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ABC Cancels GCB, Pan Am, Missing & The River

GCB - "Revelation" - When Carlene takes the GCBs down to unincorporated Juarez for the groundbreaking ceremony for the Condos for Christian Living, the GCBs find themselves in danger. Meanwhile Amanda's suspicions regarding Luke lead to a surprising discovery about Ripp, on the Season Finale of "GCB," SUNDAY, MAY 6 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/KAREN NEAL)
LESLIE BIBB, ANNIE POTTS, KRISTIN CHENOWETH, JENNIFER ASPEN

ABC has officially passed on ordering second seasons of GCB, Missing, The River and Pan Am. READ MORE


Ratings: Housewives Up, Harry's Law Down, Amazing Race and GCB Finales Flat

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES - "The People Will Hear" - In the penultimate episode leading into the two-hour finale of this landmark series, as her trial nears, Bree begins to fall for her attorney, Trip (Scott Bakula); Susan becomes concerned when Julie doubts Porter's commitment to be a hands-on father to their unborn baby; as Tom gets closer to being transferred to India for his job - thanks to Lynette - she begins to have second thoughts and tries to convince his boss to rescind the move; and the ladies are shocked about Gaby's nonchalant attitude as Bree continues to stand trial and take the fall for Carlos in the murder of Alejandro, on "Desperate Housewives," SUNDAY, MAY 6 (9:01-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/DANNY FELD)
EVA LONGORIA, MARCIA CROSS

Desperate Housewives‘ penultimate episode ever drew 9.3 million total viewers on Sunday — its second-largest audience of this goodbye season — while scoring a 2.8 demo rating. That led its hour and represented week-to-week gains of 16 and 12 percent, with the demo hitting a 17-week high.

The night’s other gainers were … READ MORE


GCB on the Bubble: Keep Or Cut?

GCB - ABC's "GCB" stars Mark Deklin as Blake Reilly, Miriam Shor as Cricket Caruth-Reilly, Brad Beyer as Zack Peacham, Jennifer Aspen as Sharon Peacham, Leslie Bibb as Amanda Vaughn, Annie Potts as Gigi Stopper, Kristin Chenoweth as Carlene Cockburn, David James Elliott as Ripp Cockburn and Marisol Nichols as Heather Cruz. (ABC/BOB D'AMICO)

Come mid-May (if not sometimes sooner), the networks will be making some tough calls as to which series will return for the 2012-13 TV season, and which … won’t. As we did last spring, TVLine is singling out select “bubble” shows to survey their prospects. Next up is a freshman dramedy hoping to score a pick-up …READ MORE & VOTE


Ratings: GCB Steady, Apprentice Up, Game of Thrones Stays Strong, Client List Is Hot Stuff

GCB - "Sex is Divine" - When Pastor Tudor surprises the congregation with an assignment to get frisky, the GCBs take their homework seriously: Burl proposes to Gigi, and she returns with a proposal of her own, Carlene goes overboard with safe sex messaging, while Cricket and Blake interview surrogates. Meanwhile Amanda accepts a job as Pastor Tudor's assistant, and Sharon finds the secret of weight loss in the bible, on "GCB," SUNDAY, APRIL 8 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/KAREN NEAL)
LESLIE BIBB

A double-pump of the ABC freshman GCB performed as well as could be expected on a quiet Easter Sunday night.

The “special” first airing at 9 pm … READ MORE


GCB Star Mark Deklin On Blake’s Big Gay Secret: 'There Will Be Repercussions'

GCB Mark Deklin

Everything is bigger in Texas — especially the scandals — and no one knows that better than GCB (Sunday, 10/9c, ABC) stud Blake Riley, played by Mark Deklin. As the secretly gay (but openly hot) husband of Miriam Shore’s Cricket, Blake and his wife frantically attempt to run their fashion empire while keeping their little “arrangement” under wraps. But as the Rileys learned last week, nothing stays secret forever.

Deklin recently chatted with TVLine about the repercussions of Amanda’s discovery …READ MORE


Ratings: GCB Flies Well Below Pan Am Premiere, Lags Behind Celebrity Apprentice

GCB - "Pilot" - The soap returns to Dallas in this deliciously fun, wicked new drama that shows that you can go home again -- but only if you're ready to face the sins of your past -- on the premiere of "GCB," SUNDAY, MARCH 4 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/BILL MATLOCK)
KRISTIN CHENOWETH

Well ain’t that a… B.

The series premiere of GCB drew …READ MORE


The TVLine-Up: TV Worth Watching This Sunday

GCB - "Hell Hath No Fury" - Amanda becomes concerned that Laura will be branded a "Javelina" or not-so cute-girl - a name that Amanda coined herself in high school -- while Gigi decides to throw Amanda a luncheon in her honor in an effort to reintroduce her to society. Meanwhile a devastated Carlene rallies from her embarrassment in church and plots to get back at Amanda, Blake and Cricket disagree over his priorities, and Sharon worries about Zach's fidelity, on "GCB," SUNDAY, MARCH 11 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/KAREN NEAL)
ANNIE POTTS, LESLIE BIBB

On TV this Sunday: The Army Wives battle separation anxiety as well as a hurricane, Shameless Karen puts her baby to auction, ABC introduces the GCBs and more. As but a supplement to TVLine’s original features, here are 10 programs to keep on your radar. READ MORE


GCB Cast on Housewives Comparisons: 'We're Both Stories about a Group of Women,' That's It!

GCB - ABC's "GCB" stars Mark Deklin as Blake Reilly, Miriam Shor as Cricket Caruth-Reilly, Brad Beyer as Zack Peacham, Jennifer Aspen as Sharon Peacham, Leslie Bibb as Amanda Vaughn, Annie Potts as Gigi Stopper, Kristin Chenoweth as Carlene Cockburn, David James Elliott as Ripp Cockburn and Marisol Nichols as Heather Cruz. (ABC/BOB D'AMICO)

The cast and creator of ABC’s midseason dramedy GCB took the stage at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour on Tuesday, and immediately used the opportunity to dispel any misconceptions that this new primetime sudser (which premieres Sunday, March 4 at 10/9c) is the second coming of that other female-centric soap, Desperate Housewives. READ MORE


TVLine Items: Chuck Matriarch Returns for Finale, ABC Soaps Boss Scrubs Out and More!

CHUCK -- Season: 4 -- Pictured: Linda Hamilton as Mary Bartowski -- Photo by: Mitchell Haaseth/NBC

Mama Bartowski is coming back!

Linda Hamilton is set to reprise her maternal role in Chuck‘s two-hour series finale, TV Guide Magazine reports. The NBC spy dramedy’s swan song airs Jan. 27.

Ready for more of today’s TV dish? Well… READ MORE


TVLine Items: Fringe Has Fun With World Series, TNT Pilot Taps Brothers & Sisters Alum and More

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What happened with Fringe? “Baseball Happened”!

Fox’s sci-fi series is acknowledging the fact that this Friday’s much-anticipated installment has been pushed back a week because of World Series Game 7. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO