ABC's Fall Lineup: Watch Clips of 'Pan Am,' James Van Der Beek, and More

By Kevin Fallon

ABC is the latest network to unveil its fall lineup and post preview clips of its new series (see our takes on the previews for NBC's and Fox's lineups). The network picked up 13 new shows, including the (very campy looking) Charlie's Angels reboot, the no longer controversially titled Good Christian Belles (formerly Good Christian Bitches), and a new—though based on its preview clip, very old school—sitcom starring Tim Allen.

Based on the short clips of the network's new shows, here are three that look especially promising:

Pan Am: Like The Playboy Club on NBC, Pan Am is clearly going for the Mad Men look and feel. The drama stars Cristina Ricci and Kelli Garner as Pan Am stewardesses in the 1960s, a way of life that is as suffocating as it is glamorous. The preview scene captures that tension, in addition to proving a production quality that certainly echoes Mad Men:

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