Drama to premiere midseason in Thursday 8 p.m. slot
ABC is hoping “The Deep End” will make a splash on Thursday nights.Net is planning to announce Thursday that the midseason drama will premiere in the Thursday 8 p.m. slot next month. “Deep End” will fill the position vacated by “Flash Forward,” which is on hiatus until late March. News was first reported by The Wrap. Series, which has a six-episode order, centers on four new associates inside a Los Angeles law firm. David Hemingson created the show, which comes from 20th Century Fox TV. “Deep End” faces plenty of tough competish: A ballyhooed 10th anniversary edition of “Survivor” on CBS, the successful “Bones” on Fox, and (for at least part of the time) the Winter Olympics on NBC.