Grace vs. Abrams Summary

  • Grace vs. Abrams is 1.5 hrs long
  • 2 shows per month Taping(s) per week
  • Opened January 14, 2018
  • Show Closes: Open ended
  • Political Talk Show
  • Cable

Grace Vs. Abrams is a debate show hosted by legal analysts Nancy Grace and Dan Abrams. The hosts and the live studio audience debate infamous legal cases.

Grace vs. Abrams Broadcast Time

Grace vs Abrams is transmitted on A&E at 10 PM Eastern Time.

Grace vs. Abrams Host Profile

Nancy Grace is a legal commentator, television journalist, and former Georgia prosecutor. She hosted Nancy Grace on HLN from 2005 to 2016, and also hosted Court TV’s Closing Arguments from 1996 to 2007. She is known for outspoken views and a stance from the perspective of victim’s rights. Her celebrity reputation extends beyond her own hosting roles, as she often appears as herself on a variety of television shows.

Dan Abrams is the chief legal affairs anchor for ABC News, and also serves as the host of the A&E series 60 Days In and Live PD. Formerly, he was an anchor on Nightline, and also served as the chief legal correspondent for ABC News. He is the founder of the news site Mediaite, which combines editorial content with analytic rankings of media personalities, appreciating the celebrity of the media.

Grace vs. Abrams Background

Nancy Grace and Dan Abrams

With Abrams and Grace’s vast experience in the legal domain, as well as their strong personalities and opinions, a live studio experience witnessing their debates is not to be missed. Nancy Grace is a former prosecutor for the Georgia District Attorney’s Office, whose outspoken style and perspective from the standpoint of victim’s rights have allowed her to build a formidable career in broadcast television. Her self-titled show Nancy Grace ran on HLN from 2005 to 2016, a nightly celebrity news and current affairs program. In addition, she hosted Court TV’s Closing Arguments show from 1996 to 2007. She co-wrote a book entitled Objection!: How High-Priced Defense Attorneys, Celebrity Defendants, and a 24/7 Media Have Hijacked Our Criminal Justice System. Her television work has additionally spanned such non law related shows as Dancing with the Stars, Raising Hope, Law & Order, Hancock, and The Wire, generally appearing as herself. Meanwhile, Dan Abrams serves as the chief legal affairs anchor for ABC News, and he is also the host of 60 Days In and Live PD, both of which are also A&E shows. Formerly, he has been chief legal correspondent and analyst for NBC News, and also as an anchor and general manager for NBC News, in addition to serving as an anchor of Nightline. Abrams has a degree from Columbia Law School, but got into the legal correspondence side of the media business early on, allowing him to garner extensive experience in the legal television space.

The show’s strengths are the profound legal knowledge and broadcast experience of the two hosts, as well as the debate structure, invigorating audiences as they fight out the tough issues. The goal is to provide viewers with a complete picture of each case, delving deeply into the legal implications and issues at stake.

In addition to the live studio debate, each episode will feature exclusive clips and footage that will have never been seen before. Certain episodes will serve to supplement topics that are covered in other A&E series and specials. In some episodes, they will feature key players from the cases, either remotely or in person. In addition to leading individual varied careers as attorneys and entertainment professionals, Grace and Abrams have gone head to head before in epic battles on Good Morning America.

The magic in the air convinced the producers to give these two powerhouse lawyers their own show, using their smarts and experience to elucidate topics of enduring interest to viewers. Crime and legal themed shows has become a specialty of A&E, which has also launched a new true crime docudrama, Marcia Clark Investigates The First 48, which is a seven-part, two-hour series that focuses on crimes that remain unsolved or with controversial outcomes.

Grace vs. Abrams Notes

Noteworthy Dates for Grace vs Abrams:

TV Show Was Announced: January 14, 2018
TV Show Started: March 29, 2018
TV Show Closes: Open Ended

ABC Times Square Studios

1500 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
Directions: Take the MTA 1, 2, 3, N, R, Q, trains to 42nd Street - Times Square. Walk up Broadway toward W 44th St. The studio is located between West 43rd and 44th Street.
Studio Information

Grace vs. Abrams Ticket Information

You can get FREE tickets to Grace vs. Abrams by visiting the dedicated ticketing website for the TV show. By filling out a short form containing your name, desired ticket amount and date, you will be requesting tickets for the show.

Grace vs. Abrams Show Schedule

The TV show usually tapes Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays evenings at 5:30 PM at Times Square Studios

Cast Members

Host
Nancy Grace
Host
Dan Abrams

Production Credits