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David Muir to Anchor Daily ABC News Facebook Newscast Facecast: The One Thing - Posted December 1, 2014
A Facebook newscast? That is exactly what ... [AllFacebook]

Fall TV Season Heats Up on Facebook - Posted September 29, 2014
The fall television season is underway, and networks are increasingly turning to Facebook to help promote their new and returning se... [AllFacebook]

The New Thing For TV Shows: Debut the Pilot Episode Online In Advance - Posted August 26, 2014
These days, consumers get endless teasers before the actual debut of the thing that's teasing them. A song comes out before the album drops. (Two songs, two albums if you're Prince.) Movie trailers keep coming and they get longer and longer as opening day approaches. TV has... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 'American Idol' Winner Caleb Johnson - Posted May 27, 2014
  Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted t... [AllFacebook]

Exclusive: And the winner of ABC's 'Nashville' Tumblr competition is... - Posted May 14, 2014
Earlier this week we wrote about ABC's exciting competition, allowing fans to submit artwork for Rayna Jaymes new album cover (one of the main c... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You The Academy Of Country Music Awards - Posted April 14, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social netw... [AllFacebook]

'ABC World News With Diane Sawyer' Facebook Page Tops 1M Likes - Posted April 8, 2014
The Facebook milestones keep coming for ... [AllFacebook]

ABC News Facebook Page Tops 3M Likes; Up 2M In Less Than One Year - Posted April 3, 2014
Not quite one year ago, ABC News reached the ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: PMD 4C On How Marketers Can Tap Into The Relationship Between Facebook, TV - Posted March 27, 2014
As the relationship between Facebook and television becomes more intertwined for viewers and u... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You March Madness - Posted March 24, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos posted to the social network by ... [AllFacebook]

ABC's 'Good Morning America' Says Good Morning To #Socialsquare - Posted March 18, 2014
Mornings just got a little more social on ABC, as "... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You NFL Free Agency - Posted March 17, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights features photos and videos... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Continues To Court Media Industry With Public Content Solutions Program - Posted March 7, 2014
Facebook took a giant step forward in its efforts to further align itself with the ... [AllFacebook]

Samsung Claims Oscars Selfie Was 'Organic,' Also Has a Bridge to Sell You - Posted March 4, 2014
You'd think Samsung would just accept its good luck and bask in all the attention that came with Ellen's record-breaking Oscar tweet. But no story is complete without a little spin. Amidst theories that Samsung directed Ellen to take the pic, a spokesperson ... [FishbowlDC]

'House of Cards' live tweets 'Scandal' as Kerry Washington and others reply - Posted March 1, 2014
House of Cards continues to ramp up their social TV footprint and it's now going way beyond just sharing their own show's content. The show's official Twitter account, ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

It's Scandal Premiere Night! And Some Fans Got A Goodie Bag to Get Ready - Posted February 27, 2014
Of course you know what today is! It's Scandal premiere day and thank goodness for it because I don't know how much longer we could've gone without a dose of Liv, Fitz and the rest of the Gladiators! Twitter timelines around the country have been lit up all day with anticipation as... [FishbowlDC]

Mass Relevance Platform makes it easier for networks to create social TV experiences - Posted February 25, 2014
Austin-based Mass Relevance has been the go-to company for networks seeking to create bespoke social TV experiences. HBO uses Mass... [Inside 3D Printing News]

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Pokes Fun At Facebook On Its 10th Birthday - Posted February 5, 2014
Facebook received happy 10th birthday wishes on Tuesday night's editio... [AllFacebook]

No Roses For The Bachelor, Who Says There Shouldn't Be A Gay Star On The Show - Posted January 18, 2014
During an interview with a reporter from The TV Page, Sean Daly, JP Galavais, who's currently the Bachelor, looking for love with one of 25 or so women on th... [FishbowlDC]

Update: No Roses For The Bachelor, Who Says There Shouldn't Be A Gay Star On The Show - Posted January 18, 2014
During an interview with a reporter from The TV Page, Sean Daly, JP Galavais, who's currently the Bachelor, looking for love with one of 25 or so women o... [GalleyCat]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You 'The Bachelor' - Posted January 13, 2014
Facebook Weekly Highlights feat... [AllFacebook]

Van Scott Takes His PR Talents from CNN to ABC - Posted January 10, 2014
Here's a quick bit of industry movement on this fine Friday. Van Scott, the man behind the CNN press room and chief contact for our sister site TVNewser, has left his position at th... [FishbowlDC]

Robin Roberts 'Comes Out' In Facebook Post - Posted December 30, 2013
Robin Roberts, co-host of ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Justice (As In Victoria), More Will Ferrell - Posted December 19, 2013
Facebook Weekly Highlig... [AllFacebook]

