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ABC – Watch Live TV & Stream Full Episodes

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Modern Family. Grey’s Anatomy. Dancing with the Stars. Jimmy Kimmel Live! Watch live TV, stream the latest episodes of ABC hit shows, and binge on our fresh, new ABCd Original series – all with the ABC app.

What do you get with the ABC app?
FULL EPISODES: Watch full episodes of the ABC shows you know and love* ­black­ish, Grey’s Anatomy, General Hospital, How To Get Away With Murder and more. Or check out classic hits with our Throwback collection including Body of Proof, Brothers and Sisters, Felicity and Ugly Betty.

ABCd ORIGINALS: Introducing ABCd Originals! Enjoy new series from Ty Burrell, Iliza Shlesinger, Lisa Schwartz, and Tastemade. Binge­-watch fresh and free new series, whether you’ve got a few minutes on­-the­-go or a night in. Select ABCd content is for mature audiences only.

VIDEO CLIPS: Short on time? Check out recipes from The Chew or get a sneak peak or recap of your favorite show!

LIVE TV: Enjoy ABC shows, your local, late breaking news, or popular events like the American Music Awards and the Oscars ­ all with the ABC live stream.**

Comments or questions? Please contact us at or through the feedback form in the app. For more information visit: .

* The most recent full episodes require a participating TV provider account. Show and episode availability are subject to change.

** The ABC TV live stream is available with a participating TV provider in Chicago, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Raleigh­Durham and San Francisco. Customers with a DirecTV subscription in the following markets will also be able to watch the ABC live stream: Albuquerque, Boston, Ft. Smith/Fayetteville, Jackson (Mississippi), Kansas City, Milwaukee, Monterey­Salinas, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Pittsburgh, Portland­-Auburn (Maine), Savannah and West Palm Beach.

Before you download this app, please consider that this app includes advertising for some third parties, as well as advertising for The Walt Disney Family of Companies, and may include advertising targeted to your interests. You may choose to control targeted advertising within our applications by using your mobile device settings (for example, by re­setting your device’s advertising identifier and/or opting out of interest-­based ads).

This app also contains location­based services and social media links.

Please note: This app features Nielsen’s proprietary measurement software, which will allow you to contribute to market research, like Nielsen’s TV Ratings.

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What's New in Version 5.0.5

● Chromecast support is back! Start streaming your favorite shows to your TV with Chromecast.
● Check out our new and returning fall shows and over 1,000 free episodes across our ABCd originals and Throwback series.


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Customer Reviews

Is ABC seriously that worried about lost ratings from iPad app users?

The new update looks pretty, and I suppose it is nice to have all the throwback shows if you want to watch something old. But I want to watch what was shown last night that I missed, and I cannot find that. I have to remember which show it is, look under the genre, and since they don't know alphabetizing, look through all on the list. Wears me out. That should be the first show promoted. The NBC app first page shows all the shows recently broadcast in reverse chonological order. Makes that so easy.

I also am really annoyed that if you watch broadcast programming over the air without a TV provider (without the right TV provider, because some don't count), then you cannot watch them on the app. I get that the ratings system is out of touch. I was recently a Nielsen house and they do not want at all to count online and app viewing when figuring ratings. If online views counted as much as broadcast views, or even counted at all, then ABC wouldn't do this. They wouldn't want to ALIENATE and ANGER those of us who cannot watch at time of broadcast but still want to enjoy their programs. They already have commercial sponsorships for online and app shows, but obviously don't feel they are getting enough money for them. It is rotten.

Oh well, I'll have to wait a year or so and watch Scandal or The Middle on Netflix or something. Or maybe NEVER, now!

The commercials break this app

Like the idea that you can catch up on shows (not a new idea or concept), and I very rarely watch tv. The shows I do want to watch I want it to be smooth, and this app does not provide that. The commercial breaks (slightly more than a normal tv show would have) are atrocious because the commercials freeze and you cannot advance your video. Then, if you restart the app, you're greeted with, you guessed it, more commercials! Except this time, you then scrub over to where you left off, and are forced to watch....MORE COMMERCIALS. If you happen to actually get to your last viewed spot, the video loses quality and typically then freezes during the next commercial break.

How can you make a product this pis$ poor in the 21st century? Let alone in the age of independent developers making billion dollar apps and companies from their basements?

ABC is looking for a cash grab. Give them the 🖕🏼by deleting the app.

Commercials Freeze and never load

There are a lot of commercials while trying to watch a video. It's kinda annoying but my main problem is that they won't load! Before the recent update the commercials took a little bit but they would eventually play. Now I'm lucky if they ever load at all! I've had to restart the app a couple of times cause the add stopped loading in the middle and I just had a black screen. And even that didn't always work. Like right now I decided to stop trying and just go to bed.

Please fix this bug and allow the adds to load and load quickly! Also maybe considering cutting the add breaks to 4 commercials rather than 6 cause each commercial is like 2 minutes which if you times by 6 that's 12 minutes. You have 5 of those in one show. That's an extra 60 minutes of watching. My show is on 42 minutes to begin with. That's excessive.
Just saying...

ABC – Watch Live TV & Stream Full Episodes
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Entertainment
  • Updated:
  • Version: 5.0.5
  • Size: 69.4 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Apple TV: Yes

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