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2013 Fall Season Sneak Peek: ABC


ABC is set to premiere 12 new shows this upcoming television season, hoping to find the next hit. The network cancelled 12 shows last season, 9 of which were freshman series. This year ABC hopes that they find success with the following series. Here’s the When, Who, and What of the 12 hopefuls.

Ladies and Gentleman, ABC’s freshman class of 2013.


Premiere Date: September 29 2013.

Who’s in it? Hannah Ware, Stuart Townsend, Henry Thomas, Wendy Moniz, Chris Johnson, Braeden lemasters, Elizabeth Sarah Mclauglin, James Cromwell

What: The story focuses on Sara Hayward, a photographer and Jack Mcallister, a lawyer, who find an instant attraction to each other. Both are married to other people, they begin to have an affair. A murder in Jacks family caused stress between their spouses.

ABC's Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D
ABC’s Agents of S.H.E.I.L.D

Premiere Date: September 24, 2013

Who: Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Chloe Bennett, Ian De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge

What: This is a spin off from The Avengers. It follows Agent Phil Coulson who assembles a team of S.H.E.I.L.D agents as they investigate strange cases around the world

ABC's The Goldbergs
ABC’s The Goldbergs

Premiere Date: September 24, 2013

Who: Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, Hayley Orrantia, George Segal, Jeff Garlin

What: The series is set in the 80’s and follows a family with a penchant for recording various events in their lives

ABC's Trophy Wife
ABC’s Trophy Wife

Premiere Date: September 24, 2013

Who: Malin Akerman, Bradley Whitford, Marcia Gay Harden, Michaela Watkins, Natalie Morales, Ryan Lee

What: Kate Harrison (Akerman) third marriage is to Pete (Whitford). The series focuses on Kate as she tries to adjust to her new married life and how she deals with her three stepchildren and two ex-wives

ABC's Lucky 7
ABC’s Lucky 7

Premiere Date: September 24, 2013

Who: Summer Bishil, Lorraine Bruce, Alexandra Castillo, Christine Evangelista, Stephen Louis Grush, Matt Long, Anastasia Phillips, Luis Antonio Ramos.

What: Six gas station employees in Queens, NY pooled their money month after month playing the lottery. When they finally win, the group has to deal with the problems that a windfall entails

ABC's Back In the Game
ABC’s Back In the Game

Premiere Date: September 25, 2013

Who: Maggie Lawson, Ben Koldyke, Griffin Gluck, Lenora Crichlow, J.J Totah, Kennedy Waite, Cooper Roth, James Caan

What: Maggie Lawson plays Terry Gannon, a once promising athlete, has seen her career spiral downhill after having a child, losing her college scholarship and leaving her husband. Her father Terry Cannon Sr (Caan) is a baseball has-been. When her son is rejected from the Little League’s, she coaches a team of rejects.

ABC's Super Fun Night
ABC’s Super Fun Night

Premiere Date: October 2, 2013

Who: Rebel Wilson, Lauren Ash, Liza Lapira, Kelen Coleman, Kevin Bishop, Kate Jenkinson

What: A junior attorney (Rebel Wilson) and her two best friends have been partying it up every Friday night for several years, but a recent promotion threatens to put an end to the tradition.

Once Upon a Time In Wonderland
Once Upon a Time In Wonderland

Premiere Date: October 10, 2013

Who: Sophie Love, Michael Socha, Peter Gadiot, Emma Rigby, Naveen Andrews, John Lithgow

What: This is a spin off of “Once Upon a Time.” and follows the the classic ” Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” A young English woman recounts the adventures on the other side of a rabbit hole. She is about to submit herself to a treatment that would make her forget everything, until the White Rabbit comes and saves her.

ABC's Killer Women
ABC’s Killer Women

Premiere Date: Mid Season

Who: Tricia Helfer, Alex Fernandez, Marta Milans, Michael Trucco

What: The show follows a Female Texas Ranger Molly Parker (Helfer) who is a recently divorced, ex beauty queen and a daughter of a sheriff.

ABC's Mind Games
ABC’s Mind Games

Premiere Date: Mid Season

Who: Steve Zahn, Christian Slater, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Cedric Sanders, Gregory Marcel Wynn Everett.

What: Slater and Zahn star as two brothers, Ross Edwards and Steve Clark Edwards who run a problem solving firm.

ABC's Mixology
ABC’s Mixology

Premiere Date: Mid Season

Who: Sarah Bolger, Adam Campbell, Adan Canto, Alexis Carra, Craig Frank, Ginger Gonzaga, Blake Lee, Vanessa Lengies, Andrew Santino

What: The series is set in the fictional Manhattan bar called, “Mix”. Over the course of one night, five men and five woman meet each other for the first time. Each episode will feature two characters. The season finale will be the end of the night.

ABC's Resurrection
ABC’s Resurrection

Premiere Date: March 9, 2014

Who: Omar Epps, Devin Kelley, Frances Fisher, Kurtwood Smith, Landon Gimenez, Mark Hildreth, Matt Craven, nicholas Gonzales, Sam Hazeldine

What: The show is set in Arcadia, Missouri. Its residents have to deal with the return of previously deceased family members return from the dead.

ABC Fall 2013 Prime Time Line Up
ABC Fall 2013 Prime Time Line Up

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