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Our handy A-Z of ABC Studios

Our handy A-Z of ABC Studios

20/07/2016TV

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It’s time to fall head over heels again with some old loves. Remember when Desperate Housewife Susan got locked outside in her birthday suit? Or when Ugly Betty finally got her braces off and the hair dryer on? Now you don’t have to rely on your mid-noughties memories, you can relive these blissful moments – as well as discovering plenty of new ones – with stacks of series on your new ABC Studios On Demand service, as easy as 1, 2, 3!

A is for… agents

From Marvel’s Agent Carter to Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D., there’s plenty of covert superhero action to keep you on the edge of your seat.

Marvel’s Agent Carter and Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. are available from 1 August

 

B is for… Box Set binge-athons

With over 1,500 hours of telly, and so many fabulous series, you’re going to want to clear your diary. Maybe until 2017.

 

C is for… criminals

Everyone likes a bad guy, and there are plenty of these with ABC Studios. From Ryan Phillippe and Juliette Lewis’ murder mystery Secrets And Lies to cop procedural Criminal Minds and its spin-off Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, there are plenty of lawbreakers in this house.

Secrets And Lies is available from 15 August
Criminal Minds is available from 1 September
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is available from 15 December

 

D is for… doctors

Do you have an urgent need for medical attention? With series 1-12 of Grey’s Anatomy, series 1 of Code Black and series 1-6 of Private Practice, you’re in safe hands.

Grey’s Anatomy series 1-11 is available from 1 August, series 12 is available from 1 December
Code Black is available from 15 September
Private Practice is available from 1 December

 

E is for… elaborate plans

They don’t come much more elaborate than Emily Thorne’s ploy in Revenge. She aims to destroy every individual who betrayed her father after he was framed for treason when she was a little girl. But does revenge really taste sweet?

Revenge is available now

 

F is for… fashion faux-pas

You can relive all of America Ferrera’s biggest wardrobe mishaps as the eponymous Betty in Ugly Betty, like this one…

Ugly Betty is available now

 

G is for… Gulfhaven, Florida

Better known as Cougar Town, Gulfhaven is where Courteney Cox went after the end of Friends. She plays a recent divorcee who is discovering the world of dating.

Cougar Town is available now

 

H is for… hidden gems

Alongside all the modern classics, ABC Studios is rammed full of fantastic shows that may have gone under your radar. Never seen Devious Maids? Fans of Desperate Housewives and Sex And The City will lap up this series about a group of maids to the most powerful families of Beverly Hills.

Devious Maids is available now

 

I is for… intensity

For a lesson in seduction, watch Grey’s Anatomy and take notes from McDreamy and McSteamy. Just gaze into these eyes…

 

Grey’s Anatomy series 1-11 is available from 1 August, series 12 is available from 1 December


J is for… Juanita Solis

There was one young lady who stole the show in Desperate Housewives. Forget Brie. Forget Gabrielle. Forget Susan. It was all about Juanita, Gabriella and Carlos’ daughter. It’s no surprise the young actress, Madison De La Garza, was such a commanding presence – she’s the younger half-sister of popstar Demi Lovato. It’s in her DNA.

 

[Gif: ABC-Juanita]

 

Desperate Housewives is available now

 

 

[H2]K is for… Kermit The Frog

 

It isn’t just about the drama queens and kings. ABC Studios has your fix of laughs, case in point being Kermy and co’s hilarious mockumentary series, previously shown on Sky1.

 

The Muppets is available from 1 November

 

 

[H2]L is for… love triangles

 

From Miss Piggy, Kermit and Kermy’s new girlfriend on The Muppets to McDreamy, Meredith and Addison in Grey’s Anatomy, love is most certainly on the air.

 

 

[H2]M is for… miracles

 

There’s plenty of shocks in store with fantasy series Resurrection, about a sudden wave of dead people returning to life.

 

Resurrection is available now

 

 

[H2]N is for… name checks

 

As well as being packed full of impressive casts, there are plenty of cameos to look out for. From Cindy Crawford inCougar Town, to Heidi Klum in Desperate Housewives and Salma Hayek and Lucy Liu in Ugly Betty, ABC Studios is soVIP.

 

Desperate Housewives is available now
Ugly Betty is available now
Cougar Town is available now

 

 

[H2]O is for… Olivia Pope

 

She’s the woman running Washington in hit political saga Scandal, played by Django Unchained’s Kerry Washington. And she means business.

