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List Rules Upvote your favorite ABC shows that are currently airing new episodes

This list of current ABC shows, ranked from best to worst, includes some of the biggest shows on TV right now in 2018. 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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Grey's Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Grey's Anatomy Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson Grey's Anatomy is an American medical soap opera television series that premiered on American Broadcasting Company as a mid-season replacement on March 27, 2005. The series has aired eleven ...more

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Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Once Upon a Time Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla Once Upon a Time is an American fairy tale drama series that premiered on October 23, 2011, on ABC. The show takes place in the fictional seaside town of Storybrooke, Maine, whose residents are ...more

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How to Get Away with Murder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
How to Get Away with Murder Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch How to Get Away with Murder (ABC, 2014) is an American drama television series created by Peter Nowalk. A law professor (Viola Davis) at a prestigious Philadelphia university and five of her ...more

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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Modern Family Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen 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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Scandal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Scandal Kerry Washington, Henry Ian Cusick, Columbus Short Scandal (ABC, 2012) is an American political thriller television series created by Shonda Rhimes. A former White House Communications Director (Kerry Washington) starts her own crisis management ...more

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Quantico is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Quantico Priyanka Chopra, Josh Hopkins, Jake McLaughlin Quantico (ABC, 2015) is an American television drama thriller series created by Joshua Safran. A bright FBI recruit (Priyanka Chopra) who joins the agency after graduating from the FBI Academy ...more

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton 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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Black-ish is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Black-ish Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi 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 Middle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
The Middle Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott The Middle is an American sitcom about a working-class family living in Indiana and facing the day-to-day struggles of home life, work, and raising children. The show premiered September 30, ...more

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Designated Survivor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Designated Survivor Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto On the night of the State of the Union address, an explosion claims the lives of the President and all members of his Cabinet except for U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Tom ...more

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The Goldbergs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
The Goldbergs Sean Giambrone, Troy Gentile, George Segal The Goldbergs is an American television sitcom that premiered on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 on ABC. The series was created by Adam F. Goldberg and stars Wendi McLendon-Covey and Jeff Garlin. ...more

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The Good Doctor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
The Good Doctor Freddie Highmore, Antonia Thomas, Nicholas Gonzalez 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

The Best Current Dramatic TV Shows

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Fresh Off the Boat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Fresh Off the Boat Constance Wu, Randall Park, Hudson Yang Fresh Off the Boat 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 Huang and ...more

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American Housewife is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
American Housewife Katy Mixon, Diedrich Bader, Meg Donnelly 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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Shark Tank is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Shark Tank Kevin O'Leary, Barbara Corcoran, Daymond John 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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Speechless is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
RohanJohn added Speechless Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie, Cedric Yarbrough Speechless (ABC, 2016) is an American sitcom television series created by Scott Silveri. The family of a special-needs teen is good at dealing with the challenges he faces - and excellent at ...more

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Roseanne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Roseanne Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf Roseanne is an American sitcom that was broadcast on ABC from October 18, 1988, to May 20, 1997. Starring Roseanne Barr, the show revolved around the Conners, an Illinois working-class family. ...more

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Deception is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Deception Jack Cutmore-Scott, Ilfenesh Hadera, Amaury Nolasco Deception (ABC, 2018) is an American crime procedural drama created by Chris Fedak. After his career as a magician is ruined by scandal, Las Vegas illusionist Cameron Black (Jack Cutmore-Scott) ...more

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America's Funniest Home Videos is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
America's Funniest Home Videos Tom Bergeron, Jess Harnell, Bob Saget 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 the People is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
For the People Britt Robertson, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Ben Rappaport For the People (ABC, 2018) is an American legal drama created by Paul William Davies. In the Southern District of New York (SDNY) Federal Court,” brand new lawyers working for both the defense ...more

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Dancing with the Stars is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Dancing with the Stars Tom Bergeron, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli 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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The Crossing is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
The Crossing Steve Zahn, Sandrine Holt, Natalie Martinez The Crossing (ABC, 2017) is an American science fiction thriller series created by Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie. Refugees from a war-torn America 250 years in the future start showing up to seek ...more

