The alphabet network hasn’t had much luck launching successful new shows. What’s more, a lot of their existing shows are down year-to-year. Thankfully, the execs can’t cancel everything.
ABC shows (so far): 20/20, 20/20 Saturday, America’s Funniest Home Videos, The Assets, The Bachelor, Back in the Game, Betrayal, Castle, Celebrity Wife Swap, Dancing with the Stars, The Goldbergs, The Great Christmas Light Fight, Grey’s Anatomy, Killer Women, Last Man Standing, Lucky 7, Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, The Middle, Mind Games, Mixology, Modern Family, Nashville, The Neighbors, Nightline Prime, Once Upon a Time, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, Primetime: What Would You Do?, Resurrection, Revenge, Scandal, Shark Tank, Super Fun Night, The Taste and Trophy Wife.
There’s lots of data that ABC execs looks at when deciding whether to renew or cancel a TV series but ratings are the major ingredient. Here’s an updated listing of all of their current primetime shows.