How Facebook Is Positioning Its Upcoming Video Ads Vs. Television, YouTube - Posted December 13, 2013
Facebook appears to have embraced the strategy of keeping its friends close and its enemies closer when it comes to ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Weekly Highlights Brings You Jack Osbourne Making The 'Dancing With The Stars' Finals - Posted November 27, 2013
Facebook Weekl... [AllFacebook]

Why Was 'Hot Mom' Maria Kang Temporarily Barred From Facebook? - Posted November 26, 2013
Last month, Maria Kang became one of Faceb... [AllFacebook]

Kohl's dominates social TV advertising with campaign for American Music Awards - Posted November 21, 2013
The American Music Awards, which will air on ABC on Sunday at 8 EST will include a major social TV integration with ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

How Facebook Reminds Android App Users About Their Favorite TV Shows - Posted November 7, 2013
Facebook added a feature to its flagship ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: Facebook Users Aren't Necessarily Looking For News, But They Find And Consume It - Posted October 24, 2013
The average Facebook user does not come to the social network in search of ... [AllFacebook]

Optimal, Civolution Integrate, Enable Clients To Buy Facebook Ads In Sync With TV Commercials - Posted October 23, 2013
Facebook executives often state that one of their primary goals when it comes to advertising is to serve its users ads that are relevant to their interests. ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing Stories To Share For Media - Posted October 21, 2013
Facebook is testing another new feature aimed at ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing Stories To Share For Media - Posted October 21, 2013
Facebook is testing another new feature aimed at ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Nissan Fuels Up Facebook Marketing To Promote 2014 Nissan Versa Note - Posted October 18, 2013
Automaker Nissan continues to use Facebook and other social networks to drive sale... [AllFacebook]

Fighting Over The TV: Facebook Provides Data To 10 Overseas Networks; Twitter Provides Data To Nielsen - Posted October 7, 2013
Facebook and Twitter dug in their heels Monday in their attempts to establish beachheads in the world of ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook To Send Weekly Reports On Users' TV-Related Actions To ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC - Posted September 30, 2013
Facebook will begin sending weekly reports to the "Big Four" television networks -- ABC, ... [AllFacebook]

ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars' Reaches Deal With Facebook For Content From New APIs - Posted September 16, 2013
"Dancing with the Stars," ... [AllFacebook]

Roll Call: Vox Solid Communications, Leo Burnett, Fusion and More - Posted August 28, 2013
Vox Solid Communications announced its newest hire: Marci Bylund as public relations and social media manager. In Bylund's new role, she oversees and executes social media efforts for Vox Solid Communications clients on multiple platforms ranging from mainstays Facebook and Twitter to emerging sites such as Snapchat and Vine. She also... [FishbowlDC]

Will ABC's Once Upon A Time franchise be a success? [infographic] - Posted July 8, 2013
For this week's look at fall TV with Crimson Hexagon we take a dive into one of the season's most anticipated spinoffs - ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Brands See Opportunity In Gay Marriage Ruling - Posted June 26, 2013
We can all agree on one thing: today's Supreme Court decision invalidating the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act was, is, and will continue to be a big deal. It's not that the justices' conclusions were a big surprise as most observers did not expect them to uphold existing gay marriage bans... [FishbowlDC]

ABC's The Bachelorette Screens Live Tweets During Broadcast - Posted June 7, 2013
For the first full season, ABC's addictive romance reality hit The Bachelor is screening a live stream of tweets during each episode. Response to the social integration, which debuted during the final few episodes of last season... [AllTwitter]

Facebook Resources To Help Victims Of Oklahoma Tornado - Posted May 21, 2013
Following the devastating tornado that ravaged Moore, Okla., Monday and resulted in several deaths, a Facebook user in nearby Shawnee launched a Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

ABC to Live Stream Shows Via App - Posted May 13, 2013
Disney's ABC Television Group will soon begin testing a new program that will let viewers in the New York City and Philadelphia areas live stream television programming from the ABC app. Beginning tomorrow afternoon, the "WATCH ABC" authenticated service will be available on the app throug... [morningmedianewsfeed]

ABC to Live Stream Shows Via App - Posted May 13, 2013
Disney's ABC Television Group will soon begin testing a new program that will let viewers in the New York City and Philadelphia areas live stream television programming from the ABC app. Beginning tomorrow afternoon, the "WATCH ABC" authenticated service will be available on the app throug... [FishbowlNY]

ABC to Live Stream Shows Via App - Posted May 13, 2013
Disney's ABC Television Group will soon begin testing a new program that will let viewers in the New York City and Philadelphia areas live stream television programming from the ABC app. Beginning tomorrow afternoon, the "WATCH ABC" authenticated service will be available on the app throug... [PRNewser]

