Top 10 Best ABC Shows Released in 2018 Disney's broadcast network has some surprisingly good shows to catch up on.

ABC is mostly known for its family-friendly content, thanks to parent company Disney. It does bring quality entertainment to the masses though. You don’t even need a cable subscription to pick up this broadcast network, and an OTA DVR makes it a great cordcutter’s channel.

If you’re not caught up on these great ABC shows for 2018, now’s a great time to start binging as we move into 2019.

10. The Good Doctor

Seasons: 2
Episodes: 28
Starring: Freddie Highmore, Nicholas Gonzalez, Antonia Thomas

Shaun Murphy plays a savant surgical resident at San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital in this modern-day Dougie Howser, M.D.

9. Modern Family

Seasons: 10
Episodes: 220
Starring: Ed O’Neill, Julie Bowen, Sarah Hyland

Modern Family is a live-action version of The Simpsons in many ways, and the vanilla family plotlines are light enough to keep you happy, even though there are so many TV families to choose from these days.

8. The Rookie

Seasons: 1
Episodes: 8
Starring: Nathan Fillion, Alyssa Diaz, Richard T. Jones

Anything with Nathan Fillion is going to be good, and this cop drama shows off all his pieces of flair.

7. Single Parents

Seasons: 1
Episodes: 10
Starring: Taran Killam, Jake Choi, Kimrie Lewis

The best new show out of the house of mouse in 2018 revolves around a group of adults navigating single parenthood with young kids.

6. Shark Tank

Seasons: 10
Episodes: 207
Starring: Kevin O’Leary, Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran

Budding entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to billionaire investors, and I’ve got hands-on experience with a lot of Shark Tank products. Watch American business deals get made on this brilliant show, and if you can’t get enough, find Dragon’s Den and Shark Tank episodes in a variety of English-speaking countries like the U.K. and Australia.

5. American Housewife

Seasons: 3
Episodes: 57
Starring: Katy Mixton, Diedrich Bader, Meg Donnelly

The first season was a series of fat jokes, but from season 2 onward, this is the new Modern Family that brings fresh ideas to the table by showing a family that actually struggles among rich people.

4. Black-ish

Seasons: 5
Episodes: 103
Starring: Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi

And if you really want to see struggles, Anthony Anderson shows us how close to Louie ABC is willing to get with its sitcoms.

3. Fresh off the Boat

Seasons: 5
Episodes: 87
Starring: Randall Park, Constance Wu, Hudson Yang

Despite Eddie Huang’s protests, this hit ABC show consistently delivers perspectives on immigrant issues in America. Despite focusing on an era past, it’s still relevant today, as each of its stars continue shining in other projects.

2. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Seasons: 5
Episodes: 110
Starring: Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

Any serious Marvel fan knows this series is a must-watch to fill in gaps between movies and see deeper impacts of major cinematic events. It’s also a testing ground for new characters to introduce to the other Marvel projects.

1. How to Get Away with Murder

Seasons: 5
Episodes: 68
Starring: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch

A law professor guides her students through the ins and outs of law by defending them (and herself) against murder plots, betrayal, and all levels of sneakiness. It’s been five years now, and this series still keeps fans salivating for the next satisfying episode.


Brian Penny is a former Business Analyst and Operations Manager at Bank of America turned whistleblower, troll, and freelance writer.

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