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  • 80s sitcom Roseanne resurrected for ABC

    Everything old is new again at Disney. 1980s ground-breaking family comedy “Roseanne” will return to ABC with the original cast. The reboot seems like a bit of risk, given how John Goodman’s character Dan was killed off in the last season. But I suspect the writers will do some magical…

  • ‘Black-ish’ spin off moves from ABC to Freeform

    One of the breakout stars from ABC’s award winning family comedy ‘Black-ish’ is Yara Shahidi. Her character had been highlighted as having enough potential to lead a spinoff. After filming a pilot, that project moved closer to getting the greenlight, but it won’t be on ABC; instead, according to Deadline…

  • ‘Fresh Off The Boat’ given mid-season debut lift by ABC
    ‘Fresh Off The Boat’ given mid-season debut lift by ABC

    If there’s one mid-season replacement sit-com coming to ABC that I’ve been looking forward to it’s Fresh Off The Boat. The single-camera family comedy was inspired by Eddie Huang’s memoir and focuses on a Chinese American family who moves from the culturally insulated life of Chinatown in Washington D.C., to…

  • “Girl Meets World.” Is. Perfect.
    “Girl Meets World.” Is. Perfect.

    As I’ve said many times before, I am part of the generation that experienced the golden age of Disney Channel programming. That’s So Raven (being my favorite show of all-time), Lizzie McGuire, Suite Life of Zack and Cody, Hannah Montana…we had some great shows. The common thread they all carried,…

  • “Selfie” & “Manhattan Love Story” Reviews
    “Selfie” & “Manhattan Love Story” Reviews

    New shows are still premiering on ABC, and I am here to give you some quick reviews. This week, it’s a two-fer, with a new Tuesday comedy block debuting, with Selfie and Manhattan Love Story. Show: Selfie Starring: Karen Gillan, John Cho, Da’Vine Joy Randolph Plot: A modern taken on…

  • “Black-ish” Premieres tonight on ABC
    “Black-ish” Premieres tonight on ABC

    It’s premiere week, so I’m here to give you “speedy reviews” of all the new ABC shows premiering this week. Next up, Black-ish. Starring: Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Laurence Fishburne Plot: Andre (Anderson) thinks his middle class African-American family is ignoring their culture and background a little too much…

  • Watch first episode of Selfie right now
    Watch first episode of Selfie right now

    Selfie, will debut on ABC on Sept. 30, but you can watch the first epsiode of the new sitcom on Hulu right now. The show is about a self-possessed social media star and is loosely modeled on “My Fair Lady.” Watch now, then tell your friends to watch too. Selfie…

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