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[08/05/14 - 09:58 AM]
ABC Surges to 7-Week Highs to Deliver Its Strongest Non-NBA Week This Summer
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 28-August 3.

[07/29/14 - 09:53 AM]
ABC Grows Its Overall Audience Year to Year for the 5th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 21-27.

[07/22/14 - 09:56 AM]
ABC Is Up the Most with Its 4th Straight Week of Year-to-Year Viewership Gains
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 14-20.

[07/15/14 - 09:17 AM]
ABC Grows Week to Week and Year to Year by Double Digits
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 7-13.

[07/09/14 - 09:44 AM]
ABC Is the Only Net Up from the Year-Ago Week with Young Adults
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 30-July 6.

[07/01/14 - 10:08 AM]
ABC Airs 7 of the Week's Top 20 Broadcast Programs in Adults 18-49 with "The Bachelorette" and "20/20" Finishing Among the Top 10
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 23-29.

[06/24/14 - 09:58 AM]
ABC Claims 3 of the Week's Top 15 Broadcast Shows in Adults 18-49 With "The Bachelorette" and "Rising Star" Finishing in the Top 10
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 16-22.

[06/20/14 - 08:40 AM]
"Rookie Blue" Opens at #1 with Its Biggest Audience in 1-Year
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, June 19.

[06/19/14 - 08:19 AM]
ABC's "Motive" Builds by Double Digits Week to Week and Hits a New Series High in Adults 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 18.

[06/17/14 - 10:17 AM]
ABC Dominates 2nd Straight Week, Winning in Viewers for the 3rd Time in 4 Weeks and No. 1 in Adults 18-49 for the 7th Time in 9 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 9-15.

[06/10/14 - 10:23 AM]
ABC Dominates the Week in Adults 18-49 with 7 of the Top 20 TV Shows
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 2-8.

[06/05/14 - 08:27 AM]
ABC's "Motive" Grows to Its Best Numbers in More Than 1-Year
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 4.

[06/03/14 - 10:06 AM]
ABC Airs 4 of the Week's Top 15 Non-Sports Programs in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 26-June 1.

[05/28/14 - 10:17 AM]
ABC Finishes as Week's Most-Watched TV Network with the Monday and Tuesday "Dancing" Finales as the Top 2 TV Programs Overall
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 19-25.

[05/22/14 - 08:29 AM]
"Modern Family" Is #1 and Dominates the "Idol" and "Survivor" Finales in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 21.

[04/25/14 - 06:07 PM]
ABC on Track to Renew "The Goldbergs" for a Second Season
The Alphabet will showcase repeats of the series this summer on Wednesday nights.

[03/24/14 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Announces Its 2014 Summer Schedule
Returning series include "The Bachelorette," "Motive," "Extreme Weight Loss," ""Mistresses," "Wipeout" and "Rookie Blue."

[10/02/13 - 01:06 PM]
ABC to Keep "Motive" Going for Second Season
Original broadcaster CTV previously commissioned an additional 13 episodes back in May.

[09/04/13 - 10:09 AM]
Hitting 10-Week Highs, ABC Ranks No. 1 for the Week in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 26-September 1.

[08/27/13 - 09:27 AM]
ABC's "Mistresses" Improves Its Monday 10pm Slot Year to Year by 47% in Total Viewers and 73% in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 19-25.

[08/23/13 - 08:35 AM]
ABC's Thursday Lineup Posts Across-the-Board Gains
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 22.

[08/20/13 - 09:38 AM]
ABC Finishes as the Week's 2nd-Most-Watched TV Network, Growing Its Audience Year to Year for the 4th Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 12-18.

[08/13/13 - 10:08 AM]
Up in Viewers and Young Adults, ABC Earns Its Best Numbers in 7 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of August 5-11.

[08/06/13 - 10:15 AM]
Up for the 2nd Week, ABC Marks Its Most-Watched Week Since Mid-June
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 29-August 4.

[08/02/13 - 08:51 AM]
ABC's "Wipeout" Is Up 20% to Match a Summer High in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, August 1.

[07/30/13 - 09:09 AM]
ABC Grows to its Best Week Since Mid-June in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 22-28.

[07/26/13 - 08:33 AM]
The Most-Watched TV Show at 10pm, ABC's "Rookie Blue" Grows for the 3rd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 25.

