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‘Queens,’ ‘Promised Land’ Canceled at ABC

The ax has begun to fall. With the broadcast upfront presentations a week away, ABC has started to make decisions on its bubble slate. The Disney-backed network has canceled rookie dramas Queens and Promised Land. Neither series — despite being owned in-house — had been expected to return. Latinx family drama Promised Land was banished […]

Los Angeles Feature Shoot Days Decline, But Overall Filming Hits Record

First-quarter filming in Los Angeles set a new record to start the year despite an escalating slide in feature film production. Local film office FilmLA attributed the drop-off to productions being lured by more attractive tax incentives in other jurisdictions and a shortage of soundstage space in the area. According to a new report issued […]

ABC’s ‘Promised Land’ Banished to Hulu

It’s been a minute, but we have a pseudo cancellation at a broadcast network. ABC has banished struggling freshman drama Promised Land to Hulu for the remainder of its season. The Disney-owned network gave the Latinx family drama starring John Ortiz five episodes to find an audience, but with seven days of DVR factored in, […]

ABC’s ‘Promised Land’: TV Review

Creator Matt Lopez attempts to explore the American Dream and give 'Dallas' or 'Dynasty' a Latino spin in this vineyard-set primetime soap.

This Week in TV: ‘Ozark,’ ‘The Gilded Age,’ ‘Promised Land’

The end begins for one of Netflix’s more popular series when Ozark debuts the first half of its final season this week. Also on tap are a (very) long in the works HBO series, the return of Billions (minus a key figure) to Showtime and a family drama centering Latinx characters on ABC. Below is The […]

‘Bachelor,’ ‘Black-ish’ Final Season Book January Debuts on ABC

ABC has set premiere dates for most of its midseason slate, including the return of The Bachelor and the final season of Black-ish. First-year shows Abbott Elementary and Promised Land, limited series Women of the Movement and game show The Chase will also debut at midseason — with Abbott Elementary getting an early start with […]

‘Scandal’ Favorite Bellamy Young Boards ABC’s ‘Promised Land’

Bellamy Young is returning to ABC. The former Scandal favorite has joined the cast of the network’s upcoming Latinx family drama series Promised Land as a regular. She will play opposite series star John Ortiz in the drama from Father of the Bride writer Matt Lopez. Picked up to series in August, Promised Land is a […]

Latinx Family Drama ‘Promised Land’ Nabs ABC Series Order

ABC is headed to Promised Land. The Disney-owned broadcast network has handed out a series order for one of its two remaining drama pilots, the Latinx family drama Promised Land. The series from writer Matt Lopez (Warners’ Father of the Bride update) was one of two drama pilots to remain in consideration for midseason at […]

Cannes: Video of Hollywood Environmentalists in Anti-Fracking Sting Operation to Debut (Exclusive Video)

James O'Keefe says he duped Ed Begley Jr. and Mariel Hemingway into agreeing to get involved with an anti-fracking movie while hiding that its funding comes from Middle Eastern oil interests.

Matt Damon, ‘House of Cards’ Honored at Environmental Media Awards

UPDATED: "Promised Land," HBO doc "Gasland Part II" and Hayden Panettiere also were feted at the Environmental Media Association event.

‘House of Cards,’ ‘Promised Land’ Among Environmental Media Award Nominees (Exclusive)

"Modern Family," "Real Time With Bill Maher" and "Shark Tank" also will vie for nods at the ceremony, set for Oct. 19 at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank.

Berlin 2013: Critic’s Wrap

A look back at the festival's award winning films and most noteworthy performances.