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ABC boss Paul Lee talks 'Muppet' issues, new 'Game of Thrones'-like Bible drama

ABC boss Paul Lee talks 'Muppet' issues, new 'Game of Thrones'-like Bible drama

ABC boss Paul Lee acknowledged the network's much-hyped revival of "The Muppets" didn't quite bring the warm fuzzies.

Lee, president of ABC Entertainment Group, talked about the freshman reboot's lackluster appeal during his presentation Saturday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour in Pasadena.

Before that, Lee topped things off by touting a particular bright spot in the network's fall rollout: its Sunday FBI whodunit drama "Quantico." Lee characterized the Priyanka Chopra-led freshman series as an important asset to ABC -- "We really think the show has legs."

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