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New Abc Tv Shows 2020-21 List: Keep An Eye Out For Your Favorite Shows In 2021

New Abc Tv Shows 2020-21 List: Keep An Eye Out For Your Favorite Shows In 2021

Many of your favorite shows will return next season on ABC. Two new series and a slew of returning dramas, comedies, and reality shows are among the highlights of the network's 2020-2021 broadcast season.

Elisa Mueller
Last updated: Sep 06, 2021 | Aug 03, 2021

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Many of your favorite shows will return next season on ABC. Two new series and a slew of returning dramas, comedies, and reality shows are among the highlights of the network's 2020-2021 broadcast season.

American Idol, American Housewife, America's Funniest Home Videos, The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, black-ish, The Connors, Dancing With the Stars, For Life, The Goldbergs, Grey's Anatomy, A Million Little Things, mixed-ish, The Rookie, Shark Tank, Station 19, 20/20, and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire are among the shows returning to ABC for the upcoming season.

Big Sky, starring Kylie Bunbury and Katheryn Winnick as a detective and an ex-cop, respectively, who team up to find two girls kidnapped by a truck driver; and Call Your Mother, a new comedy series (previously titled My Village) starring Kyra Sedgwick as an empty-nester mother who decides to reinsert herself in the workplace. The two shows will join Leslie Jones' Supermarket Sweep, which was previously announced for a revival. All three are set to premiere in the fall.

The Baker and the Beauty, as well as second-year comedies Single Parents, Schooled, and Bless This Mess, have all been canceled by the network. Following an initial renewal for Season 2, ABC decided to cancel Stumptown due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Below is a list of what we know about ABC's 2020-2021 TV season. Check out what we know about CBS's, Fox's, NBC's, and The CW's fall TV lineups for more information.

Big Sky

David E. Kelley ("Big Little Lies"), a creative storyteller, has developed a thriller for which he will write several episodes and act as showrunner in the first season. Cassie Dewell (Kylie Bunbury) and Cody Hoyt (Ryan Phillippe), private investigators, team up with their estranged wife and ex-cop, Jenny Hoyt (Katheryn Winnick), to find two girls abducted by a truck driver on a lonely highway in Montana.

However, when they learn that these aren't the only females who have vanished in the region, they must race against the clock to apprehend the murderer before another lady is abducted. In addition to John Carroll Lynch, Brian Geraghty, Dedee Pfeiffer, Natalie Alyn Lind, and Jesse James Keitel, the film stars John Carroll Lynch, Brian Geraghty, Dedee Pfeiffer, Natalie Alyn Lind, and Jesse James Keitel.

Kelley, Ross Fineman, Matthew Gross, Paul McGuigan, and C.J. Box executive produce "Big Sky," which is produced by A+E Studios in collaboration with 20th Century Fox Television and is based on a series of novels by C.J. Box.

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Call Your Mother 

This multi-camera comedy, directed by Kari Lizer ("The New Adventures of Old Christine"), follows an empty nester mother who wonders how she ended up alone while her children are living their best life hundreds of miles away.

She determines that her place in the world is with her family, and as she reintroduces herself into their life, her children discover that they may need her more than they imagined. Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios are the producers of "Call Your Mother." Along with 20th Century Fox Television and Fox 21 Television Studios, ABC Studios is a member of Disney Television Studios.

In the cast, Jean Raines is played by Kyra Sedgwick, Jackie Raines is played by Rachel Sennott, Freddie Raines is played by Joey Bragg, Danny is played by Patrick Brammall, Celia is played by Emma Caymares, and Lane is played by Austin Crute.

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For Life (Season 2)

In season two of "For Life," Aaron Wallace's battle continues, as the unjustly convicted prisoner-turned-litigator and social activist goes on a deeper personal journey. Aaron is inspired by the prospect of reuniting with his family and regaining his freedom beyond the prison walls to take up the fight against systematic injustice.

Aaron continues his fight against the political system that previously imprisoned him unjustly, with the aid of his family, a shrewd one-time public attorney named Henry Roswell, and his old prison warden, Safiya Masry. "For Life," based on the life of Isaac Wright Jr., continues to cast a harsh light on the institutional flaws in our criminal and judicial systems.

Aaron Wallace is played by Nicholas Pinnock, Safiya Masry is played by Indira Varma, Marie Wallace is played by Joy Bryant, Jamal Bishop is played by Dorian Missick, Jasmine Wallace is played by Tyla Harris, and Henry Roswell is played by Timothy Busfield. Isaac Wright Jr., and Russell Fine serve as executive producers with Hank Steinberg. "For Life" is a Sony Pictures Television Inc. and ABC Signature co-production. Along with 20th Television and Touchstone Television, ABC Signature is a division of Disney Television Studios.

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Supermarket Sweep

Leslie Jones, an Emmy Award-nominated comedienne and actress, will host and executive produce the return of the iconic TV game show "Supermarket Sweep" on ABC. The fast-paced and lively series follows three teams of two as they compete for large cash prizes by utilizing their grocery shopping abilities and product expertise.

The original version ran on ABC from 1965 to 1967 and became a worldwide phenomenon. It has been modified in 13 other countries and, most recently, reintroduced in the United Kingdom. Fremantle produces "Supermarket Sweep." Leslie Jones, Hunter Seidman, Jennifer Mullin, Alycia Rossiter, and Wes Kauble are among the executive producers.