ABC to Live Stream Shows Via App - Posted May 13, 2013
Disney's ABC Television Group will soon begin testing a new program that will let viewers in the New York City and Philadelphia areas live stream television programming from the ABC app. Beginning tomorrow afternoon, the "WATCH ABC" authenticated service will be available on the app throug... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Twitter Gets Dumb During Breaking News - Posted April 19, 2013
Ask anyone who watches the news and they'll admit that this wasn't the finest hour for the media. CNN botching facts, NYPost putting pictures of innocent men on their cover, InfoWars saying this is a government coverup. OK, it's a stretch to refer to the jerkoffs at InfoWars as "m... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Twitter Gets Dumb During Breaking News - Posted April 19, 2013
Ask anyone who watches the news and they'll admit that this wasn't the finest hour for the media. CNN botching facts, NYPost putting pictures of innocent men on their cover, InfoWars saying this is a government coverup. OK, it's a stretch to refer to the jerkoffs at InfoWars as "m... [FishbowlNY]

ABC News Hits 1 Million Facebook Fan Mark - Posted April 18, 2013
ABC News hit a significant milestone recently: 1 million Facebook fans. The ... [AllFacebook]

ABC Campaign Calls on Viewers to Help Save Its Own Show - Posted March 29, 2013
Here's an interesting twist on the "low-rated cult favorite on life support" trend: the ABC network has created an ad campaign urging fans of its admired but struggling sitcom Happy Endings to help save the show by...you know, watching it live. It's almost like a mirror image of the challenge faced by... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted March 4, 2013
                    (A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...) Weingarten Defends D.C. - WaPo "humorist" ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fish Food - Posted March 4, 2013
                    (A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...) Weingarten Defends D.C. - WaPo "humorist" ... [FishbowlNY]

Male-Targeted Shows' Huge Female Viewerships Defy Marketing Clich s - Posted February 27, 2013
Once upon a time, at the same time every week, one of my roommates and I had to ditch our apartment (occupied by a few fellow young women) for a guy friend's abode so that we could watch South Park as it aired -- our own TV was occupied by banter... [FishbowlDC]

PETA Drowns Joaquin Phoenix in Rejected Oscars Ad Spot - Posted February 19, 2013
We've been wondering why Oscar-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix hasn't appeared in many films of late, and now we know the answer: PETA drowned him. The world's largest animal rights group is no stranger to controversial advertising. In fact, it could be argued that most o... [FishbowlDC]

World's Public To Meet in Times Square Tonight - Posted December 31, 2012
Times Square in New York City will, once again, become the sun in our universe of public relations. Not only are 1 million guests personally attending the lowering of the Times Square Ball down One Times Square building, but 1 billion more people are expected to tune in via TV and digital... [MediaJobsDaily]

World's Public To Meet in Times Square Tonight - Posted December 31, 2012
Times Square in New York City will, once again, become the sun in our universe of public relations. Not only are 1 million guests personally attending the lowering of the Times Square Ball down One Times Square building, but 1 billion more people are expected to tune in via TV and digital... [FishbowlDC]

Bill Simmons, Jalen Rose Join NBA Countdown - Posted October 18, 2012
... [FishbowlLA]

Honey Boo Boo Visits Jimmy Kimmel Live - Posted October 16, 2012
... [FishbowlLA]

Roll Call: Syndicate Media Group, GolinHarris, BuzzFeed, and More - Posted September 19, 2012
Syndicate Media Group has announced the promotion of Samantha Kain to the position of managing director. In her new role, Kain will oversee team management and client profitability in the agency's 27 -person New York office. She will also work closely with Syndicate's Los Angeles office to manage national accounts and... [FishbowlDC]

Hey ABC: Why Michael Strahan? - Posted August 27, 2012
We've been perplexed by this story for a whole week, so now we feel compelled to ask the inevitable question: Why Michael Strahan? ABC won't confirm the change, but the ... [FishbowlDC]

Former Nightline Producer on Key to Great Debate - Posted August 27, 2012
Before becoming a producer for the Intelligence Squared debate series, Dana Wolfe spent 12 years at Nightline working under Ted Koppel... [FishbowlDC]

Jimmy Kimmel Leads the Charge into a New Era of Late Night - Posted August 21, 2012
Late night TV just got a wake-up call. ABC has announced that ... [FishbowlDC]

Jimmy Kimmel Moving to 11:35 p.m. in January - Posted August 21, 2012
Look out, David and Jay. You're going to have some more competition starting in January. ABC will move Jimmy Kimmel Live! to 11:35 p.m. starting on Jan. 8, going directly head-to-h... [FishbowlLA]

Ryan Lochte and Reality TV: A Perfect Match? - Posted August 10, 2012
Take a moment this morning to imagine that you're Ryan Lochte: ... [FishbowlDC]

Fred Willard's ABC Comedy Series Canceled - Posted July 30, 2012
More bad news for Fred Willard as his ABC improv comedy series Trust Us With Your Life was canceled by the network on Monday, two weeks after his ... [FishbowlLA]

Revolving Door: Norah O'Donnell Replaces Erica Hill on 'CBS This Morning', Dick Cheney Interviewed by ABC's Jonathan Karl, and More - Posted July 30, 2012
CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Norah O'Donnell has been named co-host... [FishbowlDC]

Video: Jimmy Kimmel's Marijuana Ban Solution - Posted July 26, 2012
Don't fret, medical marijuana users. ... [FishbowlLA]

NBC's 'Today' Tops 1M Facebook Likes - Posted July 18, 2012
NBC's "Today" topped 1 million ... [AllFacebook]

Cubes: Tour of ABC News Headquarters - Posted July 12, 2012
Here's an inside look at ABC News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's "Cubes," David Muir, weekend anchor of "World News," gives us a behind-t... [FishbowlLA]

Cubes: Tour of ABC News Headquarters - Posted July 12, 2012
Here's an inside look at ABC News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's "Cubes," David Muir, weekend anchor of "World News," gives us a behind-t... [MediaJobsDaily]

Cubes: Tour of ABC News Headquarters - Posted July 12, 2012
Here's an inside look at ABC News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's "Cubes," David Muir, weekend anchor of "World News," gives us a behind-t... [FishbowlDC]

Cubes: Tour of ABC News Headquarters - Posted July 12, 2012
Here's an inside look at ABC News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's "Cubes," David Muir, weekend anchor of "World News," gives us a behind-t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cubes: Tour of ABC News Headquarters - Posted July 12, 2012
Here's an inside look at ABC News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's "Cubes," David Muir, weekend anchor of "World News," gives us a behind-t... [FishbowlNY]

Cubes: Tour of ABC News Headquarters - Posted July 12, 2012
Here's an inside look at ABC News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's Cubes, David Muir, weekend anchor of World News, gives... [FishbowlLA]

Fake CBS Press Release Takes a Swipe at ABC's New Show 'Glass House' - Posted June 20, 2012
Did anyone watch that show Glass House on ABC the other day? Number one, it's awful. Like really awful, even for a bad reality show. Number two, as far as CBS is co... [FishbowlDC]

Jimmy Kimmel Gets Kids to Prank Dads for Father's Day - Posted June 18, 2012
Jimmy ... [FishbowlLA]

Revolving Door: 'NYT' news, WHCD criticism, ABC & Univision - Posted May 8, 2012
The New York Times started a new biweekly video series today, all about street style. The premiere episode profiles... [GalleyCat]

Revolving Door: 'NYT' news, WHCD criticism, ABC & Univision - Posted May 8, 2012
The New York Times started a new biweekly video series today, all about street style. The premiere episode profiles... [FishbowlDC]

Video: Jimmy Kimmel at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted April 28, 2012
In case you were out, here's ... [FishbowlLA]

'Scandal' Premiere: Kerry Washington is a 'Gladiator in a Suit' - Posted April 6, 2012
Last night was the premiere of Scandal, the new ABC program about a D.C. crisis expert based on Judy Smith (left), a real D.C. crisis consultant. On the show, which was created by Shonda Rhimes (Grey's Anatomy and Private... [FishbowlDC]

Did Uggie's Owner Pull a Fast One on Jimmy Kimmel? - Posted March 14, 2012
Jimmy ... [FishbowlLA]

Jimmy Kimmel Interviewing Will Ferrell en Espa ol - Posted March 12, 2012
The latest stop on the Will Ferrell Casa De Mi Padre media tour is ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live. Ferrell has made the rounds promoting his new Spanish language film by conducting some of his ... [FishbowlLA]

One Million Moms Drop Campaign Against Ellen - Posted March 8, 2012
Advocacy group One Million Moms has dropped their campaign against talk show host and JCPenney spokesperson Ellen DeGen... [FishbowlLA]

Jimmy Kimmel Lands Oprah for Oscars Special - Posted February 16, 2012
For years now, the most entertaining part of the Oscars has been Jimmy Kimmel's post-Academy Awards special. The ABC late night talk show host ... [FishbowlLA]

Three Ways to Make Your Grand Opening a News Event - Posted January 25, 2012
During a recent expedition to Disneyland, it came to my attention that the grand opening of the park in 1955 was televised live. What?!? Yes, with Art Linkletter as a host, ... [FishbowlDC]

