If you are in certain areas like Fort Lauderdale, Florida, you may be wondering where tonight’s live episode of Dancing With the Stars is … Well, “Monday Night Football” is affecting your regular TV programming and DWTS will not air until 2:16 a.m. ET/PT later on. The Miami Dolphins and the Carolina Panthers are taking over your television set on ABC Local 10. And, after the game, there will be an hour of Local 10 News as well. So, what is the lineup tonight? Nightline will air at 12:45 a.m., with Jimmy Kimmel Live! then airing at 1:14 a.m. DWTS will then broadcast at 2:16 a.m. The Good Doctor will not show on TV tonight and it will not air until Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 4 p.m. ET/PT.
For those who are trying to watch the show online, but you do not have cable or can’t get to a TV, you can watch ABC online, on your phone or on another streaming device by signing up for one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming services. They cost a monthly fee but all come with a free trial, so you can watch tonight’s show for free if you’re in a select market:
DirecTV Now: ABC (live in 39 markets) is included in all four channel packages, ranging from $35 to $70 per month. It comes with a free 7-day trial, and you can watch on your computer via your browser, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the DirecTV Now app
Sling TV: ABC (live in 8 markets) is included in the “Sling Orange” plus “Broadcast Extra” channel package for $25 per month. It comes with a free 7-day trial, and you can watch on your computer via your browser, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the Sling TV app
PlayStation Vue: ABC (live in 19 markets) is included in all four channel packages, ranging from $40 to $75 per month. It comes with a free 5-day trial, and you can watch on your computer via your browser, or on your phone, tablet or streaming device via the PlayStation Vue app
Fans have already started to complain about the shift in the show schedule. A woman named Anastatia Durante made the following comment to the ABC Local 10 website, “This is very unfair to fans of DWTS. By moving the show to the middle of the night you have disenfranchised us. Voting ends at 11 PM in the east coast, not 5 o’clock tomorrow morning. That is unfair to both the fans and the contestants. By eliminating the possibilbly millions of votes that would have been cast here, you are skewing the results as this is the semi-finals, you may be changing the outcome of the entire season. Why wasn’t the show moved to MeTV and shown at the regular time that Jeopardy will be? This was a thoughtless and cruel decision by Local 10.”
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