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"The Walking Dead" Star Danai Gurira Signs 2-Year Overall Deal with ABC Studios

While The Walking Dead fans might not know where Michonne is going to end up by the end of the tenth season, her real-life counterpart knows where she's setting up a creative home – at least for two years. ABC Studios announced on Thursday that Danai Gurira (Black Panther, Avengers: Endgame) had signed an overall […]

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"The Rookie": eOne Afton Williamson Harassment Investigation Clears Accused [OPINION]

The company that produces ABC's The Rookie has released the highly-anticipated results of their investigation into the racial and sexual harassment claims of former star Afton Williamson. On Tuesday, Entertainment One (eOne) released a statement claiming that an "independent investigation" has cleared the individuals accused by Williamson, as well as the Executive Producers, of any wrongdoing. […]

"The Rookie" Season 2: Afton Williamson Not Returning; Alleges Discrimination, Bullying, Sexual Harassment/Assault

"The Rookie": ABC Entertainment Prez Addresses Afton Williamson's Allegations

A day after ABC's The Rookie star Afton Williamson posted on social media that she would not be returning to the Nathan Fillion-starrer for a second season – alleging "racial discrimination/racially charged inappropriate comments" as well as instances of bullying, sexual harassment, and sexual assault, ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke addressed the matter at Monday's […]

"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Will Make Hall H Debut at SDCC

"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Making SDCC Hall H Debut

Over the past six years, ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has gone around the world, into the future, and into deep space. This July, S.H.I.E.L.D. is headed somewhere it has never gone before: San Diego Comic-Con's (SDCC) illustrious Hall H. Now that the Marvel Cinematic Universehas reached its Endgame, 2019 looks to be Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. time […]



'The Rookie': ABC Promotes Nathan Fillion Police Drama to Season 2

After weeks of waiting and hours of announcements regarding other shows, ABC Studios finally confirmed that freshman show The Rookie has been renewed for a sophomore season. Starring Nathan Fillion as John Nolan, LAPD's oldest rookie, the show produced a solid first season and respectable ratings – as well as fantastic streaming numbers. However, when no renewal announcement […]

'The Rookie': After Great Season 1, Why Won't ABC #RenewTheRookie?

It has been a little over a week since freshman cop dramedy The Rookie ended its first season with a gruesome and dramatic cliffhanger episode. Despite respectable ratings, positive word-of-mouth, social media support, and an active, engaging, and diverse cast, ABC has yet to renew The Rookie for a second season. We all know that ratings are everything, […]


'Black-ish' Creator Kenya Barris Leaving ABC Studios; Eyeing Netflix Exclusive Deal

In a move considered to be a long time coming by those familar with the behind the scenes situation, black-ish creator and showrunner Kenya Barris (Girls Trip) is reportedly severing his relationship with ABC Studios and set to become the next producer to sign a major nine-figure overall deal with Netflix. Barris' deal with ABC Studios would […]

Nathan Fillion's 'The Rookie' Gets Its Series Start at ABC

Castle fans barely had time to mourn the loss of star Nathan Fillion's presence from their ABC screens (there was Modern Family, but that wasn't the same…) before today's news that the network has given a formal series order to Castle executive producer/co-showrunner Alexi Hawley's light crime drama series The Rookie. Written by Hawley and directed […]


Shonda Rhimes Signs With Netflix, Leaving ABC Studios

Television producer, screenwriter and author Shonda Rhimes has signed a multi-year production deal (rumored to be for four years) with streaming service giant Netflix, according to The Wall Street Journal and several other media outlets.  Rhimes' deal essentially ends her 15-year relationship with ABC Studios that yielded hits like Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and How To […]

Thomas Gibson's Criminal Minds Suspension Becomes A Dismissal

Yesterday, we reported that Thomas Gibson, star of the long-running CBS procedural Criminal Minds had been suspended from the series following an altercation with one of the writers. This morning, the actor was let go from the series, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Details of incident are still unclear, but reports say the actor — […]

Marvel To Release Second Graphic Novel For Once Upon A Time: Out of the Past

Calling all OUAT fans! Marvel and ABC Studios are announcing an all-new original graphic novel, Once Upon A Time: Out of the Past. This is a follow up graphic novel to Once Upon A Time: Shadow of the Queen. On April 1st, this 112-page hardcover will hit comic shops and stores everywhere, and will detail […]