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ABC: The year of the big change?

This is the week when TV viewers see their world spin around: New fall line-ups are announced, old dreams are dashed.

My previous blog looks at the Fox line-up, announced Monday. Here's the story I sent to papers about the ABC line-up, announced this morning; I'll try to add more after watching the network's pitch to advertisers, late this afternoon.

The new season: ABC stays safe

For a little spurt there, ABC was he most ambitious spot on TV. It went from "Lost" to "FlashForward" to "V"; it experimented with "Ugly Betty" and tried fresh comedies. It was funĀ  while it lasted.

The ABC fall line-up, announced today, plays it a bit safer. Here's the story I sent to papers: