ABC has set fall premieres for its new and returning series, including a plum postGrey’s anatomy Spot for the lead role of Hilary Swank Alaska Daily by Oscar winner Tom McCarthy (headlight) and the debut of the latest primetime game show Celebrity Danger!
New nights are also scheduled Abbott Elementary School and big sky during another season of Bachelor in Paradise — which is expected to fill the large Monday void left by Dancing with the stars – will help to start The Beginner: Federal Agencies with Niecy Nash Betts.
A first-ever live episode of shark tank featuring all six original Sharks is also scheduled for Friday, September 23 at 8:00pm ET.
Here’s ABC’s primetime schedule for the fall:
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21
8:00 pm The Conners
8:30 p.m The Goldbergs
9.00 Abbott Elementary School (new night)
9:31 p.m housekeeping
10:00 p.m big sky (new night)
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23
8:00 pm shark tank
9:01 p.m 20/20
SUNDAY, SEPT. 25
8:00 pm Celebrity Danger!
9.00 Celebrity Wheel of Fortune
10:00 p.m The beginner
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27
8:00 pm Bachelors in paradise
10:00 p.m The Beginner: Federal Agencies
SUNDAY, OCT. 2
19.00 America’s Funniest Home Videos
MONDAY, OCT. 3
8:00 pm Bachelors in paradise
10:00 p.m The good doctor
THURSDAY, OCT. 6
8:00 pm train station 19
9.00 Grey’s anatomy
10:01 p.m Alaska Daily
NEW AUTUMN SERIES
Alaska daily: Swank stars as Eileen Fitzgerald, a recently disgraced reporter who leaves her high-profile New York life behind to join a Metro newspaper in Anchorage on a journey of both personal and professional redemption to find. The cast includes Jeff Perry as Stanley Cornik, Matt Malloy as Bob Young, Meredith Holzman as Claire Muncy, Grace Dove as Rosalind “Roz” Friendly, Pablo Castelblanco as Gabriel Martin, Ami Park as Jieun Park and Craig Frank as Austin Greene. McCarthy is the creator and executive producer. Swank, Melissa Wells, Bert Salke (co-lab21), Kyle Hopkins (Anchorage Daily News) and Ryan Binkley (Anchorage Daily News) are executive producers on the series. Rae Baron is co-producer. It’s from the 20th TV.
Celebrity Danger!: The brand new series, produced by Sony Pictures Television, welcomes celebrity contestants competing for a chance to win money for a charity of their choice. Executive Producer is Michael Davies.
The Beginner: Federal Agencies: From the executive producers of the flagship series The beginner comes The Beginner: Federal Agencies, starring Nash-Betts as Simone Clark, the oldest freshman at the FBI Academy. The spinoff was introduced as a two-part event in the fourth season of The beginner, where Officer John Nolan (Nathan Fillion) and the LA branch of the FBI enlist the help of Simone Clark when one of her former students is a suspect in a terrorist attack. Also starring Frankie Faison as Christopher “Cutty” Clark and Felix Solis as Special Agent Matthew Garza. Alexi Hawley and Terence Paul Winter are co-creators and executive producers. Mark Gordon, Nash-Betts, Fillion, Michelle Chapman, Bill Norcross and Corey Miller are executive producers. Entertainment One (eOne) is the leading studio and international distributor of The Beginner: Federal Agenciesa co-production with ABC Signature.