ABC announced its 2024 midseason premiere dates, featuring a robust lineup of high-stakes dramas, fan-favorite comedies, unparalleled unscripted series, and groundbreaking news hours. The network has earned the season’s No. 1 entertainment network among Adults 18-49 for four consecutive years and delivered a fall schedule full of original programming.

  • Wednesday night comedies return February 7 with a special one-hour premiere of the Emmy(R) award-winning ‘Abbott Elementary
  • Breakout drama ‘Will Trent‘ premieres Tuesday, February 20, with fan favorites ‘The Rookie’ and ‘The Good Doctor’
  • No. 1 broadcast drama ‘9-1-1’ sets its highly anticipated network debut on Thursday, March 14 alongside ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and ‘Station 19’
  • Smash hit reality series ‘The Bachelor’ launches its new season Monday, January 22, with ‘American Idol’ joining the schedule

Audiences will tune in starting Monday, Jan. 22, as Joey Graziadei begins his journey to find love when “The Bachelor” premieres, followed by an all-new eight-episode true-crime series of ABC News’ “20/20” which explores some of the most shocking love crimes of all time.

Fan-favorite comedies “The Conners” and “Not Dead Yet” debut Wednesday, Feb. 7, followed by a special one-hour premiere of the Emmy(R) Award-winning “Abbott Elementary.” The unscripted courtroom comedy series “Judge Steve Harvey” rounds out the Wednesday lineup.

The historic star-maker competition series “American Idol” premieres its seventh season on ABC on Sunday, Feb. 18. ABC News’ “What Would You Do?” makes its return to primetime, reintroducing the iconic hidden camera show to new and returning viewers.

High-stakes dramas “Will Trent,” “The Rookie” and “The Good Doctor” return for new seasons on Tuesday, Feb. 20, while television’s No. 1 broadcast drama “9-1-1,” premieres Thursday, March 14, alongside the iconic dramas “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Station 19.”

Additional programming to be announced in the coming weeks. The previously announced series pickup “High Potential” will debut during the 2024-2025 broadcast season.


Abc Midseason Primetime Schedule Premiere Dates

All times listed are Eastern/Pacific.


8:00 p.m.”The Bachelor” (two hours)

10:01 p.m.”20/20″ (all-new limited edition true-crime series, title to be announced)


8:00 p.m.”The Conners”

8:30 p.m.”Not Dead Yet”

9:00 p.m.”Abbott Elementary” (one-hour premiere)

10:00 p.m.”Judge Steve Harvey”


8:00 p.m.”American Idol” (two hours)

10:00 p.m.”What Would You Do?”


8:00 p.m.”Will Trent”

9:00 p.m.”The Rookie”

10:00 p.m.”The Good Doctor”


8:00 p.m.”9-1-1″

9:00 p.m.”Grey’s Anatomy”

10:00 p.m.”Station 19″


See all mid-season 2024 premiere dates and complete list of returning series on our Winter 2023-2024 TV Schedules guide.

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