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[11/19/14 - 10:30 AM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for "American Crime" and "Secrets and Lies"
In addition, the two-hour season finale of the hit ABC drama "How to Get Away with Murder" will air on Thursday, February 26.

[08/08/14 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 8
Updates include: Geena Davis to visit ABC's "Grey's Anatomy"; Yvette Nicole Brown boards "The Odd Couple" at CBS; and James Marsden part of latest casting wave on HBO's "Westworld."

[07/22/14 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 22
Updates include: Anthony Hopkins, Evan Rachel Wood first to board HBO's "Westworld"; Ken Jeong to topline comedy pilot for MTV; and Elisabeth Rohm joins the cast of CBS's "Stalker."

[07/15/14 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 15
Updates include: "Saturday Night Live" announces departures; Raymond J. Barry to recur on The CW's "The 100"; and Aaron McGruder books a new project at Adult Swim.

[05/14/14 - 11:32 AM]
Nine New Shows Ordered from ABC Studios for the 2014-15 Season
Highlights include the external sale of newcomer "Red Band Society" to FOX.

[05/13/14 - 01:04 PM]
Video: Trailers for ABC's New 2014-15 Primetime Series
Get your first look at "American Crime," "Fresh Off the Boat," "Galavant," "Secrets & Lies," "The Whispers" and more!

[05/13/14 - 10:12 AM]
ABC to Stick with Split Seasons for Most of Its Dramas
Filling said voids will be "Marvel's Agent Carter," "Galavant" and "American Crime."

[05/13/14 - 08:45 AM]
ABC Unveils 2014-15 Primetime Schedule
Among the changes: "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" slide back an hour to make room for "How to Get Away with Murder."

[05/08/14 - 07:10 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 8 - Three Dramas, Two Comedies Kick Off ABC's Series Orders
Dramas "American Crime," "How to Get Away with Murder" and "The Whispers" are on tap, as are comedies "Black-ish" and "Galavant."

[03/25/14 - 10:36 PM]
2014 ABC Program Development Guide - Drama Series
ABC details its 12 drama pilots under consideration for next season.

[03/07/14 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 7
Updates include: Felicity Huffman tapped for "American Crime" at ABC; Rebecca Romijn cast in NBC's "The Pro"; and Dave Annable scores a role in FOX's "Red Band Society."

[03/05/14 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 5
Updates include: Patricia Arquette to lead latest "CSI" spin-off at CBS; Diogo Morgado cast in The CW's "The Messengers"; and Penelope Ann Miller, Timothy Hutton board ABC's "American Crime."

[03/03/14 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 3
Updates include: Rob Brown to find "Salvation" for NBC; Bryan Singer signs on to helm "Battle Creek" at CBS; and Stacey McGunnigle tapped as lead on NBC's "Ellen More or Less."

[02/21/14 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 21
Updates include: Matt Ryan tapped as "Constantine" at NBC; Ioan Gruffudd to live "Forever" for ABC; and Becki Newton joins "Weird Loners" over at FOX.

[02/14/14 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 14
Updates include: Jane Krakowski to lead FOX's "Dead Boss"; Alyson Hannigan to spend "More Time with Family" at CBS; and Mary-Louise Parker-led "Feed Me" gets pilot order at NBC.

[01/21/14 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 21
Updates include: Jesse L. Martin joins The CW's "The Flash"; Rashida Jones to lead "Tribeca" at TBS; and NBC opts not to proceed with its Octavia Spencer-led "Murder, She Wrote" revival.

[01/14/14 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 14
Updates include: Showtime gives "Web Therapy" a fourth season; Zach Cregger tapped as "Fatrick" at FOX; and Hilary Duff joins TV Land's "Younger."

[10/24/13 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 24
Updates include: Octavia Spencer eyed for "Murder, She Wrote" revival at NBC; ABC gives 10-episode order to "Secrets & Lies" import; and The CW adds another period drama in "Players."







AMERICAN CRIME (ABC)
Premieres Thursday, March 5
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/5/15 - ???
STATUS:
new this winter (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (11 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, November 2014) A young couple in Modesto, California were brutally attacked in their home leaving Matt Skokie, a war vet, murdered, and his wife, Gwen, unconscious, barely hanging on. The crime sends shock waves throughout the community stirring up tensions across socioeconomic and racial lines in this gritty new drama - from the points of view of all those involved.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Benito Martinez as Alonzo Gutierrez
· Caitlin Gerard as Aubry Taylor
· Elvis Nolasco as Carter Nix
· Felicity Huffman as Barb Skokie
· Johnny Ortiz as Tony Gutierrez
· Penelope Ann Miller as Eve Harmon
· Richard Cabral as Hector Tontz
· Timothy Hutton as Chuck Skokie
· W. Earl Brown as Tom Harmon
CREW INFORMATION:
· John Ridley as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Michael McDonald as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios