ABC ANNOUNCES UNSCRIPTED SERIES PREMIERE DATES
FOR 2020-2021 SEASON
GAME SHOW FAVORITES ‘CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD,’ ‘PRESS YOUR LUCK’
AND ‘MATCH GAME’ RESUME ON THURSDAYS, BEGINNING SEPT. 24
A DRAMATIC NEW SEASON OF ‘THE BACHELORETTE’ DEBUTS TUESDAY, OCT. 13
ALL-NEW ‘SHARK TANK’ KICKS OFF FRIDAY, OCT. Sixteen
NEW SERIES ‘SUPERMARKET SWEEP’ JOINS SUNDAY NIGHT LINEUP WITH ‘AFV,’
‘WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE’ AND ‘CARD SHARKS’ ALL PREMIERING
SUNDAY, OCT. 18
Ending the 2019-2020 season because the No. 1 entertainment community among Adults 18-forty 9 and ranking because the summer season’s No. 1 community for the 2d consecutive three hundred and sixty five days, ABC this present day unveiled its drop unscripted premiere dates. Particulars for the community’s scripted series premiere dates shall be shared at a later time.
“We’re fortunate to possess such a real unscripted slate to commence our first wave of programming this drop,” mentioned Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment. “Presenting the fresh ‘Grocery store Sweep’ with Leslie Jones alongside fresh, customary episodes of returning reveals that viewers possess come to know and like is invigorating. And with our scripted series ramping up manufacturing, we preserve up for asserting extra premiere dates very soon.”
ABC’s unscripted series premiere dates are as follows (all times listed are Japanese/Pacific). Unique reveals are in intrepid.
MONDAY, SEPT. 14
eight:00-10:00 p.m. “Dancing with the Stars” (beforehand introduced)
THURSDAY, SEPT. 24
eight:00-9:00 p.m. “Celebrity Household Feud”
9:00-10:00 p.m. “Press Your Success”
10:00-11:00 p.m. “Match Sport”
TUESDAY, OCT. 13
eight:00-10:01 p.m. “The Bachelorette”
FRIDAY, OCT. Sixteen
eight:00-9:01 p.m. “Shark Tank”
SUNDAY, OCT. 18
7:00-eight:00 p.m. “The US’s Funniest House Movies”
eight:00-9:00 p.m. “Grocery store Sweep” (Sequence Premiere)
9:00-10:00 p.m. “Who Needs To Be A Millionaire”
10:00-11:00 p.m. “Card Sharks”
DANCING WITH THE STARS (SEASON 29) – MONDAY, SEPT. 14 (eight:00-10:00 p.m.)
“Dancing with the Stars” is the hit series whereby celebrities make choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of well-known ballroom experts and voted upon by viewers at house. The competition begins with an all-fresh solid of celebrities paired up with the define’s knowledgeable dancers, braving the dance ground collectively for the very first time. Each and a week these celebrities will suffer hours of grueling rehearsals to master fresh dance kinds and technical choreography to make a dance. In the cease, most efficient one well-known person will upward push above the remainder to be crowned champion and take the coveted Mirrorball trophy.
Last season, “Dancing with the Stars” averaged 9.1 million Entire Viewers after 35 days of delayed viewing all the design by linear and digital platforms. “Dancing with the Stars” is produced by BBC Studios’ Los Angeles manufacturing arm. Andrew Llinares and Tyra Banks are executive producers.
CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD (SEASON 6) – THURSDAY, SEPT. 24 (eight:00-9:00 p.m.)
“Celebrity Household Feud,” the iconic game define hosted by humorist, actor, author and Emmy(R) Award winner Steve Harvey, aspects celebrities, in conjunction with their quick household or their prolonged TV families, going head-to-head in a contest to title the most well-preferred responses to concept-form questions posed to a hundred folk for of enterprise to take money for a charity of their preference. This season’s high-vitality matchups continue with Ray Romano vs. Brad Garrett, Kathie Lee Gifford vs. Ricki Lake, Joel McHale vs. Ben Feldman, NFLPA Legends vs. NFLPA Pro-Bowlers, and Tumble Out Boy vs. Weezer, among others.
Staunch by its flee earlier this summer season, ABC’s “Celebrity Household Feud” ranked because the No. 1 program within the Sunday eight p.m. hour in Entire Viewers. According to 35 days of viewing on linear and digital platforms this summer season, “Celebrity Household Feud” grew over its three hundred and sixty five days-ago moderate by 14% in Entire Viewers and by 24% in Adults 18-forty 9 and ranks as ABC’s No. 1 program in delayed multiplatform viewing. “Celebrity Household Feud” is produced by Fremantle. Jennifer Mullin is an executive producer, in conjunction with Gaby Johnston who additionally serves as showrunner.
