In season two of American Crime (ABC, Wednesdays, 10/9C), the story will have resonance for a lot of people. When lurid photos of a high school boy are posted on social media following a school party, he accuses two popular members of an elite high school’s championship team of drugging and assaulting him – then posting the photos online.
Timothy Hutton and Felicity Huffman, in new roles, lead a talented cast that also includes Lili Taylor and Regina King.
Season two of american Crime premiere on Wednesday, January 6, 2016. Follow the jump for further details.
Young war vet Matt Skokie is killed following a violent home invasion in Modesto, CA. Four suspects are brought to custody at the start of the series. As Russ Skokie (Timothy Hutton) and Barb Hanlon (Felicity Huffman) are forced to come together to bury their son, they discover their son may be far from innocent. As the series continues, the suspects are released but troubles continue to plague them and the Skokies, even as Matt’s wife Gwen, also a victim of the invasion, awakens from her coma. Surviving son Mark Skoki reveals to his mother that he’s engaged to a “person of color” who outranks him. That women is 1st Sgt Richelle Yoon, and she’s coming to Modesto from Germany. Gwendoline Yeo who plays Sgt Yoon, took time to chat with Eclipse Magazine about ABC’s latest hit crime drama “American Crime”!
As it prepares to launch its new series, American Crime, next Thursday, ABC has announced the American Crime Podcast, a post-show online series that will allow for discussions of each episode with cast and executive producers John Ridley and Michael McDonald.
Hosted by noted critic and interviewer Elvis Mitchell, the American Crime Podcast will also do something that’s never been done before – debuting today with special edition that looks at what to expect in the show. The American Crime Podcast will be available on PodcastOne.com, the PodcastOne app and iTunes through to the show’s final episode. Follow the jump for further details.
ABC has announced premiere dates for mid-season dramas American Crime (pictured above) and Secrets and Lies – and setting the date for the first season finale of its newest Shonda Rimes produced hit, How To Get Away With Murder.
The 10 episode drama series Secrets and Lies premieres Sunday, March 1 (9/8C) with a two-hour premiere, and 11 episode American Crime premieres Thursday, March 5 (10/9C).
How To Get Away With Murder has its two-hour season finale on Thursday, February 26 (9/8C). For further details, follow the jump.
For fall of the 2014-15 season, ABC has added six new shows: Selfie, Manhattan Love Story, Forever, Black-ish, How to Get Away with Murder and Cristela – three half-hour comedies and three dramas/dramedies. Waiting in the wings for mid-season are: American Crime, Fresh Off the Boat, Galavant, Marvel’s Agent Carter, Secrets and Lies and The Whispers – three dramas, a musical dramedy and two half-hour comedies. Marvel’s Agent Carter and Galavant will serve as bridge series between fall and spring runs of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD and Once Upon a Time, respectively.
Some notable shifts among returning shows: Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal each move up an hour on Thursdays with How to Get Away with Murder sliding into the 10 pm slot; SHIELD moves back an hour, with Selfie and Manhattan Love Story taking over its former timeslot. For series descriptions and the complete schedule, follow the jump.