The second episode of ABC's new spring drama Body of Proof will follow a new episode of Desperate Housewives on April 3. Assisting a new show with either Desperate Housewives of Grey's Anatomy is something ABC has declined to do for the last two seasons. Perhaps that's why all their new dramas have cratered.
via press release:
ABC ANNOUNCES NEW DRAMA “BODY OF PROOF" AIRING ON A SPECIAL NIGHT AND TIME, SUNDAY, APRIL 3 AT 10:00 P.M.
The second episode of new drama “Body of Proof” will air on a special night and time, SUNDAY, APRIL 3 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET), following an original episode of “Desperate Housewives.” The show’s regularly scheduled premiere will air as originally announced on TUESDAY, MARCH 29 (10:01-11:00 p.m., ET).
Dr. Megan Hunt (Dana Delany) was in a class of her own, a brilliant neurosurgeon at the top of her game. Her world is turned upside down when a devastating car accident puts an end to her time in the operating room. Megan resumes her career as a medical examiner determined to solve the puzzle of who or what killed the victims. Megan’s instincts are sharp, but she’s developed a reputation for graying the lines of where her job ends and where the police department’s begins. It turns out her career isn’t the only thing that will need to be rebuilt; Megan’s family has taken a backseat to her ambition, and now she’ll discover there’s a lot of work to do when it comes to dissecting her relationships with the living.
“Body of Proof” stars Dana Delany stars as Dr. Megan Hunt, Jeri Ryan as Dr. Kate Murphey, John Carroll Lynch as Detective Bud Morris, Nicholas Bishop as Peter Dunlop, Sonja Sohn as Detective Samantha Baker, Geoffrey Arend as Dr. Ethan Gross, and Windell D. Middlebrooks as Dr. Curtis Brumfield.
The series is created by Christopher Murphey and executive-produced by Murphey, Matthew Gross, and Sunil Nayar. “Body of Proof” is produced by Gross Entertainment and ABC Studios.