ABC releases fall schedule

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Early Wednesday morning, ABC released its plans for the fall 2007 television season. The network will kick off the season with late-September premieres of favorite dramas such as Grey's Anatomy and Ugly Betty, along with new offerings like Private Practice and Dirty Sexy Money.

Premieres will continue through October as new comedies Cavemen, Carpoolers, and Samantha Who? make their debuts, and the December arrival of Cashmere Mafia gives ABC fans something special for which to wait. Boston Legal has yet to find a place on the schedule, but ABC promises to announce its premiere at a later date.

The ABC fall premiere schedule is listed below:

Monday, September 24
8-9:30 p.m. Dancing with the Stars (special 90-minute premiere)
9:30-11 p.m. The Bachelor (special 90-minute premiere)

Tuesday, September 25
8-9:30 p.m. Dancing with the Stars (performance show)

Wednesday, September 26
8-9 p.m. Dancing with the Stars Results Show Special (special day and time)
9-10 p.m. Private Practice
10-11 p.m. Dirty Sexy Money

Thursday, September 27
8-9 p.m. Ugly Betty
9-10 p.m. Grey's Anatomy
10-11 p.m. Big Shots

Sunday, September 30
7-9 p.m. Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (two-hour season premiere)
9-10 p.m. Desperate Housewives
10-11 p.m. Brothers & Sisters

Tuesday, October 2
8-8:30 p.m. Cavemen
8:30-9 p.m. Carpoolers
9-10 p.m. Dancing with the Stars Result Show (regular day and time-period premiere)

Wednesday, October 3
8-9 p.m. Pushing Daisies

Sunday, October 7
7-8 p.m. America's Funniest Home Videos

Friday, October 12
8-9 p.m. 20/20 (new time-period premiere)
9-10 p.m. Women's Murder Club
10-11 p.m. Men in Trees

Monday, October 15
9:30-10 p.m. Samantha Who?

Tuesday, November 27
10-11 p.m. Cashmere Mafia (special preview following the finale of Dancing with the Stars)

Tuesday, December 4
9-10 p.m. Cashmere Mafia (regular time-period premiere)

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Mar 13, 2008
Im so glad to see the one show they brought back was Womens Murder Club. I cant wait ti see what new story lines come up!
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Aug 31, 2007
greys is gona roc!
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Aug 29, 2007
Yay my favs are all back desperate housewives, greys anatomy and brothers and sisters and i watched the pilot for pushing daisies and it looks awesome!
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Aug 19, 2007
Are you kidding me? Abc is the BEST network with 2 of the greatest shows on earth, Desperate Housewives and Lost. I also like Ugly Betty, Grey's Anatomy and look forward to Brothers & sisters, private practice and Cavemen.
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Aug 02, 2007
I cant wait till Thursday the 27th. I am so glad Ugly betty and greys are on the same night again! As for private practice i will not even watch an eppi. i think that show wil be so bad. she should of stayed on greys
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Aug 01, 2007
Yay for Ugly Betty!
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Jul 31, 2007
Hmm maybe Womens Murder Club will give a nostalgic Murder She Wrote kinda feel.
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Jul 31, 2007
Oh, you people are kidding me aren't you?

Everyone one of you better watch Pushing Dasies, which is without doubt one of the best shows ever previewed. If you don't think that the cast and crew of Pushing Dasies at least, for the love of all humanity, watch it for the cute dog and the pretty people.
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Jul 31, 2007
I am excited for Grey's!!
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Jul 30, 2007
ABC sucks the only show on there I watch is DH and the rest are garbage I will be looking forward to lost
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Jul 30, 2007
So, Sunday Nights stay the same for me, I watch EMHE and DH! I stick with just Grey's on Thursday. Wednesday, I can watch from 8-10 and for once go to bed early. I'll watch BL wheneve. And Lost and October Road when they return. Yeah, TV sucks anymore.
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Jul 29, 2007
hmm ill wait until lost in febraury
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Jul 29, 2007
The only shows I have ever seen make it on Fridays and not get cancelled are the ones on the Sci-fi channel. I do believe 20/20 would have a better chance in a later time slot, but I wonder if the other two even have a chance at making it period. I'm just going to wait for Lost and October Road.
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Jul 29, 2007
Can't wait to see Grey's. It the best shoe on ABC... i think october road will be out in January.
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Jul 29, 2007
I love desperate housewives
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Jul 28, 2007
Can't wait for Desperate Housewives...

Go DH, DH ROCKS!!!
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Jul 28, 2007
greys anatomy is the only good thing there
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Jul 27, 2007
Boston Legal, the rest is crap.
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Jul 27, 2007
I'm particularly looking forward to Private Practice. Addison is a strong character and I think Kate Walsh is able to have a lead role. Only for that I'll watch, because I am not sure yet about the series in general. Yet I'll miss a lot her interaction with Karev.
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Jul 27, 2007
"Not to mention Womens Murder Club it is in a bad timeslot."



