ABC renews 19 shows, adds David E. Kelley drama 'Big Sky'
LOS ANGELES -- ABC is bringing back the lion's share of its series for next season, including 'úblack-ish,'Ě 'úA Million Little Things'Ě and 'úThe Rookie.'Ě
They are among the 19 shows that will return in the 2020-21 season, the network said Thursday, adding to a list of previously announced renewals.
New series debuting next season include 'úBig Sky,'Ě a thriller from writer-producer David E. Kelley ('úBig Little Lies,'Ě 'úBoston Legal'Ě), the comedy 'úCall Your Mother'Ě and game show revival 'úSupermarket Sweep'Ě with host Leslie Jones ("Saturday Night Live").
As with other networks facing the uncertainty of an industrywide, coronavirus-caused production halt, ABC is releasing its plans later than usual and piecemeal. Its schedule has yet to be announced.
Among the ABC series that won't be back: sitcoms 'úBless This Mess,'Ě 'úSchooled'Ě and 'úSingle Parents,'Ě the drama 'úEmergence,'Ě and 'úKids Say the Darndest Things,'Ě a reality show hosted by Tiffany Haddish.
Decisions on 'úThe Beauty and the Baker'Ě and 'úFor Life'Ě have yet to be announced.
More returning shows are: 'úAmerican Housewife'Ě; 'úThe Bachelor'Ě; 'úThe Conners'Ě; 'úDancing with the Stars'Ě; 'úThe Goldbergs'Ě; 'úmixed-ish'Ě; 'úShark Tank'Ě; 'úStumptown'Ě; 'ú20/20'Ě; 'úWho Wants To Be A Millionaire'Ě; 'úAmerica's Funniest Home Videos'Ě; 'úAmerican Idol'Ě; 'úThe Bachelorette'Ě; 'úThe Good Doctor'Ě; 'úGrey's Anatomy'Ě; 'úStation 19.'Ě