ABC has announced premiere dates for new series along with the midseason return dates for their primetime lineup.
- ABC premieres the new drama For Life, from Curtis 50 Cent Jackson, on Tuesday, February 11 (10:00-11:00 pm EST). The network shared a sneak peek of the new series:
- Fan favorite reality competition, American Idol returns for its third season on Sunday, February 16 (8:00-10:00 pm EST).
- On Thursday, January 23 (8:00-10:00 pm EST), Station 19 and Grey’s Anatomy start the evening with a two-hour crossover event followed by the highly anticipated return of A Million Little Things (10:00-11:00 pm EST).
- Station 19 debuts in its new time period at 8 pm EST followed by Grey’s Anatomy at 9 pm EST.
- As previously announced, The Bachelor kicks off Monday, January 6 (8:00-11:00 pm EST), with a three-hour premiere.
- The multiple, consecutive night event Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time premieres Tuesday, January 7 (8:00-9:00 pm EST).
- Additionally, The Oscars airs Sunday, February 9 (8:00-11:00 pm EST).
- Below are premiere dates for new and returning shows (all times listed are ET).
ABC Primetime Midseason Lineup
Sunday, January 5
- 7:00-8:00 pm America’s Funniest Home Videos
Monday, January 6
- 8:00-11:00 pm The Bachelor (Season Premiere)
Tuesday, January 7
Wednesday, January 8
Monday, January 13
- 10:00-11:00 pm The Good Doctor
Wednesday, January 15
Friday, January 17
Tuesday, January 21
Thursday, January 23
Station 19 and Grey’s Anatomy Two-Hour Crossover Event
Sunday, February 9
- 8:00-11:00 pm The Oscars
Tuesday, February 11
- 10:00-11:00 pm For Life (Series Premiere)
Sunday, February 16
- 8:00-10:00 pm American Idol (Season Premiere)
Sunday, February 23
- 10:00-11:00 pm The Rookie
Thursday, April 2
- 10:01-11:00 pm How to Get Away with Murder
Additional premiere dates and schedule details will be announced at a later time. ABC also announced their Primetime Holiday Programming lineup for the 2019 holiday season.