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

Saturday, October 19

Bob Hearts Abishola - "Nigerians Don't Do Useless Things" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
While Bob waits for Abishola to make the next move, her Auntie Olu and Uncle Tunde make it hard for her by stalking him.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "A Bird May Love a Fish" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Bob attempts to learn more about Nigerian customs while Abishola has to contend with gossip spreading about her relationship with Bob.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of October 14)

Friday, October 18

  • Chris O'Dowd (Family Tree/The IT Crowd) - Watch Chris on a repeat of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Kal Penn (Sunnyside/Deadbeat/We Are Men) - Kal appears on a repeat of Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • America Ferrera (Superstore) - America is a guest on a repeat of A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Regina King (227) - Regina visits The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Julie Andrews (Julie) - Julie speaks about her book Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Sean Hayes (Will & Grace/The Millers/Sean Saves the World) - Sean guest hosts The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Pam Grier (Bless This Mess) - Pam drops by The Real, so check your local listings.
  • Sara Gilbert (The Conners/Roseanne/Living Biblically/Bad Teacher) - Sara appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Angela Kinsey (The Office/Haters Back Off/Your Family or Mine) and Jenna Fischer (Splitting Up Together/The Office) - Angela and Jenna talk about the Office Ladies Podcast on ABC's GMA 3: Strahan, Sara & Keke at 1pm.
  • Kal Penn (Sunnyside/Deadbeat/We Are Men) - Kal visits Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • Marcus Scribner (black-ish) - Marcus appears on Access Live, so check your local listings.
  • William Jackson Harper (The Good Place) - William can be heard on The Morning Mashup on SiriusXM.
  • Billy Bob Thornton (Hearts Afire) - Billy Bob talks about Goliath on Couch Surfing at 8am.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (August/September/October)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Six Young Sheldon - The Complete Second Season My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume One Modern Family - The Complete Tenth Season Life with Lucy - The Complete Series

08/06 - Caroline in the City - The Third Season
08/06 - Caroline in the City - The Fourth Season
08/13 - I Love Lucy - Colorized Collection
08/13 - Leave it to Beaver - Seasons One and Two
08/20 - Brooklyn Nine-Nine - Season Six
08/27 - Baskets - The Complete Season Four
08/27 - It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - The Complete Thirteenth Season
09/03 - Bob's Burgers - The Complete 9th Season
09/03 - Fresh Off the Boat - The Complete Fifth Season
09/03 - The Goldbergs - The Complete Sixth Season
09/03 - Single Parents - The Complete Season One
09/03 - Young Sheldon - The Complete Second Season
09/04 - What We Do in the Shadows - The Complete First Season
09/10 - American Dad! - Volume 14
09/10 - The Jetsons - The Complete Original Series (Blu-ray) (WBShop.com)
09/11 - My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume One
09/11 - My Three Sons - The Fourth Season - Volume Two
09/17 - Friends - The Complete Series (25th Anniversary)
09/17 - Modern Family - The Complete Tenth Season
09/19 - Angel from Hell - The DVD Edition
10/08 - Leave it to Beaver - The Complete Series
10/08 - Life with Lucy - The Complete Series
10/15 - The King of Queens - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
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10/02 - Visit Schitt's Creek Pop-Up; Viacom Networks Finish 2018-19 Strong
10/01 - HGTV Goes Behind the Brady Bunch Build; LMN Sets 25 All-New TV Movies This Fall
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09/29 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 30, 2019)
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09/27 - Fri-Yay: Primetime Emmy Results for Comedy; AFV Gets 30th Anniversary Special
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09/25 - NBC Fall Pilot Review: Sunnyside - Premieres Thursday (Sept. 26); CBS Fall Pilot Review: Carol's Second Act - Premieres Thursday (Sept. 26)
09/24 - NBC Fall Pilot Review: Perfect Harmony - Premieres Thursday (Sept. 26); CBS Fall Pilot Review: The Unicorn - Premieres Thursday (Sept. 26)
09/23 - CBS Fall Pilot Review: Bob Hearts Abishola - Premieres Monday (Sept. 23); ABC Fall Pilot Review: mixed-ish - Premieres Tuesday (Sept. 24)
09/22 - Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows; This Week in Sitcoms (Week of September 23, 2019)
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09/20 - Fri-Yay: Primetime Emmy Predictions for Comedy; Paramount Heads to Paris for New Comedy
09/19 - Pop TV Renews Schitt's Creek for Sixth and Final Season, Fifth Season Marathon to Air on Sept. 21; HBO Max Revives The Boondocks
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