Today, ABC released its midseason premiere dates, which include the debuts of Work It, The River, GCB, a.k.a. Good Christian Belles, and Missing. However, Cougar Town, which was originally slated to debut Season 3 in midseason, was left off the list. Take a look at the full midseason premiere schedule below, and read on for more information regarding the fate of Cougar Town.
Tuesday, January 3
- 8:30-9:00 PM - Work It
- 9:00 -10:00 PM - Celebrity Wife Swap
Thursday, January 5
- 8:00-9:00 PM - Winter Wipeout
Friday, February 3
- 8:00-9:00 PM - Shark Tank
Tuesday, February 7
- 9:00-10:00 PM - The River
Sunday, March 4
- 10:00-11:00 PM - GCB
Thursday, March 15
- 8:00-9:00 - Missing
Monday, March 19
- 8:00-10:00 PM - Dancing with the Stars
Tuesday, March 27
- 9:00-10:00 PM - Dancing with the Stars The Results Show
ABC has cut Cougar Town's third season from a full 22 episodes down to just 15. While a specific premiere date was not given, it is said the series won't debut until at least March. There are rumors that it will take over Work It's Tuesday 8:30 PM time slot once that new series finishes its first-season run.
Another notable omission from this schedule is Don't Trust the B---- In Apartment 23, which was also slated to debut in midseason. The network didn't give any indication on when it plans to debut Don't Trust the B---- In Apartment 23. ABC will also shut down Man Up after its 13-episode run, and the fate of Sunday night series Pan Am is still undecided.