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ABC Cancels Summer Drama ‘Mistresses’

Mistresses - S4Despite hopes it would go otherwise, ABC has cancelled their Summer drama Mistresses, based on the BBC One series of the same name, after four seasons.

Connor Jessup Returning For ‘American Crime’ Season 3

Connor Jessup - American CrimeFalling Skies alum Connor Jessup has signed up to return to John Ridley ABC anthology series American Crime for its third season, TVWise has confirmed. Plot details about season three are being kept firmly under wraps, though series creator John Ridley previously revealed that it would be set in North Carolina and will deal with labor issues, economic divides and individual rights.

ABC Still Mulling Potential ‘Star Wars’ TV Series

Ever since ABC parent Disney acquired Lucasfilm in 2012 there has been talk, off and on, about a potential live-action Star Wars series coming to the network. At the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour, new network topper Channing Dungey confirmed that, while there is not a Star Wars project in active development, the ambition to get such a series on ABC is still very much there.

Kyra Sedgwick Returning To TV In ABC Drama ‘Ten Days In The Valley’

Kyra Sedgwick - The CloserKyra Sedwick is returning to television. The former star of TNT's breakout original series The Closer has been set as the lead in drama project Ten Days In The Valley, from Skydance Television, which has landed at ABC with a ten episode straight-to-series order, TVWise has learned.

Jason O’Mara Joins ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ As New Director

ComplicationsABC and Marvel have found the next Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. Jason O'Mara has been tapped for a major role in the show's upcoming fourth season, succeeding Coulson (Clark Gregg) as the head of the embattled agency. Specifics are being kept under wraps, but Marvel said that O'Mara's is "playing a character whose Marvel roots go back to the 1940s".

ABC Orders Political Thriller ‘Designated Survivor’ Starring Kiefer Sutherland

Kiefer Sutherland is returning to television. The veteran actor, best known for his role as CTU agent Jack Bauer on Fox's 24, has signed on to star in political thriller Designated Survivor, which has landed at ABC with a straight-to-series order, TVWise has learned.