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Ta Da! ABC Plans Special for Mickey’s 90th Anniversary!

ABC will celebrate Mickey Mouse’s 90th Anniversary with a two-hour special – Mickey’s 90th Spectacular.

Produced by Don Mischer Productions, the two hour special air will feature star-studded musical performances, moving tributes and never-before-seen short films.

Mickey’s 90th Spectacular will premiere on Sunday, November 4th (8/7C).

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ABC Fall Premiere Dates Include New TGIF!

ABC has announced its fall premiere dates and – alongside a two-hour premiere for Grey’s Anatomy and a host of new shows – the network is resurrecting its TGIF concept with Fresh off the Boat, Speechless and Child Support anchoring the network’s Friday night lineup beginning Friday, October 5th.

Seven new series will join ABC’s schedule: The Alec Baldwin Show, The Conners, Dancing with the Stars: Juniors, The Kids Are Alright,’ A Million Little Things, The Rookie and Single Parents.

Highly anticipated returns include The Shark Tank, The Good Doctor, Station 19 and How to Get Away with Murder.

The complete schedule of premieres follows.

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ABC Announces New Unscripted Survival Series: Castaways!

ABC has announced a radical new unscripted survival series called Castaways. Twelve random people are left alone on a series of islets in the South Pacific and must either survive until rescue arrives, or quit.

They have the option to survive alone, or try to find the others and work together – sort of a combination of Lost and Survivor.

Castaways premieres on August 7th. A complete series description and bios of the participants follows.

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Say Goodbye to the Swimsuit Competition – Miss America Gets Woke!

In what the Miss America Organization is calling Miss America 2.0, ‘the 51 women representing their home states and the District of Columbia will no longer be judged on outward physical appearance.’

Instead, each will be judged by ‘her achievements and goals in life, and how she will use her talents, passion and ambition to perform the job of Miss America.’ (Goodbye, swimsuit competition!)

The 2019 Miss America Competition airs live on ABC, Sunday, Sept. 9 (9 p.m. EDT), from Atlantic City’s historic Boardwalk Hall.

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Bradley Cooper to Executive Produce Sixth Stand Up To Cancer Fundraising Special!

The sixth Stand Up To Cancer fundraising special – executive produced by Bradley Cooper – is set to air on September 7th.

The special – which will air simultaneously on more than 50 American and Canadian broadcast and cable networks – marks ten years of ‘making an impact in groundbreaking cancer research.

Details follow.

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ABC Greenlights Family Food Fight!

Family Food Fight’s Ayesha Curry – Photo by Mark Bourdillion/Courtesy of ABC

ABC has greenlighted Family Food Fight – pitting eight families against each other to see which one produces the best family dishes.

The series will be hosted and executive produced by restaurateur, food maven and NY Times best-selling cookbook author Ayesha Curry.

Full series description and network burble follow.

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Goodnight Sweet chew – Good Morning Third Hour of GMA!

GOOD MORNING AMERICA – Amy Robach, Michael Strahan, Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, Ginger Zee, Lara Spencer – Photo by Heidi Gutman/Courtesy of ABC.

ABC has added an hour to its Emmy Award-winning morning show, Good Morning America.

Oddly, the third hour of GMA will air at 1pm (Noon CDT/PDT) – which that the underperforming The Chew is gone.

Network burble follows.

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