ABC announces summer line-up
Mar 24 2014 05:28 pm CET

US network ABC has announced its summer premiere dates. Shows include The Bachelorette, Rising Star and The Quest.

The 2014 summer season features both The Bachelorette and its latest spin-off, Bachelor in Paradise. The former is set to debut on May 19th while the latter makes its first appearance on August 4th.

ABC have much more reality television on offer this season, as singing competition show Rising Star premieres on June 22nd. Three days earlier, the network broadcasts the first episode of its new adventure series The Quest, by the producers of Lord of the Rings.

Mistresses, staring Alyssa Milano, is set to return for its second season on June 2nd.

Those that enjoy watching the suffering of others will be happy to know that Wipeout returns for yet another season, on June 22nd.

Here's the complete line-up:

April 24
Black Box

May 18
Billboard Music Awards

May 19
The Bachelorette

May 21

May 27
Extreme Weight Loss

May 31
Bet on Your Baby

June 2

June 19
The Quest

June 22
Rising Star

June 24
NY Med

July 17
Rookie Blue

July 24
The Astronaut Wives Club

August 4
Bachelor in Paradise

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