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ABC has revealed its fall slate, including the return dates of The Conners, Grey’s Anatomy and more! The sophomore comedy will be back alongside the veteran medical drama. So, expect the latter’s complicated love triangles to keep viewers riveted. The lineup will also see some action by way of Nathan Fillion’s The Rookie.
When Will The Conners return?
The Conners will be back Tuesday, September 24 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. Back in March, it was announced the series had been renewed with more episodes and a pay bump for its stars.
Season 2 could see more of Johnny Galecki’s David. Curious minds will have to stay tuned. What is known is that The Conners will be staying put in its previous time slot, kicking off Tuesday nights. Here is what Monday through Wednesday are looking like. New shows are in all caps.
MONDAY, Sept. 16
8:00-10:00 p.m. - Dancing with the Stars (Season 28)
MONDAY, Sept. 23
10:00-11:00 p.m. - The Good Doctor (Season 3)
TUESDAY, Sept. 24
8:00-8:30 p.m. - The Conners (Season 2)
8:30-9:00 p.m. - Bless This Mess (Season 2)
9:00-9:30 p.m. - MIXED-ISH
9:30-10:00 p.m. - black-ish (Season 6)
10:00-11:00 p.m. - EMERGENCE
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 25
8:00-8:30 p.m. - The Goldbergs (Season 7)
8:30-9:00 p.m. - Schooled (Season 2)
9:00-9:30 p.m. - Modern Family (Season 11)
9:30-10:00 p.m. - Single Parents (Season 2)
10:00-11:00 p.m. - STUMPTOWN
New to ABC’s schedule is the latest black-ish spinoff, mixed-ish. It got the green light back in May. It is a prequel spinoff that will chronicle the childhood of Tracee Ellis Ross’s Rainbow. Emergence is also new to the slate. It stars Fargo Season 1’s Allison Tolman as a police chief trying to solve a mystery regarding a young child. Another freshman is the comic book show, Stumptown, starring How I Met Your Mother’s Cobie Smulders.
Returning on Mondays will be Dancing with the Stars and the medical drama The Good Doctor. On Tuesdays, returnees include Dax Shepard starrer Bless This Mess (at a new night and time), and veteran comedy black-ish (at a new time). Wednesdays will welcome back The Goldbergs, Schooled, Modern Family, and Single Parents. Modern Family will be back for its eleventh and final season. Now, to Thursday’s heavy hitter.
When Will Grey’s Anatomy Return?
Grey’s Anatomy will be back for its sweet sixteen season on Thursday, September 26 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. The medical drama will welcome back Jesse Williams and his character, Jackson. Unfortunately, there is a catch to his return.
As for the show, it has already gotten renewed for Season 17, and with three of its stars getting larger roles. Here is what is coming up from Thursday through Sunday. New series’ titles are capitalized.
THURSDAY, Sept. 26
8:00-9:00 p.m. - Grey’s Anatomy (Season 16)
9:00-10:00 p.m. - A Million Little Things (Season 2)
10:00-11:00 p.m. - How to Get Away with Murder (Season 6)
FRIDAY, Sept. 27
8:00-8:30 p.m. - American Housewife (Season 4)
8:30-9:00 p.m. - Fresh Off the Boat (Season 6)
9:00-11:00 p.m. - 20/20
SUNDAY, Sept. 29
7:00-8:00 p.m. - America’s Funniest Home Videos (Season 30)
9:00-10:00 p.m. - Shark Tank (Season 11)
10:00-11:00 p.m. - The Rookie (Season 2)
SUNDAY, Oct. 6
8:00-9:00 p.m. - KIDS SAY THE DARNDEST THINGS
The only new series debuting between Thursday and Sunday is the revival of Kids Say the Darndest Things. Girls Trip’s Tiffany Haddish will host it. She is also executive producing the variety series.
Returning alongside Grey’s Anatomy will be sophomore drama, A Million Little Things. It ended Season 1 with the reveal of a devastating secret. Viola Davis starrer How to Get Away with Murder rounds out Thursday’s returning lineup.
On Fridays, returning comedies American Housewife (new night and time) and Fresh Off the Boat (new time) will air. Along with veteran news magazine 20/20. Sundays will welcome the return of America’s Funniest Home Videos, Shark Tank, and Nathan Fillion’s The Rookie. The police drama is moving from Tuesdays to Sundays.