Better late than never!

ABC has finally gotten around to announcing its fall 2012 premiere dates. Keep reading to find out when your favorite ABC shows will be back on the air!

ABC Announces Fall 2012 Premiere Dates: When Do 'Dancing with the Stars,' 'Castle,' 'Revenge' and More Return?

The new fall schedule on ABC is a mix of the old and the new. A few shows have switched time-slots, and there are several new programs coming into the schedule. Some of the bigger changes include Revenge on Sundays at 9pm and a shake-up of the time-slots for ABC’s Wednesday-night comedies.

A few shows remain off the schedule at this point. These include mid-season programs Body of Proof and Wife Swap, along with the new dramas, Red Widow and Zero Hour. A final new drama, Mistresses, is scheduled to debut in the summer of 2013.

Check out the full ABC fall 2012 schedule below. New shows are in bold.

Friday, September 14
8-9pm: Shark Tank
9-10pm: Primetime: What Would You Do?
10-11pm: 20/20

Monday, September 24
8-10pm: Dancing with the Stars: All-Stars
10pm: Castle

Tuesday, September 25
8-10pm: Dancing with the Stars: The Results Show **
10-11pm: Private Practice

** Although the current schedule does not specify the details of this scheduling, an hour of Dancing with the Stars: The Results Show will most likely focus on highlights from the previous night’s performances.

Wednesday, September 26
8-9pm: The Middle **
9-9:30pm: Modern Family
9:30-10pm: The Neighbors

** The season premiere of The Middle will be a special, one-hour broadcast.

Thursday, September 27
8-9pm: Last Resort
9-10pm: Grey’s Anatomy
10-11pm: Scandal

Sunday, September 30
8-9pm: Once Upon a Time
9-10pm: Revenge
10-11pm: 666 Park Avenue

Wednesday, October 3
8:30-9pm: The Neighbors **

** This is the regular time-slot premiere.

Sunday, October 7
7-8pm: America’s Funniest Home Videos

Wednesday, October 10
10-11pm: Nashville

Wednesday, October 17
9:30-10pm: Suburgatory

Tuesday, October 23
9-9:30pm: Happy Endings
9:30-10pm: Don’t Trust the B— in Apartment 23

Friday, November 2
8-8:30pm: Last Man Standing
8:30-9pm: Malibu Country
9-10pm: Shark Tank **

** This is the show’s premiere in its new time-slot.

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Senior Writer, BuddyTV

Laurel grew up in Mamaroneck, NY, Grosse Pointe, MI and Bellevue WA. She then went on to live in places like Boston, Tucson, Houston, Wales, Tanzania, Prince Edward Island and New York City before heading back to Seattle. Ever since early childhood, when she became addicted to The Muppet Show, Laurel has watched far too much TV. Current favorites include ChuckModern FamilySupernaturalMad Men and Community. Laurel received a BA in Astrophysics (yes, that is possible) from Colgate University and a PhD in Middle Eastern Studies and History of Science from Columbia University before she realized that television is much better than studying.