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ABC's Paul Lee talks success and failures

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ABC Entertainment Chief Paul Lee says the net has "a lot to do," but he also trumpeted ABC's success stories of the fall season.

Says he was disappointed in the performance of "Dancing With the Stars" All-Stars' performance. "Turns out people like to see bad dancing as much as they like to see good dancing."

"Revenge" moved to its new Sunday night time slot this fall and Lee said it paid off. The Hampton's set drama grew 17 to 20 percent (even though the second season isn't as good as the first).

"Nashville" is doing well with with the millennials but the net "really wants to build those 35-49 numbers."

Said the fall was an incredibly disruptive launch schedule with the hurricane and the election.

Lee seemed committed to the under-appreciated "Happy Endings," one of my personal favorites. Putting it on Sundays and Tuesdays increases its odds of sampling, he said. Hope he keeps that one around.

See my Twitter feed for more ABC tidbits out of today's executive session...

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