ABC Sets Fall Premiere Schedule, Including Its New Kiefer Sutherland Drama

Designated Survivor debuts Sept. 21

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A week after the other four broadcast networks locked in their fall premiere dates, ABC is finally ready to join the party.

The network announced the fall debuts for its returning shows and five new series—including new Kiefer Sutherland drama Designated Survivor, which premieres Wednesday, Sept. 21—the network's first full season under new ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey. "The schedule very much reflects my sensibility about where I think the network is and where we want to be going," Dungey said last month.

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