New series Doctor Odyssey from Ryan Murphy and High Potential from Drew Goddard and The Golden Bachelorette from The Bachelor franchise join the ABC Fall Line-Up!  The Rookie, Will Trent and the farewell season of The Connors to return midseason.

At its Upfronts Presentation at Javits Center in New York, ABC announced its 2024-2025 fall primetime schedule. The lineup features new scripted dramas backed by prolific creative teams and a deep bench of established fan-favorite series.

“We have a lot to celebrate as we gear up to deliver a fall season that’s packed with compelling new series, beloved fan favorites and must-see live events,” said Craig Erwich, president, Disney Television Group. “We’re focused on driving our viewership with an expanding slate anchored by best-in-class talent and supported by the enviable and combined reach of ABC and Hulu.”

Leading the new additions to the slate is new high-octane procedural from innovative creator Ryan Murphy, Doctor Odyssey, starring Joshua Jackson, Don Johnson, and Phillipa Soo. Max (Jackson) is the new on-board doctor for a luxury cruise ship where the staff works hard and plays harder. It’s all hands on deck as Max and his small but mighty medical team navigate unique medical crises and each other, miles from shore. The series joins the Thursday night lineup following 9-1-1, also from Ryan Murphy, which moved to ABC in January to much success. Wrapping up the night is the longest-running primetime medical drama in television history, Grey’s Anatomy, which will be celebrating its 21st season.

Next is freshman crime procedural High Potential, from Oscar®-nominated writer Drew Goddard (and a fan-favorite for our readers). The incomparable Kaitlin Olson stars as Morgan, a single mom with an exceptional mind whose unconventional knack for solving crimes leads to an unusual and unstoppable partnership with a by-the-book seasoned detective played by Daniel Sunjata.  Based on the popular French series Haut Potentiel Intellectuel (HPI), High Potential also stars Javicia Leslie, Deniz Akdeniz, Amirah J, Matthew Lamb, and Judy Reyes.  The exciting new series joins the Tuesday night line-up after hit competition series, Dancing with the Stars.

After more than 43 million viewers tuned in to the debut of The Golden Bachelor across platforms last fall, The Golden Bachelorette joins the Wednesday night lineup, where one radiant woman in her golden years will have a second chance at finding love.

Following The Golden Bachelorette, a new season of Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award-winning comedy Abbott Elementary will premiere, followed by the ABC News Studios documentary series Scamanda. Based on the No. 1 podcast of the same name, Scamanda tells the story of Amanda Riley — a wife, mother, blogger and Christian — whose tragic cancer tale captivates thousands. But Amanda has a secret that she’s dying to keep, and after an anonymous tip to an investigative reporter, her own words may prove to be her downfall.

New seasons of returning dramas The Rookie and Will Trent will debut midseason, along with the celebratory farewell season of legacy comedy The Conners. Also returning midseason are American Idol, The Bachelor, Celebrity Jeopardy!, Celebrity Wheel of Fortune and What Would You Do? Also, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, from executive producer Reese Witherspoon and hosted by world-renowned organizing duo Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin of The Home Edit, is set to debut.

All episodes will be available next day on Hulu.

Fall premiere dates will be announced soon, and additional midseason announcements will be made at a later time.

ABC FALL PRIMETIME SCHEDULE (all times listed are Eastern/Pacific). New shows are in UPPERCASE.

DAY                      TIME          SERIES
MONDAY8:00 p.m.Monday Night Football on select Mondays this fall / TBA programming
TUESDAY8:00 p.mDancing with the Stars
10:00 p.mHIGH POTENTIAL (new)
9:30 p.m.Abbott Elementary
10:00 p.m.SCAMANDA (new)
THURSDAY8:00 p.m.9-1-1
9:00 p.m.DOCTOR ODYSSEY (new)
10:00 p.m.Grey’s Anatomy
FRIDAY8:00 p.m.Shark Tank
9:00 p.m.20/20 (two hours)
SATURDAY7:30 p.m.College Football
SUNDAY7:00 p.m.America’s Funniest Home Videos
8:00 p.m.The Wonderful World of Disney
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