Jimmy Kimmel Really Doesn't Like Ponytails on Guys - Posted January 4, 2012
Local guys with ponytails had to be cringing when the surveillance photo of 2... [FishbowlLA]

Bulls-Lakers Scores Great Christmas Ratings for ABC - Posted December 27, 2011
Sunday's Chicago Bulls vs. Los Angeles Lakers game on ABC scored a 6.5 overnight rating, the third highest-rated NBA regular season game on the network. Locally, the season-opening 88-87 loss averaged a 12.1 metered market rating, ABC's fourth highest-rated NBA regular season game in the market. ... [FishbowlLA]

Revolving Door: Newspapers Down, Magazines Up; Changes at ABC; and More - Posted December 15, 2011
[caption id="attachment_31506" align="alignleft" width="171" caption="Photo: Evan Agostini/AGOEV, via Associated Press"][/caption] A new report from the USC Annenberg Center says that most newspapers will be gone in five years. ... [GalleyCat]

Sasha Grey Fires Back at Media on The View - Posted November 16, 2011
Ex-porn star ... [FishbowlLA]

Video: Herman Cain on Jimmy Kimmel Live! - Posted November 8, 2011
Whether you like him or not, Republican presidential candidate ... [FishbowlLA]

Herman Cain Appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! - Posted November 7, 2011
I hope Herman Cain has a great sense of humor because the Republican presidential candidate will be a guest on ABC's Jimmy Kim... [FishbowlLA]

Indianapolis 500 Remaining On ABC Through 2018 - Posted August 10, 2011
The Indianapolis 500 will remain on ABC through 2018 as part of a new, six-year rights agreement that was announced Wednesday. As part of the agreement, ESPN on ABC will continue to televise four additional races in addition to the Indianapolis 500. Starting next year, ESPN3.com will live stream ABC's onboard cameras... [TVNewser]

Indianapolis 500 Remaining On ABC Through 2018 - Posted August 10, 2011
The Indianapolis 500 will remain on ABC through 2018 as part of a new, six-year rights agreement that was announced Wednesday. As part of the agreement, ESPN on ABC will continue to televise four additional races in addition to the Indianapolis 500. Starting next year, ESPN3.com will live stream ABC's onboard cameras... [SportsNewser]

Heat-Mavs Game 6 Scores 15.0 Overnight Rating - Posted June 13, 2011
Game 6 of the NBA Finals between the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat earned a 15.0 overnight rating, the highest-rated Game 6 on ABC, according to Nielsen. Sunday's closeout game was the third highest overnight rating for an NBA game on ABC, trailing Game 7 of the 2010 NBA Finals (18.2 overnight... [TVNewser]

Heat-Mavs Game 6 Scores 15.0 Overnight Rating - Posted June 13, 2011
Game 6 of the NBA Finals between the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat earned a 15.0 overnight rating, the highest-rated Game 6 on ABC, according to Nielsen. Sunday's closeout game was the third highest overnight rating for an NBA game on ABC, trailing Game 7 of the 2010 NBA Finals (18.2 overnight... [SportsNewser]

Heat-Mavs Game 5 Earns 12.6 Overnight Rating - Posted June 10, 2011
Game 5 of the NBA Finals on ABC between the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks earned a 12.6 overnight rating. Those numbers are down slightly from last year's Game 5 between Boston and Los Angeles, which earned a 12.8 overnight rating. It still ranks as the second-highest rated Game 5 in the... [TVNewser]

Heat-Mavs Game 5 Earns 12.6 Overnight Rating - Posted June 10, 2011
Game 5 of the NBA Finals on ABC between the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks earned a 12.6 overnight rating. Those numbers are down slightly from last year's Game 5 between Boston and Los Angeles, which earned a 12.8 overnight rating. It still ranks as the second-highest rated Game 5 in the... [SportsNewser]

Heat-Mavs Game 4 Earns 11.1 Overnight Rating - Posted June 8, 2011
Game 4 of the NBA Finals between the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat earned a 11.1 overnight rating, which was the second highest-rated Game 4 in the last seven years. The broadcast peaked with a 15.5 rating from 11:30-11:45 p.m. ET. Those overnight numbers were down slightly from last year's 11.6... [TVNewser]

Heat-Mavs Game 4 Earns 11.1 Overnight Rating - Posted June 8, 2011
Game 4 of the NBA Finals between the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat earned a 11.1 overnight rating, which was the second highest-rated Game 4 in the last seven years. The broadcast peaked with a 15.5 rating from 11:30-11:45 p.m. ET. Those overnight numbers were down slightly from last year's 11.6... [SportsNewser]

Liberty Bowl Moving From ESPN To ABC - Posted May 26, 2011
The 53rd annual Liberty Bowl on Dec. 31 will be televised on ABC instead of ESPN. The bowl game match up between a representative from the Southeastern Conference and the Conference USA ch... [TVNewser]

