ABC's new prime-time lineup will be packed with familiar faces, including those of TV veterans Dana Delany, Michael Chiklis, Michael Imperioli and Matthew Perry, the network announced Tuesday.
The network will introduce 10 new series, including four dramas for the fall: Body of Proof, No Ordinary Family, Detroit 1-8-7 and The Whole Truth. Family and Detroit will bookend a Dancing with the Stars results show, My Generation takes the canceled FlashForward's pre-Grey's Anatomy Thursday slot, and Body of Proof will air on Fridays. The Whole Truth will follow the network's Wednesday night comedy block, which adds the new comedy Better Together.
Shonda Rhimes' Medical drama Off the Map, as well as comedies Happy Endings and Perry's Mr. Sunshine, will debut at midseason.
"Our passion for great storytelling is at the core of everything we do," ABC President Steve McPherson said in a statement. "Finding and supporting writers, directors, producers and actors who share that passion is critical to our success. Our shows are the product of these collaborations, and we are thrilled to add 10 new series to our schedule next year."
The network also welcomes back returning series Dancing with the Stars, Castle, The Middle, Modern Family, Cougar Town, Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, V, America's Funniest Home Videos, Extreme Makeover:Home Edition, Desperate Housewives, Brothers & Sisters and Supernanny. The network still has the option to renew Jamie Oliver Food Revolution and Shark Tank for midseason.
Better Together: This comedy stars Jennifer Finnigan and Josh Cooke as Maddie and Ben, who have been dating for nine years and are thrown for a loop when Maddie's sister Mia (JoAnna Garcia) announces her engagement after dating a guy for only seven weeks.Body of Proof: Dana Delany stars as Dr. Megan Hunt, a brilliant neurosurgeon who is forced out of the operating room by a devastating car crash. She becomes a medical examiner who uses her sharp instincts to solve murders, but her methods don't always please the police and her interactions with the living are often uncomfortable. Jeri Ryan (Star Trek: Voyager ) Geoffrey Arend (Trust Me) and Sonja Sohn (The Wire) also star.Detroit 1-8-7
Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos, Life on Mars) stars as Detective Louis Fitch, a wily homicide vet who is the most respected — and most misunderstood — man in the Detroit Police Department's homicide division. Jon Michael Hill plays his new partner, Damon Washington, whose first day on the job turns out to be — you guessed it — a trial by fire.
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This ensemble drama follows a group of friends 10 years after they filmed a documentary during their high school years in Texas. The show stars Michael Stahl David, Kelli Garner, Jaime King, Keir O'Donnell, Sebastian Sozzi, Mehcad Brooks, Anne Son, Daniella Alonso and Julian Morris.
No Ordinary Family: The Shield's Michael Chiklis and Dexter's Julie Benz play the Powells, a couple who, after a plane crash in the Amazon during a family vacation, discover they have superpowers. Tate Donovan (Damages), Romany Malco (Weeds), Autumn Reeser (The O.C., Entourage) also star.
Secret Millionaire: An hour-long reality series that follows some of America's wealthiest people for one week as they leave behind their lavish lifestyles, sprawling mansions and luxury jets, conceal their true identities, and go to live and volunteer in some of the most impoverished and dangerous communities in America.
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The Whole Truth: Starring Rob Morrow (Numb3rs) and Joely Richardson (Nip/Tuck), this legal drama chronicles the way a case is built from the perspective of both the defense and prosecution. Richardson plays Kathryn Peale, the deputy bureau chief in the New York State District Attorney's office, and Morrow plays Jimmy Brogan, Kathryn's longtime friend and a criminal attorney.
8 p.m. Dancing with the Stars
10 p.m. Castle
8 p.m. No Ordinary Family (new)
9 p.m. Dancing with the Stars Results Show
10 p.m. Detroit 1-8-7 (new)
8 p.m. The Middle
8:30 p.m. Better Together (new)
9 p.m. Modern Family
9:30 p.m. Cougar Town
10 p.m. The Whole Truth (new)
8 p.m. My Generation (new)
9 p.m. Grey's Anatomy
10 p.m. Private Practice
8 p.m. Secret Millionaire (new)
9 p.m. Body of Proof (new)
10 p.m. 20/20
8 p.m. Saturday Night College Football
7 p.m. America's Funniest Home Videos
8 p.m. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
9 p.m. Desperate Housewives
10 p.m. Brothers & Sisters
Watch clips from ABC's new series:
Off the Map:
Body of Proof:
The Whole Truth: