ABC announced Tuesday it renewed the hit drama “The Good Doctor” for a third season, “A Million Little Things” for a second season and “Shark Tank” for an 11th season.
‘The Good Doctor’
The doctors at San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital will be back with new episodes of the successful drama, produced by Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. The series airs Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
The series stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy, Antonia Thomas as Dr. Claire Browne, Nicholas Gonzalez as Dr. Neil Melendez, Hill Harper as Dr. Marcus Andrews, Richard Schiff as Dr. Aaron Glassman, Tamlyn Tomita as Allegra Aoki, Christina Chang as Dr. Audrey Lim, Fiona Gubelman as Dr. Morgan Reznick, Will Yun Lee as Dr. Alex Park, and Paige Spara as Lea Dilallo.
The series is produced by Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. David Shore is writer and executive producer. Daniel Dae Kim, David Kim, Erin Gunn, Sebastian Lee and Seth Gordon are also executive producers.
‘A Million Little Things’
They say friendship isn’t one big thing, it’s a million little things; and that’s true for a group of friends from Boston who bonded under unexpected circumstances. Some have achieved success, others are struggling in their careers and relationships, but all of them feel stuck in life. After one of them dies unexpectedly, it’s just the wake-up call the others need to finally start living. Along the way, they discover that friends may be the one thing to save them from themselves.
“A Million Little Things” stars David Giuntoli as Eddie Saville, Ron Livingston as Jon Dixon, Romany Malco as Rome Howard, Allison Miller as Maggie Bloom, Christina Moses as Regina Howard, Christina Ochoa as Ashley Morales, Grace Park as Katherine Kim, James Roday as Gary Mendez, Stephanie Szostak as Delilah Dixon, Lizzy Greene as Sophie Dixon and Tristan Byon as Theo Saville.
DJ Nash is creator and executive producer; Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor and James Griffiths are executive producers. “A Million Little Things” is produced by ABC Studios and Kapital Entertainment.
The recipient of the 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 Emmy Award for Outstanding Structured Reality Program, “Shark Tank” features “The Sharks” – tough, self-made, multimillionaire and billionaire tycoons – as they invest in America’s best businesses and products. “The Sharks” will give people from all walks of life the chance to chase the American dream and potentially secure business deals that could make them millionaires.
Mark Burnett, Clay Newbill, Yun Lingner, Max Swedlow, Phil Gurin, Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Kevin O’Leary are the executive producers of “Shark Tank,” which is based on the Japanese “Dragons’ Den” format, created by Nippon Television Network Corporation. The series is produced by MGM Television in association with Sony Pictures Television.
The Sharks are billionaire Cuban, owner and chairman of AXS TV and outspoken owner of the 2011 NBA champion Dallas Mavericks; real estate mogul Corcoran; “Queen of QVC” Greiner; technology innovator Herjavec; fashion and branding expert John; and venture capitalist O’Leary.
It’s The Beginning of The End of The ‘Modern’ Era
Currently in its 10th season, ABC announced it picked up the Emmy Award-winning series “Modern Family” for an 11th and final season. This large and blended family will continue to delight audiences for the 2019-20 fall schedule with its honest and often hilarious look into the warm and sometimes twisted embrace of the modern family.
Produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television in association with Steven Levitan Productions and Picador Productions, the series airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
“Chris and Steve have created one of the most seminal and iconic comedies in television history,” said Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment. “In its final season, there will be more milestone events that anyone who has been a fan of the series won’t want to miss.”
“For 10 years, our characters have bravely faced turning points in life and moved through them to great personal enrichment; we have chosen a different path by doing one more season of ‘Modern Family,’ ” said co-creator and executive producer Christopher Lloyd.
“Modern Family” ranks No. 1 in Wednesday’s 9 p.m. half-hour among adults 18-49 (2.1/9) and places among TV’s top five comedies this season (No. 4). A five-time Emmy winner for Outstanding Comedy Series, “Modern Family” remains one of the most heavily awarded comedy series on television, including a Golden Globe win, four SAG Award wins for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, a Peabody Award, two GLAAD Media Awards, two NAACP Image Awards, six WGA awards, four PGA awards, a Television Critics award along with dozens of individual wins by the show’s award-winning cast.
The series stars Ed O’Neill as Jay Pritchett, Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, Sofia Vergara as Gloria Pritchett, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett, Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker, Sarah Hyland as Haley Dunphy, Nolan Gould as Luke Dunphy, Ariel Winter as Alex Dunphy, Rico Rodriguez as Manny Delgado, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons as Lily Tucker-Pritchett and Jeremy Maguire as Joe Pritchett.