ABC adds four new shows in a stable prime-time schedule

Stephen Battaglio, Los Angeles Times on

Published in Entertainment News

"The Conners" returns to Tuesday at 8 p.m. followed by the comedies "Bless This Mess," "mixed-ish" and "black-ish." "Emergence" will air at 10 p.m.

"The Goldbergs" is back on Wednesday at 8 p.m., followed by its spinoff "Schooled," "Modern Family" and "Single Parents." "Stumptown" will air at 10 p.m.

The durable "Grey's Anatomy" returns Thursday at 8 p.m. followed by "A Million Little Things" at 9 p.m. and "How To Get Away With Murder" at 10 p.m.

ABC is moving the comedy "American Housewife" to Friday at 8 p.m., to be followed by "Fresh Off the Boat." The network will air two hours of the newsmagazine "20/20" from 9 to 11 p.m.

ABC will air ESPN-produced college football games on Saturday. "America's Funniest Home Videos" returns Sunday at 7 p.m., followed by "Kids Say the Darndest Things," "Shark Tank" and "The Rookie," which moves to the 10 p.m. time slot that night.

ABC's midseason shows include "The Baker and the Beauty," a drama set in Miami with Victor Rasuk and Nathalie Kelley, and "For Life," a legal drama with Nicholas Pinnock playing a prisoner who becomes a lawyer who litigates cases for other inmates.

ABC has also ordered new seasons of the Shonda Rhimes firehouse drama "Station 19," and "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Reality competition shows "American Idol" and "The Bachelor" will also return during the new season.


On the comedy side, ABC also has "United We Fall," a family sitcom with Will Sasso and Christina Vidal as his wife who comes from a large Latinx Catholic family.

ABC also announced that it has signed its late-night host Jimmy Kimmel to a new three-year contract.

The network has canceled "Speechless," "The Kids Are Alright," "Splitting Up Together," "Whiskey Cavalier" and "The Fix."

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