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[05/18/17 - 11:56 AM]
ABC Studios and ABC Signature Studios Ramp Up Production for the 2017-18 Season
ABC Studios and ABC Signature Studios had another successful selling season with 11 new shows going into production for a total of 21 series between the two studios.

[05/16/17 - 01:00 PM]
Video: New ABC Shows - Trailers
Get your first look at new fall series "The Good Doctor," "The Mayor," "The Gospel of Kevin" and more!

[05/16/17 - 08:45 AM]
ABC Unveils 2017-18 Primetime Schedule
Newly announced projects include "The Bachelor Winter Games," "Dancing with the Stars Junior," "The Wonderful World of Disney: The Little Mermaid Live!" and "Rolling Stone 50."

[05/11/17 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 11 - Odds & Ends
Updates include: André Holland to lead Hulu's "Castle Rock"; Rebecca Mader to also depart ABC's "Once Upon a Time"; and various pilots announce recastings.

[05/11/17 - 05:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 11 - ABC Sets First Wave of Series Orders
Plus: "The Crossing," "The Good Doctor" and "Ten Days in the Valley" all release short teasers.

[04/05/17 - 10:14 AM]
2017 ABC Program Development Guide - Drama Series
ABC details its 14 drama projects under consideration for next season.

[02/28/17 - 11:53 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 28
Updates include: Archie Panjabi, Rita Wilson tapped for FOX's "Controversy"; Shemar Moore to lead "S.W.A.T." for CBS; and Jenna Fischer set to star in ABC's "Splitting Up Together."

[02/24/17 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 24
Updates include: Freddie Highmore is ABC's "Good Doctor"; Cress Williams to play title role in The CW's "Black Lightning"; and Matt Czuchry cast in FOX's "The Resident."

[02/23/17 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 23
Updates include: Lauren Graham to lead "Linda from HR" for FOX; Josh Duhamel, Bokeem Woodbine to star in "Unsolved" at USA; and Lea Michele cast in ABC comedy pilot.

[02/21/17 - 11:45 PM]
Development Update: February 20-21
Updates include: Jason Ritter to star in ABC's "The Gospel of Kevin"; Tim Robbins to lead HBO's Alan Ball drama; and Georgia King is "Raised by Wolves" for ABC.

[02/17/17 - 11:56 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 17
Updates include: Anders Holm, Andy Favreau to topline NBC comedy pilot; Matt Barr set as male lead in The CW's "Valor"; and Jack Davenport signs onto ABC's "Doomsday."

[02/07/17 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 7
Updates include: CBS gives late pilot orders to two comedies; NBC likewise gives green light to "Redliners"; and CBS Television Distribution to end "The Insider."

[01/17/17 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 17
Updates include: Mark Feuerstein's "9J 9K 9L" gets pilot order from CBS; Ovation TV acquires second season of "Versailles"; and Shonda Rhimes-produced drama heads to pilot at ABC.

[10/19/16 - 11:18 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 19
Updates include: David Amann to run NBC's "The Blacklist: Redemption"; Laurie Holden bound for FX's "The Americans"; and Casey Wilson, June Diane Raphael team for project at Hulu.







FOR THE PEOPLE (ABC)
Premieres in Midseason 2018 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2017/2018 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2017) Set in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, aka "The Mother Court," this new Shondaland drama follows brand-new lawyers working for both the defense and the prosecution handling the most high-profile and high-stakes federal cases in the country - all as their lives intersect in and out of the courtroom. The series is created by Shondaland's Paul William Davies and is executive produced by Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anna Deavere Smith as Tina Krissman
· Ben Rappaport as Seth Oliver
· Ben Shenkman as Roger Gunn
· Hope Davis as Jill Carlan
· Regé-Jean Page as Leonard Knox
· Susannah Flood as Kate Littlejohn
· Vondie Curtis-Hall as Nicholas Byrne
· Wesam Keesh as Jay Simmons
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Britne Oldford as Sandra Black (Original Pilot)
· Lyndon Smith as Allison Anderson (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Betsy Beers as EP
· Paul William Davies as CRTR/EP
· Shonda Rhimes as EP
· Tom Verica as DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Shondaland Productions