The Best Current ABC Comedy Shows

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Splitting Up Together is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Splitting Up Together Jenna Fischer, Oliver Hudson, Bobby Lee Splitting Up Together (ABC, 2018) is an American sitcom developed by Emily Kapnek, based on the Danish sitcom. In the midst of their divorce, Lena (Jenna Fischer) and Martin (Oliver Hudson) are ...more

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Station 19 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Station 19 Jaina Lee Ortiz, Jason George, Grey Damon 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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Kevin (Probably) Saves the Wor... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Kevin (Probably) Saves the World Jason Ritter, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Kimberly Hebert Gregory Kevin (Probably) Saves the World (ABC, 2017) is an American high-concept angelic-themed fantasy comedy-drama television series created by Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters. After surviving a ...more

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Steve Harvey's Funderdome is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Steve Harvey's Funderdome Steve Harvey Steve Harvey's Funderdome is a reality competition show that premiered June 11, 2017 on ABC. In a format similar to Shark Tank, the show features two contestants who pitch products to a studio ...more

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American Idol is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
American Idol Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Ryan Seacrest American Idol is an American singing competition series created by Simon Fuller and produced by 19 Entertainment, and is distributed by FremantleMedia North America. It began airing on Fox on ...more

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Alex, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Alex, Inc. Zach Braff, Tiya Sircar, Hillary Anne Mathews Alex Inc (ABC, 2017) is an American Sitcom based on Alex Blumberg's Gimlet Media podcast StartUp, which documented Blumberg's own attempt to launch a startup with Gimlet Media. Alex Schuman ...more

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Marvel's Inhumans is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Marvel's Inhumans Anson Mount, Iwan Rheon, Serinda Swan Marvel's Inhumans (ABC, 2017) is American superhero series based on the Marvel Comics race of the same name. After a military coup, Black Bolt (Anson Mount), his wife Medusa (Serinda Swan), ...more

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The Bachelor Winter Games is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
The Bachelor Winter Games Chris Harrison The Bachelor Winter Games (ABC, 2018) is a winter sports-themed reality competition television series. Previous contestants from The Bachelor and The Bachelorette compete in various winter ...more

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Sundays with Alec Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Sundays with Alec Baldwin Alec Baldwin Sundays with Alec Baldwin (ABC, 2018) is an American talk show television series hosted by actor Alec Baldwin. The series is set to include two interviews per show, letting them collectively ...more

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The Toy Box is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
The Toy Box The Toy Box is an American reality television series that premiered on April 7, 2017 on ABC. The show depicts aspiring entrepreneur-contestants as they present toy inventions first to a panel of ...more

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Jimmy Kimmel Live! is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett Jimmy Kimmel Live! is an American late-night talk show, created and hosted by James "Jimmy" Kimmel, and transmitted on ABC. The nightly hour-long show made its debut on January 26, ...more

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The Gong Show is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
The Gong Show Mike Myers, Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis The Gong Show (ABC, 2017) is an amateur talent contest, and a revival of the 1970s game show. Hosted by British comedian Tommy Maitland (Mike Myers), the show allows people with all different ...more

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Child Support is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Child Support Fred Savage, Ricky Gervais Child Support (ABC, 2018) is a game show series hosted by Fred Savage and starring Ricky Gervais. Contestants are asked a series of questions, and if they fail to answer correctly, they can be ...more

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Somewhere Between is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
Somewhere Between Paula Patton, Devon Sawa, J.R. Bourne Somewhere Between (ABC, 2017) is an American drama mystery series adapted from the Korean mystery show God's Gift: 14 Days. The show follows a mother who tries to change the fate of her ...more

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The Bachelorette is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Current ABC Shows
The Bachelorette Ben Sandford The Bachelorette is a spin-off from the American competitive reality dating game show The Bachelor. In its January 2003 debut on ABC, the first season featured Trista Rehn, the runner-up date ...more