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ABC unveils fall 2014-15 schedule

SHOW PATROL

May 13, 2014|By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol | RedEye

ABC announced its fall 2014-15 schedule Tuesday, which includes 12 new series, six of which will premiere in the fall.

New series "Black-ish," "Cristela," "Forever," "How to Get Away with Murder," "Manhattan Love Story” and "Selfie" will premiere in the fall.

"Marvel's Agent Carter" and "Galavant" will air between the fall finales and winter premieres of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and "Once Upon a Time," respectively.

New series sweet for 2015 are "American Crime," "Fresh Off the Boat," "Secrets and Lies" and "The Whispers."

ABC canceled "The Assets," "Back in the Game," "Betrayal," "Crash Course," "Killer Women," "Lucky 7," "Mind Games," "Mixology," "The Neighbors," "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland," "Secret Millionaire," "Suburgatory," "Super Fun Night" and "Trophy Wife."

Here's the fall schedule and show descriptions.

ABC FALL 2014-14 SCHEDULE
(New shows in CAPS; All times Central)

MONDAY
7 p.m. "Dancing with the Stars"
9 p.m. "Castle"

TUESDAY
7 p.m. "SELFIE"
7:30 p.m. "MANHATTAN LOVE STORY"
8 p.m. "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
9 p.m. "FOREVER"

WEDNESDAY
7 p.m. "The Middle"
7:30 p.m. "The Goldbergs"
8 p.m. "Modern Family"
8:30 p.m. "BLACK-ISH"
9 p.m. "Nashville"

THURSDAY
7 p.m. "Grey's Anatomy"
8 p.m. "Scandal"
9 p.m. "HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER"

FRIDAY
7 p.m. "Last Man Standing"
7:30 p.m. "CRISTELA"
8 p.m. "Shark Tank"
9 p.m. "20/20"

SATURDAY
7 p.m. "Saturday Night Football"

SUNDAY
6 p.m. "America's Funniest Home Videos"
7 p.m. "Once Upon a Time"
8 p.m. "Resurrection"
9 p.m. "Revenge"

FALL DRAMAS

FOREVER

Doctor Henry Morgan (Ioan Gruffudd), New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn’t just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable immortality. This long life has given Henry remarkable observation skills which impresses his new partner, Detective Jo Martinez (Alana De La Garza). Each week, a new case and their budding friendship will reveal layers of Henry’s long and colorful past. Only his best friend and confidant, Abe (Judd Hirsch) knows Henry’s secret. 

"Forever" stars Ioan Gruffudd as Henry, Alana De La Garza as Det. Jo Martinez, Barbara Eve Harris as Lt. Marcia Roark, Donnie Keshawarz as Detective Hanson, Joel David Moore as Lucas, and Judd Hirsch as Abe. "Forever" was written and executive-produced by Matt Miller ("Chuck," "Las Vegas"). Dan Lin ("Sherlock Holmes," "Gangster Squad") and Jennifer Gwartz ("Veronica Mars," "Cupid,"  "Party Down") are executive producers. "Forever" was directed by Brad Anderson and is produced by Warner Bros. Television.

HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER

The brilliant, charismatic and seductive Professor Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) gets entangled with four law students from her class, "How to Get Away with Murder." Little do they know that they will have to apply what they learned to real life, in this masterful, sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller from Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers, executive producers of "Grey’s Anatomy" and "Scandal." 

"How to Get Away with Murder" stars Viola Davis as Professor Annalise Keating, Billy Brown as Nate, Alfred Enoch as Wes, Jack Falahee as Conner, Katie Findlay as Rebecca, Aja Naomi King as Michaela, Matt McGorry  as Asher, Karla Souza as Laurel, Charlie Weber as Frank and Liza Weil as Bonnie. Written by executive producer Peter Nowalk, "How to Get Away with Murder" is executive-produced by Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers, directed by Michael Offer, and produced by ABC Studios.

FALL COMEDIES

BLACK-ISH

Andre 'Dre' Johnson (Anthony Anderson) has a great job, a beautiful wife, Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross), four kids, and a colonial home in the burbs. But has success brought too much assimilation for this black family? With a little help from his dad (Laurence Fishburne), Dre sets out to establish a sense of cultural identity for his family that honors their past while embracing the future. 

"Black-ish" stars Anthony Anderson as Dre, Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow, Yara Shahidi as Zoey, Marcus Scribner as Andre Jr., Miles Brown as Jack, Marsai Martin as Diane and Laurence Fishburne as Pops. "Black-ish" was written by Kenya Barris, who also serves as executive producer.  Executive producers are Larry Wilmore, Anthony Anderson, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland, Tom Russo, Brian Dobbins, Peter Principato, Paul Young and James Griffiths, who directed the pilot. "Black-ish" is produced by ABC Studios.

CRISTELA

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