ABC Summer 2021 Schedule: ‘Celebrity Dating Game,’ ‘Emergency Call’ & More Premieres

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Sunny days are here again as ABC gears up for summer 2021! The network has revealed its TV schedule for the coming months, previewing plenty of fun and games ahead.

Several fan favorites are returning while some new shows are joining the slate, and kicking it all off will be new episodes of game show favorites Press Your Luck, The $100,000 Pyramid on Wednesday, May 26. The first responder series Emergency Call with Luke Wilson, which returns Friday, June 4. A few days later on Sunday, June 6, the game shows Celebrity Family Feud, The Chase, and To Tell the Truth return.

And what would summer be without some juicy romantic drama? The Bachelorette begins its landmark Season 25 on Monday, June 7, with Katie Thurston in the titular role. Later that month on Wednesday, June 16, Card Sharks returns with fresh episodes.

Newbie The Celebrity Dating Game hosted by Zooey Deschanel and Michael Bolton, kicks off on Monday, June 14, making its “Summer Fun & Games” debut. Also joining the slate for the first time is reality series When Nature Calls, which makes its debut on Thursday, June 17 alongside Holey Moley‘s premiere.

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Bachelor in Paradise (Credit: ABC/John Fleenor )

Rounding out the month is Bachelor in Paradise which returns this August after two years off the air — as well as the new competition series The Ultimate Surfer. See the full ABC summer lineup below. (Note: All times are listed in ET/PT.):

Wednesday, May 26

8:00 p.m.Press Your Luck

9:00 p.m.: The $100,000 Pyramid

Friday, June 4

8:00 p.m.Emergency Call

Sunday, June 6

8:00 p.m.Celebrity Family Feud

9:00 p.m.: The Chase

10:00 p.m.: To Tell the Truth

Monday, June 7

8:00 p.m.The Bachelorette

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To Tell The Truth (Credit: ABC/Eric McCandless)

Monday, June 14

10:00 p.m.The Celebrity Dating Game (series premiere)

Wednesday, June 16

10:00 p.m.Card Sharks

Thursday, June 17

8:00 p.m.When Nature Calls (series premiere)

9:00 p.m.Holey Moley 3D in 2D

10:00 p.m.The Hustler

Monday, August 16

8:00 p.m.: Bachelor in Paradise

Monday, August 23


10:00 p.m.The Ultimate Surfer (series premiere)