Tuesday, May 15, 2018

ABC Upfront 2018-19: Fall 2018 Schedule; MeTV Acquires The Jeffersons and Charlie's Angels

ABC 2018-19

Fall 2018


Mondays
8:00PM Dancing with the Stars
10:00PM The Good Doctor

Tuesdays
8:00PM Roseanne
8:30PM The Kids Are Alright (NEW!)
9:00PM black-ish
9:30PM Splitting Up Together
10:00PM The Rookie (NEW!)

Wednesdays
8:00PM The Goldbergs
8:30PM American Housewife (new time)
9:00PM Modern Family
9:30PM Single Parents (NEW!)
10:00PM A Million Little Things (NEW!)

Thursdays
8:00PM Grey's Anatomy
9:00PM Station 19
10:00PM How to Get Away with Murder

Fridays
8:00PM Fresh Off the Boat (new day and time)
8:30PM Speechless (new day and time)
9:00PM Child Support (new time)
10:00PM 20/20

Saturdays
8:00PM Saturday Night Football

Sundays
7:00PM America's Funniest Home Videos
8:00PM Dancing with the Stars: Juniors (NEW!)
9:00PM Shark Tank 
10:00PM The Alec Baldwin Show  (new title)

New unscheduled, Mid-Season 2019:
DRAMA: The Fix, Grand Hotel, Whiskey Cavalier
COMEDY: Schooled
REALITY:
Returning Series: For the People, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, American Idol, The Bachelor, The Bachelorette

Notes: A total of eight new series have been announced for ABC’s 2018-19 season, including the one-hour dramas A Million Little Things, The Fix, Grand Hotel, The Rookie and Whiskey Cavalier, and the half-hour comedies The Kids Are Alright, Schooled and Single Parents. Additionally, Dancing with the Stars: Juniors, previously announced last year, will be on the fall schedule. A fresh take on an established favorite, the show will pair celebrity kids with professional junior ballroom dancers to perform choreographed routines, which will be judged by a panel that will include renowned ballroom experts. The Alec Baldwin Show (new title), which first debuted as a sneak preview in March, will also air this fall.

Discuss ABC's 2018-19 lineup and also you can view complete program information.


The Summer of MeTV

The MeTV Network has acquired the rights to The Jeffersons and Charlie's Angels starting on Monday, May 28, 2018 to kick-off the Summer of MeTV line-up. Both shows aired previously on a diginet, with The Jeffersons on Antenna TV and Charlie's Angels on COZI TV. The Jeffersons will air weekdays at 6:30pm, coming out of Mama's Family at 6pm. Both shows replace Hawaii Five-0. Leading into that hour will be Charlie's Angels at 5pm, replacing The Wild, Wild West. On weekends, the only changes are to Sundays with The Facts of Life and Diff'rent Strokes being reduced to a half-hour each from 2-3pm. Gilligan's Island returns to the line-up and will air 3-4pm on Sundays. The Jeffersons replaces one airing of The Love Boat from 6-7pm on Sundays. The Odd Couple returns to the schedule and replaces one airing of Touched By an Angel from 7-8pm. View the full Summer of Me schedule.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, January 18

Fresh Off the Boat - "Driver's Eddie 2: Orlando Drift" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Eddie finally gets his driver’s license; but instead of freedom, he finds an endless list of errands to run for his mom. Will he be done in time to take his friends to the Insane Clown Posse concert? Louis is excited for a boy’s weekend at Chili Con with Marvin, until Honey tags along; and Jessica faces off with her nemesis, Jamie, at the school fundraiser.

Speechless - "H-- HEY, YOU" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Maya is less than thrilled when Kenneth interferes with her business plans with Melanie. Ray begs JJ to cast him opposite his new crush, Izzy, in his next movie, which has unexpected consequences. Meanwhile, Dylan is impressed with Jimmy’s band.

Last Man Standing - "Dreams vs. Realty" (Fox, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mandy comes close to forgetting her fashion designer dreams when she is confronted with rejection and sends herself in a spiral; Vanessa feels regret as she reflects on her own career path; Mike helps the women in his family achieve their dreams.

The Cool Kids - "Thanksgiving at Murray's" (Fox, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Mike and Ryan are forced to get along together when Boyd proposes a compromise to their plans to take him on separate trips by all three going on a trip together; Mandy and Kyle attempt to solve a mystery like a pair of detectives.

Andi Mack - "I Got Your Number" (Disney Channel, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Andi gets in over her head when she attends a high school party with Amber, causing Bowie's plans for a romantic outing with Bex to go awry; Cyrus tries to mend a longtime rift between Jonah and T.J.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of January 14)

Friday, January 18

  • Maura Tierney (NewsRadio) - Watch Maura on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Elizabeth Banks (Scrubs) - Elizabeth visits The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC. She talks about The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part on ABC's Good Morning America sometime between 7-9am.
  • Andy Samberg (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Andy appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Lily Tomlin (Grace and Frankie/Malibu Country) and Jane Fonda (Grace and Frankie) - Lily and Jane are guests on The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Pete Holmes (Crashing) - Pete appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Molly Ringwald (Townies/The Facts of Life) - Molly talks about All These Small Moments on People Now at 12pm.
  • Don Cheadle (Black Monday/House of Lies/The Golden Palace) - Don talks about Black Monday on ABC's GMA Day at 1pm.
  • Dave Franco (Scrubs/Do Not Disturb) - Dave talks about If Beale Street Could Talk on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.
  • Adam Pally (Champaign ILL/Making History/The Mindy Project/Happy Endings) and Sam Richardson (Champaign ILL/Detroiters/Veep) - Adam and Sam talk about Champaign ILL on NBC's Today in the 10am hour.


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

Step by Step - The Complete Third Season Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season Fuller House - The Complete Third Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season The Game - The Complete Series

11/01 - Episodes - Season 5
11/05 - Robin Williams - Comic Genius (includes Mork & Mindy)
11/06 - American Dad! - Volume 13
11/16 - Man with a Plan - Season One
11/20 - Step by Step - The Complete Third Season
11/27 - What I Like About You - The Complete Third Season
11/28 - The Great Indoors - Season 1 (The Complete Series)
12/04 - Family Guy - Season Sixteen
12/04 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Sixth Season
12/18 - Our Cartoon President - Season One
01/08 - Family Guy - 20 Greatest Hits
01/22 - Fuller House - The Complete Third Season
01/22 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fourth Season (WBShop.com)
01/29 - Ballers - The Complete Fourth Season (Blu-ray)
01/29 - Crashing - The Complete Second Season
01/29 - The Game - The Complete Series
01/29 - Kidding - Season One
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