AceShowbiz - ABC has released all trailers for its new 2017 Fall shows, including %cFreddie Highmore%-starring medical drama "The Good Doctor" and Shondaland's legal drama "For the People". The network also unveils trailers for "The Gospel of Kevin", comedy "The Mayor", "Alex, Inc." and "Splitting Up Together".
"The Good Doctor" stars "Bates Motel" alum Freddie as Dr. Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, who relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital's surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, Shaun uses his extraordinary medical gifts to save lives and challenge the skepticism of his colleagues.
Also starring on the series are %cAntonia Thomas%, %cNicholas Gonzalez%, %cChuku Modu% and %cIrene Keng%. The series hails from "House M.D." creator David Shore and %cDaniel Dae Kim% ("Lost"). Seth Gordon directs the pilot as well as serves as executive producer alongside Sebastian Lee. "The Good Doctor" is set to air on Mondays at 10 P.M.
Hailing from Shonda Rhimes' Shondaland, "For the People" follows brand-new lawyers working for both the defense and the prosecution, handling the most high-profile and high-stakes federal cases in the country-all as their lives intersect in and out of the courtroom. The series stars %cBritne Oldford%, %cLyndon Smith%, %cBen Rappaport% and %cSusannah Flood%.
"Ten Days in the Valley" features %cKyra Sedgwick%, who portrays Jane, a TV producer whose daughter goes missing in the middle of the night and gets her life upside down ever since. The trailer hints that her daughter case may be connected to Jane's cop TV show. Starring alongside Kyra are %cAdewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje%, %cKick Gurry%, %cErika Christensen% and %cFelix Solis%. "Ten Days in the Valley" airs on Sundays at 10 P.M.
%cJason Ritter%-starring lighthearted drama "The Gospel of Kevin" revolves around a cluelessly self-serving person on a dangerous path to despair. In a downward spiral, Kevin returns home to stay with his widowed twin sister (%cJoAnna Garcia Swisher%) and niece. On his first night there, an unlikely celestial being named Yvette appears to him and presents him with a mission-to save the world. ABC is currently recasting Yvette, the messenger from God. "The Gospel of Kevin" is set for Tuesdays at 10 P.M. slot.
"The Mayor", which is set to air on Tuesdays at 9.30 P.M., is a comedy about a young rapper-turned-mayor (played by %cBrandon Micheal Hall%) who needs his big break. For years, he's toiled away in a small inner-city apartment, making music in his bedroom closet. Tired of waiting for opportunity, Courtney cooks up the publicity stunt of the century: running for mayor of his hometown in California to generate buzz for his music career.
Unfortunately for him, his master plan goes wildly awry, ending in the most terrifying of outcomes: an election victory. With the help of his mother (%cYvette Nicole Brown%) and friends, including Valentina (%cLea Michele%), Courtney will have to overcome his hubris if he wants to transform the struggling city he loves.
%cZach Braff% stars, directs and executive produces ABC's new comedy "Alex, Inc." Based on the podcast StartUp, it follows Alex Schuman (Zach), a brilliant radio journalist, husband and father of two who is about to do something crazy-quit his job and start his own company. He quickly discovers it's going to be a lot harder than he thought. Matt Tarses ("Scrubs") and Davis Entertainment ("Dr. Ken" and "The Blacklist") serve as executive producers alongside Zach.
Based on the Danish series, "Splitting Up Together" is the story of a couple, played by %cJenna Fischer% ("The Office") as Lena and %cOliver Hudson% ("Scream Queens") as Martin, whose marriage is reignited by their divorce. The series stars %cBobby Lee% as Arthur, %cDiane Farr% as Maya, %cLindsay Price% as Camille, %cOlivia Keville% as Mae, %cVan Crosby% as Mason and %cSander Thomas% as Milo.
Emily Kapnek ("Suburgatory") writes and serves as executive producer of this new comedy, along with %cEllen DeGeneres%.
"Deception" follows superstar magician Cameron Black (%cJack Cutmore-Scott%) who goes to FBI when his career is ruined by scandal to practice his art of deception, influence and illusion. Using every trick in the book and inventing new ones, he will help the government catch the world's most elusive criminals while staging the biggest illusions of his career.
Starring alongside Jack are %cIlfenesh Hadera% as Kay Daniels, %cLenora Crichlow% as Dina Clark, %cAmaury Nolasco% as Mike Alvarez, %cJustin Chon% as Jordan Kwon, %cLaila Robins% as Special Agent Deakins and %cVinnie Jones% as Gunter Gustafsen.
Directed by David Nutter, the series hails from writer/executive producer Chris Fedak ("Chuck") and executive producers Greg Berlanti, Martin Gero, David and Sarah Schechter. Illusionist David Kwong ("Now You See Me") will also co-produce.
"The Crossing" follows refugees from a war-torn country who seek asylum in a small American fishing town, only the country these people are from is America-and the war they are fleeing hasn't happened yet. As the government tries to uncover the truth behind this mysterious migration only one thing is certain: The lives of the people here-both the townspeople and these newcomers-will never be the same. Writers Dan Dworkin & Jay Beattie executive produce with Jason Reed.
The series stars %cSteve Zahn% as Jude Miller, %cNatalie Martinez% as Reece, %cSandrine Holt% as Emma Ren, %cRick Gomez% as Nestor, %cJay Karnes% as Craig Lindauer, %cMarcuis Harris% as Caleb and %cSimone Kessel% as Rebecca.