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First Look at ABC’s 2010-11 Fall Season Schedule

Grey's AnatomyABC has announced their upcoming schedule for the 2010-11 season. On the whole it looks a lot like the network’s current lineup. ABC had a few holes in their schedule to fill but not many.

Despite having a pretty solid line-up, ABC has ordered 10 new shows for next season. That’s a good move considering that many of their top shows — Grey’s Anatomy, Desperate Housewives, Brothers & Sisters, etc. — have been around for quite awhile and are losing steam. If they don’t build new programming to take their places then ABC could find themselves in the same situation that NBC did a few years back. They kept their shows on for too long and weren’t aggressive enough in finding replacements.

V is being held until mid-season but might return by November, airing on Tuesday nights after Dancing with the Stars wraps for the fall cycle. V’s ratings weren’t strong enough to mandate a second season and was truly on shaky ground after a several month hiatus. Giving it a six to nine month doesn’t sound like it will help ratings.

Other shows being held until mid-season include Off the Map (a medical drama), The Whole Truth (legal drama), and two sitcoms, Happy Endings and Mr. Sunshine.

Below is ABC’s new fall schedule. If you don’t see your favorites, be sure to check out our list of ABC cancellations and renewals.

7:00pm — America’s Funniest Home Videos
8:00pm — Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
9:00pm — Desperate Housewives
10:00pm — Brothers & Sisters

8:00pm — Dancing with the Stars
10:00pm — Castle

8:00pm — No Ordinary Family (drama)
9:00pm — Dancing with the Stars (results)
10:00pm — Detroit 1-8-7 (drama)

8:00pm — The Middle
8:30pm — Better with You (formerly Better Together, sitcom)
9:00pm — Modern Family
9:30pm — Cougar Town
10:00pm — The Whole Truth

8:00pm — My Generation (drama)
9:00pm — Grey’s Anatomy
10:00pm — Private Practice

8:00pm — Secret Millionaire (reality)
9:00pm — Body of Proof (drama)
10:00pm — 20/20

8:00pm — Saturday Night College Football

What do you think? What do you think of ABC’s new schedule?

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{ 48 comments… read them below or add one }

Deborah July 17, 2012 at 3:37 pm

So true they cancel Good showss like ghost whisper and 7th haven They do have alot junk today I refuse to watch ABC,CBSandNBC I go back and watch reruns we need Wholesome Shows again AMERICA HAS TO WATCH LUST ,GREED VOLNICE A ENOUGH IS A ENOUGH AND THEY WONDER WHATS WRONG WITH KIIDS TODAY !!!!!!!!!!!!!


patricia February 2, 2011 at 10:22 am

Bring back Ghost Whisperer and Ungly Betty!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Can January 8, 2011 at 12:50 pm

Bring Ghost Whisperer back!!!!!! Such an amazing show!!!


John October 15, 2010 at 10:54 am

keep Ghost Whisperer and bring back Jay Mohr


Bobbie Bozeman September 28, 2010 at 6:38 am

Please bring back Ghost Whisperer. I don’t care what night or what time just bring it back ! I have waited all summer to pick back up on the show. Please bring it back !


shirly September 27, 2010 at 12:15 pm

Wed’s day’s are not good. Need some good shows alway’s


gale September 20, 2010 at 3:53 pm

Please keep Ghost Whisperer and bring back Jay Mohr. There are so few just plain entertaining shows on anymore and the new line up does not look very promising. Why do the net work cancel good shows and bring on such junk


allison September 1, 2010 at 1:43 pm

I’m sooooo sad about Ghost Whisperer:( There are not many shows out there to watch with your family. It was a special time that my daughter and I would spend together. We love it and don’t want it to end!!! It was the only reson I was going to watch ABC. Pleeease pick up ghost whisperer!!!!


linda August 24, 2010 at 2:19 am

i am glad you are brining back greys anatomy and private practice i realy like the shows


Judy August 13, 2010 at 4:15 pm

not impressed


sassou August 5, 2010 at 7:19 pm

It’s boring, it seems like every show i like are being cancel. What happen to The deep end it was a good new show and ugly betty you guys end it up real quick. Maybe you stop moving shows to a stupid schedule like friday at 9 nobody is home no wonder ratings gets low.


sassou August 5, 2010 at 7:20 pm



Anonymous August 4, 2010 at 3:06 pm

not impressed


tnewton July 18, 2010 at 8:07 am

SAVE GHOST WHISPERER and bring back Jay Mohr !!!!
I luv the show but it went down hill some after Jay left !!!!!


Lynette June 30, 2010 at 9:59 pm

Has Shirley Jones [from the Partridge Family] ever appeard on Greys Anatomy


admin July 1, 2010 at 3:14 am

@Lynette: Nope.


HppyTwnFrk June 11, 2010 at 8:06 pm

I am happy to see Modern Family returning but BITTERLY disappointed HAPPY TOWN is not returning. Please reconsider.


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