ABC sets ‘The Bachelorette’ fall premiere for October
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“The Bachelorette”’s long-awaited upcoming season has finally scored a date on the ABC fall schedule as the Disney-owned network unveils plans for its unscripted slate.

The dating format will launch on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 8 p.m. This comes amidst behind-the scenes drama on the season, which is understood to feature more than one Bachelorette.

Clare Crawley is thought to have left the show, which filmed in a quarantine bubble, after finding love and is reported to have been replaced by Tayshia Adams.

Elsewhere, The network’s slate of classic game shows including “Celebrity Family Feud,” “Press Your Luck” and “Match Game” will be taking over Thursday nights between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. from Thursday, Sept. 24.

This confirms that its Thursday night dramas “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Station 19” and “A Million Little Things” will air a little later in the fall. Deadline understands that ABC expects its scripted shows, many of which have not yet gone back into production, to premiere in October and November.

The reboot of “Supermarket Sweep,” featuring Leslie Jones, will launch at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 18, in between “America’s Funniest Home Videos” and “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” “Card Sharks” will replace “The Rookie” in the Sunday night 10 p.m. slot until the police drama is back up and running.

“Shark Tank” returns on Friday, Oct. 16, at 8 p.m., while as previously announced “Dancing With The Stars,” with new host and exec producer Tyra Banks, launched at 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 14.

The unscripted schedule highlights the fact that non-scripted shows have been much quicker to return to production following the COVID-19 shutdown.

“We’re fortunate to have such a strong unscripted slate to launch our first wave of programming this fall,” said Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment. “Presenting the new ‘Supermarket Sweep’ with Leslie Jones alongside fresh, original episodes of returning shows that viewers have come to know and love is invigorating. And with our scripted series ramping up production, we look forward to announcing more premiere dates very soon.”

Here’s ABC’s unscripted fall schedule:

Monday, September 14

8-10PM – “Dancing with the Stars”

Thursday, September 24

8-9PM – Celebrity Family Feud
9-10PM – Press Your Luck
10-11PM – Match Game

Tuesday, October 13

8-10PM – “The Bachelorette”

Friday, October 16

8-9PM – “Shark Tank”

Sunday, October 18

7-8PM – “America’s Funniest Home Videos”
8-9PM – “Supermarket Sweep”
9-10PM – “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire”
10-11PM – “Card Sharks”

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