ABC: Fall TV Preview 2013

The Disney-owned broadcast network ABC announced its new lineup of shows that will debut in a few months, hoping to build on the hits it already has by capitalizing on some franchise brands it owns. Here's a look at what's coming up.

New Shows on ABC in Fall 2013

Back in the Game - The title is better than what it was previously called (She's Got Balls). This sitcom follows a recently divorced single mom who moves back her ex-baseball player dad and coaches her son's Little League team.

Betrayal - Another soap opera mystery attempts to hook viewers. In this one, a woman has an affair with an attorney, then she learns that he'll be opposing her lawyer husband in a high-profile murder trial.

The Goldbergs - Adam Sandler produces this sitcom, which was previously titled How the Hell Am I Normal? It's a semi-autobiographical look at a family in the 1980s.

Lucky 7 - Seven gas station employees from Queens win a multi-million dollar lottery.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. - Disney taps into its Marvel Universe to bring the adventures of a team of covert government agents battling superpowered beings and cosmic forces. Clark Gregg reprises his role as Agent Phil Coulson, even though he was seemingly killed off in Marvel's The Avengers.


Once Upon a Time in Wonderland - Disney once again goes into its "tried-and-true" well and spins of its hit Once Upon a Time fairytale series with the story of Alice. Is she insane or experiencing real adventures? John Lithgow provides the voice of White Rabbit.

Super Fun Night - Produced by Conan O'Brien, three women gather every Friday night for some social relaxation until one of them forces everyone to change their weekly routine.

Trophy Wife - A reformed party girl marries a twice-divorced man who has three manipulative kids.

New Shows on ABC in Midseason 2013/2014

The Quest - This reality show tries to be different by shrouding itself with fantasy themes.



Resurrection - Based on the upcoming novel The Returned, this supernatural thriller in a small town centers on long dead people who return as if nothing has happened.

New Shows That Might Still Appear on ABC's Schedule

Killer Women - Based on the Argentine series Mujeres Asesinas, Tricia Helfer plays a law enforcement Texas Ranger.

Mind Games - Formerly titled Influence, this new drama stars Steve Zahn and Christian Slater as brothers -- one a bipolar, behavioral scientist recovering from an academic scandal and the other is a charming ex-con. They start an agency to solve client's problems "using the science of human motivation and manipulation."

Mixology - Ten singles look for love in a Manhattan bar.

We've looked at NBC, FOX, and now ABC.  Coming up next: CBS and the CW.

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