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[05/18/17 - 11:56 AM]
ABC Studios and ABC Signature Studios Ramp Up Production for the 2017-18 Season
ABC Studios and ABC Signature Studios had another successful selling season with 11 new shows going into production for a total of 21 series between the two studios.

[04/13/17 - 12:37 PM]
ABC Announces Summer Premiere Dates
Highlights include the new dramas "Somewhere Between" and "Still Star-Crossed" on Monday nights.

[03/16/17 - 10:32 AM]
New Comedy Series "Downward Dog" Will Premiere in Sneak Peek, Wednesday, May 17, on ABC
The series, the first network comedy to have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, will move to its regular time period, Tuesday nights at 8:00/7:00c, beginning May 23.

[01/10/17 - 07:01 AM]
ABC Announces Midseason Premiere Dates
Among the newcomers: the mini-series "When We Rise"; the one-hour drama "Time After Time"; and the half-hour comedy "Imaginary Mary."

[10/17/16 - 09:01 AM]
ABC Set to Stack All Episodes of This Season's New Series on Digital Platforms
Episodes from most series will also be available on Hulu and via select MVPD On-Demand platforms, including Xfinity and DirecTV.

[05/18/16 - 10:13 AM]
Eleven Shows Ordered from ABC Studios for the 2016-17 Season
New drama "Still Star-Crossed" and new comedy "American Housewife" are both on tap at sibling broadcaster ABC.

[05/17/16 - 01:00 PM]
Video: New ABC Shows - Official Trailers
Get your first look at everything from "American Housewife" to "Time After Time."

[05/17/16 - 09:00 AM]
ABC Unveils 2016-17 Primetime Schedule
Highlights include an expanded two-hour comedy block on Tuesdays and new dramas "Conviction" and "Designated Survivor" to anchor Mondays and Wednesdays.

[05/12/16 - 04:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 12 - Three Dramas, Two Comedies Join ABC's Series Roster
Among the pickups: dramas "Conviction," "Still Star-Crossed" and "Time After Time"; as well as comedies "Downward Dog" and "Untitled Sarah Dunn Project."

[03/23/16 - 06:04 AM]
2016 ABC Program Development Guide - Comedy Series
ABC details its 12 comedy projects under consideration for next season.

[12/01/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 1
Updates include: Jeb Stuart brings "Rambo: New Blood" to FOX; Sterling Jerins cast in HBO's "Divorce"; and Curtis "50 Cent" is "My Friend 50" at FOX.

[11/20/15 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 20
Updates include: Alex Hirsch announces end of Disney XD's "Gravity Falls"; Lucas Neff joins "Downward Dog" at ABC; and Legendary Television lands "Lost in Space" revival at Netflix.

[11/05/15 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 5
Updates include: Allison Tolman to lead ABC's "Downward Dog"; The CW begins casting Archie Comics' "Riverdale"; and Dutch Southern, Magnus Martens to pull a "Caper" at FX.

[09/10/15 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 10
Updates include: ABC gives pilot order to "Downward Dog"; Tequan Richmond, Aisha Hinds among cast of Showtime's Lena Waithe project; and David Slade to helm premiere of Starz's "American Gods."







DOWNWARD DOG (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/17/17 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2017)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 8:00 PM-8:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, March 2017) All-new comedy "Downward Dog" will premiere in a special sneak peek WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 (9:30-10:00 p.m. EDT), following the season finale of "Modern Family." (Editors Please Note: "black-ish" will air its season finale Wednesday, May 10). The series, the first network comedy to have its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, will move to its regular time period, Tuesday nights at 8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT, beginning May 23, on The ABC Television Network. Based on a web series, "Downward Dog" follows the day-to-day life of Nan (Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated Allison Tolman, "Fargo"), as told by her increasingly lonely and philosophical dog, Martin (voiced by Samm Hodges). Nan attempts to juggle her tumultuous personal life with a stressful career, unjustly supervised by her self-obsessed boss. Having her story told from the canine perspective provides a uniquely unfiltered point of view that helps us laugh and cry about what it means to be a human being in the twenty-first century. It's a show about a dog and the girl he adores, and even at their worst, Nan and Martin just might be best for one another.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Allison Tolman as Nan
· Barry Rothbart as Kevin
· Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Jenn
· Lucas Neff as Jason
· Samm Hodges as Martin (Voice)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Gene Stupnitsky as EP
· Jimmy Miller as EP
· Kathy Dziubek as EP
· Lee Eisenberg as EP
· Michael Killen as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sam Hansen as EP
· Samm Hodges as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· ABC Studios
· Animal Media Group
· Legendary Television
· Mosaic Media Group