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Tavia Smith of Spokane auditions on ABC’s ‘American Idol’ tonight

Singer Tavia Smith of Spokane auditions on ABC’s “American Idol” tonight in front of the all-star judging panel of Luke Bryan, Katy Perry and Lionel Richie.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 10, 2020

‘Parasite’ wins historic best picture Oscar, 3 other statuettes

“Parasite” has won the best picture Oscar, becoming the first foreign-language film to take home the biggest honor in film.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 23, 2020

ABC News to bolster streaming service with live programming

ABC says it is moving aggressively to bolster its streaming service, hiring more than 50 people with the idea of becoming a 24-hour-a-day operation within a year.

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 22, 2019

Sean Spicer an unusual choice for ‘Dancing With the Stars’? Join the club

Episode two of the new Season 28 of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” features the first elimination on Monday night.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019

‘American Idol’ auditions coming to Spokane on Sept. 8

Are you the next Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Chris Daughtry or Adam Lambert? Now’s your chance as “American Idol” open-call auditions stop in Spokane at the Davenport Grand Hotel, 333 …

Networks sue Locast, a service that streams TV for free

The country’s biggest TV networks – ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox – have sued Locast, a streaming service that transmits their broadcasts for free, in federal court in New York.

UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019

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

‘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

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

‘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

‘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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

‘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.