ABC's Summer Schedule: Rookie Blue, Mistresses, The Whispers and More

ABC’s summertime slate includes a half-dozen returning shows plus three new (or new-ish) entries.

And yet, still, no Astronaut Wives Club…?

Regardless, here’s the plan, Stan:

MONDAY, MAY 18
9/8c The Bachelorette

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20
8 pm 500 Questions (new series, in which smarties are tasked with answering 500 of the most difficult general knowledge questions ever devised. There’s only one rule: never get three wrong in a row, or you’re gone)
10 pm Celebrity Wife Swap

TUESDAY, MAY 26
9 pm Extreme Weight Loss

MONDAY, JUNE 1
10 pm The Whispers (new series; several D.C. kids begin talking about their imaginary friend, Drill. But what the parents don’t know is that this friend is not as imaginary as they think. And then the mysterious games Drill convinces the kids to play turn dangerous.)

THURSDAY, JUNE 18
9 pm Mistresses (two-hour Season 3 premiere)

SUNDAY, JUNE 21
8 pm Celebrity Family Feud (six-episode series where “fan-favorite celebrities” compete with their families for charity)
9 pm BattleBots (new series; a reimagined take on the killer robot combat sport)

THURSDAY, JUNE 25
10 pm Rookie Blue

SUNDAY, AUGUST 2
8 pm Bachelor in Paradise (special two-hour premiere)

MONDAY, AUGUST 3
8 pm Bachelor in Paradise (regular time slot premiere)