(USA Today) – ABC is adding six new dramas next season, including projects from Shonda Rhimes, a Biblical epic and a thriller about the mysterious reappearance of a politician’s presumed-dead son.
The Rhimes project, written by longtime colleague Betsy Beers, is The Catch, a thriller about a fraud investigator (Mireille Enos, The Killing) who becomes a fraud victim at the hands of her fiancé. It will mark the fourth Rhimes-produced series on ABC’s scheduled, after Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder.
Of Kings and Prophets is the Biblical saga “told through the eyes of a battle-weary king, a powerful and resentful prophet and a resourceful young shepherd,” and stars Ray Winstone and Haaz Sleiman (Killing Jesus).
The Family is another thriller about a politician’s son, missing for 10 years and presumed dead, who reappears but causes suspicions within his family. Joan Allenstars with Allison Pill and Zach Gilford.