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BY CHUCK BARNEY THE MERCURY NEWS/TNS Like everything else affected by the coronavirus crisis, the 2020 NFL Draft is adapting amid challenging times. The league announced on Monday that its highly popular offseason event will be a virtual affair showcased on ESPN, ABC and the NFL Network. Also, it will serve as a benefit for […]

BY RONDA RACHA PENRICE URBAN NEWS SERVICE Billboards in urban areas and a robust ad blitz for a new Tuesday-night ABC drama promise something grittier than broadcast networks typically deliver. “For Life” adapts the real-life story of Isaac Wright Jr., a falsely convicted man who studied law in prison and won his own freedom. Produced […]

EURWEB.COM Actor Robert Guillaume, a two-time Emmy winner for portraying the acidic butler Benson on two ABC sitcoms, has died following a battle with prostate cancer. He was 89. Guillaume – who also starred in theater and voiced the wise mandrill Rafiki in Disney’s 1994 film “The Lion King” and its related sequels, video games […]

EURWEB.COM ABC and the producers of “American Idol” are reportedly at odds about the racial makeup of its still-unsettled judging panel. So far, only Katy Perry has been confirmed for the rebooted show (for a reported $25 million payday). And according to TMZ, Luke Bryan is close to signing a contract to sit beside her. […]