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ABC Sets Fall Premiere Dates for ‘Muppets,’ ‘Wicked City,’ ‘TGIT’ & More

ABC has released the premiere dates for its upcoming fall lineup, including those for new shows “The Muppets,” “Wicked City” and “Dr. Ken,” as well as returning favorites “How to Get Away With Murder” and “Dancing With the Stars.”

“Muppets” will lead into comedy “Fresh Off the Boat” and the “Dancing With the Stars” result show on Sept. 22, while Sunday dramas “Blood & Oil” and “Quantico” will premiere the week after the Emmy Awards air on Fox.

“Dancing With the Stars” will kick off its 21st season on Sept. 14. “Beyond the Tank” will air at 10 pm Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 29, until “Wicked City” takes over beginning Oct. 27. “Castle” returns Sept. 21, when its competition includes “NCIS: Los Angeles” on CBS. The Shondaland TGIT block returns September 24.

ABC’s full schedule is below:

FRIDAY, SEPT. 11

10:00-11:00 p.m. “20/20”

MONDAY, SEPT. 14

8:00-10:00 p.m. “Dancing with the Stars”

MONDAY, SEPT. 21

10:00-11:00 p.m. “Castle”

TUESDAY, SEPT. 22

8:00-8:30 p.m. “The Muppets”
8:30-9:00 p.m. “Fresh Off the Boat”
9:00-11:00 p.m. “Dancing with the Stars: The Results”

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 23

8:00-8:30 p.m. “The Middle”
8:30-9:00 p.m. “The Goldbergs”
9:00-9:30 p.m. “Modern Family”
9:30-10:00 p.m. “black-ish”
10:00-11:00 p.m. “Nashville”

THURSDAY, SEPT. 24

8:00-9:00 p.m. “Grey’s Anatomy”
9:00-10:00 p.m. “Scandal”
10:00-11:00 p.m. “How to Get Away with Murder”

FRIDAY, SEPT. 25

8:00-8:30 p.m. “Last Man Standing”
9:00-10:00 p.m. “Shark Tank”

SUNDAY, SEPT. 27

8:00-9:00 p.m. “Once Upon a Time”
9:00-10:00 p.m. “Blood & Oil”
10:00-11:00 p.m. “Quantico”

TUESDAY, SEPT. 29

9:00-10:00 p.m. “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”
10:00-11:00 p.m. “Beyond the Tank”

FRIDAY, OCT. 2

8:30-9:00 p.m. “Dr. Ken”

SUNDAY, OCT. 11

7:00-8:00 p.m. “America’s Funniest Home Videos”

TUESDAY, OCT. 27

10:00-11:00 p.m. “Wicked City”

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