The Most Anticipated New ABC Shows of 2019 

Molly Gander
Updated December 4, 2019 76 votes 27 voters 1.2k views 15 items

List Rules Only new shows on ABC premiering in 2019.

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A subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks, ABC is one of the big five broadcast networks and a major player in new shows in 2019. This is a list of the best new ABC shows, ranked by fans who couldn't wait to see what the American Broadcasting Company puts out next. Along with channels like NBC and CBS, channels like ABC feature some of the best shows on broadcast TV right now.

ABC has several new dramas in 2019. Based on the Spanish television series, Grand Hotel promises to start the summer off right with lots of drama surrounding wealthy guests, luxurious surroundings, and explosive secrets. On the other end of the emotional spectrum, Bless This Mess is a 2019 sitcom, following a newlywed couple who think that moving from New York to rural Nebraska will make life more simple - and since it's a comedy, you can guess how well that goes. Other upcoming dramas and sitcoms round out ABC's 2019 lineup like Mixed-ish, a spin-off of the popular Black-ish, and the crime dramas Emergence and Stumptown.

Which were the best shows that will be premiering on ABC in 2019? Vote up the upcoming abc shows you couldn't wait to watch and vote down the shows you hoped only got a partial season.

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Reef Break is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Anticipated New ABC Shows of 2019
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Reef Break (ABC, 2019) is a French-American crime drama television series created by Ken Sanzel. Cat Chambers (Poppy Montgomery), a thief-turned-fixer for the governor of a Pacific Island paradise, uses her instinctive gift for understanding crime and criminals as she becomes enmeshed in fast-paced, high octane adventures and island intrigue. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Poppy Montgomery

Genres (Tv): Crime drama, Drama

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Holey Moley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Anticipated New ABC Shows of 2019
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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 face off in never-before-seen challenges on a larger-than-life course. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Jeannie Mai, Rob Riggle, Joe Tessitore

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

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Grand Hotel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Anticipated New ABC Shows of 2019
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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 Sanchez), and their adult children enjoy the spoils of success, while wealthy guests bask in luxury and scandals, escalating debt and explosive secrets hidden beneath the picture-perfect exterior. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Demian Bichir, Roselyn Sanchez, Denyse Tontz, Bryan Craig, Wendy Raquel Robinson, + more

Genres (Tv): Drama

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Whiskey Cavalier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Anticipated New ABC Shows of 2019
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Whiskey Cavalier (ABC, 2019) is an American drama television series created by Dave Hemingson. Following an emotional break-up, FBI agent Will Chase (Scott Foley) is assigned to work with CIA operative Francesca “Frankie” Trowbridge (Lauren Cohan) to lead an inter-agency team of spies who periodically save the world (and each other) while navigating the rocky roads of friendship, romance and office politics. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Scott Foley, Lauren Cohan, Ana Ortiz, Tyler James Williams

Genres (Tv): Drama

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