ABC has set summer premiere dates for Still Star-Crossed and reboots of Battle of the Network Stars and Gong Show. Plus other new shows!
ABC has set its summer schedule, with premiere dates for its new thriller drama series Somewhere Between, Shondaland’s Still Star-Crossed, and documentary The Story Of Diana, as well as two more reboots of classic game shows, The Gong Show, produced by Will Arnett, and Battle of the Network Stars.
As previously announced, new comedy series Downward Dog kicks it off with a series premiere preview on Wednesday, May 17 at 9:31 PM, before moving to its regular Tuesday slot at 8 PM on May 23. Still Star-Crossed, the new period drama from Shondaland, premieres Monday, May 29 at 10:01 PM. The soapy Romeo & Juliet sequel will get a strong female lead-in from The Bachelorette. The series premiere of suspense thriller drama series Somewhere Between is slotted for Monday, July 24 at 10:01 PM.
New alternative series, The Gong Show revival premieres Thursday, June 22 at 10 PM, following the two-hour series premiere of new music competition series Boy Band at 8 PM. Boy Band then moves to its regular Thursday time slot on June 29, at 8 PM. It’s followed by the series premiere of IMG-produced Battle of the Network Stars at 9 PM. There is no cast announced yet for the show, which is not likely to land current stars on competing networks.