ABC News today announced that ABC News programming from its platforms and shows will be featured on a branded page on Hulu, an online video service. The site will feature short form news content and long form programming from morning to night — including “Good Morning America,” “World News with Diane Sawyer,” “Nightline,” “This Week,” “20/20? and “Primetime” limited series.
“We’re happy to be able to provide our audience with another way to watch ABC News,” said David Westin, President, ABC News. “We look forward to sharing our reporting with users on one of the top video destinations on the Internet.”
Select programming from ABC News NOW, the network’s digital channel, such as “Top Line,” a daily political program hosted by ABC News’ Political Director David Chalian and Senior Political Reporter and author of The Note,’ Rick Klein, will also be available on Hulu. The channel will also feature ABC News NOW’s “Good Morning America Health,” a health and wellness program, as well as ABC News Specials and content from the ABC News Archives.
The Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) captured 60 Primetime Emmy nominations, it was announced today by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. This total reflects nominations for ABC Television Network, ABC Studios, ABC.com and Disney Channel programming.
The ABC Television Network received 56 nominations, including a Drama Series and Writing in a Drama Series nomination for previous Emmy winner “Lost,” produced by ABC Studios, and key nominations in the acting categories: Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Sally Field for “Brothers and Sisters”; Christina Applegate captured a Lead Actress in a Comedy Series nomination for her starring role in “Samantha Who?”; Sandra Oh and Chandra Wilson both were recognized in the Supporting Actress Drama category for their roles on “Grey’s Anatomy”; “Lost’s” Michael Emerson, a past Emmy winner for a guest appearance on “The Practice,” captured his third straight Supporting Actor nomination as the mysterious Benjamin Linus; William Shatner was recognized with a Supporting Actor nomination for the last season of “Boston Legal,” along with his co-star Christian Clemenson; Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series nominations went to previous Emmy nominees Kristin Chenoweth for “Pushing Daisies” and Vanessa Williams for “Ugly Betty.”
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On Thursday, May 7, JoBros fans will be able to hear the world premiere of ‘Paranoid,’ the first single off their upcoming album ‘Lines, Vines & Trying Times’ (to be released June 15). Tune into Radio Disney at 4 pm EST to check it out.
About a week before their world tour kicks off, the band will also be appearing on ABC’s Good Morning America in New York City as part of its summer concert series. The JoBros will be performing for the show on June 12. Fans interested in attending the performance are asked to arrive at Central Park’s Rumsey Playfield via the 69th street entrance on Fifth Avenue at 6:00 a.m., when the park opens to the public.
Other acts currently scheduled to appear include: Green Day (May 22), Lionel Richie (May 29), John Legend (June 5), Jamie Foxx (June 19), the cast of Broadway’s ‘HAIR’ (June 26), Brad Paisley (July 3), Queen Latifah (July 10), Kelly Clarkson (July 31), Kenny Chesney (August 14) and Reba McIntire (August 21). Other performers and dates will be announced closer to the performances.