23ABC Fall Primetime Preview: New shows to watch this fall

These new comedies and dramas are sure to be hits

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - It's September, which means the long-awaited primetime television season is about to begin. On one hand, it means the return of favorite shows that were left on awful cliffhangers leaving you to ponder the fate of the characters over the summer. On the other hand, it also means a full lineup of brand new shows to connect with and be there from the very beginning.

This post will highlight the news shows joining ABC's roster of programming this fall. Be sure to turn into 23ABC to catch them all!

Also check back later in the week for a preview of all the returning shows.

Via ABC Network's YouTube channel, watch full length trailers for all of the following shows on this playlist:


Betrayal, 10:00-11:00pm (premieres Sept. 29)

Based on a Dutch series, this new drama focuses on a photographer who falls in love with an attorney. Problem is, they're both married to other people. Furthering the clandestine affair's danger is a legal battle that involved both of them in different capacities.


All returning programming.


Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., 8:00-9:00pm (premieres Sept. 24)

One of this fall's most buzzed about shows, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. follows the events of the blockbuster movie The Avengers, resurrecting beloved character Agent Coulson from the dead and follows the adventures of him and his special team of "non-super" heroes. Avengers director Joss Whedon comes back as series creator, writer and pilot director, and this show promises to bring the big-screen action to your TV screen every week.

The Goldbergs, 9:00-9:30pm (premieres Sept. 24)

A new comedy that shows that family dynamics transcend time, The Goldbergs brings the family sitcom back to the 80's. It stars Jeff Garlin (Curb Your Enthusiasm) and Wendi McLendon-Covey (Bridesmaids) as the parents of this dysfunctional family whose daily life and antics is being recorded by their youngest son.

Trophy Wife, 9:30-10:00pm (premieres Sept. 24)

When a former party girl marries a much older man, she didn't sign up for the family including his two ex-wives and the children between them. Completely unprepared for her new life, this new comedy focuses on her attempt to make this non-tradtional family work somehow.

Lucky 7, 10:00-11:00pm (premieres Sept. 24)

Seven co-workers at a gas station in Queens win the lottery and their lives are turned upside down, and not always for the better. This adaptation of a British show is a new drama that shows the bright side and the downfall that can come with winning the lottery.


Back in the Game, 8:30-9:00pm (premieres Sept. 25)

Baseball runs in the Gannon family, and a Little League made up of misfits is the catalyst for bringing together washed-up baseball grandfather (James Caan), his softball star daughter (Maggie Lawson) and her son, who frankly is not athletic at all in this new irreverent comedy.

Super Fun Night, 9:30-10:00pm (premieres Oct. 2)

Rebel Wilson of Bridesmaids and Pitch Perfect fame comes to television as a triple threat (creator, writer and star) in Super Fun Night. A group of three good friends who typically choose to stay in rather than go out, pledge to make a change and go out on the town in pursuit of a, well, super fun night.


Once Upon A Time In Wonderland, 8:00-9:00pm (premieres Oct. 10)

This spin-off series of the popular ABC show Once Upon A Time, follows an older Alice who goes down the rabbit hole after escaping a psychiatric institution to follow who she believes to be her true love. It brings together the elements of the original Alice in Wonderland story with a new twist and new characters that's sure to please viewers of the original series.


All returning programming.


All returning programming.


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