Source: Nikki Schwab / US News & World Report Forget CNN, political commentator Roland Martin has found a new calling–the D.C.-based television drama “Scandal.” Martin has been a prolific Tweeter on the show and has interviewed several of the principles including star Kerry Washington, her co-star Columbus Short and Judy Smith, the real crisis manager behind the [...]
Source: Nellie Andreeva / Deadline.com A multicamera comedy from top standup comedian Kevin Hart and former Community executive producersNeil Goldman and Garrett Donovanhas landed at ABC with a put pilot commitment. Written by Goldman and Donovan, the project is based on Hart’s stand-up. It takes a candid look at the post-divorce life of a couple trying to forge a friendship for the sake of [...]
Source: Deadline.com Scandal’s third-season debut topped Nielsen’s first weeklyTwitter TV ratings, bagging about 713,000 tweets reaching a Twitter audience of 3.7 million. (On TV, the third season debut of ABC’s Washington soap clocked an average of 10.5 million viewers.) Miley Cyrus came in second and third in Nielsen’s Twitter ratings report. At No. 2, her MTV documentary,Miley: [...]
Source: Michael Rothman / ABC News Kerry Washington has learned “through experience” that keeping her personal life out of the media just works for her. In fact, the “Scandal” star got married in June to someone most fans didn’t even know she was seeing. Washington and NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha had been quietly dating for a year before secretly marrying in Idaho. [...]
WATCH: The Cast Of “The Butler” Cuba Gooding Jr., Lenny Kravitz, Forest Whitaker And Oprah Discuss The New Film
Cuba Gooding Jr., Lenny Kravitz, Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey talk about their new film, Lee Daniels’ “The Butler.”
Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker on The Butler.
George Will On ABC: ‘Cultural Collapse,’ ‘Unwed Mothers,’ ‘Voting For Incompetents’ Bankrupted Detroit
Source: Evan McMurry / Mediaite A panel on This Week With George Stephanopoulos went at each other over the possibility of federal intervention in Detroit’s bankruptcy, with the discussion growing especially heated after George Will suggested that Detroit’s “cultural problems,” including unwed mothers, were to blame for the city’s financial ruin. “Eighty percent of the pain in this restructuring [...]
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Source: Tambay A. Obenson / IndieWire In its second season finale, ABC’s red-hot Scandal delivered the series most-watched telecast ever (up for the 3rd week in a row) and tied a series high in Adults 18-49 for the 2nd week running. The show also achieved new all-time highs across all key Women (W18-34/W18-49/W25-54). Scandal dominated [...]
Source: Bill Keveney / USA Today Viewers appear to be responding to Scandal‘s personal and political intrigue. In its first full season, it is up 6% in viewers (averaging 8.4 million) and 19% in advertiser-prized young adults over an abbreviated, seven-episode premiere last spring that featured no lower-rated reruns. Its six most-watched episodes have come in [...]