'The Chew' takes a bite out of ABC's new fall seasonby jmaloni
One-hour primetime preview special airs Sunday, Sept. 2
Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz travel coast to coast - from California and New York to Hawaii and Nashville - to bring viewers a sneak peek at the ABC fall primetime lineup. Interviewing some of the network's hottest new stars, the special has something for everyone. From diva-filled musical drama and deep and dark desires to quirky and "out of this world" comedies and thrillers, "The Chew Presents ABC's Primetime Fall Preview Special" airs Sunday, Sept. 2 (7 p.m.), on ABC.
Highlights of the special include:
•"666 Park Avenue" stars Vanessa Williams ("Desperate Housewives") and Terry O'Quinn ("Lost") enjoy cocktails and canapés with Clinton Kelly from a chic Manhattan hotel room to talk about their sexy, seductive new primetime address. "666 Park Avenue" premieres Sunday, Sept. 30, at 10 p.m.
•Carla Hall travels home as she visits "Nashville" star Hayden Panettiere ("Heroes") on the legendary stage of The Grand Ole Opry and visits with her co-stars, Clare Bowen and Sam Palladio, at the iconic Bluebird Cafe. "Nashville" premieres Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 10 p.m.
•Aloha from Oahu, Hawaii, the breathtaking location for ABC's new action adventure series, "Last Resort," premiering Thursday, Sept. 27, at 8 p.m. Series star Andre Braugher ("Homicide: Life on the Street") sits oceanside with Daphne Oz for comfort food, conversation and a hometown surprise, all amidst the palm trees and island breeze.
•Hall catches up with the stars of the new family comedy series "The Neighbors" at Johnnie's Coffee Shop in Los Angeles, where Jami Gertz ("Entourage "and 80s classics "Square Pegs" and "Sixteen Candles") and other stars share a preview of their quirky new sitcom that's sure to bring the family together for a night of laughs. "The Neighbors" premieres Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 9:30 p.m., and moves to its regular time slot of 8:30 p.m., beginning Wednesday, Oct. 3.
•It's a food truck fiesta as Oz meets country music superstar Reba ("Reba") to talk about her new sitcom, "Malibu Country," which premieres Friday, Nov. 2, at 8:30 p.m.