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ABC’s Mid-Season Schedule: What’s New and Returning in 2020?

By on November 21, 2019

FOR LIFE – (ABC/Giovanni Rufino)
NICHOLAS PINNOCK

Rounding up the Broadcast new year announcements is ABC’s just-released mid-season schedule.

The slate includes new drama For Life, a crime drama inspired by the life of Isaac Wright Jr., is about prisoner Aaron Wallace (Nicholas Pinnock), who becomes a lawyer, litigating cases for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence for a crime he didn’t commit. 

Returns for favorites such as Grey’s Anatomy, The Good Doctor, How to Get Away with Murder, The Rookie and more, along with a planned 2 hour Station 19/Grey’s Anatomy crossover were also revealed. 

Additionally, The Oscars airs Sunday, Feb 9 (8:00-11:00 p.m. EST) 2020.

Below are premiere dates for new and returning shows (all times listed are ET):

SUNDAY, JAN. 5
7:00-8:00 p.m. “America’s Funniest Home Videos”

MONDAY, JAN. 6
8:00-11:00 p.m. “The Bachelor” (SEASON PREMIERE)

TUESDAY, JAN. 7
8:00-9:00 p.m. “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time”
9:00-9:30 p.m. “mixed-ish”
9:30-10:00 p.m. “black-ish”
10:00-11:00 p.m. “Emergence”

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 8
9:00-9:31 p.m. “Modern Family”
9:31-10:00 pm. “Single Parents”
10:00-11:00 p.m. “Stumptown”

MONDAY, JAN. 13
10:00-11:00 p.m. “The Good Doctor”

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15
8:00-8:30 p.m. “The Goldbergs”
8:30-9:00 p.m. “Schooled”

FRIDAY, JAN. 17
8:00-8:30 p.m. “American Housewife”
8:30-9:00 p.m. “Fresh Off the Boat”

TUESDAY, JAN. 21
8:00-8:30 p.m. “The Conners”
8:30-9:00 p.m. “Bless this Mess”

THURSDAY, JAN. 23
“STATION 19” AND “GREY’S ANATOMY” TWO-HOUR CROSSOVER EVENT
8:00-9:00 p.m. “Station 19” (NEW TIME)
9:00-10:01 p.m. “Grey’s Anatomy” (NEW TIME)
10:01-11:00 p.m. “A Million Little Things” (NEW TIME)

SUNDAY, FEB. 9
8:00-11:00 p.m. “The Oscars”

TUESDAY, FEB. 11
10:00-11:00 p.m. “For Life” (SERIES PREMIERE)

SUNDAY, FEB. 16
8:00-10:00 p.m. “American Idol” (SEASON PREMIERE)

SUNDAY, FEB. 23
10:00-11:00 p.m. “The Rookie”

THURSDAY, APRIL 2
10:01-11:00 p.m. “How to Get Away with Murder”

Additional premiere dates and schedule details will be announced at a later time.

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