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ABC to Stack All Episodes of its Freshman Series on Digital Platforms

All Offers Will be Select Returning Series and the Upcoming Crop of Midseason Entries

ABC will make all episodes of newbies “American Housewife,” “Speechless,” “Conviction,” “Designated Survivor” and “Notorious,” plus returning “Dancing with the Stars,” “Quantico,” “The Real O’Neals” and “Secrets and Lies” available on ABC.com and the ABC app for desktop, mobile and connected TV devices. Also featured digitally will be “American Crime,” “The Bachelor,” “The Big Fan,” Downward Dog,” “Imaginary Mary,” “Time After Time,” and the mini-series event “When We Rise” in midseason. Episodes from most series will also be available on Hulu and via select MVPD On-Demand platforms, including Xfinity and DIRECTV.

“More viewers are watching shows on their own terms, and we want to continue pursuing ways to better meet their expectations. Whether they fall behind on their favorite show or are late in discovering one that is new to them, we want fans to easily find and connect with our content,” said Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment. “With the addition of in-season stacking of current shows, ABC’s digital platforms are now more than ever a true destination for discovering or catching up on many ABC shows, as well as reconnecting with full seasons of beloved Throwbacks.”

ABC.com and the ABC app enable all users nationwide to access the five most recent episodes of their favorite shows for free on-demand, including “Grey’s Anatomy,” “How To Get Away With Murder,” “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Modern Family” and “Scandal.” Additionally, viewers who authenticate with a participating pay TV provider have several advantages, including the ability to watch a 24-hour live network stream in select markets; access to the most recent episodes of ABC series and news programs the day after they air; and now access to every episode of this season’s new series.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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