already has an impressive line-up of family comedies, with seven
returning to the schedule in the Fall. But the network is adding three
new sitcoms for the 2017-2018 TV season, each offering something
different. One, The Mayor
, will premiere in the Fall (Tuesdays at 9:30/8:30c) while the other two are being held until mid-season.
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, ABC's sole new Fall comedy, is a funny look at politics in which an aspiring rapper played by Brandon Michael Hall runs for mayor as a publicity stunt, but he actually wins. The show follows his struggle to adapt to politics and co-stars Yvette Nicole Brown as the new mayor's mom and Glee
's Lea Michele as a shrew political operative who tries to help him.
Splitting Up Together
is an unusual family comedy starring Oliver Hudson and The Office
's Jenna Fischer as a couple who get divorced, but still sort of live together to co-parent their kids. And it turns out, getting a divorce is the best thing to happen for their marriage.
Alex, Inc. is created by and stars Scrubs
' Zach Braff and centers on a husband and father who quits his job to start his own podcasting company. The mid-season comedy also stars The Sopranos
Emmy winner Michael Imperioli.
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