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ABC’s Big Programming Day: 22 Renewals, Four Cancellations, Six New Dramas, Three New Comedies … and the First Photo of the Prime-Time ‘Muppets’ Reboot

May 8, 2015  •  Post A Comment

ABC had a huge day of programming news, canceling four series and renewing 22 others, while also ordering six new dramas and three new comedies, with all of the news breaking Thursday.

The network also released the first promotional photo for one of those three new comedies, ABC’s prime-time reboot of “The Muppets,” which you can see below.

As we reported previously, the network canceled the freshman shows “Forever” and “Cristela,” sophomore drama “Resurrection” and the third-year reality competition “The Taste.

ABC ordered six drama series: “The Catch,” “The Family,” “Of Kings and Prophets,” “Quantico,” “Wicked City” and an untitled project from Josh Pate and Rodes Fishburne. You can click here for details about these shows from TVbytheNumbers.com.

The network also picked up three comedies. Joining “The Muppets” are “The Real O’Neals” and “Dr. Ken.” Click here for details from Deadline.com.

The bulk of the prime-time lineup will be returning, with those 22 renewals announced Thursday.

muppets-abc-2015“The Muppets” (Eric McCandless, ABC)


  1. WOW!! I love Forever!!

  2. Crap…. we love Forever…. one of the most innovative detective shows in a while…

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