Tag Archives: ABC

ESPN Catfight: Maria vs. Rachel

Rachel Nichols ‘catching hell.’  Blog King, Mass Appeal BRISTOL — Rachel Nichols, a white anchor for ESPN’s “The Jump,” is catching hell after she was caught on tape lambasting “NBA Countdown” host Maria Taylor who’s African American. Rachel, 47, spewed a series of hot mic comments during a secretly recorded chinwag with LeBron James’ publicist — Adam Mendelsohn. The 26-year ...

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Sesame Street Vaccine PSA: Elmo, Louie encourage anti-vaxxers to “get the jab”

Elmo and Louie promote vaccine. Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW YORK — Parents around the globe blew a gasket on Friday after PBS officials disseminated a “Sesame Street” public service announcement for the coronavirus vaccine. The 60-second promotion shows Elmo and his dad, Louie, encouraging anti-vaxxers to get the jab. “Elmo and I are feeling hopeful and excited,” Louie boasted. ...

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ABC Live: ‘Good Times’ had highs & lows, however ‘All in the Family’ shined bright

Good Times had ‘highs’ and ‘lows.’  Blog King, Mass Appeal NEW YORK — “Temporary layoffs. Good Times. Easy credit rip offs…” Network officials at ABC aired a pair of ’70s reboots Wednesday night in a holiday television special titled “Live in Front of a Studio Audience.” Amid continual obtrusion from President Donald Trump’s Impeachment debacle, the Norman Lear doubleheader showcased ...

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Viola Davis & Tiffany Haddish headline remarkable cast in ‘Good Times’ reboot

Good Times is ‘coming back.’ Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Everything is “Dy-no-mite!” After a 40-year hiatus, “Good Times” is returning to network television. Officials at ABC Studios announced the cast for “Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Good Times” on Thursday. The ghetto-based sitcom will feature Oscar winner Viola Davis in the schmaltzy role of Florida Evans. ...

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The Conners: Roseanne character suffers narcotic overdose durin’ season premiere

Roseanne Conner resting in peace. Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Surly matriarch Roseanne Conner died from an accidental opioid overdose Tuesday night during the season premiere of “The Conners” on Disney-owned channel ABC. The character’s quietus became inevitable when embattled comic Roseanne Barr tweeted a juxtaposition in May comparing Valerie Jarrett to an ape. Valerie, in case you ...

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