As I explained yesterday, its upfront week. This morning, ABC and NBC announced their fall line-ups. Here’s a look at what’s staying and what’s going on ABC.
The alphabet network is cancelling four shows, Cupid, The Unusuals, Samantha Who? and According to Jim (finally) and are introducing ten new series next year. These new series are Cougar Town, a comedy about hot fortysomething women starring Courteney Cox, Eastwick, based the ’80s movie The Witches of Eastwick, stars Rebecca Romijn and Lindsay Price, Flash Forward is about what happens when every person get a preview of their life in six months, stars Joseph Fiennes and Sonya Walger, The Forgotten is about a bunch of freelance investigators who try to give faces, names and stories to unidentified victims, stars Reiko Aylesworth, Hank is Greenacresstarring Kelsey Grammer, Happy Town is like Men in Trees meets Harper’s Island, starring Geoff Stults, The Middle is a sitcom about a Midwestern family starring Patricia Heaton and Neil Flynn, Modern Family is shot documentary style and follows three families, stars Ed O’Neill, V, is a remake of the 1980s miniseries about reptilian aliens who come to Earth to try to eat our flesh, starring Elizabeth Mitchell as an FBI agent trying to keep her son from becoming lunch and finally, Shark Tank is a new reality show about venture capitalists.
Here’s a look at the full schedule for ABC (after the jump):