FOREVER - "Forever" stars Ioan Gruffudd as Henry and Judd Hirsch as Abe. (ABC/Bob D'Amico)BLACK-ISH - "Black-ish" stars Marcus Scribner as Andre Jr., Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow, Marsai Martin as Diane, Anthony Anderson as Dre, Miles Brown as Jack, Laurence Fishburne as Pops and   Yara Shahidi as Zoey.  (ABC/Craig Sjodin)

After FOX and NBC announced their new schedules this week, ABC took its turn.

Ahead of the Alphabet Network's upfront announcement on Tuesday afternoon, the team -- including ABC programming chief Paul Lee -- weighed in on their successes and failures of the past season, along with plans for the 2014-2015 schedule.

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4:15PM An introduction from departing ABC exec Anne Sweeney highlights the addition of Lucasfilm into the Disney-ABC fold. Could we see a Lucasfilm presence on ABC in the future? Maybe, but not today.

4:27PM The clip show introducing returning primetime shows features an "Adele Dazeem" reference courtesy of Agent Coulson from "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Nice.

4:32PM Lee touts the success of staggering the runs of "Scandal," "Grey's Anatomy" and "Once Upon a Time," and they're "doubling down" next season.

4:35PM "Black-ish" star Laurence Fishburne jokes that with the gaps between their teeth, he and Anthony Anderson could really be father and son.

4:41PM Lee calls Shonda Rhimes the "new President of Entertainment for Thursday nights," also bringing on to promote "How to Get Away with Murder." ABC sees big things in this one, and so do we.

4:44PM Ryan Phillippe and Juliette Lewis's 10-episode series "Secrets & Lies" will air after "How to Get" finishes its fun, and a possible second season would feature an-new case.

4:48PM Lee compares Cristela Alonzo to Roseanne. If it can find a foothold on ratings on Fridays, this is the kind of multi-camera comedy that runs under-the-radar for years -- like its lead-in, "Last Man Standing."

4:51PM Nothing much is said about "American Crime," which will run on Sundays at midseason, but Lee raves about "Galavant," a musical comedy that'll air back-to-back episodes on Sundays at 8pm. Lee has a history of picking up head-scratching comedies -- most notably "Work It" -- but this seems to have promise.

4:57PM "Selfie" and "Manhattan Love Story" will be the only comedies airing Tuesdays at 8pm on broadcast TV. "Doctor Who" alum Karen Gillan could be a breakout star with the "My Fair Lady"-esque "Selfie," and John Cho is always a welcome addition to any show.

vaSELFIE - "Selfie" stars Tim Peper as Ethan, John Cho as Henry, Da'Vine Joy Randolph as  Charmonique, Karen Gillan as Eliza, Allyn Rachel as Bryn and David Harewood as Sam. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)

5:02PM "Love Story" is a little forgettable, and the dueling voiceovers could get old very fast. But Analeigh Tipton uses the same awkward charm that she brought to "Crazy Stupid Love."

MANHATTAN LOVE STORY - "Manhattan Love Story" stars Kurt Fuller as William, Chloe Wepper  as Chloe, Jade Catta-Preta as Amy, Nicolas Wright as David, Jake McDorman as Peter and Analeigh Tipton as Dana.  (ABC/Craig Sjodin)

5:08PM It's time to tease "Marvel's Agent Carter," which will take the place of "S.H.I.E.L.D." as expected. Hayley Atwell seems up to the job in footage from her Marvel One-Shot, and this could be perfect to bridge the gap, as long as ABC doesn't change its mind like they did with "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland."

MARVEL'S AGENT CARTER - "Marvel's Agent Carter," starring "Captain America's" Hayley Atwell, follows the story of Peggy Carter. It's 1946, and peace has dealt Peggy Carter a serious blow as she finds herself marginalized when the men return home from fighting abroad. Working for the covert SSR (Strategic Scientific Reserve),  Peggy must balance doing administrative work and going on secret missions for Howard Stark all while trying to navigate life as a single woman in America, in the wake of losing the love of her life - Steve Rogers. Inspired by the feature films "Captain America: The First Avenger" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," along with the short "Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter."  (Marvel)  BLACK-ISH - "Black-ish" stars Marcus Scribner as Andre Jr., Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow, Marsai Martin as Diane, Anthony Anderson as Dre, Miles Brown as Jack, Laurence Fishburne as Pops and   Yara Shahidi as Zoey.  (ABC/Craig Sjodin)  MANHATTAN LOVE STORY - "Manhattan Love Story" stars Kurt Fuller as William, Chloe Wepper  as Chloe, Jade Catta-Preta as Amy, Nicolas Wright as David, Jake McDorman as Peter and Analeigh Tipton as Dana.  (ABC/Craig Sjodin)  SELFIE - "Selfie" stars Tim Peper as Ethan, John Cho as Henry, Da'Vine Joy Randolph as  Charmonique, Karen Gillan as Eliza, Allyn Rachel as Bryn and David Harewood as Sam. (ABC/Craig Sjodin)  FOREVER - "Forever" stars Ioan Gruffudd as Henry and Judd Hirsch as Abe. (ABC/Bob D'Amico)  From: Troy Frisby  Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 3:33 PM To: Troy Frisby Subject:

5:12PM Jimmy Kimmel opens with a Solange-Jay Z joke. Timely, but the crowd seemed a bit nervous -- maybe they're worried the "Beygency" will come after them.

5:15PM Kimmel on Juan Pablo Galavis, the first non-white “Bachelor”: “Everybody hated him, so we’re never doing that again.”

5:23PM Kimmel's exit: "I have to go pick up Alec Baldwin and his bike in prison."

5:29PM Midseason alien drama "The Whispers" is based on a Ray Bradbury story and stars "American Horror Story: Coven" actress Lily Rabe.

5:33PM Lee refers to "American Crime" -- from "12 Years a Slave" writer John Ridley -- as the networks "biggest swing" of the season. It will examine race in America through the lens of a high-profile murder.

5:38PM It looks like they're closing things out with a preview of Wednesday night's "Modern Family" -- the first of a two-parter featuring Mitch and Cam's wedding. It starts with a nod to the pilot -- Cam's plan to introduce Lily to the family with the "Lion King" theme.

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