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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 […]

GLAAD: Broadcast TV Now Features Record Number of LGBTQ Characters

The small screen is now reflecting a record number of LGBTQ characters on primetime. Media watchdog group GLAAD has released the findings of its 17th annual report, Where We Are On TV, which analyzes the overall diversity of primetime scripted series regular characters on broadcast networks while also tracking the number of LGBTQ regular and […]

TV Ratings: ‘Bachelorette’ Slides to Premiere Low

The Bachelorette was the top show among adults 18-49 on the broadcast networks Tuesday, but the ABC mainstay opened well below last season’s debut and had its smallest premiere audience ever. That in turn led to a modest series debut for Queens at 10 p.m. NBC’s La Brea continued its run of decent ratings despite […]

ABC’s ‘Queens’: TV Review

Eve, Brandy, Naturi Naughton and Nadine Velazquez star as members of a hip-hop group that was big in the '90s. Two decades later, the women reunite and try to reignite their music careers.

This Week in TV: ‘Succession’ and ‘You’ Return, ‘Queens’ Debuts

Two very popular shows about very not-nice people — HBO’s Succession and Netflix’s You — make their returns after long absences (two years for Succession and nearly that long for You). The Oct. 14-20 period also brings the premiere of ABC’s drama Queens and season debuts of a couple of cable staples. Below is The Hollywood Reporter‘s rundown of […]

‘Queens’ Drops Extended Trailer for Musical Drama Starring Eve and Brandy

ABC dropped a full-length trailer for its upcoming musical drama series Queens, starring Eve, Brandy, Nadine Velazquez, and Naturi Naughton as members of the former ’90s girl group the Nasty Bitches.  Queens tells the story of four former bandmates who decide to reunite in their 40s after a major, public breakup on stage 20 years […]

ABC Fall 2021 Schedule: ‘Wonder Years,’ ‘Queens’ Join Stable Slate

ABC is sticking with what it knows for the start of the 2021-22 TV season. The network will introduce only two new shows as part of its fall rollout, opting for sizable measures of stability across primetime. A few shows — notably Big Sky, which joins the network’s Thursday lineup — are changing time periods, […]

‘Wonder Years,’ ‘Queens’ Among Four ABC Series Orders

With its renewal decisions likely completed, ABC is now turning its attention to the new shows that will line its 2021-22 schedule. To that end, the network has ordered hip-hop drama Queens and comedies The Wonder Years, Maggie and Abbott Elementary to series. The fate of the network’s remaining pilots will be determined later today, […]