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The Best Current ABC Shows 

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This list of current ABC shows, ranked from best to worst, includes some of the biggest shows on TV right now in 2019. The best current ABC shows cover every genre on network TV, from heavy dramas to family comedies to adventure shows set in the Marvel Universe. Current ABC TV shows include several Emmy-winning series and some guilty pleasure reality shows.

What are some of the series on this current ABC shows list? Without a doubt, Modern Family is one of the most popular current offering on ABC, along with other sitcoms like The Goldbergs and Single Parents. Grey's Anatomy, also from Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes, has been one of ABC's biggest shows for over a decade.

Other current ABC TV series that you'll have to consider include Black-ish, Last Man Standing, and The Bachelor. Talk shows like Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The View also appear on this list of the best current ABC TV shows.

Which current ABC shows are your favorites? Vote up the best shows you love the most to the top of this list and please add any we may have missed. If you're watching ABC every night of the week, go ahead and rerank the whole list!

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How to Get Away with Mur... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch

Premiered: 2014

Genres (Tv): Drama, Crime, Legal drama

How to Get Away with Murder (ABC, 2014) is an American legal thriller television series created by Peter Nowalk. A law professor (Viola Davis) at a prestigious Philadelphia university and five ...more

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Grey's Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 16

Number of Episodes: 356

Genres (Tv): Soap opera, Medical drama, Romance TV, Drama, Comedy-drama, + more

Grey's Anatomy (ABC, 2005) is an American medical soap opera television series. The series focuses on the fictional lives of surgical interns and residents as they gradually evolve into seasoned ...more

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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 244

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Mockumentary, Family, Comedy, Family Film

Modern Family (ABC, 2009) is an American comedy television sitcom created by Francisco Bobadilla. The series follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los ...more

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 13

Genres (Tv): Drama, Action, Adventure Film, Science Fiction, Fantasy

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., or simply Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., is an American television series created for ABC by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen, based on the Marvel ...more

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The Goldbergs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, George Segal

Premiered: 2013

Genres (Tv): Television comedy, Comedy

The Goldbergs (ABC, 2013) is an American television sitcom created by Adam F. Goldberg and stars Wendi McLendon-Covey and Jeff Garlin. The show is produced by Goldberg, Seth Gordon, and Doug ...more

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Black-ish is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 6

Number of Episodes: 132

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Black-ish (ABC, 2014) is an American sitcom created by Kenya Barris. A family man (Anthony Anderson) struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly ...more

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The Good Doctor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
The Good Doctor Freddie Highmore, Antonia Thomas, Nicholas Gonzalez

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Medical, Drama

The Good Doctor (ABC, 2017) is an American medical-drama television series based on the 2013 South Korean series of the same name. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore) is a young pediatric surgeon ...more

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American Housewife is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
American Housewife Katy Mixon, Diedrich Bader, Meg Donnelly

Genres (Tv): Comedy

American Housewife (ABC, 2016) chronicles the daily life of an average wife and mother who tries to stand out among the housewives and their privileged children in her hometown of Westport, ...more

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The Rookie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Nathan Fillion, Afton Williamson, Eric Winter

Genres (Tv): Crime, Drama, Comedy, Police procedural

The Rookie (ABC, 2018) is an American crime drama television series created by Alexi Hawley, based on true events. With dreams of being a police officer for the Los Angeles Police Department, ...more

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A Million Little Things ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
David Giuntoli, Ron Livingston, Romany Malco

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Drama

A Million Little Things (ABC, 2018) is an American family drama television series created by D. J. Nash. A group of friends intertwined in each other's lives all realize they need to start ...more

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America's Funniest Home ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Tom Bergeron, Jess Harnell, Bob Saget

Premiered: 1989

Number of Seasons: 23

Number of Episodes: 500

Genres (Tv): Variety show, Reality television

America's Funniest Home Videos is an American reality television program airing on ABC, which features humorous homemade videos that are submitted by viewers. The most common videos feature ...more

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For Life is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Nicholas Pinnock, Indira Varma, Joy Bryant

