ABC Renews Private Practice, Don't Trust the B----, Body of Proof, and Last Man Standing

Hey ABC, would it kill ya to make all these announcements at one time so we don't waste valuable computer-screen ink and clutter the internet with pages and pages of renewals? The network has continued its slow trickle of scheduling announcements all evening, handing out late renewals to a quartet of bubble shows. All day I've been saying, "Oh [this renewal] wasn't a surprise" and "[this renewal] was expected," but I think we have our first real surprise!

Dana Delaney's Body of Proof will return for a third season, and I certainly did not see this one coming back. ABC has renewed it for 13 episodes, which has been a very popular number over the last few days as many networks remain non-committal.

Also fairly surprising is the renewal of Private Practice, the Grey's Anatomy spin-off that seemed destined for the trash pile after it was moved out of the cushy post-Grey's slot. However, the renewal could be for a final season. This marks three Shonda Rhimes series on ABC for next season: Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice, and Scandal.

Midseason comedy Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 also got the good word after a good late start as part of the Wednesday night comedy block. I'm guessing Krysten Ritter walked into ABC headquarters in a tight dress and ABC had no choice but to renew the show. No word on episode count yet.

And finally, score one for MEN! Tim Allen's multi-camera comedy Last Man Standing will be back for Season 2. Tim Allen is unstoppable, you guys. No word on how many episodes Last Man Standing will get, but I can tell you that it will likely be paired with the new comedy Malibu Country, starring Reba McEntire, for a solid hour of yokel yuks.


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Yay Don't Trust the B in Apt. 23!
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I am not sure bout some of these shows except Castle and Last Man Standing which should be called Home Improvement 2.0 if you catch my drift but it still makes me laugh which is what matters i reckon.Never watched don't trust the B or private practice or body of proof...and an alien comedy wow will it be like 3rd rock from the sun? lol

As for a Reba McEntire show...really i don't know what to think bout that,i watch ABC on Monday for Castle and Tuesday i record Last Man cause i watch NCIS that is the extent of my ABC viewing nothing else makes me want to sit and watch ABC.
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I'd like to see them rejigger their sitcom spread a little, Happy Endings and Don't Trust the Bitch are both squarely adult-aimed shows, while The Middle, Modern Family, and Last Man Standing are all safer fare (I don't know where Suburgatory fits, it's like an adult-oriented show for teens).



Anyway, glad to see The Bitch get a reup, as well as the earlier announcement of Happy Endings. Seems like ABC is standing by its shows, nice.
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Are you kidding me here?

NBC, ABC and Fox doesn't really care about given their programming chance and they don't really care about the fan base at all. I can't even into their programming anymore, knowing it will end up getting cancelled during the progress of the season year.



And people really need to chill out against The CW. I think you people are really to hard against The CW Network. They don't really cancel their programming like ABC, Fox and NBC do at all what so ever. What? The CW only cancel 1 or 2 programs of the network at the end of the season year. When we see ABC, Fox and NBC cancel programs during the progress of the season year about 5 or 8 and also even before Christmas & New Years as well.



So, no! The CW is the decent Network Channel out of them all.
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Exactly. The CW gives their shows more of a chance. And they accept lower ratings (well it's a smaller network but still).
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I feel like ABC is the only network that gives another chance to a good show and even takes into account the fan-base. Sure, a good show has good ratings, but a good network keeps also the shows where fans really matter.
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Finally! I was really worried that Private Practice wouldn't get renewed for another season. Even though it has gotten worse every season, I still enjoy watching it.

I do hope that they create better story lines next season. If they don't, it's a good chance that it'll be the last.
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Really happy Grey's, Scandal and Ap 23 have been renewed!
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Is this why there is no Person of Interest review up yet??? I've been waiting; where is it?????
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The B in 23 is the only one of these shows that I watch. Glad to see it back.
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I for one LOVE Private Practice and am really glad they've renewed it.
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Whoohoo... Tim Allen i knew you've been a life saver saving Last Man Standing, by ABC bunch of bull crap. I shall think you so very much keeping Last Man Standing alive. Now, Last Man Standing should go on another night shot, not Tuesday anymore from danger.
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I think that Body of Proof has been renewed because is well sold here in Europe (I don't know why...)
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I'm glad for Apt 23 I guess, but I don't watch the others.. and honestly, Private Practice and Grey's Anatomy should end. PP is basically about sex because that seems to be all they talk about or do for the most part, and Grey's hasn't been good since George got killed off.
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Of these shows, I watch none of them. Yay, more cable viewing.

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Hell Yeah Body Of Proof!
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I really enjoy Body of Proof, although I think it feels more like a CBS show. The characters are solid and multidimensional, and it's had a good overall season story line.
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Awesome, I'm so thrilled they saved the show about middle-aged bed hopping doctors and their reproductive woes.
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Last Man Standing kind of fizzled late, but still glad it's returning.
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Can you imagine Modern Family, Suburgatory, Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, and Happy Endings all in one comedy block? How epic would that be?!
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See, I still love "The Middle" and want that in that block there. Between "Happy Endings" and "Don't Trust The B--", I'd prefer the latter.
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ABC's shows are so much better then their titles. I mean look at their titles...You can write a paragraph that includes all their scripted shows titles.



Once Upon a Time, I visited Cougar Town where I saw Charlie's Angeles in The Middle of The River of the Castle whose Good Christian Bitches were Missing. Some Desperate Housewives found out the bitches were kidnapped and got together to get Revenge. They had to Man Up and Work It together. They traveled through Pan Am to get some Private Practice before doing anything. They found the kidnappers and fought. The Last Man Standing got shot in the chest 4 times and didn't get to live a Happy Ending. Those housewives really had some Body of Proof. They went home and one of the ladies said next time "Don't trust the Bitch in Apt.23" Then they sat down like a typical Modern Family and watched some "Grey's Anatomy" while their kids were fighting with the remote to watch "Suburgatory."
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*Bows Down*



*Stands Up*



*Begins to clap very slowly, then steadily increases the speed and sound of the clapping until it reaches a crescendo of approval*
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Glad Don't Trust the B and Last Man standing are back. Don't really care about Body of Proof. Just waiting on renewal news for Happy Endings and Missing.
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I don't know about Missing, but Happy Endings was renewed.
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i'm glad body of proof got renewed not only because i really love this show and it has amazing storylines, but also cuz i was upset not knowing what would happen to peter!!!
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I knew Body of Proof would be back. It makes ABC a lot of money internationally and even though it didn't have the best ratings this season, it went up in the season finale.
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