Featured Channel Spotlight: ABC Network Watch Guide 

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One of the most popular premium channels available to Vidgo subscribers, the ABC Network features a wide range of entertainment options that the whole family can enjoy, from primetime news programs and specials to trending TV and live sports.

PROGRAMMING 

  • ABC LIVE – Special television events covering news, high-profile celebrities, and political analysis. 
  • ABC LOCAL – Local news, TV programs, and more. 
  • ABC – National broadcast of must-see primetime shows, college and pro sports games.  

FEATURED SHOWS 

SPORTS NCAA Basketball, NBA Basketball 
NEWS ABC World News Tonight, 20/20, This Week with George Stephanopoulos 
ENTERTAINMENT Jimmy Kimmel Live, Black-Ish 
FAMILY The Wonder Years, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy 

SHOWS PREVIEW 

News  

“We have to find a way to let everyone know when they’re watching that we hear them, that we are asking their questions on all ends of the spectrum.”   

David Muir

ABC World News Tonight with David Muir | ABC | Weeknights 6:30/5:30c 

ABC NEWS – David Muir. (ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua) DAVID MUIR

Award-winning journalist David Muir brings you the top headlines of the day along with exclusive interviews and human-interest stories to inspire and reflect on our complex world.  

Feature Highlights: As the flagship news program of ABC, David Muir and a team of veteran producers feature in-depth interviews, political analysis, and balanced reporting.  

20/20 with David Muir and Amy Robach | ABC Live | Fridays 9/8c 

David Muir and Amy Robach are the co-anchors of ABC’s “20/20.” (ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua)

Anchored by David Muir and Amy Robach, the ABC News primetime news magazine 20/20 features compelling human-interest stories, hard-hitting investigative reports, and high-profile interviews.  

Feature Highlights: Iconic guest anchors such as Diane Sawyer bring us in-depth interviews and unbiased reporting of the most notable stories of our time, including the incredible story of survival by the Turpin children and other thought-provoking profiles.  

This Week with George Stephanopoulos | ABC Live | Sunday mornings 10:30/9:30c 

THIS WEEK WITH GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS (ABC/Heidi Gutman)

Emmy award-winning journalists George Stephanopoulos, Martha Raddatz, and Jonathan Karl ask tough questions in exclusive interviews, round table panel debates, and political news analysis.  

Feature Highlights: In a must-see interview that people will be talking about for many years, Alec Baldwin gets emotional as he explains his side of the story in the tragic aftermath of the accidental shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.  

Good Morning America: Weekend Edition with Eva Pilgrim, Janai Norman, and Whit Johnson | ABC Live | Weekends 7am 

ABC NEWS – Michael Strahan, Robin Roberts, and George Stephanopoulos. (ABC/Heidi Gutman)

Co-anchored by Eva Pilgrim, Janai Norman, Whit Johnson, and meteorologist Rob Marciano, the Good Morning America team brings you the most trending stories of the day to help you live your best life. Get the inside scoop on the top news headlines, inspiring human-interest stories, national weather highlights, and more.  

Feature Highlights: Discover the latest tips and tricks to live your best life, with hosts covering topics ranging from cooking and home décor to health and wellness.  

Featured Shows  

“Differences in experience, points of view and opinions aren’t what pulls us apart. It’s what pulls us together.”   

Tracee Ellis Ross, star of Black-Ish and daughter of Diana Ross

Black-Ish | ABC Local | Thursdays 9:30/8:30c | TV-14 

ABC Network

Starring Anthony Anderson as Dre Johnson, Tracy Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson, and guest starring Laurence Fishburne from The Matrix trilogy as Pops, Black-Ish follows the hilarious ups and downs of a black power couple raising their kids in a predominantly white neighborhood. In Season 8, travel to Pasadena, California, and watch the hilarity ensue as two parents try to teach their kids about black heritage, right before going out for white fro-yo.  

Feature Highlights: In the final season, say goodbye to America’s favorite TV family in funny, heart-warming episodes featuring a guest appearance by the former first lady Michelle Obama.  

Also starring: Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson, Marsai Martin as Diane Johnson, and Deon Cole as Charlie Telphy.   