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The Good Doctor (Season 4)

At St. Bonaventure Hospital's surgical unit, Dr. Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, continues to utilize his remarkable medical abilities. Shaun continues to face the world of dating and romantic relationships as his friendships become stronger, and he works harder than he has ever worked before, navigating his surroundings to show his colleagues that his skills as a surgeon will save lives.

Dr. Shaun Murphy is played by Freddie Highmore, Dr. Claire Browne is played by Antonia Thomas, Dr. Marcus Andrews is played by Hill Harper, Dr. Aaron Glassman is played by Richard Schiff, Dr. Audrey Lim is played by Christina Chang, Dr. Morgan Reznick is played by Fiona Gubelmann, Dr. Alex Park is played by Will Yun Lee, Paige Spara is played by Paige Spara and Dr. Carly Lever is played by Jasika Nicole. The executive producer and showrunner is David Shore.

Executive producers include Daniel Dae Kim, Erin Gunn, David Kim, and Sebastian Lee. Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios are producing the show. Along with 20th Century Fox Television and Fox 21 Television Studios, ABC Studios is a member of Disney Television Studios.

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In 2021, Rebel, a drama based on the life of Erin Brockovich and starring Katey Sagal as the legal star, will be released. Annie "Rebel" Bello is played by Sagal, a blue-collar lawyer without a law degree who is hilarious, untidy, smart, and passionate about the issues and people she cares about. The show's showrunner is Krista Vernoff, who previously worked on Grey's Anatomy and Station 19.

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American Housewife (Season 5)

Katie Otto, a self-assured, unapologetic wife and mother of three, is raising her imperfect family in the affluent town of Westport, Connecticut, which is full with "perfect" mothers and their "perfect" children.

Katie's husband, Greg Otto, joins her in her wonderfully imperfect world, supporting her in every way imaginable but also providing a dose of reality as they raise their three children. Katie, despite her faults and unorthodox ways, really cares about her children and will battle tooth and nail to teach in them some good old-fashioned values.

Katie Otto is played by Katy Mixon, Greg Otto is played by Diedrich Bader, Taylor Otto is played by Meg Donnelly, Oliver Otto is played by Daniel DiMaggio, Anna-Kat Otto is played by Julia Butters, Angela is played by Carly Hughes, and Doris is played by Ali Wong.

Sarah Dunn ("Spin City," "Bunheads") developed the show, which is produced by ABC Studios and Kapital Entertainment. The show's showrunners are Rick Wiener and Kenny Schwartz. Executive producers include Sarah Dunn, Aaron Kaplan, Rick Wiener, and Kenny Schwartz. Along with 20th Century Fox Television and Fox 21 Television Studios, ABC Studios is a member of Disney Television Studios.

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Black-ish (Season 7)

"Black-ish," an Emmy and Golden Globe nominated ABC comedy series, offers a lighthearted yet provocative look at one man's efforts to give his family a sense of cultural identity. Anthony Anderson plays Andre "Dre" Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross plays Rainbow Johnson, Yara Shahidi plays Zoey Johnson, Marcus Scribner plays Andre Johnson Jr., Miles Brown plays Jack Johnson, Marsai Martin plays Diane Johnson, Laurence Fishburne plays Pops, Jenifer Lewis plays Ruby, Peter Mackenzie plays Mr. Stevens, Deon Cole plays Charlie Telphy, and Jeff Meacham plays Josh in the series.

To date, the program has been nominated for 15 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Comedy, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy (Anthony Anderson), Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy (Tracee Ellis Ross), and Outstanding Contemporary Costume Design (Tracee Ellis Ross) (Michelle R. Cole and Devon Patterson). "Black-ish" won a Peabody Award in 2016 and was named one of the American Film Institute's 2015 Television Honorees.

Tracee Ellis Ross was nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Comedy Series in 2017. The show won Outstanding Comedy Series for the fifth year in a row, Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series for Anthony Anderson, Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for Tracee Ellis Ross, and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Marsai Martin at the 2019 NAACP Image Awards' television comedy categories.

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The Conners

"The Conners," TV's No. 1 show for adults 18-49 in the Tuesday 8:00 p.m. half-hour this season, follows America's favorite family as they continue to confront the everyday challenges of life in Lanford. In working-class America, Dan, Jackie, Darlene, Becky, and D.J. will continue to struggle with parenting, dating, pregnancy, financial constraints, and aging.

The family triumphs through it all — the arguments, the coupon cutting, the hand-me-downs, the breakdowns – thanks to love, humor, and persistence. Dan Conner is played by John Goodman, Jackie Harris is played by Laurie Metcalf, Darlene Conner is played by Sara Gilbert,

Becky Conner-Healy is played by Lecy Goranson, D.J. Conner is played by Michael Fishman, Harris Conner-Healy is played by Emma Kenney, Mark Conner-Healy is played by Ames McNamara, and Mary Conner is played by Jayden Rey Tom Werner, Sara Gilbert, Bruce Helford, Dave Caplan, Bruce Rasmussen, and Tony Hernandez are executive producers of "The Conners." Also, contributing authors are Bruce Helford, Dave Caplan, and Bruce Rasmussen. Werner Entertainment is the studio behind the show.

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Elisa Mueller | Elisa Mueller was born in Kansas City, Missouri, to a mother who taught reading and a father who taught film. As a result, she spent an excessive amount of her childhood reading books and watching movies. She went to the University of Kansas for college, where she earned bachelor's degrees in English and journalism. She moved to New York City and worked for Entertainment Weekly magazine for ten years, visiting film sets all over the world.


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