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.



Reality / non-scripted[edit]

Awards shows / beauty pageants[edit]


Talk shows[edit]

News and information[edit]

Main article: ABC News

Saturday morning[edit]

Soap operas[edit]

Movie presentations[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:


Sports anthology:

Future programming[edit]



Developing programs[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. ^ Lesley Goldberg. "Peter Krause Set as New Male Lead in ABC's Shondaland Drama 'The Catch'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 14 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Nellie Andreeva. "ABC Buys Mystery Drama From Jenna Bans & Mandeville". Retrieved March 1, 2015. 
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 7, 2015). "ABC Orders Six Drama Pilots To Series". Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Development Update: Thursday, May 7 – Three New Comedies Heading to Series at ABC". The Futon Critic. May 7, 2015. Retrieved May 12, 2015. 
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 8, 2015). "Uncle Buck Picked Up To Series At ABC". Retrieved 22 August 2015. 
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "ABC Orders ‘Designated Survivor’ Series Starring Kiefer Sutherland From David Guggenheim, Mark Gordon, Simon Kinberg". Retrieved 11 January 2016. 
  7. ^ Goldberg, Lesley. "Adrianne Palicki, Nick Blood to Star in Marvel Pilot for ABC". Retrieved 12 January 2016.