 

Scandal is available from 1 October

 

 

[H2]P is for… past Friends

 

Courteney Cox called on a few old Friends for a helping hand in Cougar Town. Look out for cameos from Lisa Kudrow as Dr Amy Evans in “Rhino Skin”,  Jennifer Aniston as psychiatrist Glenn in “All Mixed Up” and Matthew Perry pops up in “Like A Diamond” playing Sam, a wealthy oddball.

 

[Gif: ABC-CougarTown]

 

Cougar Town is available now

 

 

[H2]Q is for… Quantico

 

If you missed it the first time around on W, now’s your chance to see the political thriller everyone’s talking about. A group of young FBI recruits grapple their way through training, with a killer twist you won’t see coming. And if you’re a fan of the old flashback scene, you’ll love this.

 

Quantico is available from 15 October

 

 

[H2]R is for… Raza Jaffrey

 

Doing it for the Brits, look out for the Spooks actor playing Dr Neal Hudson on Code Black.

 

Code Black is available from 15 September

 

 

[H2]S is for… Shonda Rhimes

 

She’s the most powerful woman in US television, and you can watch three of her fantastic series – Grey’s Anatomy,Scandal and Private Practice with ABC Studios.

 

Grey’s Anatomy series 1-11 is available from 1 August, series 12 is available from 1 December
Scandal is available from 1 October
Private Practice is available from 1 December

 

 

[H2]T is for… teenagers

 

Still looking for that special something to fill The O.C. shaped hole in your life? Try Switched At Birth.

It follows two teenagers who were swapped at birth, with one growing up in an affluent suburb, and the other in a working-class area. It’s also unique for having many deaf and hard-of-hearing series regulars and scenes shot entirely in sign language.

 

Switched At Birth is available from 1 December

 

 

[H2]U is for… uh-oh

 

With so many uh-oh moments in these Box Sets, you’ll be doing a Beyoncé “Crazy In Love” before you know it…

 

[Gif: ABC-Beyonce]

 

Bachelor Benjamin Bon Jovi Wheeler’s life is turned upside down in Baby Daddy when a baby girl is left on his doorstep by an ex-girlfriend. That’s one big “uh-oh”.

 

Baby Daddy is available from 15 October

 

 

[H2]V is for… Vanessa Williams

 

Lucky you, we’ve got two Vanessa Williams for the price of one. She plays the fierce Renee Perry (Lynette’s best friend from college) in Desperate Housewives and the even fiercer Wilhelmina Slater, terrifying fashion magazine creative director, in Ugly Betty.

 

Desperate Housewives is available now
Ugly Betty is available now

 

 

[H2]W is for… Wisteria Lane

 

One of the most famous streets on TV, Desperate Housewives’ Wisteria Lane is rivaled only by Albert Square for the number of murders, fights and affairs it has seen.

 

Desperate Housewives is available now

 

 

[H2]X is for… xclusives

 

Not only will you be getting old favourites, but there are some fresh surprises in store too, such as the UK premiere of chilling sci-fi drama The Whispers.

 

The Whispers is available from 15 December

 

 

[H2]Y is for… yikes!

 

Speaking of The Whispers, make sure you’ve got strong nerves for this one. It tells the story of an FBI agent trying to track down a mysterious force that leads children astray. Fans of The Sixth Sense and Outcast, you will be all over this.

 

 

[H2]Z is for… Zane Huett

 

Before Zayn Malik, he was the most famous Zane in showbiz. He played adorable Parker Scavo in Desperate Housewives – the youngest son of Lynette and Tom – bringing the ahhh factor to the show.

 

[Gif: ABC-Parker]

 

Desperate Housewives is available now

 

[H2]Find all of these box sets in On Demand > TV > New: ABC Studios

Desperate Housewives is available now


K is for… Kermit The Frog

It isn’t just about the drama queens and kings. ABC Studios has your fix of laughs, case in point being Kermy and co’s hilarious mockumentary series, previously shown on Sky1.

The Muppets is available from 1 November

 

L is for… love triangles

From Miss Piggy, Kermit and Kermy’s new girlfriend on The Muppets to McDreamy, Meredith and Addison in Grey’s Anatomy, love is most certainly on the air.

 

M is for… miracles

There’s plenty of shocks in store with fantasy series Resurrection, about a sudden wave of dead people returning to life.

Resurrection is available now

 

N is for… name checks

As well as being packed full of impressive casts, there are plenty of cameos to look out for. From Cindy Crawford inCougar Town, to Heidi Klum in Desperate Housewives and Salma Hayek and Lucy Liu in Ugly Betty, ABC Studios is soVIP.