PRESS YOUR LUCK (SEASON 2) – THURSDAY, SEPT. 24 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
“Press Your Success” is a game of wits and formulation hosted by Elizabeth Banks. The stakes possess never been increased as contestants try and steer certain of the iconic and devilish WHAMMY for of enterprise at lifestyles-altering money and prizes. Staunch by every game of “Press Your Success,” three contestants compete towards every a host of answering questions to originate spins on the Astronomical Board. Contestants then reveal their spins to take money and prizes while looking out to steer certain of the WHAMMY, who would possibly possibly possibly opt all of their winnings and leave them with nothing. The winning contestant moves on to the bonus game to face the WHAMMY in a final battle for the opportunity to take $1 million.
Staunch by its summer season 2020 flee, “Press Your Success” stood because the No. 1 broadcast program within the Sunday 9 p.m. hour among Entire Viewers and Adults 18-forty 9. “Press Your Success” is produced by Fremantle. John Quinn is showrunner and executive producer; and Jennifer Mullin, Elizabeth Banks & Max Handelman are additionally executive producers.
MATCH GAME (SEASON 5) – THURSDAY, SEPT. 24 (10:00-11:00 p.m.)
Females and gents, or now not it is a ways time to BLANK! “Match Sport” returns for the autumn flee of season five with Golden Globe(R) and Emmy Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin on the helm, his famed skinny microphone in hand and a lineup of hilarious celeb panelists. Produced by Fremantle, the bawdy panel game aspects four contestants a week vying for the chance to take $25,000, as they try and match the answers of six celebrities in a game of possess-in-the-clean.
ABC’s “Match Sport” became the No. 1 program within the Sunday 10 p.m. hour among Entire Viewers and Adults 18-forty 9 all the design by its flee earlier this summer season. The series is executive produced by Scott St. John, Alec Baldwin, Mallory Schwartz and Fremantle’s Jennifer Mullin.
THE BACHELORETTE (SEASON Sixteen) – TUESDAY, OCT. 13 (eight:00-10:01 p.m.)
Bachelor Nation, the wait is in some design over! Clare Crawley will in some design embark on her roam to get correct like as “The Bachelorette” returns for its sizzling sixteenth season on a brand fresh night. Clare had girls all the design by The US cheering from their living rooms when she famously stood as much as controversial Bachelor Juan Pablo all the design by the memorable 18th season finale of “The Bachelor.” Clare left the season with a brand fresh sense of self self assurance and a resolution to never decide for anything else now not as much as the unconditional like and appreciate that she deserved. Dispute her passionate, wild dash to get her soul mate and the explosive turn of events that would possibly possibly possess all of Bachelor Nation talking.
“The Bachelorette” ranked as closing summer season’s No. 1 TV series among Adults 18-forty 9, marking the first time ever the ABC unscripted series performed because the finest-rated series of the summer season. The Fifteenth season of “The Bachelorette” improved over the define’s prior season by 5% with Adults 18-forty 9. Hosted by Chris Harrison, “The Bachelorette” is a manufacturing of Subsequent Entertainment in affiliation with Warner Horizon Unscripted Television. Mike Fleiss, Martin Hilton, Nicole Woods, Bennett Graebner, Peter Gust, Tim Warner, Louis Caric and Peter Geist are the manager producers.
SHARK TANK (SEASON 12) – FRIDAY, OCT. Sixteen (eight:00-9:01 p.m.)
The recipient of the 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 Emmy Award for Outstanding Structured Actuality Program, “Shark Tank” aspects The Sharks – tricky, self-made, multimillionaire and billionaire tycoons – as they make investments in The US’s most efficient companies and merchandise. The Sharks will give folk from all walks of lifestyles the chance to scurry the American dream and potentially real industry deals that would possibly possibly possibly invent them millionaires.
Last season, “Shark Tank” ranked because the No. 1 program within the Friday eight o’clock hour with Adults 18-forty 9. Label Burnett, Clay Newbill, Yun Lingner, Max Swedlow and Phil Gurin, Brandon Wallace, Label Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O’Leary are the manager producers of “Shark Tank,” which depends on the Japanese “Dragons’ Den” structure, created by Nippon Television Network Corporation. The series is produced by MGM Television in affiliation with Sony Images Television.
