ABC Announces ‘Black Box,’ ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Premiere Dates, New ‘Toy Story’ Special

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ABC announced plans for their midseason lineup and beyond during the TCA winter press tour. New series Black Box will premiere Thursday, April 24th at 10PM, Mind Games premieres Tuesday, February 25th, replacing Killer Women, and the 18th season of Dancing with the Stars begins Monday, March 17th with a two-hour premiere beginning at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Additionally, ABC also revealed that thanks to the success of last October’s Toy Story of Terror, a new Toy Story special, Toy Story That Time Forgot is set to debut during the holiday 2014 season.

Black Box stars Kelly Reilly as neurologist Catherine Black, who works at a medical institution known as The Cube. Each week, the series will focus on the team of doctors and scientists as they attempt to solve cases involving the brain. All the while, Catherine will be hiding the fact that she is bi-polar from her co-workers. The series also stars Ditch Davey as Dr. Ian Bickman, David Ajala as Will Van Renseller, Ali Wong as Dr. Lina Lark, Laura Fraser as Reagan Black, David Chisum as Joshua Black, Siobhan Williams as Esme Black with Terry Kinney as Dr. Owen Morely and Vanessa Redgrave as Dr. Hartramph.

Mind Games takes another approach to fiddling with the human brain. The series stars Christian Slater and Steve Zahn as brothers Ross and Clark Edwards, who use psychological manipulation “can tailor a plan to influence any life-altering situation, thereby making their clients’ dreams come true and their nightmares go away.” Megalyn Echikunwoke as Megan, Gregory Marcel as Miles, Jaime Ray Newman as Sam, and Cedric Sanders as Latrell also star.

Then later in the year, ABC will treat Pixar aficionados of all ages to Toy Story That Time Forget. During a post-Christmas playdate, the toys will be left with a cool, but “dangerously delusional,” group of action figures. Dinosaur Trixie will be the gang’s only hope of returning to Bonnie’s room. Tom Hanks as Woody, Tim Allen as Buzz, Kristen Schaal as Trixie, Kevin McKidd (“Grey’s Anatomy”) as Reptillus Maximus, Wallace Shawn as Rex, Timothy Dalton as Mr. Pricklepants, Don Rickles as Mr. Potato Head and Joan Cusack as Jessie will all star.

Which ABC show are you looking forward to seeing the most?