Once Upon a Time

ABC's fall line-up: Family Fridays, via fantasy and fairy tales

By Mike Hughes

When the new TV
season starts this fall, two of ABC's nights will transform

-- Fridays once
seemed like an afterthought. Now they'll be a family time for fantasy
and fairytales.

ABC goes epic for the fall

Earlier, I sent an overview of ABC's fall schedule. (See previous blog.) Since then, the network has had its "upfront" presentation to advertisers -- and has left me quite optimistic. Here's the new version I sent to papers:


TV viewers tend to shrug when a new
network programming chief arrives.