Thursday, June 16, 2022

ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for 2022-2023 Season


Return dates have also been set for critically acclaimed comedy breakout Abbott Elementary, and fan favorites Bachelor in Paradise and Grey's Anatomy, which served as ABCs highest-rated program last season.

  • Hilary Swank Drama Alaska Daily Joins Station 19 and Grey's Anatomy Thursday Nights, Starting Oct. 6
  • New Drama The Rookie: Feds, Starring Niecy Nash-Betts, Set To Debut Tuesday, Sept. 27, Following the Return of Fan-Favorite Reality Series Bachelor in Paradise
  • BIP Hits the Beach for a Second Night of Romance on Mondays Beginning Oct. 3, Followed by the Return of The Good Doctor
  • Star-Studded Celebrity Jeopardy! Debuts Alongside the Return of Celebrity Wheel of Fortune and The Rookie on Sunday, Sept. 25; AFV Returns the Following Week, Sunday, Oct. 2
  • Breakout Hit Abbott Elementary Is Back in Session as Wednesdays Comedy Block Returns Sept. 21, With The Conners, The Goldbergs and Home Economics; Reba McEntire and Jensen Ackles Join Big Sky on Its New Night, Capping Off the Evening
  • Shark Tank Dives Back Into Business on Friday, Sept. 23, With Its First-Ever Live Episode, Followed by ABC News 20/20 Season Premiere

Following its third consecutive win as the season's No. 1 entertainment network among Adults 18-49, winning six of the last eight seasons based on entertainment programming, ABC has set Fall premiere dates for its new and returning series for the upcoming 2022-2023 season, including new female-led dramas Alaska Daily (formerly known as Alaska) and The Rookie: Feds as well as the newest primetime game show Celebrity Jeopardy! Return dates have also been set for critically acclaimed comedy breakout Abbott Elementary, and fan favorites Bachelor in Paradise and Grey's Anatomy, which served as ABCs highest-rated program last season.

Summer may have ended, but romance awaits as Bachelor in Paradise turns up the heat on TUESDAY, SEPT. 27 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), followed by the debut of The Rookie spinoff series, The Rookie: Feds, starring Niecy Nash-Betts (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT). The search for love continues as BIP begins its two-night weekly run on MONDAY, OCT. 3 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), preceding the return of hit drama The Good Doctor, which hits 100 episodes this season.

ABCs No. 1 comedy last season in Adults 18-49, Quinta Brunson-helmed Abbott Elementary, returns on its new night, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21 (9:00-9:31 p.m. EDT), joining network comedy staples The Conners (8:00-8:30 p.m. EDT), The Goldbergs (8:30-9:00 p.m. EDT) and Home Economics (9:31-10:00 p.m. EDT) for a laugh-filled evening. Then, Reba McEntire and Jensen Ackles step into the world of Big Sky on its new night, bringing with them a new mystery to unravel as the mercurial matriarch of an established local family and the new sheriff in town, respectively.

Alaska Daily (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), from Oscar-winning writer Tom McCarthy (Spotlight) and starring two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank, joins Station 19 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT) and TVs longest-running primetime medical drama, Grey's Anatomy (9:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on THURSDAY, OCT. 6.

Sundays on ABC are synonymous with family fun as Hollywood stars test their knowledge with the ultimate game of trivia on Celebrity Jeopardy! (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), debuting SEPT. 25, and followed by the return of Celebrity Wheel of Fortune (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT). The evening culminates with The Rookie (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), and AFV joins the Sunday lineup on OCT. 2 (7:00-8:00 p.m. EDT).

The first-ever live episode of Shark Tank, featuring all six original Sharks, swims into the weekend FRIDAY, SEPT. 23 (8:00-9:01 p.m. EDT). A new season of ABC News 20/20 (9:01-11:00 p.m. EDT) follows.

Additional premiere dates for the 2022-2023 season will be announced at a later date.

ABCS FALL PRIMETIME SCHEDULE (all times listed are Eastern/Pacific) follows below. New shows are in bold.


  • 8:00 p.m. The Conners
  • 8:30 p.m. The Goldbergs
  • 9:00 p.m. Abbott Elementary (new night)
  • 9:31 p.m. Home Economics
  • 10:00 p.m. Big Sky (new night)


  • 8:00 p.m. Shark Tank
  • 9:01 p.m. 20/20 (two hours)


  • 8:00 p.m. Celebrity Jeopardy!
  • 9:00 p.m. Celebrity Wheel of Fortune
  • 10:00 p.m. The Rookie


  • 8:00 p.m. Bachelor in Paradise
  • 10:00 p.m. The Rookie: Feds


  • 7:00 p.m. Americas Funniest Home Videos


  • 8:00 p.m. Bachelor in Paradise
  • 10:00 p.m. The Good Doctor


  • 8:00 p.m. Station 19
  • 9:00 p.m. Greys Anatomy
  • 10:01 p.m. Alaska Daily


ALASKA DAILY (Thursday, Oct. 6, at 10:01 p.m. EDT)

From the mind of Tom McCarthy (Spotlight), Alaska Daily stars Hilary Swank as Eileen Fitzgerald, a recently disgraced reporter who leaves her high-profile New York life behind to join a daily metro newspaper in Anchorage on a journey to find both personal and professional redemption.

Alongside Swank, Alaska Daily stars Jeff Perry as Stanley Cornik, Matt Malloy as Bob Young, Meredith Holzman as Claire Muncy, Grace Dove as Rosalind Roz Friendly, Pablo Castelblanco as Gabriel Martin, Ami Park as Jieun Park and Craig Frank as Austin Greene.

CELEBRITY JEOPARDY! (Sunday, Sept. 25, at 8:00 p.m. EDT)

Celebrity Jeopardy!, produced by Sony Pictures Television, is an all-new game show premiering this fall. This new series welcomes celebrity contestants to compete for a chance to win money for a charity of their choice.

THE ROOKIE: FEDS (Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 10:00 p.m. EDT)

From the executive producers of flagship series The Rookie comes The Rookie: Feds, starring Niecy Nash-Betts as Simone Clark, the oldest rookie in the FBI Academy. The spinoff was introduced as a two-part event during the fourth season of The Rookie, where Officer John Nolan (Nathan Fillion) and the LA division of the FBI enlist the help of Simone Clark when one of her former students is a suspect in a terror attack.

The Rookie: Feds stars Niecy Nash-Betts as Simone Clark, Frankie Faison as Christopher Cutty Clark and Felix Solis as Special Agent Matthew Garza.

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