Let’s take a look at the new shows that will be premiering this Fall on ABC.
Sam I Am
This half hour comedy series revolves around “Samantha Newly”, a psychiatrist who goes into an eight day coma and wakes up from amnesia resulting from a car accident. Everyone including her parents, best friend and boyfriend are all strangers to her. The series is executive produced by Don Todd (“Ugly Betty”), Cecelia Ahern and Peter Traugott (“Jake in Progress” and “My Big Fat Greek Life”). “Sam I Am” stars Christina Applegate, Barry Watson, Jennifer Esposito, Melissa McCarthy, Jean Smart, Tim Russ and Kevin Dunn. “Sam I Am” airs on Mondays at 9:30 p.m. this Fall after “Dancing with the Stars”.
This half hour comedy series revolves around three cavemen attempting to live an ordinary life in Atlanta, Georgia. The characters are based on the popular GEICO commercials. The series was created by Joe Lawson and is directed by Josh Gordon and Will Speck who both also directed the film, “Blades of Glory”. “Cavemen” stars Bill English, Dash Mihok, Nick Kroll, Kaitlin Doubleday, John Heard and Stephanie Lemelin. “Cavemen” airs on Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. this Fall.
This half hour comedy series revolves around four men from the suburbs who carpool to work and talk about the issues in their lives. The series was created by Bruce McCulloch (“The Kids in the Hall”) and is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo (“Arrested Development”). “Carpoolers” stars Faith Ford, Fred Goss, TJ Miller, Jerry O’Connell, Allison Munn, Jerry Minor and Tim Peper. “Carpoolers” airs on Tuesdays at 8:30 p.m. this Fall after “Cavemen”.
This one hour fantasy dramedy series revolves around “Ned”, a baker who has the unique ability to touch the dead and bring them back to life for a brief time. “Ned” is able to aid his friend who is a private investigator, with murders that are unsolved. He uses this ability on a childhood sweetheart only to learn that if he touches her again, she will die. The series is executive produced and created by Bryan Fuller (“Dead Like Me” and “Wonderfalls”). It is directed by Barry Sonnenfeld (“Men in Black II” and “The Addams Family”). “Pushing Daisies” stars Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride, Kristin Chenoweth, Swoosie Kurtz, Ellen Greene and is narrated by Jim Dale. ABC ordered thirteen episodes of the series. “Pushing Daisies” airs on Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. this Fall.