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Freddie Highmore's 'The Good Doctor' Gets Full Season Order!

Freddie Highmore‘s The Good Doctor has been given a full season order by ABC after the airings of the first two episodes!

The medical drama ranks as Monday’s number one drama broadcast in Adults 18-49 and in total viewers.

After three days of DVR playback, the series premiere episode has grown to an audience of 16.9 million total viewers.

“We are thrilled to announce that we are giving our viewers additional episodes of The Good Doctor,” said Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment. “We have an amazing team in front of and behind the camera, led by Freddie Highmore’s incredibly nuanced performance as Dr. Shaun Murphy, and we’re confident the show will continue to captivate our audience.”

Catch the show on Monday nights at 10/9c on ABC!

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'Little Mermaid' Live Musical Postponed by ABC

The live version of the musical The Little Mermaid that was scheduled to air on ABC this October has been postponed by the network.

Reports claimed that the production would include parts of the movie and also live performances of the songs, similar to last year’s Hollywood Bowl production starring Sara Bareilles as Ariel.

“We are postponing the Little Mermaid Live special. We love the idea of doing a live musical and want to make it wonderful. The project is so unique that we are making best efforts to do it next year and want to give it all the attention it deserves,” an ABC spokesperson said in a statement to THR.

The outlet reports that the live show has been postponed due to financial issues.

If you’re looking forward to a live musical on television, NBC is airing Jesus Christ Superstar next Easter and Fox will be doing Rent next year as well.

ABC Sets Fall Premiere Dates - Full Lineup Released

ABC has officially finalized their Fall premiere dates!

The network will really be kicking things off the week of September 25, when 12 shows will be debuting their brand new seasons.

In addition, September 18 has been revealed as the season 25 premiere date for Dancing with the Stars.

TGIT – ABC’s highly anticipated Thursday night lineup, will debut on Thursday, September 28.

Be sure to tune in to ABC this fall to catch all your favorites!

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'Scandal' Officially Ending with Season 7, Shonda Rhimes Releases Statement

It’s official – Kerry Washington‘s hit series Scandal will be ending after season seven, which will air during the 2017-18 television season.

The news was rumored last week, but ABC finally confirmed it leading up to the network’s upfronts event on Tuesday (May 16).

“Deciding how to end a show is easy,” Scandal creator and executive producer Shonda Rhimes said in a statement. “Deciding when to finish is quite simple when the end date is years away. But actually going through with it? Actually standing up to say: ‘This is it?’ Not so much. So, next year we are going all out. Leaving nothing on the table. Creating this world in celebration. We are going to handle the end the way we like to handle the important things in our Scandal family: all together, white hats on, gladiators running full speed over a cliff.”

Click inside to read statements from the ABC execs… More Here! »

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'Dancing With the Stars' & 'Bachelor' Spinoffs Headed to ABC!

Two cool new shows are headed to ABC that will be spin-offs of two popular franchises – Dancing With the Stars and The Bachelor!

Dancing With the Stars Junior will debut in spring 2018 and it’s set to have celebrity kids and kids of celebrities pair up with professional junior ballroom dancers to compete for the mirror ball trophy. They will perform choreographed routines each week and be judged by a panel of experts.

The Bachelor: Winter Games will have some of your favorite former contestants from The Bachelor and The Bachelorette face off in winter-themed athletic challenges. It’s being billed as “an ode to the Winter Olympic Games” that will “take competitive dating to a chilling new level,” according to Variety.

WILL YOU WATCH either of these spinoffs from ABC?

ABC Announces Fall 2017 Schedule!

ABC has just revealed the schedule for the Fall 2017 season.

This season, the network has one new comedy The Mayor, and four new dramas, The Good Doctor, The Gospel of Kevin, Marvel’s Inhumans and Ten Days In the Valley.

The following shows will debut midseason on the network: Roseanne reboot, American Idol, Splitting Up Together, Zach Braff’s Alex, Inc., The Crossing, For the People and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. Stay tuned for more information from the ABC Upfront Presentation!

It was also confirmed that Scandal would be ending this upcoming year with the seventh and final season.

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'The Little Mermaid' Live Coming to ABC This Fall!

The Wonderful World Of Disney: The Little Mermaid Live! has just been announced at ABC.

The special, set for October 3 at ABC, will feature live musical performances in a live action/animation hybrid presentation. Several celebs will take part in the presentation, and ABC promises to announce the names of the stars taking part soon!

The songs from the 1989 animated film will be the focus of the special. The songs are written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.

Stay tuned for casting information as it becomes available!