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ABC Announces Fall 2017 Series and Season Premiere Dates

'Dancing with the Stars' is the First Out of the Box on Monday, September 18th

ABC will launch the 2017-18 season with five new series (four dramas and one sitcom), and the overall changes impacting five of the seven nights (including Thursday and Saturday).

The new season kicks off with the premiere of the 25th installment of “Dancing with the Stars” on Monday, September 18. New dramas debuting are medical themed “The Good Doctor;” “Kevin (Probably) Saves the World” (formerly “The Gospel of Kevin”); adventure “Marvel’s Inhumans,” based on the legendary comic book characters; and “Ten Days in the Valley,” starring Kyra Sedgwick as a TV producer whose young daughter goes missing. The comedy “The Mayor” rounds out the slate of new shows, WITH Brandon Micheal Hall as a rapper who runs for office as a publicity stunt – and ends up winning.

Here is the complete listing (with new shows in bold). All times are Eastern.

Monday, September 18
8:00 p.m. “Dancing with the Stars” (Season 25 premiere) – two hours

Monday, September 25
10:00 p.m. “The Good Doctor” (series premiere)

Wednesday, September 27
8:00 p.m. “The Goldbergs” (season 5 premiere)
8:30 p.m. “Speechless” (season 2 premiere)
9:00 p.m. “Modern Family” (season 9 premiere)
9:30 p.m. “American Housewife” (season 2 premiere; new day and time)
10:00 p.m. “Designated Survivor” (season 2 premiere)

Thursday, September 28
8:00 p.m. “Grey’s Anatomy” (two-hour season 14 premiere)
10:00 p.m. “How to Get Away with Murder” (season 4 premiere)

Friday, September 29
8:00 p.m. “Marvel’s Inhumans” (two-hour series premiere)

Sunday, October 1
7:00 p.m. “The Toy Box” (Season 2 premiere; new day and time)
8:00 p.m. “Shark Tank” (two-hour season 9 premiere; new day and time)
10:00 p.m. “Ten Days in the Valley” (series premiere)

Tuesday, October 3
8:00 p.m. “The Middle” (season 9 premiere)
8:30 p.m. “Fresh Off the Boat” (season 4 premiere; new time)
9:00 p.m. “black-ish” (season 4 premiere; new day and time)
9:30 p.m. “The Mayor” (series premiere)
10:00 p.m. “Kevin (Probably) Saves the World” (formerly “The Gospel of Kevin”) (Series premiere)

Thursday, October 5
9:00 p.m. “Scandal” (season 7 premiere)

Friday, October 6
8:00 p.m. “Once Upon a Time” (season 7 premiere; new day and time)

Sunday, October 8
8:00 p.m. “To Tell the Truth” (season 3 premiere; new day and time)

Sunday, November 26
7:00 p.m. “America’s Funniest Home Videos” (season 28 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 (www.campaignlive.com). 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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