Abbott Elementary Season 2: When will the new episodes air on ABC?

Abbott Elementary Season 2: When will the new episodes return to ABC?
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When will the fans get to see more of this mockumentary sitcom? Continue reading to find out more about Abbott Elementary Season 2. 

“I’m pretty sure that was I’ll beam you up. Like, clearly she’s a Trekie. She wants to beam her up on her ship. Her friendship.” If you recall this quote by Janine from the 12th episode, then there is a lot to look forward to! The viewers have been anticipating if the season will resume its run with the remaining episodes in 2023 or not. If you are one of them, then you’ve come to the right spot, as we have compiled all the necessary information to get a head start on the forthcoming episodes. So, if you’re looking for information about the likely release date and plot, then look no further!

Here is everything we know so far about when Abbott Elementary Season 2 will be back on ABC.

Abbott Elementary Season 2: When will the new episodes return to ABC?

Abbott Elementary Season 2: Will the new episodes return in January 2023?

The wait for the much-anticipated new episodes is finally over! As, The 13th episode, “The Fundraiser,” is now scheduled to release this week on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at the same time slot of 9/8c on ABC and later on Hulu. The episode is directed by Randall Einhorn and written by Brittani Nichols. The runtime of each episode is approximately 22 minutes.

The official synopsis of the episode states, “Barbara organizes a candy-selling fundraiser to raise money for a school field trip to the science museum; when sales don’t go as planned, Ava steps in to teach the students new, unconventional selling tactics.” While you wait for the new episodes to premiere in a few hours, check out the prior episodes to catch up with the story if you haven’t been able to.

Abbott Elementary Season 2: A quick recap of the season so far

In this workplace comedy, a group of dedicated, passionate teachers – and a slightly tone-deaf principal – are brought together in a Philadelphia public school where, despite the odds stacked against them, they are determined to help their students succeed in life. Though these incredible public servants may be outnumbered and underfunded, they love what they do – even if they don’t love the school district’s less-than-stellar attitude toward educating children. 

Episode 1: Development Day: The teachers are back for development week, a time to prepare for the upcoming year; Janine is determined to start the year off right and leave her problems at home; Ava runs a side hustle out of the school parking lot.

Episode 2: Wrong Delivery: Janine is determined to make Abbott Elementary look just as good as a new charter school; Gregory goes out of his way to avoid Barbara; Ava hosts an event to help decide what to do with the rest of the funds from the grant.

Episode 3: Story Samurai: A traveling storytelling troupe Jacob used to be in visits Abbott Elementary for a day of education and entertainment; Melissa struggles with the new normal of her combined second and third-grade class.

Episode 4: The Principal’s Office: After Gregory sends a disruptive student to the principal’s office, he discovers the kids actually enjoy spending supposed disciplinary time with Ava; Melissa invites Janine over to her house to teach her how to cook.

Episode 5: Juice: Janine is thrilled to help introduce a new beverage to the cafeteria, but it ends up causing unexpected consequences; Melissa clashes with her new aide, Ashley, who brings more disruption than help to the classroom.

Episode 6: Candy Zombies: A student steals a bag of Halloween candy meant to be given out to the kids at the end of the day and starts distributing it during school hours; Janine is invited to a Halloween party by an old friend and starts to reconsider her personal life.

Episode 7: Attack Ad: The teachers are appalled after seeing a commercial in support of charter schools criticizing Abbott Elementary; Janine and Gregory talk about Janine’s relationship with Tariq.

Episode 8: Egg Drop: When the eighth-grade science class participates in an egg drop activity, Janine insists her second-grade class join in; Barbara is shocked at the clothing one of her student’s parents wears.

Episode 9: Sick Day: Janine is out sick for the day, so Ava grows desperate and must step in to help out; Barbara and Melissa revel in the quieter-than-normal teacher’s lounge.

Episode 10: Holiday Hookah: Janine is convinced by a friend to go to a popular hookah club where she runs into unexpected colleagues; Jacob crashes Barbara and Melissa’s traditional holiday dinner and in the process begins to learn the true meaning of Christmas.

Episode 11: Read-A-Thon: The competition heats up between Melissa and Janine as their classes go head-to-head in a read-a-ton sponsored by a local pizza shop; Jacob and Gregory join forces and attempt to get their student-podcasting club off the ground.

Episode 12: Fight: Two of Janine’s students aren’t getting along, leading her to seek advice from her colleagues on how to help repair their friendship; Melissa and Ava plot to bring down Mr. Johnson in fantasy football.

Episode 13: Fundraiser: Barbara organizes a candy-selling fundraiser to raise money for a school field trip to the science museum; when sales don’t go as planned, Ava steps in to teach the students new, unconventional selling tactics.

Abbott Elementary Season 2: When will the new episodes return to ABC?

“Abbott Elementary,” cast stars Quinta Brunson as Janine Teagues, Tyler James Williams as Gregory Eddie, Janelle James as Ava Coleman, Chris Perfetti as Jacob Hill, Lisa Ann Walter as Melissa Schemmenti, and Sheryl Lee Ralph as Barbara Howard. Quinta Brunson serves as writer and executive producer alongside Justin Halpern and Patrick Schumacker of Delicious Non-Sequitur Productions. The series is produced by Warner Bros. Television and 20th Television, a part of Disney Television Studios. 

You can stream all the episodes of Abbott Elementary on fuboTV, Hulu, and eventually on HBO Max. The show is also available for rent or purchase on Google Play, iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, and Vudu, with a vast number of membership plans according to the preference of the users. Moreover, the series is also available to watch exclusively on ABC’s official website, where the episodes are published after they air on the channel at the 9/8c time slot. 

Abbott Elementary Season 2 Trailer

Catch up on previous episodes while you wait for Abbott Elementary Season 2 to premiere on ABC and Hulu.