ABC launches new streaming original and throwback content

Rather than opting for subscription services, ABC chooses to offer new and old content for free.

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ABC launches new streaming original and throwback content
ABC is looking to revamp its push into the exclusive subscription content game, relaunching its free streaming service with a wealth of new content and classic shows for viewers to binge on.

The network has opted for free on-demand content over heading down the same subscription route its competitors have chosen such as NBC's Seeso comedy offering and CBS All Access. The network is launching digital shorts under the ABCd moniker, and include new shows like Boondoggle, starring Ty Burrell from Modern Family, and comedian Iliza Shlesinger's Forever 31.

There are currently 40 additional series coming down the pipeline that will eventually be added to the mix, with full seasons of shows like 8 Simple Rules, My So-Called Life, The Neighbors and Ugly Betty being added in the meantime. If you're looking for a new source for classic shows and new ones going forward, this might be a good bet.

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