ABC just announced 14 early pick-ups for the 2007-08 season for new breakout series Brothers & Sisters
, Ugly Betty
and Men In Trees
, as well as returning hits The Bachelor, Boston Legal
, Dancing with the Stars
, Desperate Housewives
, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
, Grey's Anatomy
, Jimmy Kimmel Live
The announcement was made by ABC Entertainment President Stephen McPherson at the March Development Meeting in Los Angeles. These series join previously announced America's Funniest Home Videos
and Wife Swap
, which have also been renewed for the 2007-08 season.
"We have had a strong year, with two of the season's breakout hits, 'Ugly Betty' and 'Brothers & Sisters,' and the solid performance of 'Men In Trees,'" said McPherson. "We are pleased that viewers have invested in these new favorites along with our other returning series. These shows provide us with a substantial foundation to make 07-08 our best schedule yet."