Pre-Inauguration Special Pushes ABC’s TGIT Back a Week!

ABC has postponed the winter premiere of its TGIT lineup to make room for the 20/20 pre-inauguration special won’t interfere with a full evening of Shondaland shows.

The winter premieres of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder will now take place on Thursday, January 26th.


The return of TGIT — “Grey’s Anatomy” (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST/PST), “Scandal” (Season six premiere 9:00-10:00 p.m. EST/PST) and “How To Get Away With Murder” (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST/PST) — has been moved to Thursday, January 26.

An ABC News pre-inauguration “20/20” special, “America’s First Family: The Trumps Go to Washington,” will air from 10:00-11:00 p.m. EST/PST on Thursday, January 19, preceded by repeats of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” at 8:00 and 9:00 p.m. EST/PST, respectively.

The move was made in order to accommodate the ABC News special and to ensure that TGIT returned with three original episodes.