE Picked Up by ABC

Just five days before CTV’s newest Original SeriesMOTIVE is set to premiere in Canada, Phil King, President of CTV Programming and Sports, confirmed today from NATPE that the series has been picked up by ABC for broadcast in the United States. The thrilling, 13-episode Canadian scripted series, originally green-lit by CTV last May, is scheduled to air in Summer 2013 on …

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ETALK’s Ben Mulroney joins GOOD MORNING AMERICA’s Weekend Edition Contributor

As announced today by ABC News, ETALK co-anchor Ben Mulroney heads south of the border to join GOOD MORNING AMERICA’s Weekend Edition, beginning June 23. In addition to his new role at GMA, Ben will continue his duties as co-anchor for CTV’s ETALK – Canada’s #1 entertainment show. Tune-in to ETALK tonight (June 20) at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CTV, as Ben reveals all the exclusive details …