The new ABC schedule for the 2012-2013 TV season adds six new dramas and four comedies, moves around a few of its returning shows – “Revenge” to Sundays, and “Last Man Standing” to Fridays, reinstating a family-friendly TGIF night.
Of the new dramas, “666 Park Avenue,” regarding a mysterious New York building, stars Terry O’Quinn of “Lost” and Vanessa Williams, as well as Rachael Taylor, Dave Annable, from writers on “Fringe” and “Gossip Girl.”
“Last Resort,” about an embattled submarine that lands on a remote island, is from Shawn Ryan of “The Shield” and stars Andre Braugher.
“Mistresses,” an adaptation of the BBC series of the same name, stars Alyssa Milano, Yunjun Kim, Rochelle Aytes and Jes Macallan.
Connie Britton as a country star on “Nashville,” a drama that includes Hayten Panettiere, Powers Boothe, from the writer of “Thelma & Louise” callie Khouri and directed by R.J. Cutler, the documentary filmmaker.
“Red Window” stars Rahda Mitchell as a widow who takes on her husband’s murderers in the world of organized crime. Based on a Dutch series.
“Zero Hour” stars Anthony Edwards as a paranormal enthusiast who uses his skills to find his abducted wife. From the creator of “Prison Break,” Paul T. Scheuring.
Of the comedies, “How to Live With Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life” stars Sharah Chalke as a single mom who lives with parents played by Elizabeth Perkins and Brad Garrett.
“Malibu Country” stars Reba McEntire as the ex of a country star who moves to California with her mom, played by Lily Tomlin. Sara Rue is a neighbor.
Jami Gertz and Lenny Venito are “The Neighbors” who live in an area populated by space aliens.
The Family Tools” stars Kyle Bornheimer, who takes over the family handyman business fro his dad J.K. Simmons. With Leah Remini as his aunt. Based on a British series, “White Van Man.”
Returning series include “The Bachelor,” “Body of Proof,” “Castle,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “Don’t Trust the B—in Apartment 23,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Hapy Endings,” “Last Man Standing,” “The Middle,” “Modern Family,” “Once Upon a Time,” “Private Practice,” “Revenge,” “Scandal,” “Shark Tank,” “Suburgatory” and “Wife Swap.”
Shows not returning include “GCB,” “Missing” and “The River,” as well as the long ago canceled “Man Up,” “Work It!” “Charlie’s Angels” and “Pan Am.” “Cougar Town” is canceled but will be moving to TBS next season. And “Desperate Housewives” just ended its run Sunday.