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 can'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 shows round out ABC's 2019 lineup.
Which are the best shows that will be premiering on ABC in 2019? Vote up the new ABC series you can't wait to watch and vote down the shows you hope only get a partial season.
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. In the show, contestants collected spins by answering trivia questions and then used the spins on an 18-space game board to win cash and prizes. The show was videotaped before a studio audience at CBS Television CityThe person who amassed the most in cash and prizes at the end of the game won. Peter Tomarken was the show's host, and Rod Roddy was the primary announcer. The revival aired in 2019 on ABC. The show was known for the "Whammy"—a red cartoon creature with a high-pitched voice. Landing on any of the Whammy's spaces on the game ...more on Wikipedia
Premiered: June 12 (Revival)
Actors: Peter Tomarken, Savage Steve Holland, Charlie O'Donnell, Rod Roddy
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
Premiered: June 17
Actors: Demian Bichir, Roselyn Sanchez, Denyse Tontz, Bryan Craig, Wendy Raquel Robinson, + more
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 answering questions posed by the host and then guessing if the next card is higher or lower in value than the previous one. The concept has been made into a series four separate times since its debut in 1978, and also appeared as part of CBS's Gameshow Marathon. The primary announcer for the first three series was Gene Wood. Joel McHale is the host for the 2019 revival. ...more on Wikipedia
Premiered: June 12 (Revival)
Actors: Joel McHale, Markie Post, Bob Eubanks, Gary Kroeger, Gene Wood, + more
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