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ABC fall schedule: Once Upon a Time banished to Fridays

While Shark Tank gets promoted to Sundays in major switcharoo

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The Once Upon a Time season 7 shakeup continues. ABC just released its 2017 fall schedule (below) and the ABC fantasy drama is getting booted from its longtime Sunday night slot over to Friday nights. Not only that, but reality hit Shark Tank — which has spent nearly its entire existence on Fridays — is getting promoted to the Sunday slot formerly occupied by OUAT. (It’s like somebody in Storybrooke cast a time period switcharoo spell.) The move follows Once Upon losing six series regulars for next season and gives some added clarity as to why ABC canceled both Last Man Standing and Dr. Ken — the network did indeed have big plans for its time period.

Other notables from the schedule: Marvel’s miniseries Inhumans will get a lead-in from Once Upon on Friday nights (with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. being pushed to later in the season), Black-ish is moving from Wednesdays to Tuesdays, and Shonda Rhimes will continue to own Thursday nights unabated. Plus ABC also announced a live musical production of The Little Mermaid.

Here’s ABC’s schedule:

MONDAY:
8:00 p.m.         “Dancing with the Stars”
10:00 p.m.       “The Good Doctor”

TUESDAY:
8:00 p.m.         “The Middle”
8:30 p.m.         “Fresh Off the Boat” (new time period)
9:00 p.m.         “black-ish” (new day and time period)
9:30 p.m.         “The Mayor”
10:00 p.m.       “The Gospel of Kevin”

WEDNESDAY:
8:00 p.m.         “The Goldbergs”
8:30 p.m.         “Speechless”
9:00 p.m.         “Modern Family”
9:30 p.m.         “American Housewife” (new day and time period)
10:00 p.m.       “Designated Survivor”

THURSDAY:
8:00 p.m.         “Grey’s Anatomy”
9:00 p.m.         “Scandal”
10:00 p.m.       “How to Get Away with Murder”

FRIDAY:
8:00 p.m.         “Once Upon a Time” (new day and time period)
9:00 p.m.         “Marvel’s Inhumans”
10:00 p.m.       “20/20”

SATURDAY:
8:00 p.m.         “Saturday Night Football”

SUNDAY:
7:00 p.m.         “America’s Funniest Home Videos”
8:00 p.m.         “To Tell the Truth” (new day and time period)
9:00 p.m.         “Shark Tank” (new day and time period)
10:00 p.m.       “Ten Days in the Valley”

Trailers for ABC’s new shows should be available later Tuesday, but we can tell you The Good Doctor is a medical drama starring Freddie Highmore (Bates Motel) as a surgeon with autism, Ten Days in the Valley stars Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer) as a single mom whose daughter vanishes, The Mayor is a comedy about a young rapper played by newcomer Brandon Michael Hall who accidentally gets elected mayor of his hometown, and The Gospel of Kevin is a comedy starring Jason Ritter (Parenthood) who gets a mission to save the world.