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The Trailers For ABC’s New Dramas & Comedies

May 16, 2017

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ABC has released the full trailers for their new dramas and comedies that will be part of their 2017-18 slate. Check them out down below!

DRAMA

  • THE GOOD DOCTOR

From Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios, in this series Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore of Bates Motel), a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital’s surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, Shaun uses his extraordinary medical gifts to save lives and challenge the skepticism of his colleagues.

From David Shore (House) and Hawaii Five-0 star Daniel Das Kim, the series stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy, Antonia Thomas as Dr. Claire Brown, Nicholas Gonzalez as Dr. Neal Melendez, Chuku Modu as Dr. Jared Kalu, Beau Garrett as Jessica Preston, Hill Harper as Dr. Marcus Andrews, and Richard Schiff as Dr. Aaron Glassman.

Shore writes and executive produces. Dae Kim, David Kim and Sebastian Lee also executive produce. Seth Gordon directs the pilot and executive produces.

 

  • THE GOSPEL OF KEVIN

From ABC Studios, Kevin Finn (Jason Ritter of Parenthood), a cluelessly self-serving person, is on a dangerous path to despair. In a downward spiral, Kevin returns home to stay with his widowed twin sister (JoAnna Garcia Swisher) and niece. On his first night there, an unlikely celestial being named Yvette appears to him and presents him with a mission– to save the world.

This light drama comes from executive producers Michele Fazekas & Tara Butters. Starring Jason Ritter as Kevin Finn, JoAnna Garcia Swisher as Amy, J.August Richards as Nate, Chloe East as Reese, Dustin Ybarra as Tyler and India de Beaufort as Kristin.

The pilot was directed by Paul McGuigan.

 

  • TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY

Starring Kyra Sedgwick as Jane Sadler, an overworked television producer and single mother in the middle of a separation whose life is turned upside down when her young daughter goes missing in the middle of the night. Just like her controversial police TV show, everything is a mystery, everyone has a secret, and no one can be trusted.

From Tassie Cameron and Skydance Television under its Uncharter label, the series also stars Adelwake Akkinnuoye-Agbaje, Francois Battiste, Currie Graham, Nelson Lee, Abigail Pniowsky, Josh Randall, Ali Stroker, Ella Thomas, Beth Triffon, and Mark L. Young.

Cameron writes and serves as show runner. He also executive produces alongside Sedgwick, Jill Littman, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, and marcy Ross.

 

  • DECEPTION

From Berlanti Productions and Quinn’s House in association with Warner Bros. Television, when his career is ruined by scandal, superstar magician Cameron Black has only one place to turn to practice his art of deception, influence and illusion– the FBI. Using every trick in the book and inventing new ones, he will help the government catch the world’s most elusive criminals while staging the biggest illusions of his career.

From writer/executive producer Chris Fedak (Chuck) and executive producers Greg Berlanti, Martin Hero and Sarah Schechter. Illusionist David Kwong co-produces.

Starring Jack Cutmore-Scott as Cameron Black/Jonathan Black, Ilfenesh Hadera as Kay Daniels, Lenora Crichlow as Dina Clark, Amaury Nolasco as Mike Alvarez, Justin Chon as Jordan Kwon, Laila Robins as Special Agent Deakins and Vinnie Jones as Gunter Gustafsen.

Directed by David Nutter, who also executive produces.

 

  • THE CROSSING

Refugees from a war-torn country seek asylum in a small American fishing town, only the country these people are from is America… and the war they are fleeing hasn’t happened yet. As the government tries to uncover the truth behind this mysterious migration only one thing is certain: The lives of the people here– both the townspeople and these newcomers– will never be the same.

Written by Dan Dworkin & Jay Beattie. Dworkin, Beattie and Jason Reed executive produce.

Starring Steve Zahn as Jude Miller, Natalie Martinez as Reece, Sandrine Holt as Emma Ren, Rick Gomez as Nestor, Jay Karnes as Craig Lindauer, Marcuis Harris as Caleb, Simone Kessel as Rebecca, Kelly Missal as Hannah, Rob Campbell as Paul, Grant Harvey as Roy, Bailey Skodje as Leah, Jon D’Leo as Will, Luc Roderique as Bryce and Tommy Bastow as Marshall.

The pilot was directed by Rob Bowman. The series is from ABC Studios.

 

  • FOR THE PEOPLE

From ABC Studios, this series is set in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, aka “The Monster Court”, this new Shondaland drama follows brand-new lawyers working for both the defense and the prosecution handling the most high-stakes federal cases in the country– all as their lives intersect in and out of the courtroom.

Created by Shondaland’s Paul William Davies and executive produced by Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers.

Starring Ben Rappaport as Seth Oliver, Susannah Flood as Kate Littlejohn, Wesam Keesh as Jay Simmons, Regé-Jean Page as Leonard Knox, Ben Shenkman as Roger Gunn, Hope Davis as Jill Caplan, Vondie Curtis-Hall as Judge Nicholas Byrne and Anna Deavere Smith as Tinda Krissman.

 

COMEDY

  • THE MAYOR

From Tony winner Executive Producer Daveed Diggs, writer/executive producer Jeremy Bronson and executive producer Jamie Tarses. The series is from ABC Studios. The pilot is directed by Executive Producer James Griffiths.

Starring Brandon Micheal Hall as Courtney Rose, Lea Michele as Valentina, Bernard David Jones as Jermaine Hardaway, Marcel Spears as TK and Yvette Nicole Brown as Dina.

Young rapper Courtney Rose (Brandon Micheal Hall) needs his big break. For years, he’s toiled away in a small inner-city apartment, making music in his junk-filled bedroom closet. Tired of waiting for opportunity, Courtney cooks up the publicity stunt of the century: Running for mayor of his hometown in California to generate buzz for his music career. Unfortunately for Courtney, his master plan goes wildly awry, ending in the most terrifying for outcomes: an election victory. With the help of his mother (Yvette Nicole Brown) and friends, including Valentina (Lea Michele), Courtney will have to overcome his hubris if he wants to transform the struggling city he loves.

 

  • ALEX, INC. 

From writer/executive producer Matt Tarses and executive producers Zack Braff, John Davis, John Fox, Chris Giliberti, Alex Blumberg, and Matt Lieber. Produced by Sony Television.

Previously titled “Start Up”, this comedy is inspired by a podcast. Starring Braff as a brilliant radio journalist, husband and father of two who is about to do something crazy– quit his job and start his own company. He quickly discovers it’s going to be a a lot harder than he thought.

Braff stars, directs and executive produces. He’s joined along Tiya Sircar, Hillary Anne Matthews, Michael Imperioli, Elisha Henig, and Audyssie James.

 

  • SPLITTING UP TOGETHER

Produced by Warner Bros. TV, Piece of Pie Productions and A Very Good Productions. From writer/executive producer Emily Kapnek and executive producers Ellen DeGeneres, Jeff Kleeman, Mette Heeno, Mie Andreasen and Hella Joof.

Based on the Danish series “Splitting Up Together” follows a couple (Jenna Fisher and Oliver Hudson) whose marriage is reignited by their divorce.

Starring Jenna Fisher as Lena, Oliver Hudson as Martin, Bobby Lee as Arthur, Diane Farr as Maya, Lindsay Price as Camille, Olivia Keville as Mae, Van Crosby as Mason, and Sander Thomas as Milo.

 

  • ROSEANNE

Produced by Carsey-Werner Television. From executive producers Tom Werner, Roseanne Barr, Sara Gilbert, Bruce Helford, Whitney Cummings and Tony Hernandez.

This promo gives a look back at the show’s most memorable moments.

 

 

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