ABC Unveils 2011-2012 Midseason Premiere Dates

Posted Saturday November 19, 2011 7:16 PM GMT

Getting viewers ready for their upcoming programming schedule, ABC has unveiled the midseason premiere dates for the 2011-2012 television season.

As for the lineup, everything was pretty much as expected aside from ABC's decision to cut "Cougar Town" from 22 to 15 episodes - which means the Courteney Cox fronted comedy won't kickoff until March.

The rundown of ABC's midseason premiere dates for the 2011-12 season is as follows (all times are ET).

Tuesday, January 3

8:30-9:00 p.m. "Work It" (Premiere)

9:00 -10:00 p.m. "Celebrity Wife Swap" (Premiere)

Thursday, January 5

8:00-9:00 p.m. "Wipeout" - Winter Wipeout (Season Premiere)

Friday, February 3

8:00-9:00 p.m. "Shark Tank" (Season Premiere)

Tuesday, February 7

9:00-10:00 p.m. "The River" (Premiere)

Sunday, March 4

10:00-11:00 p.m. "GCB" (Premiere)

Thursday, March 15

8:00-9:00 p.m. "Missing" (Premiere)

Monday, March 19

8:00-10:00 p.m. "Dancing with the Stars" (Season Premiere)

Tuesday, March 27

9:00-10:00 p.m. "Dancing with the Stars the Results Show" (Season Premiere)