Liberty Bowl Moving From ESPN To ABC - Posted May 26, 2011
The 53rd annual Liberty Bowl on Dec. 31 will be televised on ABC instead of ESPN. The bowl game match up between a representative from the Southeastern Conference and the Conference USA ch... [SportsNewser]

ABC Studios Developing Pilot On ESPN's Mike Greenberg - Posted May 5, 2011
Colin Cowherd might not be the only ESPN personality with a television show... [TVNewser]

ABC Studios Developing Pilot On ESPN's Mike Greenberg - Posted May 5, 2011
Colin Cowherd might not be the only ESPN personality with a television show... [SportsNewser]

Women Have Moved Beyond Soap Operas Anyway - Posted April 14, 2011
... [FishbowlDC]

Meet 'Producer Matthew' Keys: Aggregation Journalist - Posted March 21, 2011
Uprising in Egypt. Earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Missile strikes in Libya. Major news has broken in every corner of the world during the past few weeks. In that time, Matthew Keys has proven himself to be a must follow for the latest from these hot spots. ... [10,000 Words]

Play Doctor with Grey's Anatomy Sync App for iPad from Disney/ABC Television Group, Nielsen - Posted February 1, 2011
iPad users can check themselves into Seattle Grace Mercy West Hospital with the new Grey's Anatomy Sync app from Disney/ABC Television Group and Nielsen. The app is based on standout ABC series ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

ABC's Sunday Showcase Scores In The Ratings - Posted January 31, 2011
Sunday's Boston vs. Los Angeles game on ABC earned a 5.0 overnight rating, a tie (Los Angeles-Cleveland in 2009) for the highest-rated, non-Christmas Day, NBA regular-season game ever on the network. Ratings were up 14 percent compared to last season's Celtics-Lakers ma... [Lost Remote]

Comcast Interactive Media's Karin Gilford to Lead ABC's Digital-Media Efforts - Posted January 11, 2011
The Alphabet Network has a new digital chief, as Disney/ABC Television Group announced the addition of former ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Christmas Day Games Deliver Largest Audience Ever For ABC & ESPN - Posted December 27, 2010
The slate of Christmas games on ABC/ESPN delivered its highest cumulative audience ever based on the fast national ratings. The ABC doubleheader (Orlando-Boston, Miami-Los Angeles) averaged a 5.5 Nielsen fast national rating and the ESPN tripleheader averaged a 1.8 HH... [TVNewser]

Christmas Day Games Deliver Largest Audience Ever For ABC & ESPN - Posted December 27, 2010
The slate of Christmas games on ABC/ESPN delivered its highest cumulative audience ever based on the fast national ratings. The ABC doubleheader (Orlando-Boston, Miami-Los Angeles) averaged a 5.5 Nielsen fast national rating and the ESPN tripleheader averaged a 1.8 HH... [SportsNewser]

R.I.P. John Lennon - Posted December 8, 2010
... [TVNewser]

R.I.P. John Lennon - Posted December 8, 2010
... [SportsNewser]

Professional Bowlers Association Returning To ABC - Posted October 6, 2010
Are you ready for some ... bowling? For the first time since 1997, the Professional Bowlers Association will air on ABC. The Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour and ESPN ... [TVNewser]

Professional Bowlers Association Returning To ABC - Posted October 6, 2010
Are you ready for some ... bowling? For the first time since 1997, the Professional Bowlers Association will air on ABC. The Lumber Liquidators PBA Tour and ESPN ... [SportsNewser]

ABC No Longer Talkin' 'Bout My Generation, But What About iPad App? - Posted October 2, 2010
The next time Disney/ABC Television Group goes through the trouble (and expense) of developing an interactive iPad app based on an ABC show, it might want to select a series that lasts more than two episodes. A... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Hitwise: Late-Night Talk Shows Added to Rankings, Won by The Tonight Show with Jay Leno - Posted September 24, 2010
WebNewser received the weekly television-related Web-site reports from Hitwise for the first time in three weeks, but the results for the week ending Sept. 18 came with a surprise: Late-night ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Nielsen Media-Sync Platform Backs ABC's My Generation Sync iPad App - Posted September 16, 2010
Nielsen is best-known for its TV ratings, but the information and measurement company showed its versatility by teaming up with Disney/ABC Television Group on ABC's My Generation Sync iPad App, which adds synchronized interactive content and social-media function... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

ABC Ads Coming to a Ballpark Fan-Cam Near You - Posted September 9, 2010
With the new Fall television season only a few weeks away, the networks are beginning to roll out their offbeat promotions for new shows. In the past, CBS has put ads on egg shells in supermarkets, while Fox promoted "Fringe" by herding cows through midtown Manhattan. Now, ABC is taking its... [TVNewser]

