Lea Michele

'Roseanne' cast reunites, Lea Michele sings and Jimmy Kimmel's absence is felt at ABC upfront presentation

'Roseanne' cast reunites, Lea Michele sings and Jimmy Kimmel's absence is felt at ABC upfront presentation

After weeks of headlines about its revival of the not-yet-classic “American Idol,” the competition series was hardly the main attraction Tuesday evening at ABC’s upfront presentation to advertisers in New York.

Sure, it got some stage time, with ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey officially announcing pop star Katy Perry as the show’s anchor judge.

But there was other business to tend to, such as performances from Lea Michele (who stars in the network’s upcoming comedy “The Mayor”) and the Backstreet Boys (member...

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