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'Scandal' Officially Ending with Season 7, Shonda Rhimes Releases Statement

It’s official – Kerry Washington‘s hit series Scandal will be ending after season seven, which will air during the 2017-18 television season.

The news was rumored last week, but ABC finally confirmed it leading up to the network’s upfronts event on Tuesday (May 16).

“Deciding how to end a show is easy,” Scandal creator and executive producer Shonda Rhimes said in a statement. “Deciding when to finish is quite simple when the end date is years away. But actually going through with it? Actually standing up to say: ‘This is it?’ Not so much. So, next year we are going all out. Leaving nothing on the table. Creating this world in celebration. We are going to handle the end the way we like to handle the important things in our Scandal family: all together, white hats on, gladiators running full speed over a cliff.”

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'Dancing With the Stars' & 'Bachelor' Spinoffs Headed to ABC!

Two cool new shows are headed to ABC that will be spin-offs of two popular franchises – Dancing With the Stars and The Bachelor!

Dancing With the Stars Junior will debut in spring 2018 and it’s set to have celebrity kids and kids of celebrities pair up with professional junior ballroom dancers to compete for the mirror ball trophy. They will perform choreographed routines each week and be judged by a panel of experts.

The Bachelor: Winter Games will have some of your favorite former contestants from The Bachelor and The Bachelorette face off in winter-themed athletic challenges. It’s being billed as “an ode to the Winter Olympic Games” that will “take competitive dating to a chilling new level,” according to Variety.

WILL YOU WATCH either of these spinoffs from ABC?

ABC Announces Fall 2017 Schedule!

ABC has just revealed the schedule for the Fall 2017 season.

This season, the network has one new comedy The Mayor, and four new dramas, The Good Doctor, The Gospel of Kevin, Marvel’s Inhumans and Ten Days In the Valley.

The following shows will debut midseason on the network: Roseanne reboot, American Idol, Splitting Up Together, Zach Braff’s Alex, Inc., The Crossing, For the People and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Stay tuned for more information from the ABC Upfront Presentation!

It was also confirmed that Scandal would be ending this upcoming year with the seventh and final season.

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'The Little Mermaid' Live Coming to ABC This Fall!

The Wonderful World Of Disney: The Little Mermaid Live! has just been announced at ABC.

The special, set for October 3 at ABC, will feature live musical performances in a live action/animation hybrid presentation. Several celebs will take part in the presentation, and ABC promises to announce the names of the stars taking part soon!

The songs from the 1989 animated film will be the focus of the special. The songs are written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.

Stay tuned for casting information as it becomes available!

'Marvel's Inhumans' Gets First Teaser Trailer!

ABC will be debuting the new series Marvel’s Inhumans later this year and the first teaser trailer for the show was just released!

The clip features no footage, but instead has a voice-over playing while the title card slowly appears. While it has not been confirmed, the voice reportedly belongs to Iwan Rheon, who will play Maximus on the show.

Two of the eight episodes will debut in IMAX theaters on September 1 and play for two weeks before the series starts airing on ABC.


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Iwan Rheon Will Lead 'Marvel's Inhumans' Cast for ABC!

Former Game of Thrones actor Iwan Rheon is set to star as Maximus the Mad on the upcoming ABC series, Marvel’s Inhumans.

The series will focus on the character Black Bolt, the older brother of Iwan‘s character, and his family.

Black Bolt is the leader of the Inhumans, a race of super-powered beings. Maximus the Mad is “intelligent, charming and articulate, he comes across as man of the people but secretly covets power,” according to Variety.

Iwan’s ability to be charming, roguish, and still completely unexpectedly dangerous were all the different sides we needed to bring the character to life. We’re thrilled to have him on board,” said Jeph Loeb, head of Marvel Television and executive producer.

Iwan previously starred on Game of Thrones as the villain Ramsay Bolton.

Paula Patton Will Star in New Summer Series for ABC!

Paula Patton has landed the lead role in a new supernatural-thriller series headed to ABC, Somewhere Between!

The 41-year-old actress will be playing “superstar news producer and fiercely loving mom Laura Price. She isn’t crazy: She knows her daughter Serena is going to be murdered. She doesn’t know who the murderer is or why she’ll be killed, but she knows exactly when it will happen, where and how. Despite this, all of her attempts to keep her daughter safe fail, and Serena’s fixed, unmovable, terrifying fate keeps her directly in the path of her killer,” according to Deadline.

Somewhere Between has received a 10-episode order and it will air in summer 2017!