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Katey Sagal Steps Into Erin Brockovich's High-Heeled Shoes in ABC's Rebel

ALSO: Grey's Anatomy, No Activity, Law & Order: Organized Crime, and more.
  • Katey Sagal stars in Rebel. (ABC/Pamela Littky)
    Katey Sagal stars in Rebel. (ABC/Pamela Littky)

    She's co-starred on Married... with Children, 8 Simple Rules and Sons of Anarchy, but Katey Sagal finally takes center stage tonight with the premiere of Rebel, her new ABC legal drama inspired (and executive produced) by Erin Brockovich.

    Also today: Meredith wakes up on Grey's, Mariska Hargitay guests on Law & Order: Organized Crime, and No Activity gets animated in its HBO Max debut. Here's what's new and noteworthy on TV this Thursday:

    SERIES PREMIERE: Katey Sagal stars as Annie "Rebel" Bello, a blue-collar legal advocate fighting for those wronged by corporate America in Rebel. Andy Garcia and John Corbett are among the big name players in the show's supporting cast. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on ABC

    SEASON PREMIERE: When COVID protocols made shooting the fourth season of No Activity challenging, producers took a cue from The Blacklist and One Day at Time and opted to produce the show's entire new season in animated form. Will Forte, Elle Fanning, Samara Weaving, Lamorne Morris and Hannah Simone join returning cast members Patrick Brammall, Tim Meadows, Bob Odenkirk and Joe Keery. Watch trailer. Streaming on Paramount+

    NEW EPISODE: If the promos are to believed, tonight's the night Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) emerges from her season-long coma on Grey's Anatomy, leaving McDreamy, George O’Malley and the rest of her dearly departed friends behind on the beach. Watch preview. 9:00 PM ET on ABC

    SEASON PREMIERE: Back from New York and living in quarantine, tonight's Season 2 return of Everything's Gonna Be Okay sees Matilda (Kayla Cromer) in a dark place and the rest of the family trying to get through the day. Watch trailer. 10:00 PM ET on Freeform (Two episodes air back-to-back)

    NEW EPISODE: Bell (Danielle Moné Truitt) and Stabler (Christopher Meloni) add two new faces to the task force, and investigate a pair of seemingly unrelated crimes hoping they'll link back to their case on Law & Order: Organized Crime. Mariska Hargitay guest stars. Watch preview. 10:00 PM ET on NBC

    NEW EPISODE: Al (Adhir Kalyan) uses his skills as a translator to try to repair the tense relationship between Riley (Parker Young) and his estranged wife Vanessa (Kelli Goss) on United States of Al. Also, Lizzie (Elizabeth Alderfer) is heartbroken when she loses her late fiancé's dog tags at a party. Watch preview. 8:30 PM ET on CBS

    SERIES PREMIERE: Chef Cliff Crooks hosts Chef Bootcamp, in which three underperforming chefs are put through a series of challenges to test and improve their culinary skills. 10:00 PM ET on Food Network

    NBA BASKETBALL: The NBA on TNT offers up another Thursday night doubleheader:

    • The Los Angeles Lakers vs the Miami Heat at 7:30 PM ET / 4:30 PM PT on TNT
    • The Phoenix Sun vs the Los Angeles Clippers at 10:00 PM ET / 7:00 PM PT on TNT

    Mike Attebery is Senior Editor at Primetimer and the author of seven mystery thrillers. Follow him on Twitter at @mikeattebery.

    TOPICS: Rebel, ABC, Erin Brockovich, Katey Sagal