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ABC Fall schedule set, 9 new series and new special events

ABC has set its Fall 2016-17 primetime schedule. The new ABC fall schedule adds “American Housewife,” “Conviction,” ”Designated Survivor,” “Downward Dog,” “Imaginary Mary,” “Notorious,” “Speechless,” “Still Star-Crossed,” and “Time After Time” to the lineup.

These will join the already popular series “The Catch,” “Dr. Ken,” “Last Man Standing” and “The Real O’Neals,” all of which were renewed this year. Also returning is the Emmy-nominated limited series “American Crime.”

A new limited series event called “When We Rise” is slated for 2016-17, and the new specials “Dirty Dancing,” “Ali: The Champion” (wt) and an All-New David Blaine Special.

Shows Join Previously Announced “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” “The Bachelor,” “black-ish,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “Fresh Off the Boat,” “The Goldbergs,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “How to Get Away with Murder,” “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “The Middle,” “Modern Family,” “Once Upon a Time,”  “Quantico,”  “Scandal,” “Secrets and Lies,” “Shark Tank” and “20/20.”

Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment, will unveil the network’s new lineup to the advertising and media communities this afternoon at Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall, in New York City.

“Our new shows reflect the inclusive and empowering storytelling that defines the ABC brand. We will continue to raise the bar for our audience, investing in great storytellers and reflecting the authentic faces and voices of the world around us,” said Dungey.

Ten-time Emmy-nominated limited series “American Crime,” created and executive produced by Oscar-winner John Ridley (“12 Years a Slave”), returns. Additionally, “When We Rise,” created by Oscar®-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (“Milk,” ”Big Love,” “J. Edgar”), will air as a limited series event during the year. “Dirty Dancing,” a three-hour filmed musical event; “Ali: The Champion”(wt), a special honoring boxing legend Mohammed Ali; and an all-new special from David Blaine following his critically acclaimed ratings smash “David Blaine: Real or Magic” were announced today. Fall premiere dates will be announced at a later time.

ABC’s fall primetime schedule is as follows (all times listed are Eastern/Pacific).

MONDAY
8 PM — Dancing with the Stars
10 PM — CONVICTION

TUESDAY
8 PM — The Middle
8:30 PM — AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE
9 PM — Fresh Off the Boat
9:30 PM — The Real O’Neals
10 PM — Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

WEDNESDAY
8 PM — The Goldbergs
8:30 PM — SPEECHLESS
9 PM Modern Family”
9:30 PM — black-ish”
10 PM Designated Survivor

THURSDAY
8 PM — Grey’s Anatomy
9 PM — NOTORIOUS/Scandal (midseason)
10 PM — How to Get Away with Murder/The Catch (midseason)

FRIDAY
8 PM — Last Man Standing
8:30 PM — Dr. Ken
9 PM — Shark Tank
10:00 PM — 20/20

SATURDAY
8 PM — Saturday Night Football

SUNDAY
7 PM — America’s Funniest Home Videos
8 PM — Once Upon a Time
9 PM — Secrets and Lies/(TIME AFTER TIME midseason)
10 PM — Quantico

You can find FOX’s new schedule here, NBC also released their new schedule.

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