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Entertainment reporter Sandy Kenyon has the latest details. (ABC)

ABC unveiled its latest slate of entertaining and innovative TV programming at its Upfront event on Tuesday, and entertainment reporter Sandy Kenyon went behind the scenes with the stars.

Now, here are the thrilling dramas and hilarious new comedies that will be hitting the network this Fall.

American Housewife

Show description: "The comedy stars Mike and Molly's Katy Mixon as Katie Otto, a confident, unapologetic wife and mother of three, raises her flawed family in the wealthy town of Westport, Connecticut, filled with 'perfect' mommies and their 'perfect offspring.'"

Conviction

Show description: "Lawyer and former First Daughter Hayes Morrison (Hayley Atwell, Marvel's Agent Carter) is about to accept a job offered from her sexy nemesis, NY District Attorney Wayne Wallis, to avoid jail time for cocaine possession and avoid hurting her mother's Senate campaign. Working with his team at the new Conviction Integrity Unit will let her use her brilliant mind to turn over cases where there is credible suspicion of wrongful conviction, and give her a chance to turn things around with her high-powered political family."

Designated Survivor

Show description: "Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actor Kiefer Sutherland (24) returns to primetime in a conspiracy thriller as Tom Kirkman, a lower-level cabinet member who unexpectedly becomes president after a devastating attack on Washington. He will struggle to prevent the country and his own family from falling into chaos, as he is thrust into one of the most difficult presidencies in history."

Downward Dog

Show description: "Based on the web series, Downward Dog is about a struggling millennial, Nan (Emmy-nominated Allison Tolman, Fargo), from the point of view of her lonely and philosophical dog, Martin. One session at obedience school already makes them realize that even at their worst, they may be the best thing for each other."

Imaginary Mary

Show description: "Alice (Jenna Elfman, Dharma & Greg, Friends With Benefits, EDtv) is a fiercely independent career woman whose life is turned upside-down when she meets the love of her life-a divorced father with three kids. This triggers even more upheaval when the slightly unhinged imaginary friend she created as a child suddenly reappears to help her navigate the transition from single girl to a woman ready for a family."

Notorious

Show description: "Notorious is inspired by the true-life stories of famed criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and cable news producer Wendy Walker, who serve as executive producers. The series is a provocative look at the unique, sexy, and dangerous interplay of criminal law and the media. Josh Berman (Blacklist, Bones, CSI) and Allie Hagan (Suri's Burn Book) write and executive produce."

Speechless

Show description: "Maya DiMeo (Minnie Driver, About A Boy, The Riches, Good Will Hunting) is a mom on a mission who will do anything for her husband Jimmy, her kids Ray, Dylan, and JJ, her eldest son with special needs. As Maya fights injustices both real and imagined, the family works to make a new home for themselves, and searches for just the right person to give JJ his 'voice.'"

Still Star-Crossed

Show description: "Still Star-Crossed, a period drama from Shondaland, picks up where the famous story of Romeo and Juliet ends, charting the treachery, palace intrigue and ill-fated romances of the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lovers' tragic fate. The series is based on the book by Melinda Taub."

Time After Time

Show description: "Based on the novel and movie Time After Time, executive producer/writer Kevin Williamson (The Vampire Diaries, Scream franchise, Dawson's Creek) delivers a fantastical cat and mouse adventure through time when famed science fiction writer H.G. Wells is transported to modern day Manhattan in pursuit of Jack the Ripper. Once H.G. arrives in New York City, he finds a world he never thought possible and a young woman who captivates him."

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