Jimmy Kimmel Live! | ABC Local | Weeknights 11:35/10:35c | TV-14 

ABC Network

Hard-hitting news can be a real bummer if you get it straight up without a chaser, so if you need some cream in your coffee, Emmy-winning host Jimmy Kimmel delivers the top headlines and celebrity news with a funny, self-deprecating spin.  Also starring the adorable Guillermo Rodriguez, the security guard, and a rotation of celebrity appearances, Jimmy Kimmel Live! keeps everybody smiling, all the way from the iconic El Capitan Entertainment Centre on Hollywood Boulevard.  

Feature Highlights: Enjoy live performances by new and notable musical guests, along with funny segments like This Week in Unnecessary Censorship, and Behind the Scenes with Jimmy and Audience.  

Also starring: Cousin Sal, Aunt Chippy, Dicky Barret as the Announcer, and bandleader Cleto Escobedo III. 

Sports 

“Heroes come and go, but legends are forever.”   

Kobe Bryant

NBA Basketball | ABC | Select Dates 

(Photo by Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images)

Grab your snacks and get comfy because it’s time to cheer on your favorite team, whether it’s the Nets vs Warriors or Knicks vs the Lakers. ABC also features select games like the Hawks against the Celtics. Whatever team you’re cheering on, tune into ABC and get an up-close look at your team favorites.  

Feature Highlights: Along with popular programming, ABC also brings you select NBA basketball games you don’t want to miss. Watch the top NBA stars slam-dunk their opponents in an impressive display of athleticism with a dash of on court drama.  

NCAA Basketball | ABC | Select Dates  

(Photo by Joe Faraoni / ESPN Images)

If you’re looking for the college basketball schedule for live TV, you’ve come to the right place. This season, tune into ABC with the Vidgo streaming app and get ready for March Madness excitement, including the highly anticipated Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball games. 

Feature Highlights: Not only can you watch all your favorite shows, but ABC also features select NCAA basketball games you don’t want to miss. Cheer on your favorite college basketball MVPs and have fun shouting at the refs for bad calls.  

Family 

“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.”

Michael J. Fox

The Wonder Years | ABC Local | Wednesdays 8:30/7:30c | TV-14 

ABC Network

The highly anticipated remake of the hit 80s show, The Wonder Years is a coming-of-age story that follows a black middle-class family as they navigate life in the 60s. Set in Montgomery, Alabama, and narrated by Don Cheadle, Dean Williams (Elisha “EJ” Williams) tries to look cool and feel cool at school while also dealing with his first major crush. Meanwhile, it’s a clash of generations when his parents meddle in his affairs.      

Feature Highlights: Get a healthy dose of 60s nostalgia with mod dresses, skinny ties, and classic hits like “Soothe Me” by Sam Cooke, “Try a Little Tenderness” by Otis Redding, and “With a Little Help From My Friends” by The Beatles. 

Also starring: Dule Hill as Bill Williams, Saycon Senbloh as Lillian Williams, Milan Ray as Keisa Clemmons, Laura Kariuki as Kim Williams, Amari O’Neil as Cory Long, Julian Lerner as Brad Hitman, Allen Maldonado as Coach Long, Caleb Black as Norman, and Milan Marsh as Charlene. 

Wheel of Fortune | ABC Local | Weeknights 7/8c | TV-G 

ABC Network

Hosted by Pat Sajak and Vanna White, follow along as contestants buy vowels and guess hidden phrases on Wheel of Fortune, one of the most iconic game shows with over 7,000 episodes to date. Have fun watching this family-friendly game show as contestants compete for prizes and money, all in hopes of making it to the bonus round to win even bigger prizes like cars, vacations, and more cash.  

Feature Highlights: It’s high stakes for contestants with a chance to win more cash and prizes thanks to Bonus Round Puzzles. Meanwhile, Pat and Vanna entertain the audience with personal stories about their experiences with celebrities and other surprising tidbits, like Pat’s love of Barney the Dinosaur and his IRL convo with Dolly Parton.  

Jeopardy | ABC Local | Weeknights 7:30/8:30c | TV-G 

ABC Network

Here is your clue: Hosted by Alex Trebek from 1984 to 2020, this classic American game show supplies the answers to questions in various subjects, and contestants must supply the question in order to win cash prizes. What is Jeopardy! That is correct. Test your trivia skills as the ultimate nerd competition heats up in a battle of brainpower and strategy.  

Feature Highlights: Hosted by Mayim Bialik from Big Bang Theory and Ken Jennings, the show’s GOAT with record-breaking 74-game wins, Jeopardy also features the Clue Crew, which follows Sarah Whitcomb Foss and Jimmy McGuire as they track down clues all over the U.S. and around the world.    

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