American Broadcasting Company

'Modern Family' actress' mom denies abuse claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The mother of “Modern Family” actress Ariel Winter denies allegations that she physically and emotionally abused her 14-year-old daughter. Chrisoula Workman has filed court documents objecting to the actress being placed […]

11/09/2012

Media taking care in early coverage

  NEW YORK (AP) — In an impatient age of social media and instant communication, a close presidential election on Tuesday forced patience upon an army of journalists anxious for answers. Hours after some of […]

11/06/2012

Disney pledges $2M for Sandy relief

BURBANK (CNS) – The Walt Disney Co. announced a $2 million donation today to relief efforts from superstorm Sandy, which pounded the East Coast this week. According to Disney, $1 million will be donated to […]

11/01/2012

ABC special shines light on Chicago violence

NEW YORK (AP) – ABC News said it wanted to step beyond reporting on the gang violence in Chicago to explore ways of reducing it. The network, as shown in reports airing on Thursday and […]

10/18/2012

Walters to interview Lindsay Lohan next month

NEW YORK (AP) – Barbara Walters says she will interview Lindsay Lohan next month for ABC’s “20/20″ newsmagazine. Walters announced on Monday’s edition of her talk show, “The View,” that the interview will air on […]

10/15/2012

Mrs. Romney says horses helped with MS diagnosis

WASHINGTON (AP) – The wife of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Wednesday that her love of horses helped her overcome her fear that multiple sclerosis would put her in a wheelchair. Ann Romney was […]

10/10/2012

CBS claims ratings win for 1st week of TV season

NEW YORK (AP) – CBS is off to a rosy start as the 2012-13 season logs its first week. The Nielsen Co. says CBS took a solid lead in prime-time viewers. It won nine of […]

10/02/2012

Best advantage in 18 years for 'GMA'

NEW YORK (AP) – ABC’s “Good Morning America” is celebrating its biggest ratings victory over NBC’s “Today” show in more than 18 years. The Nielsen Co. says “Good Morning America” averaged 4.97 million viewers last […]

09/27/2012

NBC's sampling strategy pays dividends

NEW YORK (AP) – A jump on the fall television season enabled NBC to get some of its new series sampled. The premiere episode of “Revolution,” a J.J. Abrams thriller about a world with the […]

09/25/2012

ABC's Roberts undergoes bone marrow transplant

NEW YORK (AP) – ABC’s “Good Morning America” co-host Robin Roberts is already wishing to leave the hospital following her bone marrow transplant. Her oncologist, Dr. Gail Ropoz, said on the morning show that Roberts […]

09/21/2012

Football, talent shows and comedy give NBC a win

NEW YORK (AP) – Nielsen says football, talent shows and comedy meant a winning hand for NBC in the ratings last week. New NBC sitcoms “Go On,” “The New Normal” and “Guys With Kids” had […]

09/18/2012

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