ABC’s fall premiere showcases six new shows

Fall is a time for cozy sweaters, pumpkin flavored everything and of course ABC’s anticipated fall television series line up. This fall, ABC welcomes back the gladiators of the hit show Scandal, the McDreamy lovers of the 10-year Greys Anatomy drama, and of course the mystical fairytale stories told in Once Upon a Time. Even with such an impressive fall line up, ABC will be premiering six all new television shows in the fall. These new series include an array of humorous sitcoms and thrilling dramas.
 
“Forever”
Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 10 p.m.
Starring Ioan Gruffudd as Dr. Henry Morgan
Immortality is an unexplainable and problematic trait to carry for New York City’s leading medical examiner Dr. Henry Morgan. While studying the dead to solve criminal cases, Dr. Morgan searches for clues to explain his 200 years of immortality.  After every immortal death, Henry finds himself naked, emerging out of a body of water with no recollection of the time that has passed. This season, tune in to watch Dr. Henry Morgan’s mysterious story unfold with new medical cases each week. Forever airs on ABC on Tuesday nights, at 10 p.m.
 
“‘Black-ish”
Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 9:30 p.m.
Starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross
Raising a family is never easy, even when living as an upper-middle class family in the suburbs. Andre Johnson, the man of the house, finds himself struggling to raise his family due to a cultural identity crisis.  Being an African American, Andre sees his family growing up in a completely different era than when he was a kid. Do not miss this hilarious family sitcom airing on Wednesday nights at 9:30 p.m. on ABC.
 
“How to Get Away with Murder”
Thursday, Sept. 25 at 10 p.m.
Starring Viola Davis
Middleton Law School is home to the teachings of the brilliant professor Annalise Keating, where she teaches a course nicknamed ‘how to get away with murder.’ Every year she puts her students to the test with case studies to find the four top performers of her class. Students soon realize Professor Keating’s teaching will be useful sooner than expected. This dramatic ABC television series airs on Thursday nights at 10 p.m.
 
“Selfie”
Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m.
Starring Karen Gillan
In the world we live in today, social media is a way that a person brands who they are to the social media world. Eliza Dooley finds herself in a position where, although she gets thousands of ‘likes,’ she has no true friendships. After this harsh discovery, Dooley quickly hires Henry Higenbottam, a marketing self-image guru. Through this new partnership, Dooley hopes that Higenbottam can show her that there’s more to life than an iPhone connection.  Be sure to tune into the sure-to-be hilariously relatable sitcom, which airs 8 p.m., Tuesdays on ABC.
 
“Manhattan Love Story”
Tuesday, Sept. 30 8:30 p.m.
Starring Analeigh Tipton, Jake McDorman
Many would assume that dating in New York City would be easy, fun and even thrilling; however, this newly dating couple will show a different side – the awkward side. Manhattan Love Story follows Dana and Peter from when they first meet through their dating experience as a new couple. Thoughts will be shared and opposing actions will be exposed in this weekly sitcom. Prepare for unfiltered, comical dating banter every Tuesday night on ABC at 8:30 p.m.
 
“Cristela”
Friday, Oct. 10 at 8:30 p.m.
Starring Cristela Alonzo
Cristela is part of a traditional Mexican-American family who believe that her dream of joining a prestigious law firm is not an appropriate career. As Cristela closes in on her sixth year of law school, she has finally lands her first internship at a prominent law firm; however, much to her family’s dismay, the internship unpaid. With having to balance her desire to live the American dream, law school and living with an outlandish family, Cristela has her work cut out for her. Catch this lively sitcom every Friday night at 8:30 on ABC.