Is ABC's First Non-#TGIT Thursday Promo Trying (Way) Too Hard?
As first reported by TVLine, ABC is abandoning its “TGIT” theme this fall, seeing as its Thursday lineup (premiering Sept. 22) for the first time in years contains a non-Shonda Rhimes drama. And boy, does the first promo overexplain the switcheroo. WATCH VIDEO
ABC Drops #TGIT Tagline for Fall
#TGIT will be MIA on ABC this fall.
Making her first appearance at the Television Critics Association press tour as president of ABC Entertainment, Channing Dungey confirmed — just as TVLine surmised in May — READ MORE
Fall TV First Impression: Notorious
The broadcast networks have nearly 20 shows debuting this fall, including Kiefer Sutherland’s term as POTUS, Michael Weatherly’s NCIS follow-up and the story of MLB’s first female player. To help you prep for it all, TVLine is offering First Impressions of the not-for-review pilots. READ MORE
#TGIT on ABC: Shonda Rhimes' Tweets Call Tagline Ownership Into Question
Did Shonda Rhimes announce a time of death — or at least a months-long coma — for ABC’s “#TGIT” marketing campaign? READ MORE
ABC's Designated Survivor Trailer Debuts — Plus: Watch Previews for Conviction, Notorious and More
Along with announcing its fall 2016 schedule, ABC on Tuesday unveiled sneak peeks of its new shows, including Kiefer Sutherland’s POTUS thriller Designated Survivor, legal drama Conviction and Minnie Driver comedy Speechless. READ MORE & WATCH VIDEOS
ABC Orders Notorious Drama, Jenna Elfman's Imaginary Friend Sitcom
ABC’s 2016-17 TV season will mark the return to TV for both onetime Covert Affairs agent Piper Perabo and three-time Emmy nominee Jenna Elfman. READ MORE
Covert Affairs' Piper Perabo to Star in ABC's Real Life-ish Notorious Pilot
Ex-Covert Affairs agent Piper Perabo is spying a return to TV as the co-lead opposite Daniel Sunjata in the ABC drama pilot Notorious, TVLine has learned. READ MORE
Graceland's Daniel Sunjata to Star in ABC's Real Life-Inspired Notorious Pilot
Graceland and Rescue Me alum Daniel Sunjata will channel famed criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos, as the star of ABC’s Notorious drama pilot. READ MORE
Exclusive: Private Practice Alum Wes Brown Lands Infamous Gig at NBC
NBC’s midseason drama Infamous has found its new cad.
Wes Brown, whose credits include meaty arcs on Private Practice, True Blood and Hart of Dixie, has been tapped to replace English actor Neil Jackson (Make It Or Break It) in the role of …READ MORE
Scoop: Make It or Break It Vet Neil Jackson Joins NBC Soap Pilot Notorious
Make It or Break It star Neil Jackson has landed a co-starring role in NBC’s Notorious, a drama pilot from Mercy executive producer Liz Heldens. Additionally, Katherine LaNasa (Big Love, Two and a Half Men) has joined the cast. READ MORE