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All My Children, One Life To Live To Return Via Hulu, iTunes
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Nearly two years ago, news came out that ABC had canceled the long-running soap operas All My Children and One Life To Live. ABC had decided to replace them with food shows, saying the decision was guided by “extensive research …

The Official Oscars App Expands To Android, Kindle The Official Oscars App Expands To Android, Kindle
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ABC announced today that the official Oscars app is now live, and for the first time, it’s available for Android. Specifically, it’s available on Android 4.0+ devices, including the Galaxy Note II, Galaxy Note 10.1 and GSIII, as well as …

The Oscars Release a Bunch of Seth MacFarlane Promos

Today, host Seth MacFarlane and Emma Stone were on hand to announce the nominations for the 85th annual Academy Awards. Nine films are vying for this year’s Best Picture award, including Argo, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Lincoln, …

Dick Clark to be Celebrated on “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve”
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ABC announced today that its yearly New Year’s Rockin’ Eve countdown will this year feature a tribute to Dick Clark, who died in April of this year at age 82. A two-hour special will air at 8 pm EST before …

ABC News 24 Will Stream Broadcasts Live On YouTube ABC News 24 Will Stream Broadcasts Live On YouTube

Google announced that Australian television news program ABC News 24 wil is now streaming its broadcasts live on YouTube, which is a first for news and TV broadcasting in Australia. Users will not only ge able to watch the broadcast …

Avengers 2 To Be Written, Directed By Joss Whedon

Disney reportedly announced during its Q3 earnings call that Joss Whedon, writer and director of The Avengers, will return to helm the film’s sequel. He will also be involved in the creation of a Marvel TV show for ABC. Variety …

Netflix Updates Web Video Player Netflix Updates Web Video Player

Netflix has just launched an updated web video player, according to the company blog. The new interface incorporates icons instead of words – below is a screenshot: First, Netflix was wise in using ABC’s “LOST” as the template for its …

New Bachelorette Season Features Less Hot Tubs, More Class
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New Bachelorette, new rules. Since this season of the popular dating program will feature single mother Emily Maynard’s quest for love and affection, host Chris Harrison claims that some slight changes have been made to the show’s formula. However, just …

Krysten Ritter: Don’t Trust That Bitch
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You may not recognize the name, but that could all change soon enough. Krysten Ritter is building an impressive television resume that probably includes at least one character you recognize, and her latest venture is the aptly-named ABC show “Don’t …

RIP Patrick Dempsey Trending on Twitter RIP Patrick Dempsey Trending on Twitter

It seems someone is always fake dying on the internet. A couple of weeks ago it was Justin Bieber and now the phrase ‘RIP Patrick Dempsey’ is trending on Twitter. To be clear, the actor is alive and well. Patrick …

Netflix To Possibly Acquire ABC’s “The River” Netflix To Possibly Acquire ABC’s “The River”

Netflix, who has been in talks with 20th Century FOX regarding taking over its recently cancelled dinosaur drama Terra Nova, might also have its eye on ABC’s The River, which also faces cancellation. Reports state that Netflix has been in …

Yahoo’s comScore February Rankings Triumph Explained! Yahoo’s comScore February Rankings Triumph Explained!

comScore’s online video rankings for February were released earlier today and perhaps most notable in the list was Yahoo’s meteoric ascent to the second-highest brand when, in previous months, Yahoo was nowhere to be found on comScore’s listings. Now, though, …

JonBenet Ramsey’s Father Calls Pageants “Bizarre”
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JonBenet Ramsey, whose 1996 murder has never been solved, was only six years-old when she died. Before that, she had been heavily involved in beauty pageants and had won several titles. After her death, her parents were considered prime suspects …

Amazon’s LoveFilm Gets Yet Another Deal, This Time With ABC Amazon’s LoveFilm Gets Yet Another Deal, This Time With ABC

Amazon has been announcing a slew of streaming content deals for its UK Netflix-like property LoveFilm. This time it’s one with ABC TV. Thanks to a partnership with Disney UK, LoveFilm will offer on-demand streaming access to ABC Studios’ library …

ABC To Advertise In NYC Taxies ABC To Advertise In NYC Taxies

Starting on January 1, 2012 a new agreement will take effect, which will allow ABC to begin selling ads and providing clips of entertainment to Creative Mobile Technologies (CMT) infused New York City cabs. At the moment, that’s about 6,600 …

Yahoo and ABC News Team Up On News Content and Advertising Yahoo and ABC News Team Up On News Content and Advertising

Yahoo announced this morning that it has entered a strategic alliance with ABC News to combine Yahoo’s massive reach, content breadth and technology with ABC’s brands, anchors and global news-gathering operation. Here’s what this entails: ABC News will become the …

New NBC Sitcom Experiences Viral Marketing Failure New NBC Sitcom Experiences Viral Marketing Failure
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There’s a thought that no press is bad press, and while that maybe true for folks like Marilyn Manson, someone from the land of music who was as concerned with shocking as he was entertaining the masses, it’s not true …

Diane Sawyer Live-Tweets Her Jaycee Dugard Interview Diane Sawyer Live-Tweets Her Jaycee Dugard Interview
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ABC World News Anchor Diane Sawyer is new to the Twitterverse – quite new. Her first tweet came on Friday and over the weekend she has amassed 44 tweets. Sawyer didn’t choose to ease into the service, but rather jump …

All My Children, One Life to Live Canceled – Zynga and Facebook to Blame? All My Children, One Life to Live Canceled – Zynga and Facebook to Blame?
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ABC has canceled the long-running soap operas All My Children and One Life to Live. TMZ has a statement from ABC saying, “Guided by extensive research into what today’s daytime viewers want and the changing viewing patterns of the audience, …

Oscars to Get VIP Treatment Online

Disney/ABC Television Group is going all out this year for Oscar.com during the Academy Awards. A representative for the company tells WebProNews that they’re set to deliver "one of the most extensive live, interactive ‘second-screen’ experiences ever offered."

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Netflix In New Streaming Deal With Disney
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Netflix and Disney-ABC Television Group have reached a new licensing agreement that will allow Netflix to stream episodes from the ABC Television Network, Disney Channel and ABC Family.

Ted-Sarandos-Netflix Under terms of the agreement, Netflix will not be allowed to stream current shows earlier than 15 days after the initial broadcast.