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  • ABC Names Program Planning & Scheduling Executive

    Photo Credit: Disney/ABC Television Group
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    Photo Credit: Disney/ABC Television Group
    Andrew Kubitz, an esteemed entertainment executive with 17 years of scheduling experience, has been named executive vice president, Program Planning & Scheduling, ABC Entertainment Group, it was announced today by Paul Lee, president, ABC Entertainment Group, to whom he will report. In his new role, Kubitz will have oversight of daytime, primetime and late-night program planning and scheduling, as well as film acquisition and theatrical inventory. Kubitz will also facilitate and coordinate windowing strategies for ABC Entertainment Group programming across all platforms. READ MORE
  • ABC Family Greenlight’s Two New Drama Pilots

    Disney/ABC Television Group
    Disney/ABC Television Group
    ABC Family, the millennial-skewing network, has greenlit two new drama pilots, “The Fosters” (working title), from executive producer Jennifer Lopez, and “Socio,” from executive producer Gavin Polone. Summer to date, ABC Family’s current crop of original series have made ABC Family cable TV’s #1 network in Prime in Women 18-34, and the #2 cable TV network in Females 12-34 and Female Teens. READ MORE
  • David Michaels Appointed Senior Executive Director of ’40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards’

    Courtesy of David Michaels
    Courtesy of David Michaels
    The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced that David Michaels, Actor, Producer and Founder of TV Cares has been appointed Senior Executive Director of the Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards. READ MORE
  • NBC Announces Primetime Preview Special

    NBC Universal
    NBC Universal
    NBC pulls back the curtain with an exclusive backstage pass of the network’s new and returning series for Fall 2012, hosted by Matthew Perry and the cast of NBC’s new comedy “Go On,” in “The NBC Primetime Preview Show.” READ MORE
  • 9.1 Million Viewers Say Goodbye to ‘The Closer,’ 7.2 Million Say Hello to ‘Major Crimes’

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    Jordan Strauss/WireImage
    TNT‘s blockbuster series The Closer ended its extraordinary seven-season run last night with 9,075,000 viewers in Live + Same Day, making it cable’s #1 series telecast for the summer-to-date. READ MORE
  • ‘The Price is Right’ Announces Its First-Ever Male Model Search

    Sonja Flemming/CBS
    Sonja Flemming/CBS
    THE PRICE IS RIGHT is holding its first-ever search to find a male model. The search will air as a five-episode web series competition on PriceIsRight.com and Youtube.com/PriceIsRight in late September. The winner, who will be chosen by viewers, will win a one-week modeling gig on the game show. READ MORE
  • Paley Center for Media Presents ‘TV’s Most Dynamic Duos’

    The Paley Center for Media
    The Paley Center for Media
    "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts hosts a two-hour countdown of couples who have graced television with their amazing chemistry, hilarity, friendship and, in many cases, sexual tension. Whether it's Johnny Carson and Ed McMahon, Laverne and Shirley, Tony and Carmela Soprano, Homer and Bart Simpson, Mulder and Scully or Lucy and Ethel, there is no shortage of indelible duos on television. Who will be No. 1? Find out on "TV's Most Dynamic Duos: Presented by The Paley Center for Media," airing SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. READ MORE
  • ‘Days of our Knives’ Heading to Investigation Discovery With Several Soap Stars Involved

    Investigation Discovery
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    Investigation Discovery
    Walking in on your beau bedding your best friend... Halting your wedding because your evil twin stole your spot at the altar... Discovering that your mortal enemy is really your long-lost sibling. These may seem like the plotlines of a delicious daytime soap, but sensational stories are anything but fiction on Investigation Discovery. Dishing out the drama of blindsided betrayals, mistaken identities, and deadly deceptions, ID is staking its claim on real-life soap operas with the launch of daytime programming block DAYS OF OUR KNIVES on Monday, August 20 from 1-4 PM E/P. READ MORE
  • Investigation Discovery Launching ‘Deadly Affairs’ Hosted by Susan Lucci

    Investigation Discovery
    Investigation Discovery
    From love triangles that implode to office romances exposed, stories of passionate love affairs turned crimes of passion aren't just happening on daytime television. They happen in real life and, sometimes, are even stranger than fiction. No stranger to steamy scandals and deadly dalliances, Emmy Award-winning actress and queen of daytime soap Susan Lucci hosts DEADLY AFFAIRS, premiering Saturday, September 8 at 10 PM E/T on Investigation Discovery. READ MORE
  • ‘Days of our Lives’ Issues Statement on New Writing Regime

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    Thomas Montalto/MontaltoPhotos.com
    Editor's Note: The information is clearly outdated at this point, but "Days of our Lives" issued the following statement to Soap Opera Network just a short time ago announcing (what we've already previously reported), that Gary Tomlin and Christopher Whitesell are now heading up the shows writing team effective immediately. READ MORE