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A 'Scandal' theme — and Joss Whedon — at ABC's upfront presentation
A 'Scandal' theme — and Joss Whedon — at ABC's upfront presentation

— ABC is trying to get a handle on things, Olivia Pope-style. As with the Washington, D.C. fixer at the center of its surprise sophomore Twitter-friendly hit "Scandal," the Disney-owned network Tuesday was eager to put on a good show at its annual upfront presentation — in part to gloss over a disappointing season. ABC returned only two of 10 shows it launched at the start of last season, the modestly performing "Nashville" and "The Neighbors." The network unveiled a dozen new shows for the upcoming season, a mix of comedies and dramas that includes a comic book-inspired series from Joss Whedon to replace the faltering reality franchise...

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