September 19, 2008 06:16:54 GMT
The network will premiere new series as well as new seasons of their shows including 'Dancing With the Stars' and 'Grey's Anatomy'.
ABC have released two promo videos for their "National Stay at Home Week" program. Opening a whole new season for many of their TV shows, the network encourage viewers to stay at home within date 21 this month through October 1.
The marathon will be opened with the highly-anticipated 60th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 21 which will be preceded with a special episode of "Jimmy Kimmel Live" at 7:00 P.M.. On Monday, there will be the seventh season of "Dancing with the Stars" as well as the fourth season of "Boston Legal" starting from 8:00 P.M.. The next day, ABC offer a brand new reality show "Opportunity Knocks" where host JD Roth comes knocking on random American family's door and test their bond as a family through trivia questions.
"Ugly Betty" will enter its third season on Thursday, followed by a two-hour season premiere of "Grey's Anatomy". Meanwhile, starting from 7:00 P.M. on Sunday, September 29, there will be the screening of the new seasons of "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" which in particular gets two-hour slot, "Desperate Housewives" and "Brothers & Sisters".
Rounding up the Stay at Home Week is the Wednesday, October 1 slot filled by "Pushing Daisies", "Private Practice" and "Dirty Sexy Money". For more on the schedule, head on to ABC.go.com.