ABC boss: ‘Happy Endings’ was ‘just too narrow’

ABC boss: “Happy Endings” was “just too narrow”

ABC Entertainment president Paul Lee says “Happy Endings” was on brand, and he wasn’t happy to cancel it. “What we found was it was just too narrow,” he says.

ABC explains why “Dancing” was cut down to 1 night a week
“We want to focus it in,” ABC Entertainment president Paul Lee said. “We’re planning to do two seasons, and we think by taking the results show and building it into the two-hour block on Monday night, we can really build a sense of occasion to that and drive viewership to Monday night.”

ABC orders “The Quest” reality show and “Toy Story of Terror”
“The Quest” is a fantasy reality competition from the creators of “The Amazing Race,” while “Toy Story of Terror” is a Pixar special that will take the movie characters to a creepy roadside motel.

Is “HIMYM” really going to turn next season into the “longest wedding weekend ever”?
Are the creators really going to stretch out Robin and Barney’s wedding over the season?

“Body of Proof” could end up on cable
The canceled ABC drama is being shopped around.

“HIMYM” gets ratings bump from mother reveal, “90210” goes out with 620,000 viewers
“How I Met Your Mother’s” season finale, however, was slightly down from last season.

Ex-“Days of Our Lives” star arrested for selling cocaine

Dylan Patton, who played Will Horton on the daytime soap, was allegedly selling coke out of his home.

Cee Lo Green closing in on deal to return to “The Voice”

Cee Lo is said to be in advanced negotiations to return for Season 5.

Robert Rodriguez’s “From Dusk Till Dawn” to become a Univision TV series

The 1996 film starring George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino is getting a TV remake.

“Family Tree” has soft debut

About 794,000 viewers stuck around from the 1.2 million who watched “Veep” Sunday night.

“Revenge” Season 3: Emily will have “new malice in her heart”

ABC Entertainment president Paul Lee says: “We sat down with the show and they had such great, focused ideas about going back to the heart of Emily’s journey and, as I mentioned, the malice in her heart. So we love the idea of it. We think it’s a very strong show, and we really think it can grow next year.”

“Once Upon a Time” loses its Little Red Riding Hood to CBS

Meghan Ory will star in the CBS drama “Intelligence.”

“Downton Abbey” returns Jan. 5
Season 4 will be delayed in the United States, as usual.