Tuesday, May 13, 2014

ABC Upfront 2014-15: Fall 2014 Schedule; TV Land Moves The Exes Season Premiere from August to November

ABC 2014-15

Fall 2014


Mondays
8:00PM Dancing with the Stars
10:00PM Castle

Tuesdays
8:00PM Selfie (NEW!)
8:30PM Manhattan Love Story (NEW!)
9:00PM Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
10:00PM Forever (NEW!)

Wednesdays
8:00PM The Middle
8:30PM The Goldbergs
9:00PM Modern Family
9:30PM Black-ish (NEW!)
10:00PM Nashville 

Thursdays
8:00PM Grey's Anatomy
9:00PM Scandal
10:00PM How to Get Away with Murder (NEW!)

Fridays
8:00PM Last Man Standing
8:30PM Cristela (NEW!)
9:00PM Shark Tank
10:00PM 20/20

Saturdays
8:00PM Saturday Night College Football

Sundays
7:00PM America's Funniest Home Videos
8:00PM Once Upon a Time
9:00PM Resurrection
10:00PM Revenge

Mid-Season:

Unscheduled Mid-Season 2015:
COMEDY: Fresh Off the Boat (NEW), Galavant (NEW)
DRAMA: American Crime (NEW), Marvel's Agent Carter (NEW), Secrets and Lies (NEW), The Whispers (NEW)
REALITY: The Bachelor (returning), The Great Christmas Light Fight (returning), The Taste (returning)

NOTES: ABC introduces 12 new series this season, including six new dramas and six new comedies. Marvel's Agent Carter and Galavant will serve as bridge programming between the fall finales and winter premieres of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Once Upon a Time, respectively.

Discuss ABC's 2014-15 line-up and also you can view complete program information.


The Exes

The fourth season of TV Land's original sitcom The Exes will now premiere Wednesday, November 5 at 10:30pm ET/PT and not August 13 as initially announced. Last season, Phil (Donald Faison) and Eden (Kelly Stables) dated and broke up, Stuart's (David Alan Basche) sister Nicki (recurring guest star Leah Remini) came to town and decided to stay - much to the delight of a smitten Haskell (Wayne Knight) - and Holly (Kristen Johnston), unfortunately, saw a turbulent love life. Though chaos reigns supreme in their lives, the group is able to rely on their own little modern family. And don't forget TV Land is launching new comedy Jennifer Falls on Wednesday, June 4 at 10:30pm., their first single-camera comedy. The new original comedy stars Jaime Pressly and Jessica Walter. The series also stars Pressly's ex-My Name is Earl castmate, Ethan Suplee, as well as Missi Pyle, Nora Kirkpatrick (The Office) and Dylan Gelula (NCIS). And don't forget on August 6 at 10pm for TV Land's Hot in Cleveland animated special! In the aptly titled "The Animated Episode," the "hot" women – Melanie (Valerie Bertinelli), Joy (Jane Leeves), Victoria (Wendie Malick) and Elka (Betty White) – embark on an around-the-world adventure as cartoon characters, darting through pop culture hits, including scenes with homages to Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, The Walking Dead and Frankenstein.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, December 12

The Middle - "The Christmas Miracle" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
It’s Christmastime, and Frankie and Sue are devastated after Axl informs them that he’s not going to church this year because he’s beginning to question his faith. Meanwhile, Mike goes to war with the Glossner kids after they keep defacing his new, giant inflatable snowman; and Brick goes all out in an attempt to wrap his first present for a planned Christmas Yankee Swap.

Fresh Off the Boat - "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
As head of the HOA Christmas committee, Jessica threatens to cut the neighborhood caroling this year due to last year’s rocky performance. However, Deirdre says that her friend Holly (Paula Abdul), who teaches “Performance and Movement,” will help get everyone into tip-top, melodic shape. Meanwhile, Marvin becomes suspicious of Honey when she goes to see “Titanic” at the movies without him; Nicole develops her first girl crush and struggles with how to get her attention.

black-ish - "Sugar Daddy" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Dre is diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and after talking to Pops, he’s resolved to curing himself. Things come to a head at the Stevens & Lido holiday party. Meanwhile, Jack is convinced that baby Devante hates him, so he enlists Junior and Diane’s help.

The Mayor - "Grey Christmas" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
After visiting a homeless shelter on Christmas Eve, Courtney realizes things for the needy could be improved and pledges to make it a joyous Christmas that every family deserves. But when he learns he doesn’t have the budget to deliver on his promise, Courtney loses hope and his holiday spirit which leads to a magical “It’s A Wonderful Life” moment that makes him realize he has the gift needed to pull off a Christmas miracle.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - "Game Night" / "The Favor" (Fox, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Rosa asks for Jake's help to deliver important information to her parents, but their plan goes awry when they assume the two are in a relationship; Seamus Murphy comes back to redeem an ethically questionable favor owed by Capt. Holt.

Teachers - "Let It Flow" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ms. Cannon discovers that one of her students is an artistic prodigy. Mrs. Adler and Ms. Watson take the mini-society competition to a new level.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 11)

Tuesday, December 12

  • Tom Hanks (Bosom Buddies) - Catch Tom on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. He also talks about The Post on CBS This Morning sometime between 7-9am.
  • Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt/30 Rock) - Jane appears on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ari Graynor (I'm Dying Up Here/Bad Teacher) - Ari is a guest on Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Niecy Nash (The Soul Man/Getting On/Do Not Disturb/Reno 911!) - Niecy visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Bill Pullman (1600 Penn) - Bill stops by Steve, so check your local listings.
  • Miles Brown (black-ish) - Miles appears on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about Fox's A Christmas Story Live! on Access Hollywood Live, so check your local listings.
  • Noah Galvin (The Real O'Neals) - Noah talks about Dear Evan Hansen on the BUILD Series at 4pm.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (November/December)

The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season Living Single - The Complete Third Season Alice - The Complete Sixth Season One Day at a Time - The Complete Series Fuller House - The Complete Second Season

11/07 - American Dad! - Volume 12
11/07 - Family Guy - Season Fifteen
11/07 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Third Season
11/14 - D.C. Follies - The Complete Series
11/21 - Living Single - The Complete Third Season
11/24 - Grandfathered - Season 1
12/05 - Alice - The Complete Sixth Season
12/05 - One Day at a Time - The Complete Series
12/05 - The Simpsons - The Eighteenth Season
12/05 - South Park - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray) / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
12/12 - Fuller House - The Complete Second Season
12/19 - South Park - The Complete Sixth Season (Blu-ray) / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
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