List of programs broadcast by American Broadcasting Company

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The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is a commercial broadcast television network that is owned by the Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. Headquartered on Columbus Avenue and West 66th Street in Manhattan, ABC is the fifth-oldest major broadcasting network in the world. The following is a list of all television programming that ABC has broadcast since it began its TV operations in 1948.

Current programming[edit]

Ellen Pompeo, star of the drama series Grey's Anatomy
Sofia Vergara, star of the sitcom Modern Family
ABC has been the exclusive broadcast TV home of the NBA (including the NBA Finals) since 2002.

Note: Titles are listed in alphabetical order followed by the premiere date in parentheses.



Awards shows / beauty pageants[edit]


Movie presentations[edit]

News and information[edit]

Main article: ABC News


Saturday morning[edit]

Soap operas[edit]


Main article: ESPN on ABC


Professional basketball:

College football:



  • Wimbledon (replayed coverage from ESPN), which includes:
    • The Gentlemen's Finals
    • The Ladies' Finals

Auto racing:

Action sports:

Little League baseball:

Sports anthology:

Talk shows[edit]

Future programming[edit]



Former programming[edit]

Action-adventure series[edit]


Drama series[edit]

Science-fiction series[edit]


Game shows[edit]


News/information programming[edit]

Primetime animation[edit]

Reality/non-scripted programming[edit]

Saturday morning[edit]


Soap operas/daytime serials[edit]


Sunday morning[edit]

Talk shows[edit]

Variety series[edit]


See also[edit]


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  2. ^ Gorman, Bill (November 18, 2011). "ABC Mid-Season Premieres: 'GCB', 'The River,' 'Missing,' "Work It,' 'Shark Tank,' 'Wipeout,' 'Celebrity Wife Swap,' 'Dancing With The Stars'". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved January 30, 2015. 
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "ABC Unveils Reality-Heavy Summer Lineup". Deadline Hollywood. PMC. Retrieved January 30, 2015. 
  4. ^ Hibberd, James (May 10, 2012). "'Dancing,' 'Bachelor,' and a bigger 'Shark Tank' returning to ABC". Insider TV. Retrieved June 24, 2012. 
  5. ^ Rice, Lynette (April 14, 2011). "ABC cancels 'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live,' replaces soaps with lifestyle shows". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved January 26, 2014. 
  6. ^ Lesley Goldberg. "Peter Krause Set as New Male Lead in ABC's Shondaland Drama 'The Catch'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  7. ^ Nellie Andreeva. "ABC Buys Mystery Drama From Jenna Bans & Mandeville". Retrieved March 1, 2015. 
  8. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 18, 2015). "Richard Dreyfuss To Play Bernie Madoff In ABC Miniseries". Retrieved 19 August 2015. 
  9. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 7, 2015). "ABC Orders Six Drama Pilots To Series". Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Development Update: Thursday, May 7 – Three New Comedies Heading to Series at ABC". The Futon Critic. May 7, 2015. Retrieved May 12, 2015. 
  11. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 8, 2015). "Uncle Buck Picked Up To Series At ABC". Retrieved 22 August 2015.