'Quantico' shifting to Mondays in January

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Quantico is making a move.

The sophomore drama starring Priyanka Chopra is being shifted from its Sundays at 10 p.m. perch to Mondays starting in January as part of ABC's midseason schedule.

The news was announced Sunday following the Josh Safran-led series' midseason finale by the show's official writers' room Twitter account. The series will kick off its new night at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Jan. 23.

Quantico will take over the time slot currently occupied by freshman drama Conviction. The Hayley Atwell starrer did not score a back-nine order and will end its run after 13 episodes.

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: Priyanka Chopra visits The Empire State Building to promote 'Quantico' at The Empire State Building on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/WireImage)
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Priyanka Chopra is seen on November 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by SBN/Star Max/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Actress Priyanka Chopra attends the 2nd annual InStyle Awards at Getty Center on October 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 17: Actress Priyanka Chopra attends PaleyFest New York 2016 'Quantico' at The Paley Center for Media on October 17, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24: Actress Priyanka Chopra attends the 2016 Global Citizen Festival In Central Park To End Extreme Poverty By 2030 at Central Park on September 24, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Global Citizen)
GOOD MORNING AMERICA - Priyanka Chopra and Blair Underwood are guests on 'Good Morning America,' 9/23/16, airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Fred Lee/ABC via Getty Images) MICHAEL STRAHAN, PRIYANKA CHOPRA, BLAIR UNDERWOOD
QUANTICO - 'LCFLUTTER' - At the Farm, Owen teaches the trainees about enhanced interrogation techniques, and turns the tables on his students by putting himself in the hot seat. Meanwhile, Shelby goes undercover. In the future, a new President is sworn in and Miranda makes a tough choice, on 'Quantico,' airing SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network. (Giovanni Rufino/ABC via Getty Images) PRIYANKA CHOPRA
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 21: Priyanka Chopra Visits 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on September 21, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for NBC)
QUANTICO - 'LCFLUTTER' - At the Farm, Owen teaches the trainees about enhanced interrogation techniques, and turns the tables on his students by putting himself in the hot seat. Meanwhile, Shelby goes undercover. In the future, a new President is sworn in and Miranda makes a tough choice, on 'Quantico,' airing SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network. (Giovanni Rufino/ABC via Getty Images) JOHANNA BRADDY, PRIYANKA CHOPRA
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Priyanka Chopra attends the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Barry King/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: (L-R) Actors Tom Hiddleston and Priyanka Chopra speak onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
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As for what will take over Quantico's prime Sundays at 10 p.m. slot come January, that's still unclear. Representatives for ABC did not immediately respond to The Hollywood Reporter's request for comment.

The Disney-owned network has a jam-packed midseason bench that consists of the unscheduled second season of Shonda Rhimes-produced The Catch and the prolific producer's freshman drama Still Star-Crossed, as well as Kevin Williamson's Time After Time and comedies Downward Dog and Imaginary Mary. Meanwhile, Scandal will return along with ABC's all Rhimes-produced TGIT roster on Jan. 19.

Quantico has experienced a bit of a sophomore slump in its second season, most recently drawing a 0.6 in the demo and under 3 million total (live) viewers — though the FBI drama makes up for it with DVR returns.

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