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ABC Reveals 2015 Summer Schedule


ABC has announced its summer lineup, with four new series joining the schedule: “500 Questions” on Wednesday, May 20 at 8:00 p.m.; “The Whispers” on Monday, June 1 at 10:01 p.m. and “Celebrity Family Feud” on Sunday, June 21 at 8:00 p.m., followed by “BattleBots” on Sunday, June 21 at 9:00 p.m. on the ABC Television Network.

These series join returning shows “The Bachelorette,” which premieres Monday, May 18 at 9:00 p.m.; “Celebrity Wife Swap” on Wednesday, May 20 at 10:00 p.m.; “Extreme Weight Loss” on Tuesday, May 26 at 9:00 p.m.; “Mistresses,” with a special two-hour premiere on Thursday, June 18 at 9:00 p.m.; “Rookie Blue” on Thursday, June 25 at 10:00 p.m.; and a two-night premiere of “Bachelor in Paradise” on Sunday, August 2 at 8:00 p.m. and on Monday, August 3 at 8:00 p.m.

I’m most excited about the revival of “BattleBots.” That was a great show the first time around. STEM focused and with great stories. The returning shows all did pretty well for ABC last summer, but the only one I’ll be watching is “Extreme Weight Makeover,” again for the great stories.

ABC’s summer premiere dates are as follows listed in chronological order (all times are ET/PT):

Monday, May 18

9:01-11:00 p.m.                       “The Bachelorette”

Wednesday, May 20

8:00-9:00 p.m.                         “500 Questions” (new series premiere)

10:00-11:00 p.m.                     “Celebrity Wife Swap”

Tuesday, May 26

9:00-11:00 p.m.                       “Extreme Weight Loss”

Monday, June 1

10:01-11:00 p.m.                     “The Whispers” (new series premiere)

Thursday, June 18

9:00-11:00 p.m.                       “Mistresses”

Sunday, June 21

8:00-9:00 p.m.                         “Celebrity Family Feud” (new series premiere)

9:00-10:01 p.m.                       “BattleBots” (new series premiere)

Thursday, June 25

10:00-11:00 p.m.                    “Rookie Blue”

Sunday, August 2

8:00-10:01 p.m.                       “Bachelor in Paradise” (special two-hour premiere)

Monday, August 3

8:00-10:01 p.m.                       “Bachelor in Paradise” (time period premiere)


Full show summaries below the jump

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