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[09/17/20 - 12:15 PM]
ABC Rounds Out Fall Schedule with Announcement of Scripted Drama Series Premiere Dates for 2020-2021 Season
Dates for unscripted and comedy series were previously announced.

[09/11/20 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 11
Updates include: Julia Butters exits "American Housewife"; ABC's "For Life" pauses production; and "This Is Us" targets return to filming.

[08/31/20 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, August 31
Updates include: AMC cancels "NOS4A2" after two seasons; Netflix axes comedies "Ashley Garcia," "Big Show Show"; and Amazon eyes TV series based on Kacen Callender's "Felix Ever After."

[08/18/20 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 18
Updates include: "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj" comes to an end at Netflix; "Supernatural" begins filming on final episodes; and Rachel Weisz to star in "Dead Ringers" TV series for Amazon.

[08/12/20 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 12
Updates include: "Avatar: The Last Airbender" co-creators bow out of Netflix adaptation; "For Life's" Hank Steinberg inks overall deal with Sony; and Peacock eyes TV take of Fonda Lee's "Jade City."

[06/17/20 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2020-2021 Prime-Time Schedule
Highlights include a new season of "The Bachelorette" on Tuesday nights.

[06/15/20 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 15
Updates include: "For Life" in, "The Baker and the Beauty" out at ABC; Amazon orders "On the Spectrum" pilot to series; and NBC confirms cancellations of "Bluff City Law," "Indebted" and "Sunnyside."

[05/21/20 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 21
Updates include: ABC pulls the plug on "Bless This Mess," "Emergence," "Kids Say the Darndest Things," "Schooled," "Single Parents"; Yael Grobglas to lead "Here She Lies" at HBO Max; and Amazon lands "Three Pines" drama based on Louise Penny's novels.

[02/03/20 - 11:04 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 3
Updates include: Netflix cancels "Spinning Out" after one season; Kiele Sanchez to star in "The Lincoln Lawyer" at CBS; and Mike Colter to visit Hulu's "Monsterland."

[01/30/20 - 11:49 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 30
Updates include: The CW orders pilots for new incarnations of "Kung Fu," "The Republic of Sarah"; Sarah Shahi tapped to star in Netflix's "Sex/Life"; and FOX pilots domestic take on BBC's comedy "This Country."

[11/21/19 - 10:00 AM]
ABC Announces 2020 Midseason Premiere Dates
Highlights include the launch of drama "For Life" and the return of "American Idol."

[10/01/19 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 1
Updates include: ABC cancels summer drama "Grand Hotel"; Ava DuVernay to bring comic book series "DMZ" to HBO Max; and Winston Duke to lead "Swagger" for Apple TV+.

[09/26/19 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 26
Updates include: Amazon confirms renewal of "Absentia"; HBO's "The Gilded Age" casts quartet; and "Modern Family's" Steve Levitan inks massive overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television.

[05/15/19 - 05:22 AM]
Disney Television Studios Dominates Broadcast Landscape; Lands 14 New Network Series and Returns 24
"This was our first development season as a collective and our results already demonstrate the scope and power of our studios," commented Craig Hunegs.

[05/14/19 - 06:45 AM]
ABC Unveils 2019-2020 Prime-Time Schedule
Only three new scripted series will debut in the fall - dramas "Emergence" and "Stumptown"; and the "black-ish" comedy spinoff "mixed-ish."

[05/11/19 - 10:05 AM]
Development Update: Saturday, May 11 - ABC Continues Series Orders with "For Life," "United We Fall"
Nicholas Pinnock stars in the drama "For Life," while Christina Vidal and Will Sasso lead comedy "United We Fall."

[03/20/19 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 20
Updates include: Lizzy Caplan, Tim Robbins to star in new season of Hulu's "Castle Rock"; Katherine Heigl to star in comedy pilot "Our House" at CBS; and Andy Garcia joins Kenan Thompson in NBC's "The Kenan Show."

[03/14/19 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 14
Updates include: Hallmark Channel pulls "When Calls the Heart," shifts "Meet the Peetes"; Apple gives series order to "Pachinko" adaptation; and Epix's "Belgravia" sets principal cast.

[03/13/19 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 13
Updates include: Esai Morales cast as Deathstroke in DC Universe's "Titans"; Michael Imperioli joins "Lincoln" at NBC; and Evan Evagora is bound for the Patrick Stewart-led "Star Trek" series.

[03/11/19 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 11
Updates include: Syfy ships "Alien News Desk" to Saturday nights; Lucy Hale is The CW's "Katy Keene"; and Mike Judge lands a pair of series commitments at HBO.

[03/07/19 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 7
Updates include: Jennifer Morrison to topline "Under the Bridge" at CBS; Dave Annable to lead ABC's "Heart of Life"; and Thomas Lennon lands title role in FOX's "Richard Lovely."

[03/06/19 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 6
Updates include: The CW's "Arrow" to end with recently ordered eighth season; "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek reveals cancer diagnosis; and HBO orders Merritt Wever-led "Run" to series.

[02/08/19 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 8
Updates include: Danai Gurira to exit "The Walking Dead" next season; Malin Akerman, Mykelti Williamson tapped for NBC's "Prism"; and HBO confirms third season for "Room 104."

[10/11/18 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 11
Updates include: Chris Diamantopoulos among latest cast in ABC's "The Middle" spin-off; Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson inks massive producing deal with Starz; Kirk Adevedo promoted to regular on The CW's "Arrow."







FOR LIFE (ABC)
Returns Wednesday, November 18
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/11/20 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, September 2020) Aaron Wallace's fight continues in season two of "For Life," as the wrongfully convicted prisoner-turned-litigator and social crusader embarks on a more personal journey. Aaron is motivated by the hope of being reunited with his family and reclaiming a life of freedom to take up the mantle against systemic injustice from outside the prison walls. With continued help from the people who supported him - his family, a wily one-time public defender, Henry Roswell, and his former prison warden, Safiya Masry - Aaron continues his battle against the very political machine that once put him away, undeservedly. Inspired by the life of Isaac Wright Jr., "For Life" continues to shine an unrelenting light upon the institutional wrongs of our penal and legal systems. "For Life" stars Nicholas Pinnock as Aaron Wallace, Indira Varma as Safiya Masry, Joy Bryant as Marie Wallace, Dorian Missick as Jamal Bishop, Tyla Harris as Jasmine Wallace and Timothy Busfield as Henry Roswell. Hank Steinberg is the creator and executive producer; Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson via G-Unit Film & Television, Doug Robinson and Alison Greenspan of Doug Robinson Productions, Isaac Wright Jr. and Russell Fine are executive producers. "For Life" is a co-production of Sony Pictures Television Inc. and ABC Signature. ABC Signature is a part of Disney Television Studios, alongside 20th Television and Touchstone Television.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Dorian Missick as Jamal Bishop
· Indira Varma as Safiya Masry
· Joy Bryant as Marie Wallace
· Nicholas Pinnock as Aaron Wallace
· Timothy Busfield as Henry Roswell
· Tyla Harris as Jasmine Wallace
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Boris McGiver as DA Maskins
· Glenn Fleshler as Frank Foster
· Mary Stuart Masterson as Anya Harrison
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alison Greenspan as EP
· Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson as EP
· Doug Robinson as EP
· George Tillman, Jr. as DIR (Pilot)
· Hank Steinberg as CRTR/EP
· Isaac Wright, Jr. as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Signature
· Doug Robinson Productions
· G-Unit Film & Television
· Sony Pictures Television