Tuning into iconic dramas, hilarious sitcoms and Marvel’s latest unmissable series is as easy as ABC…
Monday 17 June + Tuesday 18 June, from 8.30pm, Virgin Media Previews (CH 100)
In case you didn’t know, ABC Studios are the masterminds behind some of the biggest shows on television. We’re talking the kind of TV that gets tongues a waggin’, pulses a racin’ and eyes a poppin’.
Not familiar with their impressive CV? Then prepare to get well acquainted. Shows from ABC Studios are normally only available to Full House TV customers, but from 8.30pm on Monday 17 June all Virgin TV customers can watch a selection of their greatest shows at no extra cost on Virgin Media Previews (CH 100).
And don’t worry if you miss this sensational showcase on Monday 17 June, because it’s all repeated again the next day, Tuesday 18 June, from 8.30pm! There’s really no excuse to miss out.
Want to know more about the ABC Studios shows you can watch at no extra cost? Strap yourself in and get ready for some epic entertainment, because here’s what’s coming up…
American Housewife, season 1, episode 1, available on Virgin Media Previews (CH 100) on Monday 17 June + Tuesday 18 June, 8.35pm
Fitting in is never easy, as you’ll discover in this hysterical US sitcom. Confident and outspoken mom Katie Otto (Eastbound & Down’s Katy Mixon) and her family are new to Westport, an affluent Connecticut town where the locals are a little bit snooty. Actually, that’s just us being nice – they’re hideously full of themselves. Can Katie cut it among the perfect families and white picket fences? Does she even want to?
Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger
Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger, season 1, episode 1, available on Virgin Media Previews (CH 100) on Monday 17 June + Tuesday 18 June, 9pm
Based on the Marvel Comics characters of the same name, this new superhero series is a lively and energetic addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Tyrone Johnson (aka Cloak) and Tandy Bowen (aka Dagger) are two teens who were inadvertently given superpowers following an accident involving the shady Roxxon Energy Corporation. Working best when they use their powers in tandem, the pair soon become romantically involved – which adds a whole other layer of complication to their already tricky relationship.
Scandal, season 1, episode 1, available on Virgin Media Previews (CH 100) on Monday 17 June + Tuesday 18 June, 9.50pm
Slick, stylish and executive produced by Shonda Rhimes, this US drama is scandalously addictive. Ex-White House Communications Director Olivia Pope (Django Unchained’s Kerry Washington) knows how to make problems go away. It’s what she does best. But while this talent brings her crisis management firm a lot of business from the great and good of Washington, the bad news is it’s placing a lot of strain on her and her employees’ personal lives. Things are about to get messy.
Harrow, season 1, episode 1, available on Virgin Media Previews (CH 100) on Monday 17 June + Tuesday 18 June, 10.35pm
Love top British acting talent playing brilliant but troubled characters? Then this ace crime drama is for you! Ioan Gruffudd (Hornblower) plays Dr Daniel Harrow, a forensic pathologist who’s as gifted as he is unorthodox. Harrow’s dazzling skills have caused problems for his family life, but that’s the least of his worries. As a secret from his past comes to light, things are about to get a whole lot tougher for this medical maverick.
Grey’s Anatomy, season 1, episode 1, available on Virgin Media Previews (CH 100) on Monday 17 June + Tuesday 18 June, 11.30pm
A proper heavyweight of US television, medical drama Grey’s Anatomy is still going strong after 15 seasons. Never seen an episode in your life? Want to know why people can’t get enough? Then we prescribe the very first episode for you to watch. Following the trials and tribulations (that means messy personal lives) of the staff at Seattle Grace Hospital, prepare to be instantly hooked by this modern classic from the mind of the brilliant Shonda Rhimes.
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Image credits: American Housewife © ABC Studios, Harrow © ABC Studios, Grey’s Anatomy © ABC Studios, Scandal © ABC Studios, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger © ABC Studios