List of programs broadcast by American Broadcasting Company

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The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American 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.



Awards shows/beauty pageants[edit]

Late night[edit]

Movie presentations[edit]

News and information (under the ABC News banner)[edit]


Saturday morning (under the Litton's Weekend Adventure banner)[edit]

NOTE: Although it is not officially a part of ABC's network programming and is formatted similarly to a syndication package, the Litton's Weekend Adventure block airs exclusively on local ABC stations.

Soap opera[edit]

Sports (under the ESPN on ABC banner)[edit]


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]


  1. ^ Hibberd, James (May 10, 2012). "'Dancing,' 'Bachelor,' and a bigger 'Shark Tank' returning to ABC". Insider TV. Retrieved June 24, 2012. 
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "ABC Unveils Reality-Heavy Summer Lineup". Deadline Hollywood. PMC. Retrieved January 30, 2015. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ The Deadline Team (March 24, 2014). "ABC Unveils Summer Premiere Dates". Deadline Hollywood. PMC. Retrieved January 30, 2015. 
  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.