ABC midseason: 'Revenge' moves to 10pm, 5 new series to debut
LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- ABC released its midseason schedule on Tuesday, revealing premiere dates for five new series and three returnees, plus a time change for "Revenge."
"The Taste" and new Cold War series "The Assets" will take over the Thursday night lineup in January while "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" are on winter hiatus.
The reality cooking competition -- featuring celebrity chefs Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre and Marcus Samuelsson -- will return Jan. 2 at 8 p.m. for its second season with a new two-hour format. "The Assets," an eight-part limited series based on the real life events of CIA counter-intelligence officer Sandy Grimes, will follow in the 10 p.m. time slot.
"The Bachelor" will return Monday, Jan. 6 for its 18th season with sexy single father Juan Pablo Galavis, a fan favorite from the 9th edition of "The Bachelorette." The popular dating reality show will air from 8 to 10 p.m. while "Dancing With The Stars" takes its winter break.
Taking over the Tuesday 10 p.m. time slot for an 8-week run, "Killer Women" will make its debut on Jan. 7. The new crime drama takes us inside the dangerous world of the Texas Rangers from a female perspective.
"Suburgatory" returns for its third season on Wednesday, Jan. 15 at 8:30 p.m., replacing freshman comedy "Back in the Game." This season, George (Jeremy Sisto) and Tessa (Jane Levy) find themselves more at odds with suburban life in Chatswin than ever before.
The new comedy "Mixology" will debut Wednesday, Feb. 26 in the 9:30 p.m. time slot behind the Emmy-winning sitcom "Modern Family." "Mixology" that follows the interactions of 10 single New Yorkers at a trendy Manhattan bar over the course of one night.
On Sunday, March 9, the new supernatural drama "Resurrection," about deceased loved ones suddenly reappearing in a small Missouri town, will take over the 9 p.m. time slot, pushing veteran drama "Revenge" to 10 p.m. "Once Upon a Time" is also expected to return this night.
And on Tuesday, March 11, "Mind Games," starring Christian Slater and Steve Zahn, will premiere at 10 p.m. The new drama tells the story of two brothers running a unique firm committed to solving clients' problems using the hard science of psychological manipulation.
"Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" are scheduled to return to Thursdays at the end of February, while "Wonderland" is expected to return sometime in spring, however a date and time slot have not been announced.
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