ABC adds more reality to lineup

ABC announced a rash of prime-time midseason changes Wednesday that will go into effect beginning next month.

Unscripted series will get their due, with four special episodes of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition devoted to the aftermath of the devastation in the Gulf Coast region settling in at 8 p.m. Thursday beginning March 23.

Extreme will step in for Dancing With the Stars, which also will be replaced by another reality show at 9 p.m., new entry American Inventor from Simon Cowell. Inventor will start March 16 with a two-hour episode starting at 8 p.m.

Two more unscripted series will come in Mondays beginning March 6. Returning series Supernanny moves in at 9 p.m., replacing ABC's struggling comedy block, and the new series Miracle Workers will replace The Bachelor at the conclusion of its run at 10 p.m.

Miracle will air in the slot for four weeks, vacating April 3 to make room for the new drama What About Brian. Brian will get a sneak peek in the coveted 10 p.m. slot following Desperate Housewives on April 2.

Grey's Anatomy will stay put in that time slot otherwise, countering speculation that ABC would move the hot drama to another slot.

On Wednesday, the drama Invasion will sit out for six weeks beginning March 22 to make room for new drama The Evidence, which will find itself in a potentially cozy slot following the hit Lost.

ABC also said that Commander in Chief, which is scheduled to leave its Tuesday 9 p.m. slot for double runs of Sons & Daughters beginning March 7, will return to the same time slot April 18 for four more episodes. Chief will air a total of 19 episodes for the season, short of the 22 initially planned, because of production delays experienced in the fall.

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Why are reality shows still popping up I don't understand it I thaught for sure that they would be all washed up by now I mean these shows are really starting to bother me and these so called new ideas for shows stink. And I am going to comment on this again why is ABC doing this to Invasion now we have to sit out for six weeks. By then they are going to lose half of their interested audience you can't do that with an edge of your seat show who wants to waite that long. Evidence deos look good but I don't think that they should kill invasion again to air it. -LINELEADER-
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boo reality shows suck
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ugh. they better not move grey's!
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I am so over reality TV (What is so real about it???)
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More Reality, boo! The only one I watch is Survivor, so I could care less about the rest.
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The networks are going down like the dinasours (sp). Sone there will be none. Oh well.
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I am really disappointed in the way ABC is treating Commander In Chief. It is a great show and deserves much better treatment. Maybe a smart network, such as CBS, will pick it up and treat it like the quality show it is. That is, if ABC is foolish enough to cancel it. GO CIC!
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They better never think of replacing lost with some **** Reality show
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YEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!! Jo's back!!!! Jo's back!! I missed her SOOOO Much!!!

MOST reality sucks, but NOT Jo! Jo is definitely THE best show on tv rght now, and it's so great having her back!! How am I gonna wait until March 6?!
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great.....just what we need
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Reality TV still sucks. Its a dying breed. Stop feeding it.
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The Evidence is going to be pitted against CSI: New York??? That really sucks. I was hoping to watch it.. but I won't abandon CSI.
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Reality? Blech.
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