Desperate Housewives is available now
Ugly Betty is available now
Cougar Town is available now

 

O is for… Olivia Pope

She’s the woman running Washington in hit political saga Scandal, played by Django Unchained’s Kerry Washington. And she means business.

Scandal is available from 1 October

 

P is for… past Friends

Courteney Cox called on a few old Friends for a helping hand in Cougar Town. Look out for cameos from Lisa Kudrow as Dr Amy Evans in “Rhino Skin”,  Jennifer Aniston as psychiatrist Glenn in “All Mixed Up” and Matthew Perry pops up in “Like A Diamond” playing Sam, a wealthy oddball.

 

[Gif: ABC-Juanita]

 

Desperate Housewives is available now

 

 

[H2]K is for… Kermit The Frog

 

It isn’t just about the drama queens and kings. ABC Studios has your fix of laughs, case in point being Kermy and co’s hilarious mockumentary series, previously shown on Sky1.

 

The Muppets is available from 1 November

 

 

[H2]L is for… love triangles

 

From Miss Piggy, Kermit and Kermy’s new girlfriend on The Muppets to McDreamy, Meredith and Addison in Grey’s Anatomy, love is most certainly on the air.

 

 

[H2]M is for… miracles

 

There’s plenty of shocks in store with fantasy series Resurrection, about a sudden wave of dead people returning to life.

 

Resurrection is available now

 

 

[H2]N is for… name checks

 

As well as being packed full of impressive casts, there are plenty of cameos to look out for. From Cindy Crawford inCougar Town, to Heidi Klum in Desperate Housewives and Salma Hayek and Lucy Liu in Ugly Betty, ABC Studios is soVIP.

 

Desperate Housewives is available now
Ugly Betty is available now
Cougar Town is available now

 

 

[H2]O is for… Olivia Pope

 

She’s the woman running Washington in hit political saga Scandal, played by Django Unchained’s Kerry Washington. And she means business.

 

Scandal is available from 1 October

 

 

[H2]P is for… past Friends

 

Courteney Cox called on a few old Friends for a helping hand in Cougar Town. Look out for cameos from Lisa Kudrow as Dr Amy Evans in “Rhino Skin”,  Jennifer Aniston as psychiatrist Glenn in “All Mixed Up” and Matthew Perry pops up in “Like A Diamond” playing Sam, a wealthy oddball.

 

[Gif: ABC-CougarTown]

 

Cougar Town is available now

 

 

[H2]Q is for… Quantico

 

If you missed it the first time around on W, now’s your chance to see the political thriller everyone’s talking about. A group of young FBI recruits grapple their way through training, with a killer twist you won’t see coming. And if you’re a fan of the old flashback scene, you’ll love this.

 

Quantico is available from 15 October

 

 

[H2]R is for… Raza Jaffrey

 

Doing it for the Brits, look out for the Spooks actor playing Dr Neal Hudson on Code Black.

 

Code Black is available from 15 September

 

 

[H2]S is for… Shonda Rhimes

 

She’s the most powerful woman in US television, and you can watch three of her fantastic series – Grey’s Anatomy,Scandal and Private Practice with ABC Studios.

 

Grey’s Anatomy series 1-11 is available from 1 August, series 12 is available from 1 December
Scandal is available from 1 October
Private Practice is available from 1 December

 

 

[H2]T is for… teenagers

 

Still looking for that special something to fill The O.C. shaped hole in your life? Try Switched At Birth.

It follows two teenagers who were swapped at birth, with one growing up in an affluent suburb, and the other in a working-class area. It’s also unique for having many deaf and hard-of-hearing series regulars and scenes shot entirely in sign language.

 

Switched At Birth is available from 1 December

 

 

[H2]U is for… uh-oh

 

With so many uh-oh moments in these Box Sets, you’ll be doing a Beyoncé “Crazy In Love” before you know it…

 

[Gif: ABC-Beyonce]

 

Bachelor Benjamin Bon Jovi Wheeler’s life is turned upside down in Baby Daddy when a baby girl is left on his doorstep by an ex-girlfriend. That’s one big “uh-oh”.

 

Baby Daddy is available from 15 October

 

 

[H2]V is for… Vanessa Williams

 

Lucky you, we’ve got two Vanessa Williams for the price of one. She plays the fierce Renee Perry (Lynette’s best friend from college) in Desperate Housewives and the even fiercer Wilhelmina Slater, terrifying fashion magazine creative director, in Ugly Betty.

