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[07/16/15 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 16
Updates include: TLC formally pulls the plug on "19 Kids and Counting"; Joy Osmanski cast in ABC Family's "Gorgeous Morons"; and Jason Dohring to recur on The CW's "The Originals."

[06/24/15 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 24
Updates include: Lifetime nixes "The Lizzie Borden Chronicles"; Nathaniel Parker joins the cast of ABC's "Of Kings & Prophets"; and Phil Klemmer to run "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" at The CW.

[06/22/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 22
Updates include: Christina Ricci to star in "Z" for Amazon; Molly Bernard tapped as series regular on TV Land's "Younger"; and Aisha Tyler to recur on CBS's "Criminal Minds."

[06/16/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 16
Updates include: Lewis Black cast in ABC's "Madoff"; Kimberly Elise among the latest bound for HBO's "Confirmation"; and Regina King set as series regular on ABC's "American Crime."

[06/15/15 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 15
Updates include: A&E cancels new drama "The Returned"; Morgan Spector to star in USA's "Paradise Pictures"; and Winona Ryder, David Harbour are both bound for Netflix's "Montauk."

[05/15/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Tops Thursday in the May Sweep for the First Time in 6 Years in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 14.

[05/14/15 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 14
Updates include: Amazon greenlights latest wave of drama pilots; Portia de Rossi upped to series regular on ABC's "Scandal"; and Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton to return to "American Crime" in new roles.

[05/12/15 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Announces 2015-16 Primetime Schedule
Highlights include a revival of "The Muppets" on Tuesday nights at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/08/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Ranks No. 1 for the 3rd-Straight May Sweep Thursday in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 7.

[05/07/15 - 07:25 PM]
ABC Issues Renewals to 22 Primetime Series
"Cristela," "Forever" and "Resurrection" are among the network's few shows not returning next season.

[05/06/15 - 10:07 AM]
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Nominations for the 5th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards
Said event will be broadcast live on A&E from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, May 31 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/04/15 - 10:36 AM]
Live + 7 Day Ratings: ABC Has 4 of the Week's Top 10 Biggest Broadcast Gainers in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for the week of April 13-19.

[05/01/15 - 08:35 AM]
ABC Leads the Pack for the 2nd-Straight Thursday in Adults 18-49, Surging 25% Over the Year-Ago May Sweep Night
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 30.

[04/24/15 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 on the Opening Night of the May Sweep for the First Time in 6 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 23.

[04/17/15 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 17
Updates include: Dominic Cooper, Elizabeth Perkins cast in AMC's "Preacher"; John Ridley to pen Marvel project for ABC; and Sterling K. Brown to play Christopher Darden in FX's "American Crime Story."

[04/17/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Returns Up and Wins Its Hour Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/16/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Announces May Sweeps Programming
The Alphabet details the highlights of its May sweeps programming (SPOILERS!).

[04/10/15 - 08:22 AM]
ABC's Special 9pm "Grey's" Is Thursday's No. 1 Drama, Winning Its Hour and Growing Week to Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 9.

[04/08/15 - 10:32 AM]
Season to Date: ABC Series Lead with Upscale Adults 18-49 - #1 Non-Sports - Only Broadcaster Up
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[03/27/15 - 08:22 AM]
"Scandal" and "Grey's" Rank as Thursday's Top 2 Series in Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Consecutive Week
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 26.

[03/20/15 - 08:19 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" and "Grey's" Rank as Thursday's Top 2 Shows in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 19.

[03/13/15 - 08:20 AM]
ABC Airs Thursday's Top Dramas and Finishes a Strong Second in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 12.

[03/06/15 - 08:25 AM]
ABC Is Up Sharply Year to Year and Finishes No. 1 for Its 6th-Straight Thursday
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, March 5.

[02/27/15 - 11:06 AM]
ABC's "American Crime" Post-Show Podcast Series to Launch Exclusively on PodcastOne
The podcast debuts today with a preview of what to expect in the television series, followed by weekly post-show episodes taking fans through the final episode of the season.

[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)
Returns in TBA 2016 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
3/5/15 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2015/2016 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2015-16 season (the show's second) on 5/7/15
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2015) Critically acclaimed limited series "American Crime" returns for its second season and will feature a new crime committed in a different setting, as told through the eyes of those affected. The series was created and executive produced by Oscar(R) winner John Ridley ("12 Years a Slave"). Michael J. McDonald also serves as executive producer. "American Crime" is produced by ABC Studios.
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