The Chew

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    Southern Broadcasting, Inc.

    ABC Affiliate WKDH Shutting Down, Network Left Scrambling to Continue Programming in Market

    Citing poor financial conditions, ABC affiliate WKDH, located in Houston, Mississippi and serving the Columbus, Tupelo, and West Point television markets, will cease operations at the end of this month.

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    ‘The Chew’ Hosts ABC Primetime Preview Special

    Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz travel coast to coast -- from California and New York to Hawaii and Nashville -- to bring viewers a sneak peek at the ABC Fall Primetime lineup. Interviewing...

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    Disney/ABC Television Group

    ABC Cancels ‘The Revolution,’ Provides ‘General Hospital’ With Possible 50th Anniversary Celebration

    As Soap Opera Network first reported on March 16, Deadline's Nellie Andreeva is reporting that ABC has officially canceled "The Revolution" and plans to slide "General Hospital" into the 2:00 PM ET/1:00 PM PT timeslot beginning Monday, September 10,...

  • Ratings: A Closer Look at Daytime Talk

    Before we post the daytime soap opera ratings for the week of March 26-30, 2012, our friend Marc Berman at TV Media Insights has posted the latest ratings for daytime talk shows and things are still looking very bad...

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    Disney/ABC Television Group

    ‘The Revolution’ Hits New Series Low, Bringing Down ‘General Hospital’

    "General Hospital" and "The Revolution" are both fighting for a spot on the fall 2012-2013 schedule on ABC Daytime, although neither appear to be making a solid case for themselves.

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    Craig Sjodin/ABC

    ‘The Revolution’ Pulled? ‘General Hospital’ Moving to 2:00 PM?

    Prior to our posting the press release from the Disney/ABC Television Stations Group which revealed the premiere date of "Katie," Soap Opera Network learned via its sources that ABC had quietly been informing their affiliates of the pending cancellation...

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    Disney/ABC Television Group

    The Missing Link: What Happened to ‘General Hospital’s’ Viewers on Friday, March 2, 2012?

    Call it the case of a pissed off audience or call it a fluke, but whatever it is the mystery of where "General Hospital's" audience went by its Friday, March 2, 2012 episode is up in the air.

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    Disney/ABC Television Group

    Katie Couric: ‘General Hospital’s’ Savior?

    On June 6, 2011, ABC finally announced (after months of rumors) that it had signed a deal with former "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric to host a new daily syndicated talk show, and that said show would replace...

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    Donna Svennevik/ABC

    ‘General Hospital’ Hits Four-Month High in Key Demos, ‘The Revolution’ Continues Poor Performance

    "General Hospital" is the only soap opera left on the ABC Daytime schedule and is also the longest running dramatic series in the networks history. Unfortunately, the soap is facing the same cancellation danger that its former network counterparts...

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    Crag Sjodin/ABC

    ‘The Chew’ Attracts Largest Audience Since Premiere, But Remains Below ‘All My Children’

    As in previous weeks, ratings for soaps are unavailable at press time but the numbers are out for talk shows including "The Chew," "The Talk" and "The View."