Tuesday, May 16, 2017

ABC's 2017-18 Schedule: 'Once Upon a Time' and 'The Inhumans' Form Friday Night Genre Block

ABC is the third broadcast network this week to present its schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season. Despite some big hits, ABC is still coming in fourth place in the ratings amongst the broadcast networks. Will today's schedule announcement change things? Let's take a look.

ABC's Schedule for the 2017-18 Season:

        7-8PM: America's Funniest Home Videos (Season 28)
        8-9PM: To Tell the Truth (Season 3)
        9-10PM: Shark Tank (Season 9)
        10-11PM: Ten Days in the Valley (New Drama)

        8-10PM: Dancing With the Stars (Season 25)
        10-11PM: The Good Doctor (New Drama)

        8-8:30PM: The Middle (Season 9)
        8:30-9PM: Fresh Off the Boat (Season 4)
        9-9:30PM: black-ish (Season 4)
        9:30-10PM: The Mayor (New Comedy)
        10-11PM: The Gospel of Kevin (New Drama

        8-8:30PM: The Goldbergs (Season 5)
        8:30-9PM: Speechless (Season 2)
        9-9:30PM: Modern Family (Season 9)
        9:30-10PM: American Housewife (Season 2)
        10-11PM: Designated Survivor (Season 2)

        8-9PM: Grey's Anatomy (Season 14)
        9-10PM: Scandal (Season 7)
        10-11PM: How to Get Away With Murder (Season 4)

        8-9PM: Once Upon a Time (Season 7)
        9-10PM: The Inhumans (New Drama)
        10-11PM: 20/20

        8-11PM: Saturday Night Football

Furthermore, it was confirmed today that the seventh season of Scandal will indeed be its last. Also, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is set to air on Friday at 9/8c. after The Inhumans wraps its 8-episode run.

Absent from the Schedule: the new season of Quantico; new dramas The Crossing, Deception and For the People; new comedies Alex Inc. and Splitting Up Together; and new reality shows American Idol, The Bachelor Winter Games and Dancing With the Stars Junior.

Trailers for the new shows as well as analysis of this schedule will be posted later today.