We already know that by the time the Roseanne spin-off The Conners rolls around in October, Roseanne Barr‘s character, Roseanne Conner, will be dead. But how exactly will this show kill of its former star and current alt-right bullhorn? Barr herself may just have revealed how the ABC sitcom plans to write off her character: a drug overdose.
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Nearly 14 years after the premiere of ABC’s mega-hit drama LOST, showrunners Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse reunited at the John Ansin Ford Amphitheatre in Los Angeles this past weekend for We Have to Go Back: The LOST Concert 2018. They were on hand to introduce composer Michael Giacchino, arguably the most valuable player of the entire series. Giacchino conducted many of the show’s most memorable songs over the course of the evening and even debuted a brand new track from the upcoming film Bad Times at the El Royale.
We’ve compiled some of the highlights from the event into a video below. Watch as surprise guest cast members read sections from the show’s script, Lindelof and Cuse talk about their unorthodox practice of writing Giacchino’s name into the episode scripts, and much more. Read More »
Modern Family has been on ABC for 10 seasons, and they’ve brought plenty of laughs over the years, even if the series has lost its touch in recent seasons. With no renewal in place for another season, series creator Steve Levitan has hinted that it might be time for the show to end. But before it does, the Dunphy and Pritchett families will deal with some hard times.
Sometime during Modern Family‘s 10th season, a “significant character on the series” will die, and the family will feel the aftermath of that death for several episodes. Read More »
Here’s a good reason to call your parents: Netflix has officially snatched Kiefer Sutherland‘s political drama Designated Survivor from the jaws of cancellation. ABC, the show’s original network home, gave the show the axe this summer due to rising budget concerns and a drop in ratings, but Netflix spends money with the best of ’em and doesn’t make any of its viewership numbers public, so they don’t have to worry about either of those issues. Sounds like a win-win for everyone.
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Posted on Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 by Ben Pearson
The last episode of LOST aired on ABC on May 23, 2010. That was more than eight years ago, but people are still fiercely divided about whether or not the mega-popular drama series came to a satisfying conclusion. (For the record, I still love it.)
But if you’ve ever been curious to have the LOST finale explained by actress Evangeline Lilly, who played scrappy criminal Kate Austen in all six seasons of the series, you’re in luck: Lilly took the stage at Dragon Con this past weekend and answered a fan question that involved her laying out an excellent interpretation of the show’s controversial ending. Read More »
Hello, my name is Jamie and I’m here to convince you to watch Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. It’s not an exaggeration when I say this is the best and most criminally underrated show on network television. My hope is that if you clicked this article, you’ve never seen the show or gave up on it way too early. My other hope is that I can convince you to give it another shot.
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Roseanne Barr was fired from her own show after she made a racist statement on Twitter, so despite the show being a huge ratings success for ABC, the revival of Roseanne is dead. And now the character of Roseanne Conner is going to die, too.
Actor John Goodman, who is starring in the network’s upcoming spin-off series The Conners, has just revealed that Roseanne’s character is going to be killed off. Read his statement below.
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The time has come for yet another reboot. This time: Bewitched. Black-ish creator Kenya Barris recently ended his deal with ABC to head to Netflix, but as he was leaving, he took time to sell ABC on a Bewtiched reboot. The new take on the sitcom will feature an interracial blended family. Barris developed the new Bewitched with Black-ish writer and producer Yamara Taylor.
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Yesterday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced some new Oscar changes are on the way, including the creation of an entirely new category dedicated to celebrating “outstanding achievement in popular film.” The Academy has offered a brief clarification about that category, which you can read below – along with details about how ABC were the ones who had these changes instituted, and why that’s possibly a bad look for The Walt Disney Company. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 by Fred Topel
The Goldbergs stars Sean Giambrone and Hayley Orrantia were at the ABC party for the Television Critics Association this week. The comedy, based on creator Adam F. Goldberg’s life, is entering its sixth season in September.
Season 5 ended with Erica (Orrantia) dropping out of college to pursue singing and Adam (Giambrone) helping Barry (Troy Gentile) get prom cancelled. And now, season 6 will pay tribute to an iconic John Hughes movie: Sixteen Candles.
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