ABC summer 2016 schedule: ‘Uncle Buck’ and game shows, ‘Secrets and Lies’ to fall

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ABC has unveiled its summer 2016 lineup, and it’s as notable for what’s not there as what is.

Season 2 of the drama “Secrets and Lies” is being bumped into the 2016-17 season, with a fall launch now looking likely. It had tentatively been set for spring or summer, though no premiere date was ever announced.

As for what is on the network, comedy “Uncle Buck” will premiere in June and air back-to-back episodes on Tuesdays. “Mistresses” also returns for its fourth season. ABC is betting heavily on game shows, with new versions of “To Tell the Truth” and “The $100,000 Pyramid” joining returnees “Celebrity Family Feud” and “500 Questions.”

Here’s the full summer schedule (all times ET/PT unless noted).

Monday, May 23

9 p.m. “The Bachelorette” (two hours)

Thursday, May 26

8 p.m. “500 Questions” (two hours)

Monday, May 30

8 p.m. “The Bachelorette” (time period premiere)
10 p.m. “Mistresses”

Thursday, June 2

9 p.m. ET/6 PT NBA Finals Game 1

Saturday, June 11

9 p.m. “O.J.: Made in America” part 1 (two hours; subsequent episodes on ESPN)

Tuesday, June 14

8 p.m. “To Tell the Truth”
9 p.m. “Uncle Buck” (back-to-back episodes)
10 p.m. “To Tell the Truth” (time period premiere)

Thursday, June 23

8 p.m. “BattleBots” (two hours)

Sunday, June 26

8 p.m. “Celebrity Family Feud”
9 p.m. “The $100,000 Pyramid”

Wednesday, July 13

8 p.m. 2016 ESPY Awards (three hours)

Tuesday, Aug. 2

8 p.m. “Bachelor in Paradise” (two hours)

Wednesday, Aug. 3

8 p.m. “CMA Music Festival” (three hours)

Monday, Aug. 8

8 p.m. “Bachelor in Paradise” (time period premiere)

Tuesday, Aug. 9

8 p.m. “Bachelor in Paradise”
9 p.m. “Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise”

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