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ABC PRIMETIME SCHEDULE FOR FALL 2007-08

*New programs in CAPS

MONDAY:
8:00 p.m. "Dancing with the Stars"
9:30 p.m. "SAM I AM" - Remember that movie Regarding Henry, when Harrison Ford has to relearn everything while finding out he was quite a jerk prior to his accident? Well, Sam has amnesia, and imagine it as a comedy.
10:00 p.m. "The Bachelor"

TUESDAY:
8:00 p.m. "CAVEMEN" - The Geico commercials have turned into a half hour comedy.
8:30 p.m. "CARPOOLERS" - The story of four guys, tied together via their carpool.
9:00 p.m. "Dancing with the Stars the Results Show"
10:00 p.m. "Boston Legal"

WEDNESDAY:
8:00 p.m. "PUSHING DAISIES" - Ned has the Lazarus touch and works with murdered people to help police find who murdered them. Then Ned brings back his childhood sweetie, but he can't touch her ever again or she dies.
9:00 p.m. "PRIVATE PRACTICE" - The Grey's Anatomy spinoff, for which the pilot has effectively already aired.
10:00 p.m. "DIRTY SEXY MONEY" - Idealistic son is asked to take over his recently deceased father's job as the personal lawyer for an eccentric rich family. Can he stay pure and sane?

THURSDAY:
8:00 p.m. "Ugly Betty"
9:00 p.m. "Grey's Anatomy"
10:00 p.m. "BIG SHOTS" - Four male CEOs act like women at a country club. Includes the horribly cast Jeremy Will Bailey Joshua Malina as a loveable pharmaceutical big shot whose life turns upside down when his wife and mistress become best friends.

FRIDAY:
8:00 p.m. "Men in Trees"
9:00 p.m. "WOMEN'S MURDER CLUB" - From the release: "Combine the feminine wit and warmth of Sex and the City with the gritty reality of CSI and the dedication of Law and Orderand you'll understand the unique appeal of Women's Murder Club. Sometimes, the best way to get your man is with a woman."
10:00 p.m. "20/20"

SATURDAY:
8:00 p.m. "Saturday Night College Football"

SUNDAY:
7:00 p.m. "America's Funniest Home Videos"
8:00 p.m. "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition"
9:00 p.m. "Desperate Housewives"
10:00 p.m. "Brothers & Sisters"

Midseason shows: Wife Swap, Notes from the Underbelly, October Road, CASHMERE MAFIA ("A thinking woman's Sex and The City mixed with the wit of The Devil Wears Prada, this one-hour drama assembles a cast of bright, driven, relatable women who support each other through rocky marriages, rival colleagues, kids' recitals and the hunt for the perfect loft.") , Lost, ELI STONE (Lawyer is either losing it or has a medical issue. Either way, he hallucinates about pop stars and has a change of heart in this dramedy), MISS/GUIDED (Underacheiver ends up at alma mater high school as guidance counselor, and her high school nemesis also returns as an English teacher. Hilarity is supposed to ensue.), Supernanny, OPRAH'S BIG GIVE (no link nor information)

Canceled shows: According to Jim (this was still on?), Big Day, Day Break, Extreme Makeover, The George Lopez Show, The Great American Vote, Help Me Help You, In Case of Emergency, The Knights of Prosperity, The Nine, Show Me the Money, Six Degrees, What About Brian?

My take: Private Practice is pretty much a shoe-in to be a success. It will be interesting to see what that does as a lead-in to Dirty Sexy Money. I know several of my friends list is pulling for Cavemen, but I give it 6 episodes max. Not much else inspiring here, which is fine since I need to cut back on the TV watching... Good to see Kristen Chenoweth, Chi McBride, and Peter Krause though.

Tomorrow: CBS.

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msmcfeeley
May. 16th, 2007 05:22 pm (UTC)
I can proudly say I've never seen more than 1 minute of According to Jim and that was purely an accident :D

Pushine Daisies might be my only new ABC show.
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