In Depth

ABC’s Summer Lineup Features News, Entertainment Specials

ABC News will air several specials this summer, including “Earth 2100” and “J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life.”

The special about “Harry Potter” author Rowling will air July 16, while “Earth 2100” airs June 2.

ABC News also will explore the topics of money and oil with the news specials “Un-Broke: Everything You Need to Know About Money” and “Oil With Charles Gibson” on May 29 and July 15, respectively.

ABC News’ “Primetime” series will continue to air Fridays at 10 p.m. with new editions.

ABC also has slotted two limited series for the summer. “Diamonds,” starring Judy Davis, will air May 24 and May 26. The limited series “Impact,” about a meteor shower’s effect on Earth, will air June 21 and June 28. It stars David James Elliott, Natasha Henstridge, Steven Culp and James Cromwell.

The network also brings back the Scripps National Spelling Bee on May 28 and “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” on Aug. 31.