 

Desperate Housewives is available now
Ugly Betty is available now

 

 

[H2]W is for… Wisteria Lane

 

One of the most famous streets on TV, Desperate Housewives’ Wisteria Lane is rivaled only by Albert Square for the number of murders, fights and affairs it has seen.

 

Desperate Housewives is available now

 

 

[H2]X is for… xclusives

 

Not only will you be getting old favourites, but there are some fresh surprises in store too, such as the UK premiere of chilling sci-fi drama The Whispers.

 

The Whispers is available from 15 December

 

 

[H2]Y is for… yikes!

 

Speaking of The Whispers, make sure you’ve got strong nerves for this one. It tells the story of an FBI agent trying to track down a mysterious force that leads children astray. Fans of The Sixth Sense and Outcast, you will be all over this.

 

 

[H2]Z is for… Zane Huett

 

Before Zayn Malik, he was the most famous Zane in showbiz. He played adorable Parker Scavo in Desperate Housewives – the youngest son of Lynette and Tom – bringing the ahhh factor to the show.

 

[Gif: ABC-Parker]

 

Desperate Housewives is available now

 

[H2]Find all of these box sets in On Demand > TV > New: ABC Studios

Cougar Town is available now

 

Q is for… Quantico

If you missed it the first time around on W, now’s your chance to see the political thriller everyone’s talking about. A group of young FBI recruits grapple their way through training, with a killer twist you won’t see coming. And if you’re a fan of the old flashback scene, you’ll love this.

Quantico is available from 15 October

 

R is for… Raza Jaffrey

Doing it for the Brits, look out for the Spooks actor playing Dr Neal Hudson on Code Black.

Code Black is available from 15 September

 

S is for… Shonda Rhimes

She’s the most powerful woman in US television, and you can watch three of her fantastic series – Grey’s Anatomy,Scandal and Private Practice with ABC Studios.

Grey’s Anatomy series 1-11 is available from 1 August, series 12 is available from 1 December
Scandal is available from 1 October
Private Practice is available from 1 December

 

T is for… teenagers

Still looking for that special something to fill The O.C. shaped hole in your life? Try Switched At Birth.

It follows two teenagers who were swapped at birth, with one growing up in an affluent suburb, and the other in a working-class area. It’s also unique for having many deaf and hard-of-hearing series regulars and scenes shot entirely in sign language.

Switched At Birth is available from 1 December

 

U is for… uh-oh

With so many uh-oh moments in these Box Sets, you’ll be doing a Beyoncé “Crazy In Love” before you know it…

 

[Gif: ABC-Juanita]

 

Desperate Housewives is available now

 

 

[H2]K is for… Kermit The Frog

 

It isn’t just about the drama queens and kings. ABC Studios has your fix of laughs, case in point being Kermy and co’s hilarious mockumentary series, previously shown on Sky1.

 

The Muppets is available from 1 November

 

 

[H2]L is for… love triangles

 

From Miss Piggy, Kermit and Kermy’s new girlfriend on The Muppets to McDreamy, Meredith and Addison in Grey’s Anatomy, love is most certainly on the air.

 

 

[H2]M is for… miracles

 

There’s plenty of shocks in store with fantasy series Resurrection, about a sudden wave of dead people returning to life.

 

Resurrection is available now

 

 

[H2]N is for… name checks

 

As well as being packed full of impressive casts, there are plenty of cameos to look out for. From Cindy Crawford inCougar Town, to Heidi Klum in Desperate Housewives and Salma Hayek and Lucy Liu in Ugly Betty, ABC Studios is soVIP.

 

Desperate Housewives is available now
Ugly Betty is available now
Cougar Town is available now

 

 

[H2]O is for… Olivia Pope

 

She’s the woman running Washington in hit political saga Scandal, played by Django Unchained’s Kerry Washington. And she means business.

 

Scandal is available from 1 October

 

 

[H2]P is for… past Friends

 

Courteney Cox called on a few old Friends for a helping hand in Cougar Town. Look out for cameos from Lisa Kudrow as Dr Amy Evans in “Rhino Skin”,  Jennifer Aniston as psychiatrist Glenn in “All Mixed Up” and Matthew Perry pops up in “Like A Diamond” playing Sam, a wealthy oddball.

 

[Gif: ABC-CougarTown]

 

Cougar Town is available now

 

 

[H2]Q is for… Quantico

 

If you missed it the first time around on W, now’s your chance to see the political thriller everyone’s talking about. A group of young FBI recruits grapple their way through training, with a killer twist you won’t see coming. And if you’re a fan of the old flashback scene, you’ll love this.