ABC Ads Coming to a Ballpark Fan-Cam Near You - Posted September 9, 2010
With the new Fall television season only a few weeks away, the networks are beginning to roll out their offbeat promotions for new shows. In the past, CBS has put ads on egg shells in supermarkets, while Fox promoted "Fringe" by herding cows through midtown Manhattan. Now, ABC is taking its... [SportsNewser]

Can computers really tell what we think? - ABC Online - Posted August 5, 2010
... [semanticweb.com]

Who Will Face Bigger PR Storm: Adam Lambert or ABC? - Posted November 24, 2009
After what some are calling a "racy" performance on the American Music Awards Sunday night, in which he kissed another man and pushed a man's head into his crotch, American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert had his appearance on tomorrow's "Good Morning Americ... [FishbowlDC]

ABC music mashup shows off the Semantic Web - Computerworld Australia - Posted October 11, 2009
... [semanticweb.com]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 26, 2008
... [FishbowlLA]

Kevin Roderick Vs. Eric Longabardi: Two People You Don't Want to See in a Bikini Mud Wrestling Match - Posted August 13, 2008
We're not sure what bloggers Kevin Roderick and Eric Longabardi have against each other, but we know they won't be sharing a toothbrush any time soon. Longabardi, over at ERSNews.com, ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted July 28, 2008
Funny Pages: A Kansas legislative hopeful (and political novice) raised $95,162.76 by launching an online comic strip -- at www.seantevis.com/3000. Liberal Bias? ... [FishbowlLA]

Deadline Hollywood Daily: AFTRA Ratifies Network News Contract - Posted March 19, 2008
AFTRA ratified contracts with ABC and CBS that include pay increases for network staff newspersons and fee increases for network freelance correspondents. The new two-year deal takes effect on May 16. More here. ... [FishbowlLA]

Watch the Box: They're Baaaaack! - Posted February 12, 2008
Show Biz is back: ABC: pickups of nine primetime shows: Brothers & Sisters, Desperate Housewives, Dirty Sexy Money, Grey's Anatomy, Lost, Private Practice, Pushing Daisies, Samantha Who? and Ugly Betty. How many of these are keepers? CW: new episodes for five series: One Tree Hill, Gossip Girl, Sup... [FishbowlLA]

WGA 08 Strike: Gale Force Majeure - Posted January 15, 2008
ABC went all force majeure on Joshua Sternin and Jeffrey Ventimilia, Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah, director Larry Charles, exec producer Jon Robin Baitz, writer Bill Callahan and actor/producer Taye Diggs, as well as others. Warner Bros. Television cut loose less than six deals; CBS Paramount Network... [FishbowlLA]

Watch the Box: New Tricks, Old Pets - Posted January 14, 2008
ABC orders a reality series, Dance Machine, with newly-named host Jason Kennedy. CBS orders: America's Top Dog: reality competition for the best trained dog. Game Show in My Head: contestants receive instructions via an ear piece they wear to perform a series of often... [FishbowlLA]

HuffPo and ABC Collude? Whatever. - Posted December 10, 2007
Sometimes we delete the trash in our inboxes. Sometimes we report it: Big Head DC is all hot and bothered by an independent clause in some Washington Post story that suggest that... [FishbowlLA]

Sherri Shepherd Thrown to Lionesses on The View - Posted December 4, 2007
One wonders--did ABC hire Sherri Shepherd just so the coven would have someone to mock? This time, she's the butt on the Before C... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted December 3, 2007
"Dick Cheney Is Still A War Criminal, Hilary Clinton Is Still Satan And I'm Back On the Radio": Shock-Jock Don Imus tried to say little has changed in the time between his firing from CBS eight months ago to his ... [FishbowlLA]

WGA 07 Strike Week 3: It's All About Nikki - Posted November 20, 2007
Second Life avatars are striking, too. Kiwini Oe alerted us to their presence. Nikki Finke's got some ... [FishbowlLA]

Jessica Seinfeld Claims to Be Too Rich to Steal - Posted November 19, 2007
As a guest on The View, Jerry's girl defends herself against charges of ripping off Missy Chase Lapine by claiming to be too rich to steal. When writers go on strike, can their wives go with them? She sure looks guilty, doesn't she? And note to ABC: try to find the black girl... [FishbowlLA]

Trade Round-Up: Oct. 1, 2007 - Posted October 1, 2007
Game Plan Picks Off Kingdom Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson rocked the box-office over the weekend with his family laffer The Game Plan from Disney. The kid pic opened at $22.7 million, exceeding weekend expecations, THR ... [FishbowlLA]

