May 15, 2002 12:34 PM

There’s a whole lot of overhauling going on at third-ranked (of the Big Three) network ABC, which on Tuesday unveiled its upcoming fall programming schedule. There’s to be something new, something borrowed and, with the announcement that former “Man Show” host Jimmy Kimmel is coming to late night ABC, probably something blue. But missing from the lineup, according to The New York Times, will be some familiar network names: “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” with Regis Philbin, “Spin City” with Charlie Sheen, and “Dharma & Greg” with Jenna Elfman and Thomas Gibson. In their place will be nine new shows, the most of any network. NBC is only adding five new shows, says The Times, while the WB is debuting six. (CBS and Fox have yet to make their formal announcements.) ABC’s new fare includes a weekly series stemming from the “Dinotopia” miniseries that will track a father and his two sons in a world populated by giant reptiles; “8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter,” a comedy starring John Ritter as the father of two teenagers; and the “Twin Peaks”-like drama “Push, Nevada,” which is being described as an interactive show that will allow viewers to win cash prizes based upon picking up the right clues. The WB also hopes to take viewers away from NBC’s Must-See Thursday programming with a new version of the 1966-71 CBS favorite “Family Affair,” about three orphans, a bachelor and his English butler. Gary Cole and Tim Curry will now play the roles originated by Brian Keith and Sebastian Cabot, says The Times.

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