The Whispers sorely lacks the delivery it needs to pull off an inherently laugh-inducing concept, and the writing pays far too little attention to overall construction.
The Family goes through the motions of many shows that came before it in the now popular long-arc realm, but it doesn't seem to understand what worked, beyond making things dramatic, and hoping for secrets.
A missed opportunity to explore rich ground, and deal with tricky subjects. Black Box is pretty sure you'd prefer a romance novel with cardboard characters to a legitimate portrayal of a smart woman with a troubling flaw... and it's probably right.
Notorious hopes it fits right in with ABC offerings, and it might, somewhat, but that isn't a good thing.