[03/24/14 - 12:00 PM]
ABC Announces Its 2014 Summer Schedule
Returning series include "The Bachelorette," "Motive," "Extreme Weight Loss," ""Mistresses," "Wipeout" and "Rookie Blue."

ABC ANNOUNCES ITS 2014 SUMMER SCHEDULE

New Series "The Astronaut Wives Club," "Bachelor in Paradise," "Rising Star" and "The Quest" Join the ABC Summer Schedule

Also Debuting this Summer are Returning Series "The Bachelorette," "Bet On Your Baby," "Extreme Weight Loss," "Mistresses," "Motive," "NY Med," "Rookie Blue" and "Wipeout"

As Previously Announced, New Drama "Black Box" Will Premiere on Thursday, April 24, And The "2014 Billboard Music Awards" will Air on Sunday, May 18

"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" Specials Will Air in Primetime Each Night of the NBA Finals, Starting with Game One on Thursday, June 5

ABC announced its summer lineup, with four new series joining the schedule: "The Astronaut Wives Club" on Thursday, July 24 at 9:00 p.m.; "Bachelor in Paradise" on Monday, August 4 at 8:00 p.m.; "Rising Star" on Sunday, June 22 at 9:00 p.m.; and "The Quest" on Thursday, June 19 at 8:00 p.m.

These series join returning shows "The Bachelorette," which premieres at a special time, on Monday, May 19 at 9:30 p.m., before moving to its regular time period of 8:00 p.m. on Monday, May 26; "Bet On Your Baby" on Saturday, May 31 at 8:00 p.m.; "Extreme Weight Loss" on Tuesday, May 27 at 8:00 p.m.; "Mistresses" on Monday, June 2 at 10:01 p.m.; "Motive" on Wednesday, May 21 at 10:00 p.m.; "NY Med" on Tuesday, June 24 at 10:00 p.m.; "Rookie Blue" on Thursday, July 17 at 10:00 p.m.; and "Wipeout," which debuts with a special two-hour premiere on Sunday, June 22 at 7:00 p.m., before moving to its regular time period of 8:00 p.m. the following Sunday, June 29.

As previously announced, new drama "Black Box" will debut on Thursday, April 24 at 10:00 p.m., and "The 2014 Billboard Music Awards" will air on Sunday, May 18 at 8:00 p.m.

"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night" primetime specials will be back for the seventh consecutive year, airing each night of the NBA Finals, starting with Game 1 on Thursday, June 5 at 8:00 p.m.

ABC's summer premiere dates are as follows listed in chronological order, and all times are ET:

Thursday, April 24
10:00-11:00 p.m. "Black Box" (new series premiere)

Sunday, May 18
8:00-11:00 p.m. "The 2014 Billboard Music Awards"

Monday, May 19
9:30 - 11:00 p.m. "The Bachelorette"

Wednesday, May 21
10:00-11:00 p.m. "Motive"

Monday, May 26
8:00-10:00 p.m. "The Bachelorette" (regular time period premiere)

Tuesday, May 27
8:00-10:00 p.m. "Extreme Weight Loss"

Saturday, May 31
8:00-9:00 p.m. "Bet On Your Baby"

Monday, June 2
10:01-11:00 p.m. "Mistresses"

Thursday, June 5
8:00-8:30 p.m. "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night"

Thursday, June 19
8:00-9:00 p.m. "The Quest" (new series premiere)

Sunday, June 22
7:00-9:00 p.m. "Wipeout" (special two-hour premiere)
9:00-11:00 p.m. "Rising Star" (new series premiere)

Tuesday, June 24
10:00-11:00 p.m. "NY Med"

Sunday, June 29
8:00-9:00 p.m. "Wipeout" (regular time period premiere)

Thursday, July 17
10:00-11:00 p.m. "Rookie Blue"

Thursday, July 24
9:00-10:00 p.m. "The Astronaut Wives Club" (new series premiere)

Monday, August 4
8:00-10:00 p.m. "Bachelor in Paradise" (new series premiere)


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