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Ben Sherwood

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  • ABC renews 'Nashville' for a third season

    ABC renews 'Nashville' for a third season
    Like a rock star late to the stage, ABC has kept the suspense going on the fate of its country music-themed soap "Nashville"--until at long last announcing its renewal late Friday...on Twitter. ABC Co-President Ben Sherwood announced the renewal of...
  • Upfronts: Larry Wilmore Steals Spotlight at UTA Kickoff Party

    Larry Wilmore had a long line of well-wishers who sought him out for hugs and handshakes on Sunday night at UTA's upfronts kickoff party at Tao Downtown in Gotham. Wilmore drew a crowd of friends and fans as he recounted the story of how the surprise job...
  • Upfront Scorecard: ABC Pitches Disney Synergy to Tout Turnaround Plans

    ABC kicked off its upfront presentation with an interesting and somewhat unexpected pitch: Remember, we're part of the Walt Disney Co., home to Disney, Marvel, Pixar, Lucasfilm and ESPN, among other brand titans. Despite ABC Entertainment chief Paul Lee'...
  • At ABC, Thursday night is prime Shonda Rhimes time

    At ABC, Thursday night is prime Shonda Rhimes time
    — ABC is turning over its most valuable real estate to its proven hit-maker, Shonda Rhimes. This fall, three hour-long dramas created by Rhimes will run back-to-back-to-back on Thursday night: "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and her latest creation:...
  • GMA's Robin Roberts Acknowledges Same-Sex Relationship In New Disclosure

    "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts has acknowledged publicly for the first time a longstanding relationship with a woman, marking another bout of personal disclosure for the popular newswoman whose 2012 fight with myleodysplastic syndrome...
  • Sam Champion jumps from 'Good Morning America' to Weather Channel

    The Weather Channel has wooed Sam Champion away from "Good Morning America" for an on-air and executive role for the cable network. Champion, who has been the weatherman for ABC's top-rated morning show since 2006, will anchor a new morning show for the...
  • Sam Champion to Leave 'Good Morning America' for Weather Channel

    Sam Champion, the veteran weatherman at ABC's "Good Morning America," is leaving the post he has held there since 2006, in order to join The Weather Channel as a on-air host and its managing editor. He will also anchor a new flagship morning program at...
  • MacPherson, Marinelli, Tarantino Inducted Into Variety's Home Entertainment Hall of Fame

    The list of honorees entering the Variety Home Entertainment Hall of Fame this year clearly reflects the growth of digital distribution and its increasing importance to Hollywood. It includes two veteran execs responsible for negotiating key movie...
  • Paul Lee Seals New Contract as ABC Entertainment Group Chief

    There's bound to be a lot of movement inside the Disney/ABC Television Group in the coming year as Ben Sherwood takes the reins from outgoing president Anne Sweeney. But one thing that won't change in the near future is the leadership of ABC Entertainment...
  • Josh Elliott Leaves ABC's 'Good Morning America' For NBC Sports

    Josh Elliott is leaving ABC's "Good Morning America" for NBC Sports, the second defection from TV's number-one morning program in recent months. Longtime meteorologist Sam Champion left the program in early December. In a memo to staffers, ABC News...
  • 'GMA' thrives despite losses

    The success of "Good Morning America" continues to yield stories beyond the ratings. The program's story will be required study in management classes everywhere. "GMA" overtook NBC's "Today," and the folks at NBCUniversal have responded by helping break...