Fall TV: ABC Reveals (Most Of) Its Premiere Schedule

'Modern Family's Emmy-nominated Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen (ABC)

'Modern Family's Emmy-nominated Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen (ABC)

Not afraid to get ‘Lost’ in the Emmy Nominations Day shuffle, ABC on Thursday released its (nearly) complete list of fall premiere dates. It is thus the second network, following The CW, to show their hand.

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The Alphabet network will kick off the season by kicking up some heels with the September 20 premiere of ‘Dancing With the Stars,’ which is coming off one of its hottest seasons ever. And of the scheduled premieres, the last one out of the gate is ‘No Ordinary Family,’ which debuts September 28.

Interestingly, ‘Cougar Town‘ appears to be keeping its name, despite months-long rumblings that the hit comedy might find a new, less polarizing title. Instead, renaming rights go to JoAnna Garcia and Jennifer Finnigan’s ‘Better Together,’ which is now called ‘Better With You.’

The premieres for Dana Delany’s ‘Body of Proof’ and the reality series ‘Secret Millionaire‘ will be announced “at a later time,” says ABC. So for now, the fall plan looks a little something like… this:

Monday, September 20

8:00-10:00 p.m. ‘Dancing with the Stars’
10:00-11:00 p.m. ‘Castle’

Tuesday, September 21
10:00-11:00 p.m. ‘Detroit 1-8-7’ [new series]

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Wednesday, September 22
8:00-8:30 p.m. ‘The Middle’
8:30-9:00 p.m. ‘Better With You’ [new series, fka ‘Better Together]
9:00-9:30 p.m. ‘Modern Family’
9:30-10:00 p.m. ‘Cougar Town’
10:00-11:00 p.m. ‘The Whole Truth’ [new series]

Thursday, September 23
8:00-9:00 p.m. ‘My Generation’ [new series]
9:00-10:00 p.m. ‘Grey’s Anatomy’
10:00-11:00 p.m. ‘Private Practice’

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Friday, September 24
10:00 p.m. ’20/20′

Sunday, September 26

7:00-8:00 p.m. ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’
8:00-9:00 p.m. ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’
9:00-10:00 p.m. ‘Desperate Housewives’
10:00-11:00 p.m. ‘Brothers & Sisters’

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Tuesday, September 28
8:00-9:00 p.m. ‘No Ordinary Family’ [new series, check out Fancast’s First Look]
9:00-10:00 p.m. ‘Dancing with the Stars: The Results Show’

Fancast fans: Which ABC series are you most looking forward to seeing on your screen?

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