Posts Tagged ‘tv shows’

ABC News “Nightline” Launches “Primetime Nightline” Summer Series

Posted 27 Jun 2011 — by contributor
Category Essay, Hollywood Beat

By Rachel Menendez

ABC’s Nightline leaves us in no doubt why they are leaders in late night news with the launch of its summer series of one-hour specials starting Wednesday June, 22.ABC’s Nightline leaves us in no doubt why they are leaders in late night news with the launch of its summer series of one-hour specials starting Wednesday June, 22.

The 13 week primetime summer series starts with a five-part investigation into the realm of the extra-sensory and spiritual with experiences that are beyond belief. The series which is suitably titled Beyond Belief includes segments on “twintuition,” psychic power and near death experiences.

“Sometimes the most interesting trips are the ones that take you places you never thought you’d go. These are mysteries in the most profound sense,” says Nightline executive producer Jeanmarie Condon. “Stories that defy proof and perception are the ultimate adventure – and perfect for summer – to kick off our 13 specials.” Read More

ABC New Release Summer Programming – State of Georgia

Posted 08 Jun 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Essay, Hollywood Beat

By Rachel Menendez State of Georgia is an all-new original, half-hour multi-cam comedy series starring Raven-Symoné as Georgia, an aspiring actress with a larger-than-life personality, and her science geek best friend, Jo (Majandra Delfino), who are trying to make professional and personal headway in New York City.

Summer is just around the corner and that means a whole lot of new shows coming to light. One of the first shows of the blocks is State of Georgia, which lands on screens Wednesday, June 29 at 8:30pm E.T.

According to ABC, State of Georgia, is an all-new original, half-hour multi-cam comedy series starring Raven-Symoné as Georgia, an aspiring actress with a larger-than-life personality, and her science geek best friend, Jo (Majandra Delfino), who are trying to make professional and personal headway in New York City.

The series also stars Loretta Devine (Grey’s Anatomy, Jumping the Broom) as Aunt Honey. State of Georgia will follow the summer return of the network’s hit comedy series, Melissa & Joey at 8:00PM ET/PT. Read More

Don’t Miss ABC’s Season Finale Extravaganza

Posted 15 May 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Essay, Film Industry News

By Rachel Menendez ABC’s Modern Family, the new face of network-television family comedy, is now at its season finale.

The week beginning May 23 is a big one on ABC with new seasons beginning and others bidding farewell to our TV screens for a hiatus.

Monday, May 23 is the performance show season finale of Dancing with the Stars. Here you will see and exciting display of cha cha, rumba and other dance styles burning up the dance floor for the last time this season. The finale will be broadcast on ABC from 8 – 9pm and followed up by the season premiere of The Bachelorette from 9 – 11pm.

Set May 24 at 8pm into your diaries with three hours of Dancing with the Stars finale magic. You will find out who will be taking home the trophy as this seasons champion and who will be disappointed. In addition you will be entertained by several guest performers. Read More

ABC Continues to Wipeout Competition

Posted 09 May 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Essay, Film Industry News

By Rachel MenendezABC is having an impressive ratings season with many of its programs wiping out the competition from other channels.

ABC is having an impressive ratings season with many of its programs wiping out the competition from other channels. Thursdays are making a splash with viewers as last Thursday (May 5) was the biggest audience since March.

Thursday night ratings kick off with “Wipeout” on ABC, up against ratings giant “Idol”. ABC’s Wipeout continues to improve its ratings each week and now comes in a virtual tie for second place with CBS comedies “Big Bang Theory” and “Rules of Engagement”, with “Idol” still rating first. Read More