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ABC announces 2024 midseason premiere dates


Thu, Nov 16th 2023 06:35 pm

Wednesday night comedies return Feb. 7 with special one-hour premiere of Emmy Award-winning ‘Abbott Elementary’

√ Breakout drama ‘Will Trent’ premieres Tuesday, Feb. 20, with fan favorites ‘The Rookie,’ ‘The Good Doctor’

√ No. 1 broadcast drama ‘9-1-1’ sets its highly anticipated network debut Thursday, March 14, alongside ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ & ‘Station 19’

√ Smash hit reality series ‘The Bachelor’ launches new season Monday, Jan. 22, with ‘American Idol’ joining schedule Sunday, Feb. 18

√ Click here for a look at ‘9-1-1’

Press Release

ABC announced today its 2024 midseason premiere dates, featuring a robust lineup of high-stakes dramas, fan-favorite comedies, unparalleled unscripted series and groundbreaking news hours. The network has earned the season’s No. 1 entertainment network among adults 18-49 for four consecutive years and delivered a fall schedule full of original programming.

Audiences will tune in starting Monday, Jan. 22, as Joey Graziadei begins his journey to find love when “The Bachelor” premieres, followed by an all-new eight-episode true-crime series of ABC News' “20/20” which explores some of the most shocking love crimes of all time.

Fan-favorite comedies “The Conners” and “Not Dead Yet” debut Wednesday, Feb. 7, followed by a special one-hour premiere of the Emmy Award-winning “Abbott Elementary.” Unscripted courtroom comedy series “Judge Steve Harvey” rounds out the Wednesday lineup.

The historic star-maker competition series “American Idol” premieres its seventh season on ABC Sunday, Feb. 18. ABC News’ “What Would You Do?” makes its return to primetime, reintroducing the iconic hidden camera show to new and returning viewers.

High-stakes dramas “Will Trent,” “The Rookie” and “The Good Doctor” return for new seasons on Tuesday, Feb. 20, while television’s No. 1 broadcast drama, “9-1-1,” premieres Thursday, March 14, alongside the iconic dramas “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Station 19.”

Additional programming will be announced in the coming weeks. The previously announced series pickup “High Potential” will debut during the 2024-25 broadcast season.

ABC midseason primetime schedule premiere dates are as follows (all times listed are Eastern/Pacific):

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