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ABC Fall Schedule 2012 – Did Your Faves Make The Cut?


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ABC unveiled its schedule for the 2012-2013 TV season. Returning drama Revenge will take over the coveted 9PM timeslot on Sundays, while the highly anticipated new drama Nashville will take over Revenge’s 10PM timeslot on Wednesdays. The network also shuffled around its comedy lineup, spreading the shows across three days and is will establish a new TGIF block on Fridays.

Returning comedies Happy Endings and Don’t Trust The B—- In Apt. 23 will move to Tuesdays before what is expected to be the final season of Private Practice. New comedies How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life) and The Family Tools will take over the timeslot for Endings and Apt. 23 in January.

The Middle and Suburgatory will retain its timeslot on Wednesdays. New comedy The Neighbors will debut in the 9:30PM timeslot following Modern Family. Nashville will debut at 10:00PM.

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New drama Last Resort will debut on Thursdays at 8PM; Grey’s Anatomy will follow at 9PM and Scandal at 10PM.

Friday’s lineup will consist of Shark Tank, Primetime: What Would You Do and 20/20 until November, when Tim Allen’s Last Man Standing returns to the schedule. Standing will air at 8PM, serving as the lead in to Reba McEntire’s new comedy Malibu Country at 8:30PM. Shark Tank then moves to 9PM.

Sunday’s lineup will feature a soapy themed night, anchored by fantasy drama Once Upon A Time at 8PM, Revenge in its new timelot at 9PM and new drama 666 Park Avenue at 10PM.

ABC’s fall primetime schedule (new series are in bold). Please note shows picked up but not listed on the schedule will debut later in the 2012-13 season.


8:00 p.m. – “Dancing with the Stars”

10:00 p.m – Castle”

In January:

8:00 p.m. – “The Bachelor”

10:00 p.m. – “Castle”


8:00 p.m. – “Dancing with the Stars the Results Show”

9:00 p.m. – “Happy Endings”

9:30 p.m. – “Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23”

10:00 p.m. – “Private Practice”

In January:

8:00 p.m. – “How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)”

8:30 p.m. – “The Family Tools”


8:00 p.m. – “The Middle”

8:30 p.m. – “Suburgatory”

9:00 p.m. – “Modern Family”

9:30 p.m. – “The Neighbors”

10:00 p.m. – “Nashville”


8:00 p.m. – “Last Resort”

9:00 p.m. – “Grey’s Anatomy”

10:00 p.m. – “Scandal”


8:00 p.m. – “Shark Tank”

9:00 p.m. – “Primetime: What Would You Do?”

10:00 p.m. – “20/20”

In November:

8:00 p.m. – “Last Man Standing”

8:30 p.m. – “Malibu Country

9:00 p.m. – “Shark Tank”

10:00 p.m. – “Primetime: What Would You Do?”


8:00 p.m. – “Saturday Night College Football”


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

8:00 p.m. – “Once Upon a Time

9:00 p.m. – “Revenge”

10:00 p.m. – “666 Park Avenue”

Ryan White-Nobles
Ryan White-Nobles is Editor-in-Chief of TV Source Magazine. He's began covering entertainment and soap operas in 2005. In 2009 he co-launched Soap Opera Source, and led the TV Source rebrand in 2012. He's a natural #Heel who loves a spirited debate and probably watches too much TV. Follow him on Twitter at @SourceRyan to discuss all things TV, soaps, sports, wrestling and pop culture.

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