 

Quantico is available from 15 October

 

 

[H2]R is for… Raza Jaffrey

 

Doing it for the Brits, look out for the Spooks actor playing Dr Neal Hudson on Code Black.

 

Code Black is available from 15 September

 

 

[H2]S is for… Shonda Rhimes

 

She’s the most powerful woman in US television, and you can watch three of her fantastic series – Grey’s Anatomy,Scandal and Private Practice with ABC Studios.

 

Grey’s Anatomy series 1-11 is available from 1 August, series 12 is available from 1 December
Scandal is available from 1 October
Private Practice is available from 1 December

 

 

[H2]T is for… teenagers

 

Still looking for that special something to fill The O.C. shaped hole in your life? Try Switched At Birth.

It follows two teenagers who were swapped at birth, with one growing up in an affluent suburb, and the other in a working-class area. It’s also unique for having many deaf and hard-of-hearing series regulars and scenes shot entirely in sign language.

 

Switched At Birth is available from 1 December

 

 

[H2]U is for… uh-oh

 

With so many uh-oh moments in these Box Sets, you’ll be doing a Beyoncé “Crazy In Love” before you know it…

 

[Gif: ABC-Beyonce]

 

Bachelor Benjamin Bon Jovi Wheeler’s life is turned upside down in Baby Daddy when a baby girl is left on his doorstep by an ex-girlfriend. That’s one big “uh-oh”.

 

Baby Daddy is available from 15 October

 

 

[H2]V is for… Vanessa Williams

 

Lucky you, we’ve got two Vanessa Williams for the price of one. She plays the fierce Renee Perry (Lynette’s best friend from college) in Desperate Housewives and the even fiercer Wilhelmina Slater, terrifying fashion magazine creative director, in Ugly Betty.

 

Desperate Housewives is available now
Ugly Betty is available now

 

 

[H2]W is for… Wisteria Lane

 

One of the most famous streets on TV, Desperate Housewives’ Wisteria Lane is rivaled only by Albert Square for the number of murders, fights and affairs it has seen.

 

Desperate Housewives is available now

 

 

[H2]X is for… xclusives

 

Not only will you be getting old favourites, but there are some fresh surprises in store too, such as the UK premiere of chilling sci-fi drama The Whispers.

 

The Whispers is available from 15 December

 

 

[H2]Y is for… yikes!

 

Speaking of The Whispers, make sure you’ve got strong nerves for this one. It tells the story of an FBI agent trying to track down a mysterious force that leads children astray. Fans of The Sixth Sense and Outcast, you will be all over this.

 

 

[H2]Z is for… Zane Huett

 

Before Zayn Malik, he was the most famous Zane in showbiz. He played adorable Parker Scavo in Desperate Housewives – the youngest son of Lynette and Tom – bringing the ahhh factor to the show.

 

[Gif: ABC-Parker]

 

Desperate Housewives is available now

 

[H2]Find all of these box sets in On Demand > TV > New: ABC Studios

Bachelor Benjamin Bon Jovi Wheeler’s life is turned upside down in Baby Daddy when a baby girl is left on his doorstep by an ex-girlfriend. That’s one big “uh-oh”.

Baby Daddy is available from 15 October

 

V is for… Vanessa Williams

Lucky you, we’ve got two Vanessa Williams for the price of one. She plays the fierce Renee Perry (Lynette’s best friend from college) in Desperate Housewives and the even fiercer Wilhelmina Slater, terrifying fashion magazine creative director, in Ugly Betty.

Desperate Housewives is available now
Ugly Betty is available now

 

W is for… Wisteria Lane

One of the most famous streets on TV, Desperate Housewives’ Wisteria Lane is rivaled only by Albert Square for the number of murders, fights and affairs it has seen.

Desperate Housewives is available now

 

X is for… xclusives

Not only will you be getting old favourites, but there are some fresh surprises in store too, such as the UK premiere of chilling sci-fi drama The Whispers.

The Whispers is available from 15 December

 

Y is for… yikes!

Speaking of The Whispers, make sure you’ve got strong nerves for this one. It tells the story of an FBI agent trying to track down a mysterious force that leads children astray. Fans of The Sixth Sense and Outcast, you will be all over this.

 

Z is for… Zane Huett

Before Zayn Malik, he was the most famous Zane in showbiz. He played adorable Parker Scavo in Desperate Housewives – the youngest son of Lynette and Tom – bringing the ahhh factor to the show.

Desperate Housewives is available now

 

Find all of these box sets in On Demand > TV > New: ABC Studios

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