ABC Sets Fall Premiere Dates: Reality Schedule to Anchor Lineup

ABC’s deep bench of reality programming is helping to keep the lights on this fall. The network announced a slew of reality programs will premiere before their scripted programming comes back after pandemic related delays.

Dancing with The Stars kicks off ABC’s fall schedule starting Monday, September 14 at 8:00. The series will have a new host, Tyra Banks. The unprecedented season welcomes new host, a fresh take on the competition, and exciting new and returning pros, all while maintaining the heart and soul of the beloved series. Celebrity dancers and additional production details will be announced at a later date.

ABC’s Summer Fun & Games will continue into the fall with new episodes of Celebrity Family Feud, Press Your Luck and Match Game starting Thursday, September 24 from 8-10.

The Bachelorette will kick off its delayed season starting Tuesday, October 13 at 8:00.

ABC’s Longtime staple Shark Tank will return Friday, October 16 at 8:00.

Sunday, October 18 will see the return of America’s Funniest Home Videos at 7:00. The series premiere of the Supermarket Sweep reboot hosted by Leslie Jones will air at 8:00. The return of the most recent version of Who Wants to Be A Millionaire will air at 9:00. Card Sharks will have its season premiere starting at 10:00 after being delayed this summer.

ABC hopes to have their scripted programming airing by October or November, but production schedules will determine if that is possible. They will announce more dates as they are made available.

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