Don't Forget to Watch Cristela Tonight


Tonight's the debut of the sitcom Cristela, the first-ever primetime show created, written, produced by and starring a Latina—Tejas-born, Mexican-American comedian Cristela Alonzo. Cristela is about an aspiring lawyer on her hustle who lives with her family, who seem from the trailer to be both loving and… » 10/10/14 7:45pm 10/10/14 7:45pm

20/20's Elizabeth Vargas Checks into Rehab for Alcohol Problem

ABC anchor Elizabeth Vargas revealed today that she checked herself into a recovery facility for alcohol addiction while on vacation. Vargas spent a couple of weeks in treatment last fall for the same issue, during which her husband was reportedly cheating on her. The couple is now going through a divorce. » 8/18/14 8:00pm 8/18/14 8:00pm

Television Is Resurrecting the Romantic Comedy From Its Deathbed

Have you noticed more romantic plots creeping onto your TV screen? And perhaps on shows that are comedic, rather than dramatic? Don't look now, but the rom com is perhaps pulling a Lazarus. It's just that everyone is very, very shy of the term "romantic comedy" after years of stinkers anchored by Matthew McConaughey. » 8/18/14 2:40pm 8/18/14 2:40pm

ABC Offers Live Aerial Footage of Robin Williams' Home Because Why?

In the scramble to cover yesterday's horrible and shocking news that Robin Williams was dead, apparently by his own hand — and in the absence of any hard information other than the fact that he died from asphyxiation and his family has asked that we respect their privacy — ABC decided that the best way to cover the… » 8/12/14 9:50am 8/12/14 9:50am

Diane Sawyer Stepping Down as Anchor of ABC World News

ABC has announced that World News's Diane Sawyer will be stepping down from her role as anchor in order to pursue other roles with the network. Replacing her will be Good Morning America cohost George Stephanopoulos for breaking stories and David Muir for day-to-day anchoring duties, thus returning network nightly… » 6/25/14 9:40am 6/25/14 9:40am

ABC Tested the Voting System for Rising Star and It Was Super Awkward

During Monday night's episode of The Bachelorette, ABC used their audience to make sure the online voting system for their American Idol/The Voice/The X-Factor show that is totally different than all those other shows. If the four minutes host Josh Groban and judges Kesha and Brad Paisley were on stage were any… » 6/17/14 12:10pm 6/17/14 12:10pm

Shark Tank's Endlessly Weird But Always Entertaining Gender Obsession

The fact that ABC's Shark Tank is even a show on television will be a surprise to anyone who enjoys leaving the house on a Friday night. But once you dive into this pool teeming with dangerous underwater creatures, you'll soon discover the secret reason for its success: the drama provoked through a strangely… » 5/17/14 3:10pm 5/17/14 3:10pm

Modern Family Will Pay For Your City Hall Wedding Today

If the last thing standing between you and wedded bliss is the high cost of a marriage license ($35), Modern Family has a publicity stunt that's got you covered. For today and today only, the show and its home network of ABC will foot the bill for couples who get married in New York City's city hall. » 5/12/14 3:40pm 5/12/14 3:40pm