Actually Women's Murder Club has not been placed in a bad spot. CBS's legal drama, Close to Home, which continually won that time spot, was cancelled this year and featured two female leads. And as more older people watch television on Friday nights and women will be looking for new shows with female leads, Women's Murder Club will be sure to pull in at least 9-10 million as I doubt the older population will be interested in Moonlight, which CBS has airing at this time.
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Jul 27, 2007
Can't wait for the new Boston Legal and Dancing with the Stars but does anyone know when Bones starts back up?
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Jul 27, 2007
Why not but some new shows on besides DWTS on 3 times a week. I'm ready for ugly betty and Samantha who? Didn't realize they changed the name.
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Jul 27, 2007
October Road will be, just like Lost, a mid-season replacement, but it is renewed for a second season.
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Jul 27, 2007
If you want lost, oct. road, boston legal time slots and news check the source itself, abc.com already has BL for same time slot, nothings taking it's place. They also split the sch. so you can see what will be in the time slot for fall and spring. With the exception of Lost, because that's pending the success/failure of the 3 new shows on wed. night.



Anyway, how sad about Men In Trees. CBS owns that night, esp. with that time lot with Numb3rs. And now NBC with Friday Night LIghts (so good), so I hated the news of FNL moving against #'s, but now Men in trees, too. With the announcement of only spring Lost, I was sad because Wed. would suck, but Private practice being on is cool, and pushing daisies looks awesome!
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Jul 27, 2007
Desperate Housewives ROOOOCKSS!!!
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Jul 27, 2007
If you want lost, oct. road, boston legal time slots and news check the source itself, abc.com already has BL for same time slot, nothings taking it's place. They also split the sch. so you can see what will be in the time slot for fall and spring. With the exception of Lost, because that's pending the success/failure of the 3 new shows on wed. night.



Anyway, how sad about Men In Trees. CBS owns that night, esp. with that time lot with Numb3rs. And now NBC with Friday Night LIghts (so good), so I hated the news of FNL moving against #'s, but now Men in trees, too. With the announcement of only spring Lost, I was sad because Wed. would suck, but Private practice being on is cool, and pushing daisies looks awesome!
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Jul 27, 2007
Wonder if anybody is going to watch 20/20 at 8pm on Fridays?
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Jul 27, 2007
cant wait
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Jul 26, 2007
FINALLY! cant wait for ugly betty! the suspense is killing me!



and samantha who? YAY MELISSA MCCARTHY!
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Jul 26, 2007
FINALLY!
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Jul 26, 2007
I don't think that Cashmere Mafia stands a chance competing against House. I think that the 10 PM time slot would be better for the show. I think the show sounds intersting. I hope that ABC will give Boston Legal good timeslot on Saturday night. BL is a well written show that has merited a decent timeslot since it aired. Then again, perhaps BL will be a midseason replacement.
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Jul 26, 2007
Kinda worried about "Men in Trees". They push it to one of the worst time slot of the week . . :(

It's a great show and deserves better.
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Jul 26, 2007
so were is ABC's line up the one above looks very limp bar GA and UB there is not alot there
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Jul 26, 2007
Can't wait for pivate practice!!!!! Hope is as good as it sounds:)
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Jul 26, 2007
My Favourite channel with top shows like Desperate Housewives, Lost, Grey's Anatomy and Ugly Betty. I also like Brothers and sisters. I can't wait for Private Practice and Caveman. Lost will start in 2008 but I wish they told us when (Feb?).
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Jul 26, 2007
Im looking forward to watch DHW, Grey's, Brothers and sisters!!



and in 2008: Lost and October Road
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Jul 26, 2007
For me its Big Shots this fall, Eli Stone Mid-Season, and returning Lost & Brothers & Sisters.
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Jul 26, 2007
For myself, the most commercial lineup on TV. Horribly hip to that lowest common denominator.
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Jul 26, 2007
i must say that things look very good for ABC

I myself look forward to desperate housewives, grey's anatomy, dirrty sexy money and cashmere mafia.
although big shots could be nice too.
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Jul 26, 2007
I really like the new shows that will aired this fall. I am looking forward to see Cashmere Mafia and Pushing Daisies. Keep your mind positive people and no matter where the shows will aired it should be watch or taped

tigger
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Jul 26, 2007
yeah. im goin for dirty sexy money!! hope its good
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Jul 26, 2007
Wow, only Grey's Anatomy to watch this fall on ABC. Nothing else looks good at all.
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Jul 26, 2007
looking forward to big shots.
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Jul 26, 2007
They totally switched the lineup on Fridays :(. Men in trees at 9pm? It is going to get cancelled for sure now :(. Not to mention Womens Murder Club it is in a bad timeslot. I would Change 20/20 to Fridays at 9:00pm at 8:00 Big shots 7:00 Men in trees. Womens Murder club would move to thursdays after Greys.
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Jul 26, 2007
Love Peter Krause...I'm in for Dirty Sexy Money!! And of course, Grey's and its spinoff, and last but not least...Desperate Housewives
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Jul 26, 2007
People, stop being so PARANOID. Lost, just like October Road, returns in January. It's mid-season and there are no official premiere dates yet. They will be announced sometime November. Geez.
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Jul 26, 2007
SO I guess October Road is not coming back ... I really liked that show
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Jul 25, 2007
Private Practice and Grey's, wednesdays and thursdays.



Yeah, Lost starts in 2008, only 16 eps.
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Jul 25, 2007
i think cavemen and carpoolers might actually do well
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Jul 25, 2007
Lost starts in 2008 right?
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