America loves television. America loves television so much that last year there were 180 original scripted shows that aired on cable alone. While cable and streaming shows have been receiving a lot of love from the awards ceremonies of late, apparently, the average American is still very much a fan of regular broadcasts.
What are the most popular network TV shows of 2014? Before we get into the fact that two comedies managed to top that list, which is particularly impressive in an era where network TV comedies aren't exactly thriving on the whole, let's define "popular," because this list has some very specific terms applied to it.
Columbus Short may have announced he was exiting Scandal late last spring, but this week he’s finally spoken out about the circumstances surrounding that cliffhanger ending at the end of Season 3 and why he and the show ended up parting ways.
Network television isn’t exactly known for its super racy content, but an episode of Scandal airing on October 30 certainly caused a bit of an uproar. The episode in question aired opposite a showing of It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, leading to complaints.
Things keep getting worse and worse for former 7th Heaven actor Stephen Collins. The man’s been put through the ringer since allegations and audio recording surfaced of the actor admitting he’d exposed himself to young girls. Things might not be good for the man, but there is definitely not going to be any Scandal in the future.
Former Scandal actor Columbus Short is set to have a big night tonight. After a season finale featuring an ominous gunshot, his character is definitely, absolutely getting killed off of ABC’s hit series. The man doesn’t seem too bent out of shape after getting fired from Shonda Rhimes’ drama. Instead, he’s throwing a Scandal Season Premiere party at a club in Atlanta tonight to celebrate his imminent demise on the popular drama.
Get ready for it, Scandal fans. The juicy ABC drama returns in just over two weeks, and to whet our appetites, ABC has offered up some fantastic promotional photos, which show off the lead characters looking their absolute best.
Football season is upon us once more, and while my pint glass runneth over with excitement, I can understand that non-sports fans probably aren’t enthused about seeing big green fields and big angry men taking over their televisions. So here are five things you could be watching instead of Thursday Night Football.
Where on Earth is Olivia Pope? That is the question the new teaser for Season 4 of Scandal is asking. We all want to know where Olivia Pope is, but there's one man who's actually trying to find out. And he's being told that the number he's calling has been disconnected. Sorry, Fitz! Olivia Pope is no longer available! But how long will that last?
“Weird Al” Yankovic continued his no holds barred pop culture takeover with a silly and spirited performance at tonight’s Emmy Awards. His targets were a selection of this year’s nominees, as he added lyrics to some of TV’s most memorable instrumental theme songs.
Scandal has added yet another great guest star in a mystery role. Sonya Walger, who was recently seen in a recurring guest spot on Parenthood, is headed to the ABC drama for its third season.
Scandal Season 4, Episode 1 has a title! And though it doesn’t exactly give a whole lot away about what fans of the ABC drama might expect from the season premiere, which is scheduled for September, “Randy, Red, Superfreak and Julia” serve as a nice little teaser to remind us that Olivia Pope will be back in just a matter of months!
Portia de Rossi is headed to Scandal! The Arrested Development star has signed on for a “top secret arc” on the ABC series, as confirmed by Ellen DeGeneres today. It looks like will be De Rossi’s first TV role since reprising her character, Lindsay Funke for Netflix’s revival or Arrested Development.
Following CW, CBS, NBC and Fox's announcements of their own Fall 2014 premiere date schedules, ABC has finally unveiled their own lineup of fall premieres. Among the new series set with premiere dates for the fall are the new comedy Selfie and Shona Rhimes' new drama starring Viola Davis, How To Get Away With Murder, among some other promising series.
ABC has released its 2014-2015 lineup. It includes a slight move for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., which will return for Season 2 this fall, but will air an hour later than usual. Meanwhile, Scandal and Grey's Anatomy have been shifted up on the Thursday night schedule.