ABC Tweaks Prime-Time Lineup

May 14, 2018  •  Post A Comment

ABC is making some changes to its prime-time schedule starting this week, with the episode of the recently canceled “Quantico” that was scheduled to air this Thursday, May 17, moving to May 25 as the show moves to Friday nights.

The “Quantico” episode, “Spy Games,” will now air Friday, May 25, at 8 p.m./7 p.m. Central.

ABC describes the episode in a press release as follows: “Alex and McQuigg are assigned to protect a prince following the assassination of an emir, but the team soon realizes the killer is closer than they think.”

“Quantico” stars Priyanka Chopra as Alex Parrish, Jake McLaughlin as Ryan Booth, Johanna Braddy as Shelby Wyatt, Russell Tovey as Harry Doyle, Alan Powell as Mike McQuigg, with Marlee Matlin as Jocelyn Turner and Blair Underwood as Owen Hall.

Guest starring are Vandit Bhatt as Jagdeep “Deep” Patel, Omar Maskati as Khaled, Amber Skye Noyes as Celine Fox, Alexander Sokovikov as Dmitri Ivanov, Piter Marek as Ali and Lara Wolf as Nora.

“Spy Games” was written by Adam Armus and directed by Kevin Sullivan. Executive producers include Michael Seitzman, who is also the series showrunner; Russell Lee Fine, Adam Armus, Robert Sertner, Mark Gordon and Nicholas Pepper. “Quantico” is produced by ABC Studios.

ABC also released details about “The Blood of Romeo,” the “Quantico” episode airing June 1: “When a physics professor at a major U.S. university steals weaponized uranium, the team scrambles to find the professor and the missing uranium before it can be used against an important international summit meeting in New York City.”

Guest starring are Jessica Hecht as Elizabeth Nutting, Vandit Bhatt as Jagdeep “Deep” Patel, Amber Skye Noyes as Celine Fox, Babak Tafti as Adnan Hamza and Rosa Arredondo as Director Carmella Gomez.

“The Blood of Romeo” was written by Adam Armus and directed by David McWhirter.

ABC announced last week that “Quantico” had been canceled, as we reported previously.

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