ABC announces summer lineup

Posted on April 7, 2010 by admin | No Comments

After the jump is the low-down on the ABC summer schedule (in chronological order). As to expected, ABC’s fall dramas will not air this summer, but the likely to perform well in repeats Wednesday comedies will keep their spot. (P.S. I left off the ABC News specials… because those bore me)

-      THE BACHELORETTE – PREMIERES MONDAY, MAY 24 (9:00-11:00p), AND MOVES TO ITS REGULAR TIMESLOT (8:00-10:02p) ON MONDAY, MAY 31

-      TRUE BEAUTY – PREMIERES MONDAY, MAY 31 (10:02-11:00p)

-      WIPEOUT – SPECIAL TWO-HOUR SNEAK PEEK BLIND DATE-THEMED EPISODE TUESDAY, JUNE 1 (8:00-10:00p), BEFORE THE SERIES PREMIERE TUESDAY, JUNE 22 (8:00-10:00p)

-      THE GATES – PREMIERES SUNDAY, JUNE 20 (9:00-10:00p) – Nestled inside a private mountain community are The Gates. The image of perpetual suburban bliss, each street is lined with perfectly manicured homes protected by the massive iron gates, but a dark and delicious secret is buried just beneath the surface of this picturesque neighborhood.

-      SCOUNDRELS – PREMIERES SUNDAY, JUNE 20 (10:00-11:00p) – One-hour comedy/drama series that focuses on a family of small-time criminals who try to go straight after the father is sent to prison. Virginia Madsen will play Cheryl West, the mother who must take charge and try to keep her kids on the straight and narrow.

-      ROOKIE BLUE – PREMIERES THURSDAY, JUNE 24 (9:00-10:00 p.m.) – Drama that follows the lives of five young, ambitious cops right out of the Academy. From their very first day on the job, these rookies are plunged into the world of big city policing, a world where even the smallest mistake can have life-or-death consequences and serious emotional fall-out.

-      DOWNFALL – PREMIERES TUESDAY, JUNE 29 (9:00-10:00 p.m.) – Unique, high-stakes, adrenaline-charged and larger-than-life game show. Played atop a tall building in the middle of a metropolitan landscape, the game has contestants quickly answer a series of trivia questions against the clock. If they play the perfect game, they could leave with a million dollars in cash and prizes. But if not, they could just as easily see their hopes and dreams slip through their fingers and off the side building — literally.

-      BACHELOR PAD – PREMIERES MONDAY, AUGUST 9 (8:00-10:00 p.m.) - Twenty of the most unforgettable contestants/suitors from the hit franchise “The Bachelor” will reunite – all under one roof – for the all-new series

-      DATING IN THE DARK – PREMIERES MONDAY, AUGUST 9 (10:00-11:00 p.m.)

-      SHAQ VS – PREMIERES TUESDAY, AUGUST 10 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)

Source: The Futon Critic

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