[08/07/08 - 12:14 PM]
Find Out Everything You Need to Know About Your Favorite ABC Series with the "ABC Starter Kits," Now Available on ABC.com
The "ABC Starter Kit" offers "the fastest way to get caught up on the premise, characters and storylines for all of ABC's scripted programming."

[via press release from ABC]


Get Caught Up in Minutes on ABC's Scripted Series "Brothers & Sisters," "Desperate Housewives," "Dirty Sexy Money," "Eli Stone," "Grey's Anatomy," "Private Practice," "Pushing Daisies," "Samantha Who?" and "Ugly Betty"

Looking for a way to get caught up with your favorite ABC scripted series? The "ABC Starter Kit" is the answer. The online video kit provides a brief overview that brings you up to date on complete scripted series in just minutes. "ABC Starter Kit" videos can be found on ABC.com, ABC Mobile and on several major online portals. The "ABC Starter Kit" brand will also be seen on-air in a 30-minute affiliate special, as well as in DVD hand-outs at retail and other public venues.

The "ABC Starter Kit" offers the fastest way to get caught up on the premise, characters and storylines for all of ABC's scripted programming:

� Family: you can't live with them, can't live without them. And the Walker family knows this all too well. From the bickering between the unique Walker siblings to each family member's personal struggles to the funny and loving family gatherings, get an inside account of the entire series "Brothers & Sisters" before its return, Sunday, Sept. 28 (10:00 p.m., ET)

� The ladies of Wisteria Lane are back! Get their complete history in the Desperate Housewives Gazette from an innocent bystander, the neighborhood's paperboy. Don't miss a moment of suburbanite gossip on "Desperate Housewives" when it returns on Sunday, Sept. 28 (9:00 p.m., ET).

� Life is just dirty and sexy for New York City's Darling family in the premiere of "Dirty Sexy Money," Wednesday, Oct. 1 (10:00 p.m., ET). Get all the details in the Starter Kit about this uber-rich family from the one man who knows it all... the family chauffeur.

� Is he a lawyer or a prophet? Maybe he's both! See everything you need to know about "Eli Stone" -- a man who has visions unlike anything else on television -- before the premiere, Tuesday, Oct. 14 (10:00 p.m., ET).

� The "Grey's Anatomy" Starter Kit gives you the ABC's for all the happenings at Seattle Grace Hospital before your favorite doctors return in the two-hour season premiere, Thursday, Sept. 25 (9:00 p.m., ET).

� Check in with the doctors at the Oceanside Wellness Center before "Private Practice" returns Wednesday, Oct. 1 (9:00 p.m., ET).

� A touch of magic, a touch of romance and a touch of mystery will all be part of the Starter Kit for "Pushing Daisies." Television's most unique show returns Wednesday, Oct. 1 (8:00 p.m., ET).

� Think you know all about Samantha Neely? Well, she can't remember, and maybe you can't either. The "Samantha Who?" Starter Kit has everything you need to be reminded ABOUT before new episodes begin, Monday, Oct. 6 (9:30 p.m., ET).

� Fashion's most uncoordinated It-Girl is about to take New York City by storm. But before she does, get caught up on all of the drama from Betty's first day at Mode Magazine in the "Ugly Betty" Starter Kit. New episodes return Thursday, Sept. 25 (8:00 p.m., ET)

  [august 2008]  


[10/23/16 - 09:43 AM]
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[10/23/16 - 07:06 AM]
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ABC further spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 18.

[10/22/16 - 09:09 AM]
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[10/22/16 - 09:05 AM]
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[10/22/16 - 08:42 AM]
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[10/21/16 - 02:02 PM]
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[10/21/16 - 12:08 PM]
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[10/21/16 - 10:05 AM]
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[10/21/16 - 10:04 AM]
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[10/21/16 - 10:03 AM]
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[10/21/16 - 09:55 AM]
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[10/21/16 - 09:35 AM]
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[10/21/16 - 09:31 AM]
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[10/21/16 - 09:29 AM]
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[10/21/16 - 09:24 AM]
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