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ABC Unveils Midseason Schedule

December 17th, 2007 11:03am EST
Cashmere Mafia
ABC will premiere four new series, "Cashmere Mafia," "Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann," "Eli Stone" and "Oprah's Big Give," in addition to the premiere of the much anticipated fourth season of "Lost" on Thursday, January 31 at 9:00 p.m.

"Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann" premieres with a special two-hour episode on Monday, January 7, followed by 90-minute episodes through January. "Notes from the Underbelly" and "October Road" will continue to air at 9:30 and 10:00 p.m., respectively. "Samantha Who?" will return with original episodes in February at 9:00 p.m. "Dancing with the Stars" an...
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ABC Announces Schedule Changes, Additions

October 25th, 2007 12:10pm EDT
Men in Trees
ABC just announced that Men in Trees, starring Anne Heche, will relocate to 8 p.m. on Fridays, switching time slots with "20/20," starting Nov. 2.

The season premieres of October Road & Notes From the Underbelly will be Monday, Nov. 26 at 9 and 10 p.m., respectively. Also starting Nov. 26, Samantha Who? will begin airing at 9 p.m.
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ABC To Stream 'Big Shots,' 'Men In Trees,' 'Pushing Daisies' & More

September 6th, 2007 3:20pm EDT
Men In Trees
Disney-ABC Television Group's ABC Entertainment and the Warner Bros. Television Group announced today that they have reached an agreement regarding the digital distribution of "Big Shots," "Men In Trees," "Notes from the Underbelly" and "Pushing Daisies."

In addition, new episodes of returning series "The Bachelor," "Brothers & Sisters," "Dancing with the Stars," "Desperate Housewives," "Grey's Anatomy," "Lost," "October Road" and "Ugly Betty," as well as episodes of the new series "Carpoolers," "Cavemen," "Dirty Sexy Money," "Eli Stone" "Private Practice" and "Samantha Who?" will be o...
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Seven New Dramas & Four New Comedies Join ABC’s Slate Of Returning Shows

May 15th, 2007 9:08am EDT
Michael Vartan stars in Big Shots
Stephen McPherson, president, ABC Entertainment, today outlined ABC's plans for next season and unveiled the network's 2007-08 fall schedule. Scheduled to debut next season are four new comedy series: "Carpoolers," "Cavemen," "Miss/Guided" and "Sam I Am"; along with seven new drama series: "Big Shots," "Cashmere Mafia," "Dirty Sexy Money," "Eli Stone," "Private Practice," "Pushing Daisies" and "Women's Murder Club." Alternative series "Oprah's Big Give(tm)" is also slated to debut.

In addition to the new series, ABC previously announced season renewals for "Brothers & Sisters," "Men In...
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ABC's 'Notes From The Underbelly' To Air On Thursdays

March 29th, 2007 9:29am EDT
Notes From The Underbelly
Notes from the Underbelly is moving from Wednesday to Thursday nights, ABC just announced. The series will now premiere Thursday, April 12 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), with two episodes airing back to back. The network will air two new episodes of the comedy in the 10:00 p.m. Thursday timeslot throughout the run of the series.

"Notes from the Underbelly" offers a comedic take on life's greatest adventure parenthood -- and proves that surviving the politics of pregnancy and maintaining your relationships with family and friends can be just as demanding as raising a child. The show stars Jenn...
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'Notes From The Underbelly' Debuts April 11

March 13th, 2007 9:44am EDT
Notes From The Underbelly
Notes from the Underbelly will premiere Wednesday, April 11 (9:30-10:00 p.m., ET) on ABC. The series brings a comedic take on of life's greatest adventures -- parenthood -- and proves that surviving the politics of pregnancy and maintaining your relationships with family and friends can be just as demanding as raising a child.

Andrew (Peter Cambor) and Lauren (Jennifer Westfeldt) have just found out they're going to have a baby, and they're having a difficult time following rule number one keeping it a secret. Suddenly switching to decaf, becoming a teetotaler at cocktail parties and g...
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A Sneak Peek at New Mid-Season Shows

January 1st, 2007 1:00pm EST
Courteney Cox
* Courtney Cox stars in the FX series "Dirt," which centers on a tabloid editor and a photographer who try to make their way in the world of celebrity journalism. The network boasts some critically acclaimed shows such as The Shield, Rescue Me, and Nip/Tuck, so "Dirt" has large shoes to fill. The series premieres Tuesday, Jan. 2 at 10 p.m.

* The ABC comedy The Knights of Prosperity kicks off Wednesday, Jan. 3 at 9 p.m. For almost 20 years, Eugene Gurkin (Donal Logue) has dreamed of opening a bar, but his dead end job on the late, late janitorial shift won't even fund a bottle of premi...
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ABC Moves 'Ugly Betty' From Fridays to Thursdays

August 9th, 2006 2:30pm EDT
Ugly Betty
ABC just announced it is shifting the hour-long series Ugly Betty to Thursdays, leading into the critically acclaimed hit, Grey's Anatomy. "Ugly Betty" will premiere Thursday, September 28 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET). "Ugly Betty" had originally been scheduled to premiere on Friday, Sept. 22.

"Ugly Betty," the highly anticipated American take on the international phenomenon from executive producer Salma Hayek, has been well received by critics, advertisers and others who have previewed the pilot. It centers on ordinary, slightly plump Betty Suarez (America Ferrera), who winds up working in ...
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Complete List of Fall 2006 Television Premiere Dates

August 2nd, 2006 2:34pm EDT
Prison Break
The TV season launches early this year when FOX kicks off season two of Prison Break in the tail end of August. The network is digging its heels in early with several August premieres, including Bones, House and a handful of new series. ABC, CBS, NBC and the new CW get in the game by mid-September.

A complete list of premiere dates follows:

Monday, Aug. 21

8 pm Prison Break (Fox)

9 pm Vanished (Fox)

Wednesday, Aug. 30

8 pm Bones (Fox)

9 pm Justice (Fox)

Tuesday, Sept. 5

8 pm Standoff (Fox)

9 pm House (Fox)

Thursday, Sept. 7

8 pm 'Til Death (Fox)

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ABC Announces 2006-07 Premiere Dates

July 18th, 2006 4:17pm EDT
Dancing With The Stars
ABC just announced its fall premiere dates. For the fall launch, ABC will be using the strength of its returning hits as a launching pad for new series. Kicking off the new season is Dancing with the Stars. The dates are as follows:

Friday, September 8

9:00-11:00 p.m. 20/20

Tuesday, September 12

8:00-10:00 p.m. Dancing with the Stars

Wednesday, September 13

8:00-9:00 p.m. Dancing with the Stars Results Show

Monday, September 18

8:00-9:00 p.m. Wife Swap

Thursday, September 21

9:00-10:00 p.m. Grey's Anatomy

10:00-11:00 p.m. Six Degrees

Friday, Septem...
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