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It is time for our annual predictions of upcoming ABC series. FanBoy, Kyle, and Alex are once again joined by last year’s champion Marshal. Each person predicted if each new series for the ABC 2018-19 season will be a hit or miss (as defined by returning for a second season). They also shared their most anticipated comedy and drama as well as their pick for the first series to be canceled.

The Fix (Midseason)The Fix

Attorney and author Marcia Clark co-writes and executive produces a new legal drama about Maya Travis, an L.A. district attorney who suffers a devastating defeat when prosecuting an A-list actor for double murder. With her high-profile career derailed, she flees for a quieter life in Washington. Eight years later when this same celebrity is under suspicion for another murder, Maya Travis is lured back to the DA’s office for another chance at justice.

Kyle’s Most Anticipated Drama

FanBoy: Miss
Alex: Miss
Kyle: Hit
Marshal: Miss

Grand Hotel (Midseason)

Grand Hotel
Eva Longoria executive produces this bold, provocative drama set at the last family-owned hotel in multicultural Miami Beach. Charismatic Santiago Mendoza (Demian Bichir) owns the hotel, while his glamorous second wife, Gigi (Roselyn Sanchez), and their adult children enjoy the spoils of success. The hotel’s loyal staff round out a contemporary, fresh take on an upstairs/downstairs story. Wealthy and beautiful guests bask in luxury, but scandals, escalating debt and explosive secrets hide beneath the picture-perfect exterior.

Marshal’s Most Anticipated Drama

FanBoy: Miss
Alex: Hit
Kyle: Miss
Marshal: Miss

The Kids Are Alright (Tuesdays 8:30/7:30c)

The Kids Are Alright

Set in the 1970s, this ensemble comedy follows a traditional Irish-Catholic family, the Clearys, as they navigate big and small changes during one of America’s most turbulent decades. In a working-class neighborhood outside Los Angeles, Mike and Peggy raise eight boisterous boys who live out their days with little supervision. The household is turned upside down when oldest son Lawrence returns home and announces he’s quitting the seminary to go off and “save the world.” Times are changing and this family will never be the same. There are 10 people, three bedrooms, one bathroom and everyone in it for themselves.

FanBoy’s Most Anticipated Comedy

Alex’s Pick for 1st Cancelled

Kyle’s Pick for 1st Cancelled

FanBoy: Hit
Alex: Miss
Kyle: Miss
Marshal: Hit

A Million Little Things (Wednesday 10/9c)

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.

FanBoy’s Most Anticipated Drama
Alex’s Most Anticipated Drama
Marshal’s Pick for 1st Cancelled

FanBoy: Hit
Alex: Hit
Kyle: Hit
Marshal: Miss

The Rookie (Tuesdays 10/9c)

The Rookie

Starting over isn’t easy, especially for small-town guy John Nolan (Nathan Fillion) who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LAPD officer. As the force’s oldest rookie, he’s met with skepticism from some higher-ups who see him as just a walking midlife crisis. If he can’t keep up with the young cops and the criminals, he’ll be risking lives including his own. But if he can use his life experience, determination and sense of humor to give him an edge, he may just become a success in this new chapter of his life

FanBoy: Miss
Alex: Hit
Kyle: Hit
Marshal: Hit

Schooled (Midseason)

Schooled
The Goldbergs spinoff will be set in 1990-something and follow the hilarious teachers of William Penn Academy – led by Tim Meadows (Principal Glascott), Bryan Callen (Coach Mellor) and AJ Michalka (Lainey Lewis) – who, despite their eccentricities and crazy personal lives, are heroes to their students.

Alex’s Most Anticipated Comedy
Marshal’s Most Anticipated Comedy

FanBoy: Miss
Alex: Hit
Kyle: Hit
Marshal: Hit

Single Parents (Wednesday 9:30/8:30c)

Single Parents

This ensemble comedy follows a group of single parents as they lean on each other to help raise their 7-year-old kids and maintain some kind of personal lives outside of parenthood. The series begins when the group meets Will, a 30-something guy who’s been so focused on raising his daughter that he’s lost sight of who he is as a man. When the other single parents see just how far down the rabbit hole of PTA, parenting and princesses Will has gone, they band together to get him out in the dating world and make him realize that being a great parent doesn’t mean sacrificing everything about your own identity.

Kyle’s Most Anticipated Comedy

FanBoy’s Pick for 1st Cancelled

FanBoy: Miss
Alex: Miss
Kyle: Hit
Marshal: Hit

Whiskey Cavalier (Midseason):

Whisky Cavalier

Whiskey Cavalier is a high-octane, hour-long action dramedy that follows the adventures of tough but tender FBI super-agent Will Chase (codename: “Whiskey Cavalier”), played by Scott Foley. Following an emotional break-up, Chase is assigned to work with badass CIA operative Francesca “Frankie” Trowbridge (codename: “Fiery Tribune”), played by Lauren Cohan. Together, they lead an inter-agency team of flawed, funny and heroic spies who periodically save the world (and each other) while navigating the rocky roads of friendship, romance and office politics.

FanBoy: Miss
Alex: Miss
Kyle: Hit
Marshal: Hit

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