Monday, December 16, 2019

ABC FAMILY GOBBLES UP THE HUNGER GAMES

March 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

One day after debuting in theaters with a stunning gross of $155 million domestically, Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games and its upcoming sequel Catching Fire were picked up by the ABC Family Channel for what is likely a record price by a basic cable outlet. While terms of the deal were not disclosed, typically first-time rights […]

NETFLIX AND DISNEY TEAM UP

December 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Episodes from past seasons of ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, Desperate Housewives, and the entire saga of Lost will be available on Netflix’s streaming service, thanks to a deal between the online video renter and the Walt Disney Co. that was announced Wednesday. While several other ABC shows will be be making their debut on the service, […]

JUST-APPOINTED ABC ENTERTAINMENT CHIEF ENTERS CRITICS’ DEN

August 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Noting that he had been on the job a mere 36 hours and was therefore “super unprepared” to be addressing the Television Critics Association about ABC’s plans for the fall season, Paul Lee, the new president of ABC Entertainment, said on Sunday that he has no intention of revamping the network’s fall schedule, at least […]