ABC’s Fall Schedule Features Revamped Tuesday Lineup


NEW YORK: ABC has presented its 2014-15 prime-time schedule, which features three new series on Tuesday nights, Selfie, Manhattan Love Story and Forever, paired with Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Dancing with the Stars returns to lead off the Monday lineup, followed by Castle at 10 p.m.

Tuesdays feature the new comedy Selfie, about a social media queen who is learning how to connect with people in the real world, at 8 p.m., followed by Manhattan Love Story, a romantic comedy that exposes the differences between men and women through the unfiltered thoughts of a new couple who just started dating. Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.EL.D. holds down the 9 p.m. slot on Tuesdays, giving a lead-in to the new drama Forever, about a medical examiner who is looking for answers about his own inexplicable immortality.

The comedies The Middle, The Goldbergs and Modern Family provide a lead-in on Wednesday nights for newcomer Black-ish, starring Anthony Anderson. A new season of Nashville follows Black-ish at 10 p.m.

Thursdays belong to Shonda Rhimes. Grey's Anatomy starts off the evening at 8 p.m., followed by Scandal at 9 p.m. The freshman drama How to Get Away with Murder, a legal thriller from Rhimes and Betsy Beers, rounds out the evening at 10 p.m.

Last Man Standing has the 8 p.m. slot on Fridays, followed by the new comedy Cristela, featuring the comedian Cristela Alonzo as a law school student dealing with the old culture of her traditional Mexican-American family. The returning series Shark Tank and 20/20 are set for 9 p.m. and 10 p.m., respectively.

Saturdays are dedicated to Saturday Night Football action. Sunday sees Once Upon a Time leading into Resurrection leading into Revenge.

ABC has also slated the new dramas American Crime, from 12 Years a Slave's John Ridley, and Marvel's Agent Carter, inspired by the feature films Captain America: The First Avenger and Captain America: The Winter Soldier, along with the short Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter. Other new dramas include Secrets and Lies, starring Ryan Phillippe and Juliette Lewis, and The Whispers, which boasts Steven Spielberg as an EP.

The network is also moving forward with new comedies such as Fresh Off the Boat, based on the memoir of chef Eddie Huang (who also serves as a producer), and Galavant, a musical comedic fairytale.