UPDATE Aug. 24: “America’s Funniest Home Videos” will move to 8 p.m. starting Oct. 8, rather than being held until November. The change bumps “To Tell the Truth” to later in the season.

The original post, with changes to reflect the new information, is below.

ABC has set its premiere dates for fall, with a more protracted rollout than some of its fellow broadcast networks.

The bulk of the Alphabet’s premieres will fall in the first week of the season, which begins Sept. 25. But “Dancing With the Stars” will arrive a week early, starting Sept. 18. A handful of other shows, including the final season of “Scandal” (thanks to a two-hour “Grey’s Anatomy” premiere), the previously announced “Once Upon a Time” and the entire Tuesday lineup, will wait until week 2.

Speaking of Tuesday, the show formerly known as “The Gospel of Kevin” has a new title: The Jason Ritter-led show is now called “Kevin (Probably) Saves the World.”

More fall premiere dates: CBS | FOX | NBC | The CW

There’s one other change as well: Season 2 of “The Toy Box” will fill the 7 p.m. Sunday spot starting Oct. 1, with “America’s Funniest Home Videos” moving back an hour to 8 p.m.. There’s no premiere date yet for “Agents of SHIELD,” which will fill the 9 p.m. Friday spot after Marvel’s new show, “Inhumans,” finishes its short run. ABC may wait to launch “SHIELD” until early 2018 rather than try for a late-fall start.

The premiere dates are below. All times are ET/PT unless noted, and new shows are in italics.

Saturday, Sept. 2

8 p.m. ET/5 PT “Saturday Night College Football”

Monday, Sept. 18 

8 p.m. “Dancing With the Stars”

Monday, Sept. 25

10 p.m. “The Good Doctor”

Wednesday, Sept. 27

8 p.m. “The Goldbergs”
8:30 p.m. “Speechless”
9 p.m. “Modern Family”
9:30 p.m. “American Housewife”
10 p.m. “Designated Survivor”

Thursday, Sept. 28

8 p.m. “Grey’s Anatomy” (two hours)
10 p.m. “How to Get Away with Murder”

Friday, Sept. 29

8 p.m. “Inhumans” (two hours)
10 p.m. “20/20”

Sunday, Oct. 1

7 p.m. “The Toy Box”
8 p.m. “Shark Tank” (two hours)
10 p.m. “Ten Days in the Valley”

Tuesday, Oct. 3

8 p.m. “The Middle”
8:30 p.m. “Fresh Off the Boat”
9 p.m. “Black-ish”
9:30 p.m. “The Mayor”
10 p.m. “Kevin (Probably) Saves the World”

Thursday, Oct. 5

9 p.m. “Scandal”

Friday, Oct. 6

8 p.m. “Once Upon a Time”
9 p.m. “Inhumans” (time period premiere)

Sunday, Oct. 8

8 p.m. “America’s Funniest Home Videos”

 

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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