AMERICA’S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (SEASON 31) – SUNDAY, OCT. 18 (7:00-eight:00 p.m.)
Hosted by Alfonso Ribeiro, “The US’s Funniest House Movies” is the longest-operating primetime entertainment define within the history of ABC. Each and a week, the “AFV” team evaluates 1000’s of person-submitted house videos to bring you The US’s exact-lifestyles comical moments captured on video.
According to 35 days of viewing on linear and digital platforms, ABC’s “The US’s Funniest House Movies” grew over its prior season by 5% in Entire Viewers and 12% in Adults 18-forty 9. Vin Di Bona is executive producer, in conjunction with Michele Nasraway.
SUPERMARKET SWEEP (SERIES PREMIERE) – SUNDAY, OCT. 18 (eight:00-9:00 p.m.)
The basic TV game define “Grocery store Sweep,” hosted and executive produced by Emmy Award-nominated comedienne and actress Leslie Jones, is a rapidly-paced and energetic series following three teams of two as they battle it out using their grocery browsing abilities and data of merchandise to take immense money prizes. The customary structure aired on ABC from 1965-1967 and went on to develop into a world sensation, in conjunction with runs within the 1990s and early 2000s. It became tailored in 13 global territories and, most now not too lengthy ago, relaunched within the U.K. “Grocery store Sweep” is produced by Fremantle. Executive producers consist of Alycia Rossiter, Leslie Jones, Wes Kauble, Jennifer Mullin and Hunter Seidman.
WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE (SEASON 2) – SUNDAY, OCT. 18 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Hosted by wearisome-night’s Jimmy Kimmel, this season will characteristic every celeb contestants playing for the charity of their preference and frontline heroes attempting their hand at a $1 million prize. As well to lifelines, “Attach a seek files from to the Host,” “50/50” and “Phone a Friend,” contestants playing on “Millionaire” can invite an knowledgeable visitor to serve them resolution questions. It’s miles fundamentally a relative, a cherished instructor or a properly-known trivialities knowledgeable – someone they desire – to serve them take as noteworthy money as they are able to.
In its debut season, “Who Needs To Be A Millionaire” ranked because the No. 1 program within the Thursday eight p.m. hour closing season among Entire Viewers and Adults 18-forty 9. After 35 days of delayed viewing all the design by linear and digital platforms, the define averaged 7.three million Entire Viewers in its freshman season. “Who Needs To Be A Millionaire” is executive produced by Michael Davies and Jimmy Kimmel. The series is produced by Sony Images Television’s Embassy Row, Kimmelot and Valleycrest Productions Ltd. The enduring game define is a Sony Images Television structure that has been tailored in over A hundred and twenty nations and has obtained over Sixty five awards worldwide.
CARD SHARKS (SEASON 2) – SUNDAY, OCT. 18 (10:00-11:00 p.m.)
“Card Sharks” is a suspenseful game the place a fortune can also additionally be obtained on the turn of a single playing card! The avenue to glory and riches begins with two avid gamers who face off in a head-to-head elimination game with the goal of 1 participant making it to the lifestyles-altering money card round. In the money card round, the winning participant has to invent gut-wrenching selections and chance it all to take it all. In the end, avid gamers can both opt their earned money and quit or continue wagering for of enterprise to opt house a necessary money prize.
Staunch by its debut season closing summer season, “Card Sharks” delivered ABC’s largest summertime audience to the Wednesday 9 p.m. hour in four years – since summer season 2015. Hosted by comic and actor Joel McHale, “Card Sharks” is produced by Fremantle. Scott St. John is showrunner and executive producer, and Joel McHale and Jennifer Mullin are additionally executive producers.
SOCIAL MEDIA INFORMATION FOR ABC UNSCRIPTED SERIES PREMIERING FALL 2020:
“AFV” – #AFV on Instagram, Twitter and Fb
“The Bachelorette” – #TheBachelorette on Instagram, Twitter and Fb. As well, follow Bachelor Nation on YouTube.
“Card Sharks” – #CardSharks on Instagram, Twitter and Fb
“Celebrity Household Feud” – #CelebrityFamilyFeud on Instagram, Twitter and Fb
“DWTS” – #DWTS on Instagram, Twitter and Fb
“Match Sport” – #MatchGame on Instagram, Twitter and Fb
“Shark Tank” – #SharkTank on Fb, Twitter and Instagram
“Grocery store Sweep” – #SupermarketSweep on Fb, Twitter and Instagram
“Who Needs To Be A Millionaire” – #WhoWantsToBeAMillionaire on Instagram, Twitter and Fb