[07/23/13 - 10:05 AM]
ABC's Weekly Primetime Ratings - "Extreme Weight Loss" Draws Its Biggest Overall Audience in 3 Weeks
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 15-21.

[07/19/13 - 08:53 AM]
"Wipeout" Scores Its Best Numbers Since May
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, July 18.

[07/16/13 - 08:41 AM]
ABC Equals Summer Highs in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 8-14.

[07/10/13 - 10:05 AM]
ABC Weekly Primetime Ratings - "The Bachelorette" Ranks No. 1 In Its 2-Hour Slot
ABC spins the numbers for the week of July 1-7.

[07/02/13 - 09:33 AM]
"The Bachelorette" Surges to New Season Highs in Viewers and Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of June 24-30.

[06/17/13 - 05:35 PM]
NBC Entertainment Names Quinn Taylor Executive Vice President, Movies, Miniseries & International Co-Productions
Previously, Taylor was senior vice president, Movies, Miniseries and Acquisitions, ABC Entertainment Group.

[06/04/13 - 09:30 AM]
ABC's "The Bachelorette" Opens Among the Week's Top 10 Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 27-June 2.

[05/31/13 - 08:42 AM]
"Rookie Blue" Retains Its Premiere Number as the Top Series at 10pm for the 2nd Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 30.

[05/29/13 - 10:44 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 for the Week in Viewers and Young Adults, Claiming the Top 2 Most-Watched Shows Overall and the No. 1 Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 20-26.

[05/24/13 - 08:46 AM]
"Rookie Blue" Opens at #1 at 10pm with Its 2nd Biggest Audience Since 2010
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 23.

[05/21/13 - 08:49 AM]
"The Voice" Wins Its Time Period in Every Key Demographic - Adults, Men and Women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54
NBC spins the numbers for Monday, May 20.

[05/21/13 - 08:42 AM]
ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" Jumps to Best-Since-Premiere Numbers
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 20.

[04/23/13 - 01:00 PM]
ABC Announces May Sweeps Programming, Including the Premieres of New Series "Family Tools" and "Motive"
The Alphabet details its programming highlights for the sweeps period (SPOILERS!).

[04/17/13 - 10:22 AM]
ABC Shuffles "Motive" Premiere, Again
The Canadian import will now launch on Monday, May 20 at the later time of 10:00/9:00c.

[04/05/13 - 05:40 PM]
ABC May Schedule Changes: New Drama Series "Motive" Premiere Moves to Special Day and Time, Monday, May 20
Plus: "The Bachelorette" will now debut one week later on Monday, May 27 at 8:00/7:00c.

[03/21/13 - 02:23 PM]
ABC Announces Its 2013 Summer Schedule
Returning series include "Celebrity Wife Swap," "Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition,""Rookie Blue," "What Would You Do?" and "Wipeout."

[01/30/13 - 10:53 AM]
ABC Picks Up Thrilling New Drama Series "Motive" for Summer 2013
Daniel Cerone is behind the hour, which stars Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira, Lauren Holly and Roger Cross.







MOTIVE (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/20/13 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2014)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (13 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, March 2014) "Motive" returns for an exciting second season with gripping new cases featuring more complicated killers and intricate crime scenes. Homicide detective Angie Flynn is as determined as ever, and her pursuit for justice never falters. Her partner, Detective Oscar Vega, continues to be her rock with his no-nonsense attitude and methodical approach. Detective Brian Lucas is no longer the rookie at the station, a role he's happy to hand over to the very keen and ambitious Officer Wendy Sung. And confident and charismatic new Team Commander Sergeant Mark Cross shakes up the station when he joins the team. He and Angie share a mysterious and strained connection, one she would prefer to leave in the past. The tension leads to a breakdown in trust between Angie and Vega, and Angie realizes she must find a way to work with Cross, even if it means confronting the truth and the secret that drove them apart years ago.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Brendan Penny as Brian Lucas
· Cameron Bright as Manny Flynn
· Kristin Lehman as Angie Flynn
· Lauren Holly as Betty Rogers
· Louis Ferreira as Oscar Vega
· Roger Cross as Boyd Bloom
CREW INFORMATION:
· Daniel Cerone as CRTR/EP
· Erin Haskett as EP
· James Thorpe as EP
· Lindsay Macadam as EP
· Louise Clark as EP
· Rob LaBelle as EP
· Rob Merilees as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Bell Media
· Foundation Features
· Lark Productions