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


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, June 19

The Middle - "Hecks vs. Glossners: The Final Battle" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
It’s the Orson showdown of the century when the Hecks – along with the Donahues and Bill Norwood – wage a war against the Glossners after they steal Sue’s car.

The Middle - "Thank You for Not Kissing" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
After Dr. Fulton (Dave Foley) calls Frankie and Mike into his office to inform them that Brick and Cindy have been making out all over school, Frankie tasks Mike into having a talk with his son to discuss dating etiquette. Meanwhile, Sue attempts to work up the gumption to give Sean the snow globe and confess how much she likes him; and after discovering a box full of unfinished thank you notes for gifts received over the years, Frankie orders Axl to finish and mail them all out.

black-ish - "Juneteenth" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The Johnsons go to Jack and Diane’s school play about Columbus Day, and Dre is dismayed by the historically inaccurate way that the holiday is portrayed. He feels like there aren’t enough black holidays, so he enlists Aloe Blacc at work to help him create a catchy song to raise awareness for a holiday worth celebrating, Juneteenth.

black-ish - "Dog Eat Dog World" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
The family is divided over the idea of getting a dog after Dre and Bow promise Jack they can get one after he gets Straight A’s – and he does! Meanwhile, Bow’s brother Johan is in town and he doesn’t get the warm welcome he expects from Ruby.

Younger - "The End of the Tour" (TV Land, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Liza faces complications on the Marriage Vacation book tour. Kelsey and Zane head to D.C. to court a speechwriter’s prospective memoir.

Teachers - "Of Lice and Men" (TV Land, 10:34PM ET/PT)
Ms. Bennigan wrestles with how far she’s willing to go sexually with Hot Dad, while Ms. Cannon learns how to drive in the midst of an apocalyptic lice outbreak at Fillmore.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 18)

Tuesday, June 19

  • Martin Short (Mulaney/The Martin Short Show) - Catch Martin on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Whoopi/Bagdad Cafe) - Whoopi is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Michael Ian Black (The Jim Gaffigan Show/Ed) - Michael stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Tracy Morgan (The Last O.G./30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Michael visits LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce/Sex and the City/Square Pegs) - Sarah appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jennifer Lawrence (The Bill Engvall Show) - The Ellen DeGeneres Show has the best moments from the biggest stars in Season 15, so check your local listings.
  • Debra Messing (Will & Grace/Ned & Stacey) - Debra is a guest on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Marlon Wayans (Marlon/The Wayans Bros.) - Marlon drops by Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta) - Brian is a guest on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • BD Wong (All-American Girl) - BD talks about the off-Broadway production of The Great Leap on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 11:30am ET.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (June)

Living Single - The Complete Fifth Season Step by Step - The Complete First Season Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season One Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fourth Season Last Man Standing - The Complete Sixth Season

06/05 - Living Single - The Complete Fifth Season
06/05 - New Girl - The Complete Sixth Season
06/05 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-First Season (Blu-ray)
06/12 - Fresh Off the Boat - The Complete Fourth Season
06/12 - Life in Pieces - The Complete Third Season
06/12 - The Office - The Complete Series
06/12 - Speechless - The Complete First Season
06/12 - Speechless - The Complete Second Season
06/12 - Step by Step - The Complete First Season
06/12 - Will & Grace (The Revival) - Season One (Blu-ray)
06/19 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Fourth Season
06/26 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Fifth Season
06/26 - Last Man Standing - The Complete Sixth Season
06/26 - The Mick - The Complete First Season
06/26 - The Mick - The Complete Second Season
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