Watch the Box: Borat Rip-off, Rich MILFs, Singing Stars, Geeks in Cube Farms - Posted September 21, 2007
Fox has a script commitment deal with Darren Star and Anthony Horowitz for Raffik (working title) - a fish out of water story about an Albanian police officer who moves to the US, and with some humor really gets into the American lifestyle. Why? Because Borat was a really cool... [FishbowlLA]

User-Generated Content: How Much Does it Cost If It's Free? - Posted May 30, 2007
User-created content is all the rage! Heinz, as in ketchup and Mrs. Kerry, is looking for amateur ad types, but it's expensive to wade through crap. And they should know. ABC offers I-Caught, a magazine show using video ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted May 1, 2007
Behind Closed Doors: Clive Cussler is raising eyebrows for having his trial in front of only a handful of people -- but it's still more people than have read his books. ... [FishbowlLA]

Where's The Disgust, Jack? - Posted April 18, 2007
Slate's Jack Shafer promised yesterday that the world would be tsk-tsking journalists today for stooping to new lows in covering the heartache surrounding the Virginia Tech massacre. "Everybody is too busy right now consuming the Virginia Tech slaughter cover... [FishbowlLA]

ABC Markets Jimmy Kimmel by Making Him a Verb - Posted April 6, 2007
ABC seems to think that asking America Do you Jimmy? and suggesting that Real Men Jimmy and The More I Jimmy the Better I Feel will result in even more viewers for Jimmy Kimmel. Keep Out. I'm Gonna Jimmy Alone Come In. We'll Jimmy Together. FBL... [FishbowlLA]

In The Trades: So Old It's New! - Posted March 14, 2007
Viacom is suing YouTube for unauthorized use of some 160,000 video clips from MTV, Comedy Central and VH1. Viacom thinks that $1 billion is fair recompense for the 1.5 billion times the clips were viewed. Viacom's argument includ... [FishbowlLA]

In The Trades: Playas, Games, Stars - Posted March 13, 2007
ABC believes in the power of celebrity and cash to do good, having signed Ice Cube for Good in the Hood, a reality pilot, in which a reformed gang member, drug dealer or robber agrees to help someone in similar circumstances (a relative, friend or ev... [FishbowlLA]

Ad Characters Get Sit-coms, Movies, and Back-stories - Posted March 5, 2007
The Wall Street Journal plumbs the shallows of those who would turn a car insurance ad into a laff-riot sit-com. Geico's Cavemen are getting a series on ABC, as was reported last week. Considering Geico spent an estima... [FishbowlLA]

ABC Orders Cavemen Sit-Com Pilot - Posted March 2, 2007
The Geico Caveman goes sit-com for ABC. A comedy pilot about three cavemen who battle prejudice and daily life in Atlanta has been ordered from the writer of the commercials, Joe Lawson. John Lehr is one of the actors in the ads, as are ... [FishbowlLA]

In The Trades: Everyone Wants to Direct - Posted February 8, 2007
ABC ordered three new comedy pilots Traveling in Packs a group of three women who live together and hang out together. The Thick of It based on a BBC series, a workplace comedy set in a low-level US Senator's office. The News is set in the newsroom of a Phoenix television station. CBS... [FishbowlLA]

In the Trades: Reality, Antiquity, Infamy - Posted February 2, 2007
ABC has a new reality project in the works called The Golden Cage, from EP John de Mol, creator of Fear Factor and Big Brother. Ten contestants live in a high end mansion with all the trappings of the filthy rich--... [FishbowlLA]

In the Trades: Remakes, Remakes, Remakes - Posted February 1, 2007
Russell Crowe will star as the not-as-bad-as-we've-been-led-to-believe Sheriff of Nottingham, based on a spec script from Ethan Reiff and Cy... [FishbowlLA]

In The Trades - Posted January 30, 2007
Variety: Kiss has launched a comic book company. The first title, Kiss 4K, will debut at the Wizard World convention in Los Angeles in March. The second title is expected to be Kiss Girls, which features four ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT in 90 Seconds -- The Tour Edition - Posted January 15, 2007
Lost to end eventually: Nooooooo! Well, OK. But on one condition: You can do whatever you want to the plot -- make the whole thing Hurley's dream for all we care -- just promise future merchandising agreements include Matthew Fox popsicle... [FishbowlLA]

Pilot Season, and All the World is Young: Nets Throw Stuff at Wall, Pray Something Sticks - Posted January 9, 2007
Pilot season is that magical period when networks and basic cable alike feel a renewed sense of hope. Let's take a peek: CBS Skip Tracer Stephen Dorff as a charming finder of people in LA's darker corners. If they were in the bright, sunny spots, they wouldn't be lost. Viva Laughlin A guy opens a casi... [FishbowlLA]

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