ABC Announces Spring 2018 Schedule

ABC had their TCA today, and premiere dates were announced for six new series, Alex Inc, The Crossing, Deception, For the People, Splitting Up Together, and the currently untitled spin-off of Grey's Anatomy, as well as for the third season of Quantico. In addition to this news, it was revealed that the current seasons of Fresh Off the Boat and Speechless will now consist of 19 and 18 episodes respectively.

On Sundays, American Idol will begin airing on March 11, as previously announced, one week after the Oscars. It will air for two hours, beginning at 8:00. New police procedural Deception will air at 10:00 and premiere the same night.

On Mondays, American Idol will begin airing on March 12 at 8:00, taking over for The Bachelor. Once The Good Doctor concludes its first season, new sci-fi drama The Crossing will premiere at 10:00 on April 2. On April 30, the short run of the athletes edition of Dancing with the Stars will take over for American Idol, airing for two hours beginning at 8:00.

On Tuesdays, Shonda Rhimes-produced legal drama For the People will take over for Kevin (Probably) Saves the World in the 10:00 timeslot beginning March 13. As previously announced, the revival of Roseanne will premiere at 8:00 on March 27. The premiere will be a one-hour one, leading into an episode of Black-ish, which will launch the series premiere of new family comedy Splitting Up Together at 9:30. The Middle will move into its new 8:30 timeslot for its final episodes beginning April 3.

On Wednesdays, new family/workplace comedy Alex Inc. will premiere at 8:30 on March 28. It will be taking over for Speechless, which now has a 18-episode season.

On Thursdays, the new Grey's Anatomy spin-off will premiere on March 29 at 9:00. On this night, Scandal will move to the 10:00 timeslot that it used to air in for its final episodes. Once Scandal concludes, the third season of Quantico will premiere at 10:00 on April 26.

In addition to these spring dates, The Bachelor Winter Games will air against the Winter Olympics, airing for two hours at 8:00 for two weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning February 13.

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