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ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates for 2021-22 Season

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ABC has set the fall premiere dates for its roster of new and returning series for the upcoming 2021-2022 season (including new comedy “The Wonder Years” and the new drama “Queens”). The new TV season officially begins on Monday, September 20.

What follows is the complete list. All times are Eastern.

MONDAY, Sept. 20
8:00 p.m. “Dancing With the Stars” (season premiere)

8:00 p.m. “The Goldbergs” (season premiere)
8:30 p.m. “The Wonder Years” (series premiere)
9:00 p.m. “The Conners” (season premiere)
9:31 p.m. “Home Economics” (season premiere – new time)
10:00 p.m. “A Million Little Things” (season premiere)

SUNDAY, Sept. 26
8:00 p.m. “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” (season premiere – new day and time)
9:00 p.m. “Supermarket Sweep” (season premiere – new time)
10:00 p.m. “The Rookie” (season premiere)

MONDAY, Sept. 27
10:00 p.m. “The Good Doctor” (season premiere)

THURSDAY, Sept. 30
8:00 p.m. “Station 19” (season premiere)
9:00 p.m. “Grey’s Anatomy” (season premiere)
10:01 p.m. “Big Sky” (season premiere – new day)

SUNDAY, Oct. 3
7:00 p.m. “America’s Funniest Home Videos” (season premiere)

FRIDAY, Oct. 8
8:00 p.m. “Shark Tank” (season premiere)
9:01 p.m. “20/20”

TUESDAY, Oct. 19
8:00 p.m. “The Bachelorette” (season premiere)
10:01 p.m. “Queens” (series premiere)


THE WONDER YEARS (Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 8:30 p.m. EDT)
Inspired by the beloved award-winning series of the same name, “The Wonder Years” is a coming-of-age story set in the late 1960s that takes a nostalgic look at a Black middle-class family in Montgomery, Alabama, through the point of view of imaginative 12-year-old Dean. With the wisdom of his adult years, Dean’s hopeful and humorous recollections show how his family found their “wonder years” in a turbulent time.

“The Wonder Years” stars Don Cheadle, narrating the series as adult Dean Williams, Elisha “EJ” Williams as Dean Williams, Dulé Hill as Bill Williams, Saycon Sengbloh as Lillian Williams, Laura Kariuki as Kim Williams, Julian Lerner as Brad Hitman, Amari O’Neil as Cory Long and Milan Ray as Keisa Clemmons.

Saladin Patterson serves as writer and executive producer. Lee Daniels and Marc Velez of Lee Daniels Entertainment also executive produce along with original series star Fred Savage. The series is produced by 20th Television, a part of Disney Television Studios. The pilot episode is written by Saladin Patterson and directed by Fred Savage.

QUEENS (Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 10:01 p.m. EDT)
“Queens” follows four women in their 40s who reunite for a chance to recapture their fame and regain the swagger they had in the ‘90s when they were legends in the hip-hop world.

“Queens” stars Eve as Brianna aka Professor Sex, Naturi Naughton as Jill aka Da Thrill, Nadine Velazquez as Valeria aka Butter Pecan, Taylor Selé as Eric Jones, Pepi Sonuga as Lil Muffin and Brandy as Naomi aka Xplicit Lyrics.

Zahir McGhee, Sabrina Wind and Tim Story are executive producers. Swizz Beatz is executive music producer. The series is produced by ABC Signature, a part of Disney Television Studios. The pilot episode was written by Zahir McGhee and directed by Tim Story.