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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, Scandal is one of the most popular current offering on ABC. Kerry Washington won an Emmy Award for her portrayal of political crisis manager Olivia Pope, who is having an affair with the president. 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 Modern Family, 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: 9

Number of Episodes: 196

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, SofĂ­a Vergara, Julie Bowen

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 234

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

Modern Family is an American television sitcom that premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009, which follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los Angeles. ...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

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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Station 19 is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Constance Wu, Randall Park, Hudson Yang

Premiered: 2015

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Fresh Off the Boat (ABC, 2015) is a comedy series starring Randall Park, Constance Wu, Ian Chen, Hudson Yang, and Forrest Wheeler that is inspired by the life of chef and food personality Eddie ...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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Stumptown is listed (or ranked) 15 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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For Life is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Single Parents is listed (or ranked) 17 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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The Kids Are Alright is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Take Two is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Rachel Bilson, Eddie Cibrian, Aliyah O'Brien

Genres (Tv): Crime, Comedy, Drama

Take Two (ABC, 2018) is a crime comedy-drama television series created by Andrew W. Marlowe and Terri Edda Miller. Sam (Rachel Bilson), a former star of a hit cop series fresh out of rehab, and ...more
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Grand Hotel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Demian Bichir, Roselyn Sanchez, Denyse Tontz

Genres (Tv): Drama

Grand Hotel (ABC, 2019) is an American drama television series based on the Spanish TV series. Charismatic Miami Beach hotel owner Santiago Mendoza (Demian Bichir), his second wife (Roselyn ...more
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Emergence is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Shark Tank is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Dancing with the Stars ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Tom Bergeron, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 16

Number of Episodes: 292

Genres (Tv): Sports, Sports film, Reality television

Dancing with the Stars is an American dance competition show airing since 2005 on ABC in the United States, and CTV/CTV Two in Canada. The show is the American version of the British television ...more

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Holey Moley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Jeannie Mai, Rob Riggle, Joe Tessitore

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Competitive reality, Reality television, Game Show

Holey Moley (ABC, 2019) is an American competitive reality television series hosted by Rob Riggle. In each episode, contestants will put their miniature golf and physical skills to the test and ...more
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Kids Say the Darndest Th... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Tiffany Haddish, Bill Cosby, Art Linkletter

Premiered: 1995

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 64

Genres (Tv): Television comedy, Children's television series, Comedy

Kids Say the Darndest Things is an American comedy series originally hosted by Bill Cosby (CBS, 1998) and later by Tiffany Haddish (ABC, 2019), based on a popular feature with the same name in ...more

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