Disney has announced its upcoming Fall Premiere Dates for 2021–2022 Season, which includes some brand new series “The Wonder Years” and “Queens”. Many popular series are also returning include “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Station 19”, and “Big Sky”.
These series will be available on Hulu in the United States the following day. Internationally “Queens”, “The Wonder Years” and “Big Sky” are Star Originals, so the US release schedule should give us a hint of when they are released onto Disney+ internationally. Some of these shows such as “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Station 19” will also be released on Disney+ in some countries like Australia and New Zealand.
Here’s some details on two of the big new series heading to ABC/Hulu/Star On Disney+ this Fall:
THE WONDER YEARS (Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 8:30 p.m. EDT)
Inspired by the beloved award-winning series of the same name, “The Wonder Years” is a coming-of-age story set in the late 1960s that takes a nostalgic look at a Black middle-class family in Montgomery, Alabama, through the point of view of imaginative 12-year-old Dean. With the wisdom of his adult years, Dean’s hopeful and humorous recollections show how his family found their “wonder years” in a turbulent time.
“The Wonder Years” stars Don Cheadle, narrating the series as adult Dean Williams, Elisha “EJ” Williams as Dean Williams, Dulé Hill as Bill Williams, Saycon Sengbloh as Lillian Williams, Laura Kariuki as Kim Williams, Julian Lerner as Brad Hitman, Amari O’Neil as Cory Long and Milan Ray as Keisa Clemmons.
Saladin Patterson serves as writer and executive producer. Lee Daniels and Marc Velez of Lee Daniels Entertainment also executive produce along with original series star Fred Savage. The series is produced by 20th Television, a part of Disney Television Studios. The pilot episode is written by Saladin Patterson and directed by Fred Savage.
QUEENS (Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 10:01 p.m. EDT)
“Queens” follows four women in their 40s who reunite for a chance to recapture their fame and regain the swagger they had in the ‘90s when they were legends in the hip-hop world.
“Queens” stars Eve as Brianna aka Professor Sex, Naturi Naughton as Jill aka Da Thrill, Nadine Velazquez as Valeria aka Butter Pecan, Taylor Selé as Eric Jones, Pepi Sonuga as Lil Muffin and Brandy as Naomi aka Xplicit Lyrics.
Zahir McGhee, Sabrina Wind and Tim Story are executive producers. Swizz Beatz is executive music producer. The series is produced by ABC Signature, a part of Disney Television Studios. The pilot episode was written by Zahir McGhee and directed by Tim Story.
Here is the ABC FALL PRIMETIME SCHEDULE (all times listed are Eastern/Pacific) follows below.
MONDAY, SEPT. 20
8:00 p.m. “Dancing with the Stars”
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 22
8:00 p.m. “The Goldbergs”
8:30 p.m. “The Wonder Years” (series premiere)
9:00 p.m. “The Conners”
9:31 p.m. “Home Economics” (new time)
10:00 p.m. “A Million Little Things”
SUNDAY, SEPT. 26
8:00 p.m. “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” (new day)
9:00 p.m. “Supermarket Sweep” (new time)
10:00 p.m. “The Rookie”
MONDAY, SEPT. 27
10:00 p.m. “The Good Doctor”
THURSDAY, SEPT. 30
8:00 p.m. “Station 19”
9:00 p.m. “Grey’s Anatomy”
10:01 p.m. “Big Sky”
SUNDAY, OCT. 3
7:00 p.m. “America’s Funniest Home Videos”
FRIDAY, OCT. 8
8:00 p.m. “Shark Tank”
9:01 p.m. “20/20” (two hours)
TUESDAY, OCT. 19
8:00 p.m. “The Bachelorette”
10:01 p.m. “Queens” (series premiere)
What show are you looking forward to watching this Fall?