ABC has set its lineup for the fall, and it includes five new series: Comedy “The Mayor” and dramas “The Good Doctor,” “The Gospel of Kevin,” “Inhumans” and “Ten Days in the Valley.”

Take a look at trailers for those shows, plus midseason entries “Alex, Inc.,” “The Crossing,” “Deception,” “For the People” and “Splitting Up Together,” plus the revival of “Roseanne,” below.

‘The Good Doctor’

Freddie Highmore stars as a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome who has to prove he can work in the high-pressure environment of a hospital.

‘The Gospel of Kevin’

Jason Ritter plays a self-described bad person whose life is changed by an interaction with a “celestial being.” Note: The role played by Cristela Alonzo is being recast.


ABC’s second Marvel series centers on the royal family of an alien society who escape to Earth after a military coup. Anson Mount, Iwan Rheon and Serinda Swan head the cast. ABC showed a full trailer at its upfront presentation but hasn’t released it publicly. For now, there’s just this footage-free 30-second teaser.

‘The Mayor’

An aspiring rapper (Brandon Micheal Hall) runs for mayor of his hometown as a stunt to jump-start his music career. Then he wins and has to figure out how to do his new job. Also starring Lea Michele and Yvette Nicole Brown.

‘Ten Days in the Valley’

Kyra Sedgwick plays a TV producer whose daughter is abducted, and her life starts uncomfortably imitating the cop show for which she writes.

‘Alex, Inc.’

Zach Braff plays a radio journalist who dumps his stable career to start a new business, much to his family’s surprise.

‘The Crossing’

Refugees from a war turn up in a small town in the United States — but they say they’re fleeing a war that hasn’t happened yet. Steve Zahn and Natalie Martinez attempt to figure out what’s happening.


Or, if you prefer, “Magic Castle”: An illusionist (Jack Cutmore-Scott) uses his skills to help the FBI, complete with a skeptical female agent (Ilfenesh Hadera) and another agent who’s a fan (Amaury Nolasco), solve cases.

‘For the People’

The newest Shondaland drama centers on attorneys working both sides of cases in the federal District Court in Manhattan. The cast includes Ben Rappaport, Susannah Flood, Hope Davis, Ben Shenkman, Vondie Curtis-Hall and Anna Deavere Smith.


The cast of the classic sitcom reunites for an eight-episode run.

‘Splitting Up Together’

Jenna Fischer and Oliver Hudson play a couple whose relationship may be saved by their divorce. Also starring Lindsay Price, Bobby Lee and Diane Farr, and created by “Suburgatory’s” Emily Kapnek.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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