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This article is about the ABC in the United States of America. For the Australian ABC, see List of Australian Broadcasting Corporation programs. For the Filipino ABC, see List of programs broadcast by Associated Broadcasting Company.

Contents

The following is a list of programs currently on ABC.

Currently broadcast by ABC

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News and information

Drama

Sitcom

Reality and non-scripted

Online original

  • Voicemail (2007–present)
  • Squeegees (2008–present)

Late night/variety

Talk shows

Soap operas and daytime serials

Other

Sports

All Sporting events airing on ABC are broadcast under the ESPN on ABC moniker.

Kids

Teens

Winter 2010

(Times given are for Eastern Time. For other time zones make corrections listed below.)

Returning comedies are in 'green'; new comedies are in 'red'; returning dramas are in 'light blue'; new dramas are in 'purple'; reality shows are 'yellow'; news programming is 'pink'; sports entertainment shows are 'Brown'; game shows are 'orange'; talk shows are 'olive'.

Scheduled premiere dates are shown in parentheses. 'NOTE:' Schedules usually depend on the ABC affiliate

Primetime 7:00 PM 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
Sunday America's Funniest Home Videos Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Desperate Housewives Brothers & Sisters
Monday Local programming The Bachelor Castle
Tuesday Lost (E) Lost The Forgotten
Wednesday Modern Family (E) The Middle Modern Family Cougar Town Ugly Betty
Thursday The Deep End Grey's Anatomy Private Practice
Friday Supernanny Shark Tank 20/20
Saturday Various repeats Castle (E)
  • - Show starts at 10:01 PM
  • (E) - Encore Presentation
  • (R) - Rerun

Current late night schedule

NOTE: Schedules usually depend on the ABC affiliate.

ABC 11:00 PM 11:35 PM 12:05 AM 12:35 AM 1:05 AM 1:35 AM
Weeknights Local Programming Nightline Jimmy Kimmel Live Local programming

Current daytime schedule

To see the American daytime schedule on all three networks (just daytime dramas), see soap opera.

'NOTE:' Schedules usually depend on the ABC affiliate

Early Morning
ABC 2:00 AM 2:30 AM 3:00 AM 3:30 AM 4:00 AM 4:30 AM 5:00 AM 5:30 AM
Weekday World News Now America This Morning Local Programming
Morning
ABC 6:00 AM 6:30 AM 7:00 AM 7:30 AM 8:00 AM 8:30 AM 9:00 AM 9:30 AM 10:00 AM 10:30 AM 11:00 AM 11:30 AM
Weekday Local programming Good Morning America Local programming The View
Saturday Local programming Good Morning America Weekend Local programming
Sunday This Week Local programming
Afternoon (1989-1995)
ABC 12:00 PM 12:30 PM 1:00 PM 1:30 PM 2:00 PM 2:30 PM 3:00 PM 3:30 PM 4:00 PM 4:30 PM 5:00 PM 5:30 PM 6:00 PM 6:30 PM
Weekday Local programming Loving All My Children One Life to Live General Hospital Local programming ABC World News Tonight with Peter Jennings
Afternoon (1995-1997)
ABC 12:00 PM 12:30 PM 1:00 PM 1:30 PM 2:00 PM 2:30 PM 3:00 PM 3:30 PM 4:00 PM 4:30 PM 5:00 PM 5:30 PM 6:00 PM 6:30 PM
Weekday Local programming The City All My Children One Life to Live General Hospital Local programming ABC World News Tonight with Peter Jennings
Afternoon (1997-2003)
ABC 12:00 PM 12:30 PM 1:00 PM 1:30 PM 2:00 PM 2:30 PM 3:00 PM 3:30 PM 4:00 PM 4:30 PM 5:00 PM 5:30 PM 6:00 PM 6:30 PM
Weekday Local programming Port Charles All My Children One Life to Live General Hospital Local programming ABC World News Tonight with Peter Jennings
Afternoon (2003–present)
ABC 12:00 PM 12:30 PM 1:00 PM 1:30 PM 2:00 PM 2:30 PM 3:00 PM 3:30 PM 4:00 PM 4:30 PM 5:00 PM 5:30 PM 6:00 PM 6:30 PM
Weekday Local programming All My Children One Life to Live General Hospital Local programming ABC World News

