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ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates

'Dancing With the Stars' First Out of the Gate

The 23rd edition of “Dancing With the Stars” will be the first series out of the ABC gate next season, with a planned launch date of Monday, Sept. 12. The lion’s share of ABC’s programming, of course, will open the week of Sept. 19 – premiere week. And the last to launch will be the Tuesday sitcom rotation of “The Middle,” “American Housewife,” “Fresh Off the Boat” and “The Real O’Neals” on Oct. 11.

Here is the listing of the new and returning ABC series premiere dates.:

“Dancing With the Stars”: Monday, Sept. 12, 8 p.m. (season premiere) – two hours
“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 10 p.m. (season premiere)
“The Goldbergs”: Wednesday, Sept. 21, 8 p.m. (season premiere)
“Speechless”: Wednesday, Sept. 21, 8:30 p.m. (series premiere)
“Modern Family”: Wednesday, Sept. 21, 9 p.m. (season premiere)
“black-ish”: Wednesday, Sept. 21, 9:30 p.m. (season premiere)
“Designated Survivor”: Wednesday, Sept. 21, 10 p.m. (series premiere)
“Grey’s Anatomy”: Thursday, Sept. 22, 8 p.m. (season premiere)
“Notorious”: Thursday, Sept. 22, 9 p.m. (series premiere)
“How To Get Away with Murder”: Thursday, Sept. 22, 8 p.m. (season premiere)
“Last Man Standing”: Friday, Sept. 23, 8 p.m. (season premiere)
“Dr. Ken”: Friday, Sept. 23, 8:30 p.m. (season premiere)
“Shark Tank”: Friday, Sept. 23, 9 p.m. (season premiere)
“Once Upon a Time”: Sunday, Sept. 25, 8 p.m. (season premiere)
“Secrets and Lies”: Sunday, Sept. 25, 9 p.m. (season premiere)
“Quantico”: Sunday, Sept. 25, 10 p.m. (season premiere)
“America’s Funniest Home Videos”: Sunday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m. (season premiere)
“Conviction”: Monday, Oct. 3, 10 p.m. (series premiere)
“The Middle”: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 8 p.m. (season premiere)
“American Housewife”: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 8:30 p.m. (series premiere)
“Fresh Off the Boat”: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 9 p.m. (season premiere)
“The Real O’Neals”: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 9:30 p.m. (season premiere)

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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