Mel Brooks And Quinta Brunson To Be Honored By Peabody

Brooks and Brunson to accept their awards at a star-studded ceremony on June 9 in Los Angeles. The 84th Annual Peabody Award winners will be announced on May 9.

‘Abbott Elementary’ And Quinta Brunson’s ‘Knock-Off’ Copyright Suit Dropped

Abbott Elementary and its creator and star, Quinta Brunson, are out of legal detention. A judge in New York dismissed a lawsuit against Brunson, 34, and ABC filed by writer Christine Davis in 2021, claiming the hit sitcom was a “veritable knock-off” of her show This School Year. According to the court decision, the judge found that “no discerning observer would find the works to be substantially similar.”

Jimmy Kimmel Apologizes To Quinta Brunson For Controversial Emmys Bit

‘Abbott Elementary’ Dominates 2022 TCA Awards

ABC’s freshman comedy series Abbott Elementary dominated the 2022 TCA Awards, which recognized the best television offerings from the 2021-2022 season as voted on by members of the Television Critics Association. Abbott won four awards in total: Outstanding Achievement in Comedy, Outstanding New Program, Individual Achievement in Comedy for series creator/producer/writer/star Quinta Brunson and the TCA’s Program of the Year award.

‘Abbott Elementary’ Creator Quinta Brunson And ABC Hit With Copyright Lawsuit

A writer and actress named Christine Davis claims the Emmy-nominated series copies the premise of her show This School Year.

Quinta Brunson Reacts To Requests For ‘Abbott Elementary’ School-Shooting Episode

Abbott Elementary creator and star Quinta Brunson is making it clear that the ABC comedy will not feature a school shooting storyline in a future episode. In multiple tweets shared Wednesday, Brunson reacted to how “wild” it is that she’s been asked for the series to feature an episode centered on a school shooting in wake of Tuesday’s elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.