UPDATE, 02:07 AM: This appears to be it as far as renewals go. The network just renewed The Neighbors and Last Man Standing. The ABC owned Neighbors will return for a second season, while Tim Allen’s Last Man Standing will return for a third season.
UPDATE, 01:48 AM: The renewals are coming thick and fast now. In addition to those listed below, ABC has also renewed The Middle, Once Upon A Time, Revenge and Suburgatory for next season. The Middle returns for season 5, while Once Upon A Time, Revenge and Suburgatory will return for season 3,
UPDATE, 01:16 AM: No surprises here. ABC has just renewed crime drama Castle and solid comedy series Modern Family. Castle will return for a sixth season, while Modern Family will be back for a fifth.
UPDATE, 01:12 AM: The network just renewed Greys Anatomy and Scandal for next season. Grey’s Anatomy will return for a tenth season, while Scandal will return for a third. Both renewals had been expected, especially with Scandal‘s growth this year, with last night’s episode out-performing its lead in Grey’s Anatomy in the ratings.
PREVIOUS, 01:02 AM: Fresh off of picking up Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to series, ABC just started making its series renewals. The first series to get a pick up for next season is the ok rated Nashville. Despite mediocre ratings, ABC execs like the show and it has been making money for both ABC and Lionsgate through sales of original music.
Created by Callie Khouri and RJ Cutler Nashville is a soap set in Nashville which follows the careers of two musicians. The drama series is produced by ABC Studios and Lionsgate Television and stars Connie Britton, Eric Close, Sam Palladio, Clare Bowen, Jonathan Jackson, Powers Boothe, Robert Wisdom, Hayden Panettiere and Charles Esten. Callie Khouri, RJ Cutler and Steve Buchanan serve as executive producers.