ABC Fall 2018 premiere dates revealed
The ABC Television Network will launch their 2018-2019 season with a slate of returning hit shows and several new series, including favorites like Dancing with the Stars which will return for its 27th installment on Monday, September 24 followed by the season premiere of last year’s #1 new drama, The Good Doctor.
This fall’s new dramas A Million Little Things, which is about a group of friends coping with an unexpected loss, premieres on Wednesday, September 26, and The Rookie, starring Nathan Fillion (Santa Clarita Diet, A Series of Unfortunate Events) as one of the newest — and oldest — police trainees in Los Angeles, premieres on Tuesday, October 16.
The same night, the network will launch the new comedies The Conners, a spinoff of Roseanne, and The Kids Are Alright, inspired by creator Tim Doyle’s Irish-Catholic upbringing in the turbulent ’70s. Single Parents, which is about a group of adults who lean on each other to raise their children while trying to hold on to their personal lives, rounds out the new comedy slate and premieres on Wednesday, September 26.
Dancing with the Stars: Juniors, which pairs celebrity kids with professional junior ballroom dancers, will launch with a two-hour premiere on Sunday, October 7. Rounding out the roster of new fall titles is The Alec Baldwin Show, featuring in-depth conversations with some of today’s most intriguing personalities. Starring the three-time Emmy winner, the hour-long show, which first aired as a sneak preview last March, will premiere on Sunday, October 14.
TGIF returns on Friday nights with Fresh Off the Boat and Speechless premiering on their new night on October 5, followed by Child Support with Ricky Gervais and Fred Savage at its new time. Shark Tank will celebrate its 200th episode and 10th season premiere on Sunday, October 7 before moving to its regular timeslot the following Sunday on October 14.
ABC’s longest-running prime-time drama series, Grey’s Anatomy, will kick off its record-breaking 15th season with a two-hour premiere on Thursday, September 27, followed by the fifth season premiere of How to Get Away with Murder. Station 19 returns to the TGIT lineup the following Thursday on October 4. American Housewife is set to return on Wednesday, September 26 at a new time (8:30 p.m. ET) with fan favorites America’s Funniest Home Videos, Black-ish, The Goldbergs, Modern Family, and Splitting Up Together completing the fall lineup.
ABC’S FALL 2018 PREMIERE DATE SCHEDULE
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16