‘Celebrity Wife Swap’ Returns to ABC for Third Season on April 15

‘Celebrity Wife Swap’ will make its season three debut on Tuesday, April 15 at 10:00 pm ET/PT on the ABC Television Network. In the premiere episode, two Hollywood dynasties come together for the first time when the partners of actor Daniel Baldwin and music legend Jermaine Jackson swap lives for one week.

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‘Resurrection: The Complete First Season’ on DVD in June

'Resurrection: The Complete First Season' on DVDABC Studios and Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment have announced that the first season of its new critically-acclaimed series ‘Resurrection’ will be arriving on DVD on June 10, 2014 (now available for pre-order).

What happens when someone who you’ve mourned and buried mysteriously appears at your doorstep, as if not a single day has gone by? The lives of the people of Arcadia, Missouri are forever changed when their deceased loved ones miraculously return, causing them to confront the emotional depth of their relationship and what it means to be given a second chance.

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‘Once Upon A Time: Wicked is Coming’ Special to Air March 9

ABC invites new and devoted ‘Once Upon a Time’ viewers to take another look at this popular fantasy series in the new special, ‘Once Upon a Time: Wicked is Coming,’ which will explore the show in a way that will bring new viewers up to date — but which current viewers will also find illuminating — in anticipation of the exciting midseason return. The special will take a look at the role that family plays in the show, our heroes’ journey from breaking the curse to the ramifications of magic in our world, travelling to Neverland to save Henry from an evil Peter Pan, and their upcoming battle with The Wicked Witch of the West. Narrated by Dan Stevens (‘Downton Abbey’), the special features interviews with the cast, and executive producers Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz help tell the story of ‘Once Upon a Time: Wicked is Coming,’ airing Sunday, March 9 at 7:00 pm ET/PT on the ABC Television Network.

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‘Marvel Studios: Assembling A Universe’ to Air March 18 on ABC; Sneak Peek at Upcoming Films

Join stars from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, celebrity fans, filmmakers and pop culture icons for a world premiere primetime event on Tuesday, March 18 at 8:00 pm ET/PT  on the ABC Television Network.

Marvel Studios has pioneered and broken box-office records around the world, creating a cinematic universe unlike any other in pop culture history through its blockbuster films. Beginning with Iron Man in 2008 and continuing today through ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ on ABC and the theatrical release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier this April, the Marvel Cinematic Universe presents audiences with some of the most groundbreaking and dynamic storytelling that brings an unprecedented vision to the world of entertainment.

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ABC Announces Series Premiere Dates, ‘Toy Story That Time Forgot’ Pixar Special

Paul Lee, president, ABC Entertainment Group, today announced premiere dates for the new drama series ‘Black Box’ on Thursday, April 24 at 10:00 pm ET, along with a new season of ‘Dancing with the Stars’ on Monday, March 17 at 8:00 pm ET and the pick-up of an all-new Disney/Pixar holiday special, ‘Toy Story That Time Forgot’ for the 2014 holiday season, following the recent success of ‘Toy Story OF TERROR!’

The network also announced a special two-night “Bachelor” event featuring everyone’s favorite Bachelor, Juan Pablo Galavis, on Monday, February 24 and Tuesday, February 25 at 8:00 pm ET  and new drama ‘Mind Games’ will now premiere on Tuesday, February 25 at 10:00 pm ET, following night two of the ‘Bachelor’ event.

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‘Mystery Girls,’ ‘Young & Hungry’ Comedy Series Announced for ABC Family in 2014

ABC Family announced today the pick-up of two half-hour comedy series ‘Mystery Girls,’ starring and executive produced by Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth, and ‘Young & Hungry,’ starring Emily Osment, from executive producer Ashley Tisdale. Production will commence on both series in Los Angeles in early 2014, and both will premiere in 2014.

ABC Family President, Tom Ascheim said, ‘It’s great to start the new year and my tenure at ABC Family with the pickup of these two funny original series. ABC Family’s comedy lineup continues to resonate with our audience and I’m thrilled to boost that momentum by adding “Mystery Girls” and “Young & Hungry,” which are sure to become fan favorites.’

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‘WATCH ABC Family’ Platform to Launch Monday, January 6

Dedicated to expanding its network and channel brands and content across multiple platforms and devices, Disney/ABC Television Group announced today that the new WATCH ABC Family authenticated service will launch on Monday, January 6, 2014. Similar to DATG’s WATCH ABC and suite of WATCH DISNEY services, the new WATCH ABC Family offering will allow viewers with participating TV subscription services access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as continued on demand access to such popular series as ‘Pretty Little Liars,’ ‘Switched at Birth,’ ‘The Fosters,’ ‘Baby Daddy’ and ‘Melissa & Joey’ at home and on-the-go via a wide array of devices.

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PHOTO: Nolan Gould of ‘Modern Family’ Spends Time with Goofy at Walt Disney World

Nolan Gould (Matt Stroshane/Disney)Actor Nolan Gould, 15, who portrays Luke Dunphy on the hit ABC comedy series ‘Modern Family,’ poses yesterday, December 30 with Goofy (dressed as ‘Father Time’ to celebrate the New Year) at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

‘Modern Family’ returns with new episodes on January 8, 2014.

Photo by Matt Stroshane, Courtesy Walt Disney World

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ABC to Continue Airing ‘Peanuts’ Animated Specials Through 2020

The ABC Television Network proudly announced today that it has extended its relationship with the popular ‘Peanuts’ animated specials by Charles M. Schulz in a deal with Peanuts Worldwide LLC and Lee Mendelson Film Productions until 2020. The beloved Emmy Award-winning specials created by Charles M. Schulz and produced and animated by Lee Mendelson and Bill Melendez began airing on ABC in December 2001. The ‘Peanuts’ animated holiday specials include ‘A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving,’ ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’ and the iconic ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas,’ which first aired on television in 1965, and will celebrate its 50th anniversary in the coming year.

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ABC Announces 2013-2014 Midseason Premiere and Return Dates for Series

The ABC Television Network announced midseason premiere dates today for new series ‘The Assets,’ ‘Killer Women,’ ‘Mind Games’ and ‘Mixology.’ In addition, the network has scheduled premiere dates for the new season of ‘The Bachelor’ with Juan Pablo Galavis, critically acclaimed comedy ‘Suburgatory,’ and the cooking competition series ‘The Taste,’ now expanded to two hours. Previously announced new drama series ‘Resurrection’ will now premiere at 9:00 pm on Sunday, March 9 and ‘Revenge’ will move into the 10:00 p.m. time slot on that date.

Below are ABC’s midseason premiere dates (all times ET):

THURSDAY, JANUARY 2

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