ABC had its upfront presentation today, and Channing Dungey had a press call before it. Josef Adalian says ABC's 2016-17 schedule is one of cautious change, Jason Lynch sees some major changes, and Joe Flint notes the reliance on comedies. Lynch also reports on an ABC study about how TV advertising is superior to digital advertising. Daniel Fienberg assesses ABC's new show trailers, and as usual, Jimmy Kimmel had jokes at the upfront presentation, and he also got a new three-year deal.
Toni Fitzgerald gives ABC's schedule a B. Todd VanDerWerff wonders if ABC can turn its fortunes around. The NYT reviews ABC's upfront presentation.