audio description

"Audio description" (also referred to as "video description") is the insertion of audio-narrated descriptions of a television program's key visual elements into natural pauses in the program's dialogue, making video programming more accessible to individuals who are blind or visually impaired.

Beginning July 1, 2018, under FCC requirements, the ABC Television Network will provide 87.5 hours of audio-described primetime programming per calendar quarter, via the Secondary Audio Programming (SAP) System. GO HERE for more information about audio description and broadcast programming.

Below is a schedule of currently-airing shows on ABC featuring audio description. A complete summary of shows or specials with audio description follows the current lineup.

MONDAY

THE BACHELOR 8/7c

PROMISED LAND 10/9c

THE GOOD DOCTOR

TUESDAY

JUDGE STEVE HARVEY 8/7c

ABBOTT ELEMENTARY 9/8c

BLACK-ISH 9:30/8:30c

QUEENS 10/9c

WEDNESDAY

THE GOLDBERGS 8/7c

THE WONDER YEARS 8:30/7:30c

THE CONNERS 9/8c

HOME ECONOMICS 9:30/8:30c

A MILLION LITTLE THINGS 10/9c

THURSDAY

WOMEN OF THE MOVEMENT 8/7c

BIG SKY 10/9c

FRIDAY

SHARK TANK 8/7c

SUNDAY

AFV 7/6c

CELEBRITY WHEEL OF FORTUNE 8/7c

SUPERMARKET SWEEP 9/8c

THE ROOKIE 10/9c

COMING SOON: JEOPARDY! NATIONAL COLLEGE CHAMPIONSHIP

ABC shows featuring audio description include: $100,000 Pyramid, Abbott Elementary America's Funniest Home VideosThe Bachelor, Bachelor in ParadiseThe BacheloretteBig Sky black-ishCard Sharks, The Celebrity Dating GameCelebrity Family Feud, Celebrity Wheel of FortuneThe ChaseCMA Country Christmas, CMA Fest, The Con The Conners, Don't Emergency Call, For LifeThe Genetic Detective, The Great Christmas Light Fight, The Goldbergs, Holey Moley , Home Economics, The Hustler, Judge Steve Harvey  Match Game, A Million Little Things mixed-ish, Modern Family, The Oscars, Oscars: Into the Spotlight, Oscars: After Dark, Pooch PerfectPromised Land, Press Your Luck, QueensThe Rookie, Shark Tank, Shrek the Halls, The Sound of Music, The Story of Soaps, SuperstarSupermarket Sweep, Time100, To Tell The TruthToy Story That Time Forgot, The Ultimate SurferWhen Nature Calls with Helen Mirren, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Women of the Movement and The Wonder Years.