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ABC chief Paul Lee talks about TV's changing business model

ABC chief Paul Lee talks about TV's changing business model

Running a TV network these days isn’t as easy as A-B-C. But ABC is coming off a strong season, with a handful of breakout TV shows. The network, fueled by Shonda Rhimes dramas “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How to Get Away With Murder,” was one of the few broadcasters that saw its ratings grow in the recently ended season — a welcome reversal in an industry that has been grappling with steep declines. And when ABC President Paul Lee addressed reporters Tuesday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Beverly Hills, he touted last season’s triumphs and predicted its roster of new shows for the 2015-16 season will keep...

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