What You’ll Be Watching on ABC This Fall

Welcome back to a proper Upfronts season, the moment when network TV reveals all their secret plans for the fall television season (such as it is anymore). In the wake of a destructive pandemic and in the face of the inevitable takeover of streaming, networks are playing it safer and safer: canceling fewer shows, ordering fewer comedies, and greenlighting familiar titles.

ABC remembered how Upfronts worked! There are promotional photos! There are teaser trailers! There is a schedule! Give ABC a sticker!

That said, ABC is playing it VERY safe this season. They have picked up three crime dramas that are structurally similar to other successful ABC projects, one comedy that sounds a lot like a very popular series on another network, and yet another “Celebrity” version of a daytime game show.

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Y’all, it sounds like we’re finally going to get that ‘Breaking Bad’/’Better Call Saul’ crossover we’ve been waiting for.

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I want you to guess how many TV shows there are out there right now. Go ahead, guess.

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Jeff Zucker just resigned from CNN for the exact reason you think he did

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The Fox News Christmas tree was set on fire and Fox & Friends are SO MAD about this attack on Hanukkah. (I am not kidding.)

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Who is the disgraced ‘Jeopardy!’ producer who tried to steal the host spot and just FINALLY got his ass fired?

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What you’ll be watching on ABC this fall

It’s only June, but it’s never too soon to start thinking about what we’ll be watching in the fall. Below is a preview of ABC’s new fall and midseason series, a look at ABC’s schedule, a list of the shows that have been renewed for at least another year, those that have been canceled, and those whose fates remain in limbo. Plan accordingly.

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Are you ready for ‘Shadow and Bone,’ your next big fantasy binge?

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In which Anderson Cooper learns people believe he’s a baby-eating robot.

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