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ABC Completely Fails To Gong The Gong Show!

THE GONG SHOW – ABC’s “The Gong Show” is hosted by Tommy Maitland. (ABC/Bob D’Amico)

ABC has renewed The Gong show – hosted by Mike Myers… er… Tommy Maitland.

Will Arnett has signed on to repeat as one the show’s revolving panel of celebrity guests.

The Gong Show returns on Thursday, June 21st (8/7C).

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tonya Harding Lead Atletes Competing On Dancing with the Stars!

DANCING WITH THE STARS: ATHLETES – Keo Motsepe and Olympic gold medalist (softball) Jennie Finch Daigle – Photo by Craig Sjodin/Courtesy of ABC.

If you want to see an all-time great NBA star, a controversial figure skating champ, an NCAA buzzer beating women’s basketball hero, the highest-paid NFL cornerback and other elite athletes – past and current – you can see them all when ABC’s Dancing with the Stars: Athletes premieres on Monday, April 30th (8/7C).

The list of competitors includes author, pundit, activist and all-time NBA great,Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; retired figure skater Tonya Harding; the woman who sank buzzer beaters in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Fur and Championship Game, Arike Ogunbowale; Washington Redskins’ cornerback,Josh Norman; baseball great,Johnny Damon;Olympic figure skater/activist,Adam Rippon and more.

Details follow.

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Roseanne’s Ratings-Winning Premiere To Encore!

ROSEANNE – Darlene (Sara Gilbert), Jackie (Laurie Metcalfe), Roseanne (Rosanne Barr), Dan (John Goodman), DJ (Michael Fishman), Andrea (Sarah Chalke) and Becky (Alicia Goranson) – Photo by Adam Rose/Courtesy of ABC.

Following its huge ratings win, ABC has scheduled an encore of the one-hour premiere of Roseanne for Sunday, April 1st.

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ABC Releases The Crossing Pilot Online!

THE CROSSING –  Photo by Jack Rowand/Courtesy of ABC.

ABC has released the pilot for its new drama series The Crossing online – it can be screened at abc.com and the ABC app, Hulu and electronic sell-through platforms, as well as on demand across MVPD and digital MVPD providers until March 30th.

When 47 refugees wash up on the shore of Port Canaan, the local sheriff discovers that they are fleeing a war… from 180 years in the future and the country they’re fleeing from is America!

The Crossing premieres on ABC on Monday, April 2nd (10/9C).

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American Idol – It’s Back! (Did You Miss It?)

AMERICAN IDOL – Catie Turner (Langhorne, PA) – Photo Eric Liebowitz/Courtesy of ABC.

American Idol (ABC, Sundays and Mondays, 7/6C) returns with a two-hour auditions episode that brings us stories and talent and joy and a little heartbreak.

You know the show is for real when the first audition is amazing right off the top.

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What Took Them So Long? ABC Renews The Good Doctor!

THE GOOD DOCTOR – Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore – Photo by Liane Hentscher/Courtesy of ABC.

After what seems to be way too long, ABC has renewed its hit medical series The Good Doctor – the season’s top-rated new drama.

The series returns on Monday, March 12 (10/9C).

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Performers Announced for 90th Oscars®!

Gael García Bernal, Mary J. Blige, Andra Day, Natalia Lafourcade, Miguel, Keala Settle, Sufjan Stevens and Oscar winner Common will perform this year’s nominated songs at the 90th Oscars ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, “The Oscars” will air live on Sunday, March 4, on The ABC Television Network.

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Wonder Woman, Luke Skywalker Lead Second Round of Presenters for 90th Oscars®!

Wonder Woman – Wonder Woman/Princess Diana (Gal Godot) – Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.

Gal Godot and Mark Hamill lead the second round of presenters announced for the 90th Oscars®.

Also named are: Armie Hammer, Oscar Isaac, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gina Rodriguez, Eva Marie Saint, Wes Studi, Kelly Marie Tran and Zendaya.

Jimmy Kimmel will host the 90th Oscars® live from the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood on Sunday, March 4th (ABC, 8/5PT).

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Chadwick Boseman and Tiffany Haddish Among First Round of Oscars® Presenters!

Marshall – Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman) – Photo courtesy of Open Road Films.

The Black Panther and Rough Night’s party girl are among the first round of presenters announced for the 90th Oscars®.

Chadwick Boseman and Tiffany Haddish are joined by Mahershala Ali, Viola Davis, Laura Dern, Jennifer Garner, Greta Gerwig, Tom Holland, Kumail Nanjiani, Margot Robbie, Emma Stone and Daniela Vega.

The 90th Oscars® will be presented live on ABC on Sunday, March 4th, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.

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