Tuesday, May 12, 2015

ABC Upfront 2015-16: Fall 2015 Schedule; Sundance Schedules New Behind the Story with the Paley Center Episodes

ABC 2015-16

Fall 2015


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

Tuesdays
8:00PM The Muppets (NEW!)
8:30PM Fresh Off the Boat
9:00PM Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
10:00PM Quantico (NEW!)

Wednesdays
8:00PM The Middle
8:30PM The Goldbergs
9:00PM Modern Family
9:30PM black-ish
10:00PM Nashville 

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

Fridays
8:00PM Last Man Standing
8:30PM Dr. Ken (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 OIL (NEW!)
10:00PM Of Kings and Prophets (NEW!)

Mid-Season:

Unscheduled Mid-Season 2016:
COMEDY: The Real O'Neals (NEW), Uncle Buck (NEW), Galavant (returning)
DRAMA: The Catch (NEW), The Family (NEW), Wicked City (NEW), American Crime (returning), Marvel's Agent Carter (returning), Secrets and Lies (returning)
REALITY: The Bachelor (returning), Beyond the Tank (returning)

NOTES: ABC introduces 10 new series this season, including 4 comedies and 6 dramas. The Real O'Neals will air on Tuesdays at 8:30pm at mid-season. Wicked City will air Tuesdays at 10pm at midseason. Secrets and Lies will return Wednesdays at 10pm during Nashville's hiatus. The Catch will air Thursdays at 10pm when How to Get Away with Murder is on break. Uncle Buck will air on Fridays at 8:30pm at midseason. Galavant returns Sundays at 8pm at midseason. The Family will air Sundays at 10pm at midseason.

Discuss ABC's 2015-16 line-up and also you can view complete program information.


SundanceTV's non-fiction series Behind the Story with the Paley Center will air the remaining episodes on new dates and times, beginning with PaleyFest: Mad Men airing on Friday, May 15 at 11pm ET/PT. Additional episode dates and times below. Composed of footage from The Paley Center for Media's PaleyFest 2013 and PaleyFest 2014 television festivals, the series will allow viewers the chance to relive their favorite TV moments through personal stories by the cast members and creative teams. Participants will reveal the behind-the-scenes details of the processes that brought to life some of the most beloved series currently on the air. Season One of Behind the Story with the Paley Center will air as follows:

Friday 5/15 at 11 PM ET/PT: PaleyFest: Mad Men
Thursday 5/28 at 11 PM ET/PT: PaleyFest: The Big Bang Theory
Monday 6/8 at 11 PM ET/PT: PaleyFest: Orange is the New Black
Monday 6/15 at 11 PM ET/PT: PaleyFest: Masters of Sex


New on DVD/Blu-ray (April/May/June)

Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season Father Knows Best - Season Five The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season ALF - The Complete DVD Collection The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series

04/04 - Diff'rent Strokes - The Complete Fifth Season
04/11 - Father Knows Best - Season Five
04/11 - Schitt's Creek - The Complete Third Season
04/11 - Silicon Valley - The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
04/11 - Veep - The Complete Fifth Season
05/02 - Red, White and Blue Collar Sitcoms - Make TV Great Again
05/09 - ALF - The Complete DVD Collection
05/09 - Divorce - The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
05/09 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Second Season
05/16 - The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air - The Complete Series
06/13 - The Andy Griffith Show - Return to Mayberry
06/13 - That's My Mama - The Complete Series
06/20 - Workaholics - The Final (Seventh) Season
06/20 - Workaholics - The Complete Series
06/27 - The Jamie Foxx Show - The Complete Third Season
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, July 24

Kevin Can Wait - "Kevin's Bringing Supper Back" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Kevin’s resolve to spend more quality time with his family is put to the ultimate test when his buddies surprise him with concert tickets to his favorite musician, fellow Long Islander Billy Joel. Multiple Grammy Award-winning pianist, singer and songwriter Billy Joel appears as himself.

Man with a Plan - "Kate's First Date" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Kate is asked out on her first date, Adam can’t curb his overprotective ways. Also, Don enlists Lowell’s help to buy the perfect anniversary gift for Marcy.

Mom - "Martinis and a Sponge Bath" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Christy and Adam get into a car accident, Bonnie is hurt to discover she is neither of their emergency contacts. Wendie Malick returns as Adam’s ex-wife, Danielle.

Life in Pieces - "Cheap Promotion Flying Birthday" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
When Colleen teaches Matt her frugal ways, he gets hooked when he realizes how much saving money turns her on. Also, Tim attempts to fire Heather from her receptionist position at his office, John tries to break Sophia’s fear of flying by taking her for a quick flight on a small plane, and Jen plans a quiet affair for Lark’s first birthday, until the family takes over the celebration.

American Dad - "The Life and Times of Stan Smith" (TBS, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Stan becomes addicted to dying after Roger tricks him into thinking he had a heart attack; Klaus takes Steve to Arizona State University for a college visit, where a fraternity hazes him.

People of Earth - "New Beginnings" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
After learning the members of StarCrossed were on the ship as kids, Ozzie tries to get the group back together; disgraced FBI agent Alex Foster gets sent to Beacon to investigate white-collar criminal Jonathan Walsh; a merger takes place on the ship.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of July 24)

Monday, July 24

  • Rob Lowe (The Grinder/Parks and Recreation) - Watch Rob on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. He will be on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am. Rob and his sons, Matthew and John Owen, chat with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT. They also talk about The Lowe Files on the AOL Build Show at 2pm.
  • Laura Benanti (Go On/Starved) - Laura appears on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Jane Lynch (Angel from Hell) - Jane stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Anna Faris (Mom) - Anna is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Jenny Slate (Married/Parks and Recreation) - Jenny drops by The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Ron Funches (Powerless/Undateable) - Ron appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Brandy (Zoe Ever After/The Game/Moesha/Thea) - Brandy guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Kirstie Alley (Kirstie/Veronica's Closet/Cheers) - Kirstie is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Nia Long (Uncle Buck/The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air) - Nia appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Emeril Lagasse (Emeril) - Emeril crashes a cooking class on a repeat of Rachael Ray, so check your local listings.
  • Tracey Gold (Growing Pains) - Tracey makes cherry pie filling cake on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Ana Gasteyer (People of Earth/Lady Dynamite/Suburgatory) - Ana talks about People of Earth on NBC's Today in the 10am hour and on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti performs a jazz song on a repeat of Steve Harvey, so check your local listings.
  • Jennie Garth (What I Like About You) - Jennie shows off her favorite RVs on Fox and Friends on Fox News Channel at 7:52am.