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[06/09/09 - 12:54 PM]
ABC Sets First Wave of Fall Premieres
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- ABC will roll out its new season starting Saturday, September 5, network sources have confirmed to the site.

The Alphabet's heavy hitters however will stick to the traditional premiere week of September 21-27 with a few stragglers bowing in October.

Newcomer "Shark Tank," as previously announced, will premiere Sunday, August 9 at 9:00/8:00c before moving to its fall time period of Tuesdays at 8:00/7:00c starting August 25.

In any case, here's a breakdown of the network's premieres. Start dates for "Private Practice," "Eastwick" and "Brothers & Sisters" are still being finalized.

Saturday, September 5
8:00/7:00c - "Saturday Night College Football"

Friday, September 11
10:00/9:00c - "20/20"

Monday, September 21
8:00/7:00c - "Dancing With the Stars" (Two Hours)
10:00/9:00c - "Castle"

Tuesday, September 22
8:00/7:00c - "Dancing With the Stars" (Two Hours)
10:00/9:00c - "The Forgotten"

Wednesday, September 23
8:00/7:00c - "Dancing With the Stars" (Special Night)
9:00/8:00c - "Modern Family"
9:30/8:30c - "Cougar Town"

Thursday, September 24
8:00/7:00c - "Flash Forward"
9:00/8:00c - "Grey's Anatomy"

Sunday, September 27
7:00/6:00c - "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (Two Hours)
9:00/8:00c - "Desperate Housewives"

Tuesday, September 29
9:00/8:00c - "Dancing With the Stars" (Time Period Premiere)

Wednesday, September 30
8:00/7:00c - "Hank"
8:30/7:30c - "The Middle"

Sunday, October 4
7:00/6:00c - "America's Funniest Home Videos"
8:00/7:00c - "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (Time Period Premiere)

Friday, October 9
8:00/7:00c - "Ugly Betty" (Two Hours)

Friday, October 16
8:00/7:00c - "Supernanny"
9:00/8:00c - "Ugly Betty" (Time Period Premiere)





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· 20/20 (ABC)
· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· BROTHERS & SISTERS (ABC)
· CASTLE (ABC)
· COUGAR TOWN (TBS)
· DANCING WITH THE STARS (ABC)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· EASTWICK (ABC)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (HGTV)
· FLASH FORWARD (ABC)
· FORGOTTEN, THE (ABC)
· GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
· HANK (ABC)
· MIDDLE, THE (ABC)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· PRIVATE PRACTICE (ABC)
· SATURDAY NIGHT COLLEGE FOOTBALL (ABC)
· SHARK TANK (ABC)
· SUPERNANNY (LIFETIME)
· UGLY BETTY (ABC)





[10/17/19 - 11:07 AM]
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The world's most talked-about couple - the Duke and Duchess of Sussex - speak exclusively with ITV News at Ten anchor Tom Bradby and candidly address the pressures and challenges they face as a young family living in the glare of the world's media.

[10/17/19 - 10:41 AM]
HBO Max to Premiere Melissa McCarthy Comedy Film "Superintelligence"
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[10/17/19 - 10:27 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 10:09 AM]
New HBO Drama Series "The Outsider" Debuts January 12, 2020, Exclusively on HBO
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[10/17/19 - 10:00 AM]
Greg Kinnear Joins CBS All Access' "The Stand" as Glen Bateman
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[10/17/19 - 09:33 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 09:31 AM]
HBO Max Acquires US Streaming Rights to Studio Ghibli Films
Available at launch of the service will be the Academy Award(R)-winning Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle, Kiki's Delivery Service, Ponyo, Castle in the Sky, The Tale of The Princess Kaguya and more.

[10/17/19 - 09:06 AM]
Award-Winning "The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!" to Debut on Nickelodeon December 2019
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[10/17/19 - 08:31 AM]
Showtime(R) Documentary Films Announces New Docu-Series "SuperVillain" Profiling Tekashi 6ix9ine
The three-part series will trace how a New York City deli clerk named Daniel Hernandez exploded into Tekashi 6ix9ine, the tattooed face of Gen Z and hip hop's prince of trolls, boasting 2.6 billion streams and 15 hits on the Billboard charts.

[10/17/19 - 08:17 AM]
Video: YouTube Debuts Official Trailer for All-New "Mind Field" Special That Explores the Science of Fear
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[10/17/19 - 08:13 AM]
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[10/17/19 - 07:01 AM]
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[10/16/19 - 03:41 PM]
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[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
HBO Max Bolsters Premium Original Drama Team
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[10/16/19 - 03:40 PM]
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