ABC Fall Premiere Dates: ‘Abbott Elementary’, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, ‘Golden Bachelorette’, Ryan Murphy’s ‘Doctor Odyssey’ & More

ABC is out with its fall schedule, featuring a mix of new and returning drama, comedy and unscripted series. Check out the full slate below.

Veteran dramas 9-1-1 and Grey’s Anatomy begin their respective eighth and 21st seasons on Thursday, September 26, and Season 4 of the Emmy-winning sitcom Abbott Elementary starring and created by Quinta Brunson begins its fourth school year at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 9.

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The network will debut four new series in the fall: Ryan Murphy drama Doctor Odyssey, starring Joshua Jackson and Don Johnson (launching 9 p.m. Thursday, September 26); Kaitlin Olson-led drama High Potential from Drew Goddard (10 p.m. Tuesday, September 17); franchise-extending dating competition The Golden Bachelorette (8 p.m. Wednesday, September 18) and ABC News Studios docuseries Scamanda (10 p.m. Wednesday, October 9).

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Pat Sajak will wrap his remarkable game show-hosting career with the fifth season on Celebrity Wheel of Fortune, which starts spinning at 8 p.m. Monday, October 7. Season 6 of the Elizabeth Banks-fronted Press Your Luck follows at 9 p.m.

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Three other long-running unscripted shows also return in the fall: Season 47 of 20/20 begins at 9 p.m. Friday, September 20; Season 35 of America’s Funniest Home Videos cues up at 7 p.m. Sunday, September 29; and Season 16 of Shark Tank starts at 8 p.m. Friday, October 18.

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Season 55 of Monday Night Football kicks off September 9 on ABC with Super Bowl runner-up San Francisco 49ers hosting Aaron Rodgers and the New York Jets. The NFL stalwart will air in select weeks on the broadcast net, with ESPN showing the other games.

The Wonderful World of Disney returns at 8 p.m. Sunday, September, with the world television premiere of live-action feature The Little Mermaid.

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As previously announced, new seasons of returning dramas The Rookie and Will Trent will debut midseason, along with the farewell season of comedy The Conners. Also returning midseason are American Idol, The Bachelor, Celebrity Jeopardy!, What Would You Do? and the revived Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Those series’ dates are TBA.

All of ABC’s programming streams the next day on Hulu, and Dancing with the Stars will simulcast live on Disney+. Here are the network’s fall premiere dates (all times PT/ET):

Saturday, August 24
7:30 p.m. – College Football (Season premiere)

Tuesday, September 17
8 p.m. – Dancing with the Stars (Season 33 premiere)
10 p.m. – High Potential (Series premiere)

Wednesday, September 18
8 p.m. – The Golden Bachelorette (Series premiere)

Friday, September 20
9:01 p.m. – 20/20 (Season 47 premiere)

Thursday, September 26
8 p.m. – 9-1-1 (Season 8 premiere)
9 p.m. – Doctor Odyssey (Series premiere)
10 p.m. – Grey’s Anatomy (Season 21 premiere)

Sunday, September 29
7 p.m. – America’s Funniest Home Videos (Season 35 premiere)
8:01 p.m. – The Wonderful World of Disney (Season premiere)

Monday, October 7
8 p.m. – Celebrity Wheel of Fortune (Season 5 premiere)
9 p.m. – Press Your Luck (Season 6 premiere)

Wednesday, October 9
9:30 p.m. – Abbott Elementary (Season 4 premiere)
10:02 p.m. – Scamanda (Series premiere)

Friday, October 18
8 p.m. – Shark Tank (Season 16 premiere)

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