Lynn Stepanian today was named senior vice president, acquisitions and scheduling for ABC Family. She will report to Michael Riley, president, ABC Family. Stepanian joins the network with 25 years’ experience in program planning, scheduling and acquisitions, most recently as VP of strategy, acquisitions and scheduling for the TV Guide Network. In her new position, […]
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Disney has re-upped a two-year-old deal with Netflix to stream older shows that aired on ABC, ABC Family and the Disney Channel. And it announced what is essentially the same deal with Amazon, which will make the shows available via its Amazon Prime streaming service.
For Skyler Samuels, The Nine Lives of Chloe King meant love at first reading. The pilot script for ABC Family’s new Tuesday night series had it all, said the 17-year-old actress, starting with “a sci-fi element that wasn’t cheesy or totally in your face, and seemed entirely natural.” Then there was the title character, an […]