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ABC Gives Full Season Pick-Ups To 'Cougar Town,' 'FlashForward,' 'The Middle' & 'Modern Family'

October 13th, 2009 10:06am EDT favorite Add to My News
Cougar TownIn "Cougar Town" (Wednesdays from 9:30-10:00 p.m., ET), Courteney Cox stars as Jules, a recently divorced single mother exploring the honest truths about dating and aging in our beauty and youth obsessed culture. While most women in their twenties go through life experiencing the challenges and often humorous pitfalls of meeting men, Jules took on the responsibilities of marriage and raising a son. Now in her forties, she embarks on a journey to self-discovery whilst surrounded by fellow divorcees and singletons eager to live or re-live a time gone by.

In "FlashForward" (Thursdays from 8:00-9:00 p.m., ET), what would you do if you were given a glimpse of the future? Would you accept what you saw and live life to its fullest, or would you do everything in your power to change your destiny? When the world's population is given a glimpse of their future, it forces everyone to come to grips with whether their destinies can be fulfilled or avoided, in ABC's drama, "FlashForward."

Knowing their fate will alter each person's life in one way or another, and poses the questions: Can destiny be changed? And by changing just one destiny, what effect would that have on those of others?

In "The Middle" (Wednesdays from 8:30-9:00 p.m., ET), Emmy-winner Patricia Heaton stars in this warm and witty single-camera comedy about raising a family and lowering your expectations.

Frankie Heck is a superhero. Well, no, not an actual superhero - not unless you count getting her kids out the door for school every morning as a superfeat. Middle-aged, middle class and living in the middle of the country, this harried wife and working mother of three uses her wry wit and sense of humor to try to get her family through each day intact. Frankie has a job selling cars at the town's only surviving car dealer; her husband, Mike, is a manager at the local quarry.

In "Modern Family" (Wednesdays from 9:00-9:30 p.m., ET), today's American families come in all shapes and sizes. The cookie cutter mold of man + wife + 2.5 kids is a thing of the past, as it becomes quickly apparent in the bird's eye view of ABC's new half-hour comedy, "Modern Family," which takes an honest and often hilarious look at the composition and complexity of family life in 2009.



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