The alphabet network has released their upcoming 2011-12 mid-season schedule and there are a few surprises in it. Here’s how things are shaping up:
Sunday: America’s Funniest Home Videos will continue to kick off the night, followed by Once Upon a Time and Desperate Housewives. Pan Am will finish out its season and be replaced by GCB on March 4th. GCB (formerly Good Christian Belles) revolves around a former high school mean girl who returns home after her marriage ends in scandal.
Tuesday: Last Man Standing starts the night and will be followed by a new comedy, Work It. (taking over for Man Up!). Work It follows two unemployed guys who dress as women to get jobs as pharmaceutical reps.
The new celebrity version of Wife Swap will air on Tuesdays at 9pm until February 7th when a new drama, The River, will premiere. The thriller revolves around the search for a missing explorer on the Amazon river. Dancing’s results show takes back the 9pm timeslot on March 27th. Body of Proof keeps airing at 10pm.
Thursday: ABC starts the year with the winter version of Wipeout at 8pm. That’ll run until March 15th when new drama Missing kicks off. Missing stars stars Ashley Judd as a former CIA agent who’s searching for her missing son in Europe. Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice round out the night at their usual times.
What do you think? How do you like ABC’s new schedule for 2012? What will you be watching? Any new shows?