ABC Upfront 2019 Highlights: Renewals,Pilot Pickups,New Trailers And Much More
The Disney-ABC Upfront 2019 has leaked all its upcoming streaming presentations including new teasers, pilot projects, renewals, etc. The grand event took place on Tuesday, at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center. This is the first Disney’s upfront since Disney’s alliance with 21st Century Fox and all its cohorts like ABC, ESPN, Freeform, Disney plus, FX Networks and National Geographic.
ABC Announced The Fall Line Ups For 2019
ABC has announced the Fall line ups at the Upfront. The popular TV channel refreshed and rescheduled some of its iconic shows. Moreover, ABC has also introduced a trio of new shows. The streaming service released trailers for its three new shows including Emergence, an untitled Cobie Smulders project crafted on the Stumptown graphic novel and Black-ish prequel, Mixed-ish. Besides these teasing fresh shows, some new arrivals will include The Baker and The Beauty, For Life, and United We Fall.
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The Fall Renewals
ABC has also announced the renewals for the fall showcase. The channel has renewed: A Million Little Things, The Good Doctor, Black-ish, Bless This Mess, The Conners, American Housewife, Fresh Off the Boat, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Goldbergs, Single Parents Grey’s Anatomy (Seasons 16 and 17), How to Get Away With Murder, Modern Family (final season) and The Rookie to stream in its fall schedule. Moreover, American Idol is also renewed for its third season. The second season will air its finale on Sunday, May 19, 2019.
The network, however, bids farewell to some underrated shows including Speechless, The Fix, The Kids Are Alright, Splitting Up Together, Take Two and Whiskey Cavalier.
Shows That Get New Time Slots On ABC
Some of the network’s popular shows switch their destinations as American Housewife has now been transferred to Friday’s prime time telecast while viewers can watch their favorite cop-comedy Rookie on Sundays.
Tuesday perhaps will offer its usual shows. Tuesday, thus, airs Roseanne fame The Conners at 8 p.m. The second season of Bless This Mess will follow The Corners at 8:30. Moreover, The Black-ish prequel series Mixed-ish will also air on Tuesday on its fall 9 p.m. slot, followed by its forerunner Black-ish. The ABC’s fresh and thrilling presentation Emergence will also air on Tuesday nights at 10 p.m
ABC is offering something exciting in it’s Sunday’s 7-10 slot. The TV network will be airing Kids Say The Darndest Things revival on Sundays.
Karey Burke, ABC Entertainment President, commented on this new schedule:
Since the beginning of the year, ABC has been the No. 1 network with a schedule that is working, and we are going to nurture it. Going into next season, our priorities are stability and launching shows in a way our audience will know we are committed to them.
The Disney -Hulu Accord
Hence, everything for the fall schedule was disclosed at the Disney-ABC upfronts 2019. Furthermore, Disney also declares it’s complete operational control of Hulu. Disney, in fact, has now become a digital MVPD with Hulu.