Tuesday, May 14, 2019

ABC Upfront 2019-20: Fall 2019 Schedule; Disney Channel Sets Premiere Dates for Raven's Home and Bunk'd

ABC 2019-20

Fall 2019


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

Tuesdays
8:00PM The Conners
8:30PM Bless This Mess (new time)
9:00PM mixed-ish (NEW!)
9:30PM black-ish (new time)
10:00PM Emergence (NEW!)

Wednesdays
8:00PM The Goldbergs
8:30PM Schooled
9:00PM Modern Family
9:30PM Single Parents
10:00PM Stumptown (NEW!)

Thursdays
8:00PM Grey's Anatomy
9:00PM A Million Little Things
10:00PM How to Get Away with Murder

Fridays
8:00PM American Housewife (new day)
8:30PM Fresh Off the Boat (new time)
9:00PM 20/20 (two hours)

Saturdays
8:00PM Saturday Night Football

Sundays
7:00PM America's Funniest Home Videos
8:00PM Kids Say the Darndest Things (NEW!)
9:00PM Shark Tank
10:00PM The Rookie (new day)

New unscheduled, Mid-Season 2020:
New Comedy: United We Fall
New Drama: The Baker and the Beauty, For Life
New Reality/Unscripted:
Returning Comedy:
Returning Drama: Station 19, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Returning Reality/Unscripted: American Idol, The Bachelor

Notes: Only three new scripted series will debut in the fall – dramas Emergence and Stumptown; and the black-ish comedy spinoff mixed-ish. New dramas The Baker and the Beauty and For Life, along with the new comedy, United We Fall, will debut midseason. Station 19, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., American Idol and The Bachelor will return midseason.

Discuss ABC's 2019-20 lineup and also you can view complete program information.


Raven's Home & BUNK'D

The season premiere dates of two popular comedy series for kids and families - Raven's Home and BUNK'D - have been set for Monday, June 17 at 8:00pm EDT/PDT, and Thursday, June 20 at 8:00pm EDT/PDT, respectively, on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW. In the third season of Raven's Home, its star and executive producer Raven-Symoné will make her television directing debut. The season is also highlighted by guest stars Jaleel White (Me, Myself and I, Family Matters), Jonathan McDaniel (That's So Raven) and Charles Robinson (Night Court, K.C. Undercover). The stories pick up with Raven Baxter, her family and friends pursuing their creative dreams. Booker, Nia and Tess form a music group, The Chi-Lective, with Levi as their music video director, Raven is determined to launch her fashion line, while Chelsea has finally found her niche as a life coach. Raven's Home stars Raven-Symoné (That's So Raven), Issac Ryan Brown (ABC's black-ish and Disney's Kim Possible), Navia Robinson (Being Mary Jane), Jason Maybaum (Disney's Freaky Friday), Sky Katz and Anneliese van der Pol (That's So Raven). Additionally, Johnno Wilson (You Kiddin' Me) guest stars this season as Levi's dad, Garrett.

In the fourth season premiere of the hit summer camp comedy BUNK'D, former counselor Lou Hockhauser takes the mantle as camp director as she and her veteran campers, Destiny, Finn and Matteo, welcome three new Camp Kikiwaka members - Noah (an upbeat actor from Hollywood), Ava (a tenacious counselor from the big city) and Gwen (who has spent her entire life living off the grid). BUNK'D stars Miranda May (The Heartbreak Kid, Samantha Who?), Raphael Alejandro (Once Upon a Time), Will Buie Jr. (Daytime Divas), Mallory James Mahoney (Disney's Adventures in Babysitting), Shelby Simmons (Andi Mack), Scarlett Estevez (Daddy's Home) and Israel Johnson (Schooled).


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Tuesday, May 21

American Housewife - "A Mom's Parade" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
The extraordinary musical episode includes four original songs by renowned composer Justin Paul (“The Greatest Showman,” “Dear Evan Hansen”) and Glenn Slater (“Tangled,” “School of Rock-The Musical”), as well as choreography from famed choreographer Ashley Wallen (“The Greatest Showman”). Frustrated by the lack of appreciation for all she does, Katie decides to go “full Westport” and leaves the family to fend for themselves. Katie’s plan quickly backfires when the kids seem to be doing just fine, leaving Greg to suffer the brunt of her absence.

The Kids Are Alright - "Irish Goodbye" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Peggy struggles with Lawrence’s decision to move out of the house, especially after she discovers that he is secretly moving in with a girlfriend she’s never met. Lawrence’s determination to keep Peggy out of his personal life only causes her to investigate further, while Mike welcomes his departure. Meanwhile, Timmy can’t find his ventriloquist dummy, Knuckles, and learns that Joey took him without asking.

black-ish - "Relatively Grown Man" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT)
After Junior gets an offer for his dream job working with Migos, Dre and Bow are determined to convince him to return to college and get his degree.

Bless This Mess - "The Estonian Method" (ABC, 9:30PM ET/PT)
Mike and Rio enter the “best hen” competition at the county fair with their prized chicken Priyanka in order to prove themselves to the community. Meanwhile, romantic sparks fly between Rudy and Constance, only to be halted by a run-in with someone from Rudy’s past; and Kay and Beau struggle with some marital issues.

The Last O.G. - "Mama Said Knock You Out" (TBS, 10:30PM ET/PT)
Tray reunites with his estranged mom, Rose, who only softens when she learns she has grandchildren.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of May 20)

Tuesday, May 21

  • Will Smith (The Fresh Prince of Bel Air) - Catch Will on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC. He will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Elizabeth Banks (Scrubs/30 Rock) - Elizabeth drops by Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Kevin Hart (The Big House/Undeclared) - Kevin appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Beanie Feldstein (What We Do in the Shadows) - Beanie is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Bryan Cranston (Malcolm in the Middle) - Bryan visits Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Eric Stonestreet (Modern Family) - Eric stops by Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Mary McCormack (The Kids Are Alright/Welcome to the Family) - Mary guest co-hosts The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Billie Lourd (Scream Queens) - Billie appears on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • David Duchovny (Californication) - David talks about Miss Subways on ABC's Strahan & Sara at 1pm.
  • Allison Williams (Girls) - Allison talks about The Perfection on NBC's Today sometime between 7-9am.
  • Katy Mixon (American Housewife/Mike & Molly) - Katy is a guest on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Pam Grier (Bless This Mess) - Pam talks about the Brown Sugar streaming service on the BUILD Series at 11am.


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

Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Second Season Alice - The Complete Ninth Season The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fifth Season Evening Shade - The Complete Collection Perfect Strangers - The Complete Seventh and Eighth Seasons

03/05 - Hangin' with Mr. Cooper - The Complete Second Season (WBShop.com)
03/12 - Alice - The Complete Ninth Season (WBShop.com)
03/26 - The Wayans Bros. - The Complete Fifth Season (WBShop.com)
04/02 - Archer: Danger Island - The Complete Season Nine
04/09 - You're the Worst - The Complete Fifth Season
04/12 - Evening Shade - The Complete Collection
04/16 - The Big C - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
05/07 - Baskets - The Complete Season Three
05/13 - My Three Sons - The Third Season - Volume One
05/13 - My Three Sons - The Third Season - Volume Two
05/14 - The Donna Reed Show - Seasons 1-5
05/14 - Petticoat Junction - Seasons 1-3
05/28 - Perfect Strangers - The Complete Seventh and Eighth Seasons
05/28 - South Park - The Complete Twenty-Second Season (Blu-ray)
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