Premiered: 2020

Genres (Tv): Crime drama, Thriller, Legal drama

For Life (ABC, 2020) is an American legal drama television series created by Hank Steinberg. Prisoner Aaron (Nicholas Pinnock) becomes a lawyer and fights to overturn his life sentence for a ...more

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Station 19 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Station 19 Jaina Lee Ortiz, Jason George, Grey Damon

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Action, Drama

Station 19 (ABC, 2018) is an American action-drama television series created by Stacy McKee, and the second spinoff of Grey's Anatomy. The professional and personal lives of a group of heroic ...more
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Schooled is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
AJ Michalka, Bryan Callen, Tim Meadows

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Schooled (ABC, 2019) is an American comedy television series, and a spinoff of The Goldbergs. In the 1990s, the teachers of William Penn Academy are heroes to their students, despite their ...more
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Single Parents is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Taran Killam, Leighton Meester, Brad Garrett

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Single Parents (ABC, 2018) is an American sitcom television series created by Elizabeth Meriwether and J.J. Philbin. A group of single parents form their own support system as they raise their ...more

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Stumptown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Cobie Smulders, Jake Johnson, Tantoo Cardinal

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Crime drama, Drama

Stumptown (ABC, 2019) is an American crime drama television series created by Jason Richman, based on the graphic novels of the same name written by Greg Rucka with art by Matthew Southworth. ...more

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The Kids Are Alright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Michael Cudlitz, Mary McCormack, Sam Straley

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

The Kids Are Alright (ABC, 2018) is an American sitcom television series created by Tim Doyle. A pair of working class parents in an Irish-Catholic family try to raise their eight kids during ...more

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The Great Christmas Ligh... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
The Great Christmas Light Fight

Premiered: 2013

Genres (Tv): Special Interest, Game show, Family, Reality television

In the first Christmas lights competition of its kind for television, 4 families will compete each week to transform their homes for the holidays in just 21 days. These 20 families were chosen ...more
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Emergence is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Alexa Skye Swinton, Allison Tolman, Ashley Aufderheide

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Mystery-thriller, Drama

Emergence (ABC, 2019) is an American mystery-themed thriller drama television series created by Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas. Long Island's Peconic Bay police chief, Jo Evans (Allison ...more
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Bless This Mess is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Bless This Mess Lake Bell, Dax Shepard, Ed Begley Jr.

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Bless This Mess (ABC, 2019) is an American sitcom comedy television series. Newlyweds Rio (Lake Bell) and Mike (Dax Shepard) make the decision to change the course of their life together and ...more
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Mixed-ish is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Arica Himmell, Tika Sumpter, Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Mixed-ish (ABC, 2019), stylized as mixed•ish, is an American single-camera sitcom created by Kenya Barris and Peter Saji, and a prequel spin-off of Black-ish and the second series to be spun-off ...more
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Videos After Dark is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Bob Saget

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Clip show, Comedy

Videos After Dark (ABC, 2019) is an American video clip television series created by Vin Di Bona, and a spinoff of America's Funniest Home Videos. Hosted by Bob Saget, the show will feature ...more
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Card Sharks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Joel McHale, Markie Post, Bob Eubanks

Premiered: 1978

Number of Episodes: 1709

Genres (Tv): Game show

Card Sharks is an American television game show created by Chester Feldman for Mark Goodson-Bill Todman Productions. Two contestants compete for control of a row of oversized playing cards by ...more

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Shark Tank is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Kevin O'Leary, Barbara Corcoran, Daymond John

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 64

Genres (Tv): Game show, Reality television

Shark Tank (ABC, 2009) is an American reality television series created by Mark Burnett, and a franchise of Dragons' Den. Aspiring entrepreneur-contestants pitch their business idea to a panel ...more

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Press Your Luck is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Peter Tomarken, Savage Steve Holland, Charlie O'Donnell

Premiered: 1983

Number of Episodes: 758

Genres (Tv): Game show

Press Your Luck is an American television daytime game show created by Bill Carruthers and Jan McCormack. It premiered on CBS in 1983 and ended in 1986, with a revival in 2019 hosted by ...more

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