ABC Orders 13 New Series for 2013-2014 Season, Eight of Which Will Debut This Fall. ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Cut to One Night a Week. Here’s ABC’s Fall Schedule

May 14, 2013  •  Post A Comment

"ABC introduced a new fall schedule on Tuesday that, like those unveiled by the network’s competitors, was heavily dependent on new series — 13 in all, in ABC’s case," writes Bill Carter in The New York Times

Carter adds, "The network will open the fall season with eight of these series on its prime-time schedule, five of which are comedies as ABC tries again to make Tuesday a second comedy night."

Here’s ABC’s fall schedule. New shows are in ITALICS.


8:00 p.m. “Dancing with the Stars”
10:00 p.m. “Castle”


8:00 p.m. “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”
9:00 p.m. “The Goldbergs
9:30 p.m. “Trophy Wife
10:00 p.m. “Lucky 7


8:00 p.m. “The Middle”
8:30 p.m. “Back in the Game
9:00 p.m. “Modern Family”
9:30 p.m. “Super Fun Night
10:00 p.m. “Nashville”


8:00 p.m. “Once Upon a Time in Wonderland
9:00 p.m. “Grey’s Anatomy”
10:00 p.m. “Scandal”


8:00 p.m. “Last Man Standing”
8:30 p.m. “The Neighbors”
9:00 p.m. “Shark Tank”
10:00 p.m. “20/20”


8:00 p.m. “Saturday Night College Football”


7:00 p.m. “America’s Funniest Home Videos”
8:00 p.m. “Once Upon a Time”
9:00 p.m. “Revenge”
10:00 p.m. “Betrayal

The Times’ Carter adds,  "ABC will introduce a whole new night of series on Tuesday, after jettisoning the ”Dancing with the Stars’ results show (results of the dance competition will now be included in the program’s Monday show). The new Tuesday schedule will be led off with by the network’s highest-profile drama, ‘Super Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ a comic book-based adventure from Joss Whedon (‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’)."

The article also notes: "ABC will save [five] of its new shows for later in the season, including a new reality show called ‘The Quest,’ which takes real people on a ‘Lord of the Rings’ sort of adventure.

"ABC said it would run its serialized shows in 12-episode arcs, which will take breaks filled with other original shows.

"One of its holdover comedies, ‘Suburgatory,’ will be held off until midseason."

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  1. I think u guys shld make us THE GATES Season 2

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