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Maksim Chmerkovskiy Is Officially Returning to Dancing with the Stars

Originally posted 08/25/2016 08:25AM

Get ready for some sibling rivalry on season 23 of Dancing with the Stars.

After a four-season break from competing as a dance pro on the ABC reality dance competition, Maksim Chmerkovskiy is officially headed back to the ballroom to compete against his younger brother, Valentin.

Maks' return was announced on Good Morning America Thursday morning.

"The last 12 years of my life had some sort of relationship to the show," he said. "I just wanted this to continue ... the feeling and positivity."

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Calm Down, Gladiators! ABC Explains Why Notorious Is a Perfect Replacement for Scandal

Originally posted 08/20/2016 12:00PM

Kerry Washington's second pregnancy has pushed back season six of Scandal until midseason.

But don't worry Gladiators, ABC has made sure to serve up a drama-filled Thursday with the Piper Perabo's new series Notorious taking the place of Washington's hit show on Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET.

In a teaser debuting exclusively on PEOPLE, ABC assures fans that Grey's Anatomy and How to Get Away with Murder will indeed be back on in just a few weeks.

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Find Out Exactly Why Castle Was Canceled After Stana Katic's Ouster

Originally posted 08/04/2016 04:55PM

A version of this article originally appeared on EW.com.

For those Castle fans who are still mourning the loss of the long-running procedural, new ABC President Channing Dungey set the record straight on why the series would get canceled after the public ousting of leading lady Stana Katic.

Less than a month before Castle was axed after eight seasons, it was announced that both 38-year-old Katic, who played Detective Kate Beckett, and Tamala Jones, who played medical examiner Lanie Parish, would not return for a potential ninth season, giving fans hope that the show would actually get renewed.

However, as Dungey explained Thursday at the Television Critics Association's press tour, the studio had let the two actresses go in preparation for a potential renewal, but ABC decided against moving forward with season 9.

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Will There Be a Black Bachelor? ABC Addresses Diversity Issues Head-On

ABC President 'Would Very Much Like to See Some Changes' About The Bachelor and Bachelorette Diversity Problem

Originally posted 08/04/2016 04:05PM

The Bachelor franchise is continuing to address its diversity issue.

"I would very much like to see some changes there," ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey told reporters during the network's Television Critics Association presentation on Thursday.

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The Bachelorette Finale: JoJo Fletcher Makes Her Final Pick and Gets Engaged

Originally posted 08/01/2016 10:00PM

Bachelor Nation, the finish line is upon us.

First things first – Chris Harrison, don't even try to tell us this finale was the most dramatic season finale ever, because it just wasn't. Fulfilling our desire to watch a couple get engaged on television after only weeks of knowing each other? Yes. Shocking? Not at all. Predictable? Very much so.

Spoiler warning: If you haven't seen Monday's Bachelorette finale, stop reading now to avoid spoilers.

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The Bachelorette's Chad Johnson Calls Jordan Rodgers a 'Liar, Cheater, Whose Own Brother Won't Talk to Him'

Originally posted 07/26/2016 12:25PM

[YOUTUBE "Ppnypkwb9C4"] Welcome to this special sneak peek at The Chad-chelor!

In a preview of Tuesday's The Bachelorette: Men Tell All special, JoJo Fletcher gets to sit down with former contestants who vied for her heart, and this season's villain Chad Johnson is coming out swinging.

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The Bachelorette Recap: JoJo Fletcher Visits Her Final Four Guys' Hometowns – but One Ex-Girlfriend Creates Major Drama

Originally posted 07/18/2016 10:00PM

It's hometowns on The Bachelorette, and let's just say it went a whole lot better than JoJo Fletcher's own hometown date last season on The Bachelor (#neverforget #winechug2016).

On Monday's episode, JoJo traveled to her final four guys' hometowns to meet their families – and surprisingly … it all went pretty smoothly. (Except for Robby, but more on that later.)

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JoJo Fletcher Makes Her Final Cuts Before Bachelorette Hometowns – and Jordan Rodgers Dishes on NFL Star Brother Aaron

Originally posted 07/11/2016 10:00PM

It's week 7 on The Bachelorette, and the hay is in the barn. Pun fully intended.

On Monday's episode, JoJo Fletcher took her six remaining guys to the Argentinian countryside, ultimately sending two of them home and narrowing it down to the final four whose parents she'll meet at hometowns next week.

Things were a little different this week: There were three one-on-one dates and one group date – except this time, there was only a rose up for grabs on the group date, and not the one-on-ones. Let's begin.

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Michael Strahan Has 'Learned to Have Fun' After Leaving Live – and 'Can't Wait' to Join GMA Full-Time

Originally posted 07/08/2016 03:25PM

Michael Strahan has been enjoying his time off.

Nearly two months have passed since the former NFL pro left his co-hosting position with Kelly Ripa at ABC's Live.

As for how he's grown in the months since his exit?

"You know what? I've learned to have fun," Strahan, 44, told E! News Thursday while attending a screening of Ice Age: Collision Course in New York with his 11-year-old twin daughters, Sophia and Isabella. (Strahan voices prehistoric hare Teddy in the movie.)

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The Bachelorette's Chad Johnson Likely Won't Be the Next Bachelor – but He Still Might Get His Own Show

Originally posted 07/06/2016 11:35AM

Chad Johnson superfans, you just might be in luck!

The famed villain from this season of The Bachelorette, might not have won JoJo Fletcher's heart, but he certainly caught the attention of America – and, more importantly, Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss.

Fleiss, 52, took to Twitter this week to address the possibility of bringing Johnson, a luxury real estate agent, back to the small screen.

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