Upcoming series and pilots

  • Fables: Stu Zicherman & Raven Metzner will write the script.[1]
  • Untitled LeBron James Project: based on the life of LeBron James. It is being dubbed as a cross between Friday Night Lights and Entourage. It follows an inner-city 15 year-old prep star who is transplanted to a small town school and forced to come of age while dealing with media pressure, unscrupulous moneymen and the jealousy of his peers. James and Ice Cube will serve as co-creators and executive producers.
  • The Law: from ABC Studios and DreamWorks TV, revolves around reserve police officers for the LAPD who balance their full-time off-duty lives with the excitement of being weekend cops. Bob Fisher penned the script and is exec producing the pilot with Cedric the Entertainer and Charles Segars. Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey also are exec producing.
  • Canned: received a showrunner-contingent order, is a multicamera ensemble comedy about a group of friends who all get fired on the same day. Kevin Etten penned the script and is exec producing with Peter Traugott for ABC Studios and Brillstein Entertainment Partners.
  • Planet Lucy: The single-camera comedy is based on the book "Slummy Mummy" by Fiona Neill. It centers on an endearing Everywoman prone to disaster who gave up an impressive professional career to be a stay-at-home mom raising three kids. Gabrielle Allan penned the script and is exec producing with Jamie Tarses.
  • Untitled Renfroe Project: The multicamera comedy is a parenting show centered around the thought that family comes first, by any means necessary. Robert Hanning and Amy Welsh wrote the script and are exec producing with Mitch Hurwitz, Eric Tannenbaum and Kim Tannenbaum.
  • Checks and Balances: explores the lives, loves & machinations of workers at Ambrose/Craner/Ellison, a fictional independent New York City Wall Street investment house. Attached to the project are Kevin Falls (writing the pilot), Sibyl Gardner, Matthew Penn, Darin Goldberg, James Quinn, and Alex Chapple. The showrunner has yet to be announced.
  • Untitled Strauss Project: ABC and ABC Studios are said to be moving forward on a laffer from Acme and Jeff Strauss that looks at marriage and parenthood through the eyes of three different couples. Acme principles Mindy Schultheis and Michael Hanel will exec produce with Strauss. [2]
  • Fiona Range: Based on Mary McGarry Morris' book of the same name about Fiona's attempts to clean her life up, find love in the midst of loneliness and confusion, and find balance in the midst of seemingly insurmountable emotional chaos.
  • Limelight: was partly inspired by hip-hop producer Pharrell Williams and his formative years at a performing arts school. Project, from McG’s Wonderland Sound and Vision label, will focus on the world of the students and faculty at such a school in NYC. K.J. Steinberg (“Gossip Girl”) is penning the drama and will exec produce with McG and Leonard Goldberg. Wonderland TV topper Peter Johnson is co-exec producer, while Williams will receive a consulting producer credit. David Semel is directing and will exec produce as well. ABC originally gave “Limelight” a series commitment in 2007—just days before the writers strike commenced. David S. Rosenthal was originally attached to write.
  • The Unknown: centers on amateur crime fighters. Mark Friedman wrote the project and will exec produce with Jerry Bruckheimer and Jonathan Littman. Danny Cannon will direct and exec produce the pilot.
  • Empire State: which centers on two clashing families and a “Romeo and Juliet”-style love story. Michael Seitzman wrote and will exec produce which is based on a story by Seitzman and Jeff Reiner. Mark Gordon and Deborah Spera also exec produce, while ABC Studios is behind it. [3]
  • The New Twenty: Project, from ABC Studios, follows two friends in their 40s who are at different stages in life: One has a newborn child, while the other has a kid heading into college. Tad Quill ("Scrubs") is the writer-exec producer. [4]
  • Let It Go: Lauren Graham (Gilmore Girls) stars as a female talkshow host who is dumped by her boyfriend—and isn't able to follow her own advice of "letting things go." Alex Herschlag is the writer-exec producer, while Mitch Hurwitz, Eric Tannenbaum and Kim Tannenbaum are the exec producers. Let It Go comes from Sony Pictures TV and Tantamount.
  • Funny in Farsi: from the people who brought you: According to Jim, 3rd Rock From the Sun Based on a memoir by Firoozeh Dumas about an Iranian-born girl's experiences growing up in Newport Beach in the 1970s.
  • This Might Hurt: starring Josh Dean, Hayes MacArthur, Vanessa Lengies, Missi Pyle, Tom Amandes, Alex Meneses, Claire Coffee. From the people who brought you Samantha Who?. Medical comedy revolves around a multi-specialty private practice in which a pediatrician, an internist and an OB-GYN all operate under the same roof. Think Scrubs meets Private Practice.
  • Untitled Dave Hemingson: from the people who brought you “How I Met Your Mother”. Blue-collar kid gets job as attorney at powerful L.A. entertainment firm. Entourage meets Melrose Place meets L.A. Law.
  • Six: New game show, analogue of russian game show "What? Where? When?"

Formerly broadcast by ABC

New shows, and shows on the bubble

According to a report by Entertainment Weekly, ABC has been in talks with Warner Bros. about picking up The New Adventures of Old Christine, should CBS cancel it. It was later confirmed ABC made an agreement that should CBS cancel the comedy, Old Christine would be given a 22-episode order to resume airing on ABC. However, on May 19, 2009, CBS renewed the comedy for a fifth season. The series is still on the bubble due to that ABC is still interested in the comedy and has been since the 07-08 season.

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