Articles for Family Tools Season 1

Following the earlier leads of NBC and FOX, ABC has announced its TV broadcast schedule for the fall of 2012. Much of the schedule does look familiar -- only 5 new series will debut in the fall -- but there are some big changes to watch for. Get the ABC fall 2012 schedule scoop here! Read more »
ABC‘s 2012-2013 schedule is full of an odd mix of styles. There are aliens in the suburbs, a Stephen King-esque apartment building, a nuclear sub going rogue, and a pair of shows about country singers, one a soapy drama, the other a broad family comedy.  Read more »
ABC is the latest network to pick up new shows, and its crop is a wide variety of serious dramas, primetime soaps, sci-fi thrillers and comedies. There are shows starring ER‘s Anthony Edwards, Men of a Certain Age‘s Andre Braugher, Lost‘s Terry O‘Quinn and Friday Night Lights‘ Connie Britton.  Read more »
When history looks back at the 2012-2013 TV season, it might be considered the year the sitcom died. Sure, there are massive hits like The Big Bang Theory that are getting monstrous ratings and Emmy-winning favorites like Modern Family, but those victories only underscore the many, many defeats the genre has suffered.  Read more »
For some unknown reason, network TV executives are convinced that Kyle Bornheimer is destined to be a huge sitcom star. In 2008 he starred in CBS‘ Worst Week (cancelled after 16 episodes). In 2010 he starred in ABC‘s Romantically Challenged (cancelled after four episodes). And in 2011, he starred in NBC‘s Perfect Couples (cancelled after 11 episodes).Now he‘s in ABC‘s new comedy Family Tools, premiering Wednesday, May 1 at 8:30pm. But surely this time he‘ll finally break through, right? Read more »
ABC has been a little late to the game in terms of announcements for the 2013-2014 TV season. While the other four major networks have revealed almost all of their renewals, cancellations and new pick-ups, ABC has been completely silent. Until now.The network has officially renewed many returning shows, including freshman hit Nashville and bubble comedy Suburgatory. Sadly, it also cancelled one of the funniest shows on TV, the low-rated Happy Endings, as well as five other shows. It has also picked up the high-profile series Marvel‘s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. produced by Joss Whedon, the Rebel Wilson comedy Super Fun Night and more. Read more »

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