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UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 6:57 a.m.

No ‘American Idol’: Spokane singer Kaylee Goins had the golden ticket in her hand. What she did next will shock you.

As the time approached to join the ABC show in California, Goins felt herself feeling unsure. Plus, she was feeling the pull of something else, something 2,000 miles away. In …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 8:51 p.m.

‘American Idol’ returns Sunday, shining a spotlight on Coeur d’Alene

ABC singing contest saw roughly 70 aspiring singers in Coeur d’Alene over two days in October. The new season premieres on Sunday.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 9:05 p.m.

ABC to join ESPN, NFL Network in broadcasting NFL draft

ABC is joining the NFL draft broadcast business and will televise all three days of picks next April.


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 10:14 p.m.

‘American Idol’ with a view: Long-running singing contest comes to Coeur d’Alene

The ABC series, which started in 2002 on Fox, picked Coeur d’Alene as one of five cities to host “judge cuts,” where contestants have their first appearances in front of …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 9:50 p.m.

‘American Idol’ coming to Coeur d’Alene

The show will bring to the Hagadone Event Center contestants who have advanced from the first round, along with judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan.


ABC News parts ways with investigative reporter Brian Ross

Veteran investigative reporter Brian Ross, suspended in December for an erroneous report on former national security advisor Michael Flynn, announced Monday that he is leaving the network.


UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 10:14 p.m.

ABC orders ‘Roseanne’ spinoff for fall minus Roseanne Barr

ABC, which canceled its “Roseanne” revival over its star’s racist tweet, said Thursday it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall.


Former ‘Roseanne’ producer talks about revival’s cancellation, potential spinoff: ‘I would just move on’

Former “Roseanne” executive producer Marcy Carsey weighed in on the revival’s recent cancellation Friday at the ATX Festival.


ABC would consider a reboot of ‘Roseanne’ without Roseanne, sources say

ABC executives are willing to consider carrying on “Roseanne” without its star Roseanne Barr, according to people familiar with the matter who were not authorized to comment.


UPDATED: Tue., May 29, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

ABC cancels ‘Roseanne’ following star’s racist tweet

ABC canceled its hit reboot of “Roseanne” on Tuesday following star Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet that referred to former Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett as a product of the Muslim Brotherhood …


Alabama-Louisville to kickoff ABC’s Saturday Night Football

National champion Alabama will face Louisville in ABC’s first Saturday Night Football game, and Miami plays LSU on Sunday night of the season-opening weekend.


UPDATED: Sun., April 29, 2018, 7:31 p.m.

Former Spokane actress Morgan Keene appears on ‘American Idol’

The actress and singer performed as part of D Cappella, a new Disney Music group that tours and performs a cappella arrangements of Disney songs.


Hannity vows to bash Kimmel until he apologizes to 1st lady

Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity is vowing to continue his attacks on ABC late-night comic Jimmy Kimmel until Kimmel apologizes for a segment in which he joked about first …


One-time star ‘American Idol’ tries for a second act on ABC

Two years after “American Idol” ended its run on Fox amid dwindling ratings and steep production costs, it’s getting the chance to prove itself again in an ABC version debuting …


Mario Batali kicked off ABC amid misconduct allegations

Celebrity chef Mario Batali has been kicked off ABC’s “The Chew” amid allegations from several women that he touched them inappropriately.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 4:16 p.m.

ABC says Ross will no longer cover stories involving Trump

Suspended ABC News reporter Brian Ross will no longer cover stories involving President Donald Trump following his erroneous report last Friday on former national security adviser Michael Flynn.


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 9:59 p.m.

‘Scandal’ creator Shonda Rhimes making new shows for Netflix

Netflix wrote in a news release that Rhimes’ shows “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How to Get Away With Murder” would continue to air on ABC.


UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 3:46 p.m.

Ryan Seacrest back as ‘American Idol’ host when it returns on ABC

Ryan Seacrest will be back hosting “American Idol” when it returns for its first season on ABC.


UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 3:39 p.m.

‘Roseanne’ returning to ABC with Barr as star; Katy Pery joining rebooted ‘Idol’

NEW YORK – “Roseanne,” one of TV’s rare working-class comedies, will return to ABC two decades after it wrapped its hit run and with star Roseanne Barr and the rest …


ABC announces revival of ‘American Idol’ next season

ABC, which agreed with producers FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment on the reboot, released few details, including whether longtime host Ryan Seacrest will return.


ABC News says 3 of its Twitter accounts were hacked

ABC News says three of its Twitter accounts were hacked Thursday morning and sent out profanity-filled tweets to its millions of followers.


Carol Burnett comedy gets pilot order from ABC

Comedy queen Carol Burnett’s return to the small screen looks imminent now that ABC has ordered a pilot for “Household Name.”


Actress Natascha McElhone: ‘I didn’t have a choice in the gutsiest thing I ever did’

British-born Natascha McElhone balances acting with role as a single mother of three. Her new series, “Designated Survivor,” with Keifer Sutherland, premieres Wednesday on ABC.


‘Good Morning America’s’ Amy Robach sorry for ‘colored people’ reference

“Good Morning America” co-anchor Amy Robach has apologized for saying “colored people” on Monday’s broadcast of the ABC program.


GMA meteorologist Ginger Zee hurt ahead of ‘Dancing’ finale

Ginger Zee has suffered a pelvic injury ahead of the “Dancing With The Stars” finale.


Jimmy Kimmel show renewed by ABC for three more years

It’s no prank: ABC says it has renewed late-night host Jimmy Kimmel’s contract for three years. The deal will keep “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on the air through fall 2019, the …


Alec Baldwin to host revived ‘Match Game’ on ABC this summer

ABC announced Thursday that Baldwin will be quizmaster for a revival of “Match Game.” First aired a half-century ago, it’s a panel game show that features two contestants who compete …


ABC using prime-time hour Friday for heroin report

ABC News is devoting an hour in prime time on Friday to a program anchored by David Muir on the alarming rise in heroin overdoses in New Hampshire.


Jimmy Kimmel to host ABC’s Emmy Awards

Jimmy Kimmel will host this year’s Emmy Awards broadcast. ABC announced Monday that Kimmel, host of that network’s late-night “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” will return for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, …


New ABC President Channing Dungey is ‘the smartest person they’ve got’

Channing Dungey demonstrated she has what it takes to run ABC Entertainment Group when she once made a very difficult phone call.