‘Promised Land’: How Many Episodes Will There Be of the New ABC Drama in 2022?

ABC premieres Promised Land Episode 1 on Jan. 24, 2022, in The Good Doctor’s typical time slot, following The Bachelor. The new Latinx family drama revolves around a massive Sonoma Valley winery, Heritage House, and the fight for control. John Ortiz, Cecilia Suárez, Augusto Aguilera, and Christina Ochoa join the Promised Land cast to bring Latino representation to network television. 

'Promised Land' cast member Bellamy Young acting as Margaret Honeycroft
‘Promised Land’: Bellamy Young | ABC/Raymond Liu

What is the ‘Promised Land’ ABC TV series about in 2022? 

Although the new TV series on ABC reuses a common phrase, Promised Land, it’s a show you’ve never seen before. One definition of the promised land is “a place where dreams or hopes can come true.” In one storyline, Carlos Rincón (Andres Velez) and two sisters, Juana (Katya Martín) and Rosa Sánchez (Ariana Guerra), cross the U.S. border from Mexico, searching for a better life. They share their hopes and dreams of going to America while they travel together

Meanwhile, Joe Sandoval (Ortiz) congratulates his daughter, Veronica Sandoval (Ochoa), on her promotion to CEO of the family wine business. The Sandoval patriarch also immigrated to America and used his father-in-law’s vineyard to create his American dream. However, his now ex-wife, Margaret Honeycroft (Bellamy Young), wants her family’s vineyard back. Plus, the second-generation Sandovals fight over the rights to the booming wine business. It has a Succession-like feel as the children vie for their father’s attention and business in Promised Land Episode 1.

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How many episodes of ‘Promised Land’ on ABC will there be in 2022?

According to the Promised Land ABC press team, there will be 10 episodes in season 1 airing in 2022. ABC responded to an email request from Showbiz Cheat Sheet on Jan. 24 regarding the number of episodes in season 1. Promised Land episodes air Mondays at 10 p.m. EST and are available the following day on Hulu. However, ABC planned a special early release for Promised Land Episode 2. It will drop to Hulu with the first episode on Jan. 25 and then air on ABC on Jan. 31. Below is the complete episode list, which Showbiz Cheat Sheet will update as ABC press releases come out.

Promised Land Episode 1, “A Place Called Heritage” — Jan. 24, 2022 (ABC)

Promised Land Episode 2, “La Madrugada (Day Break)” — Jan. 25, 2022 (Hulu), Jan. 31 (ABC)

Promised Land Episode 3, “La Lucha (The Struggle)” — Feb. 7, 2022 (ABC)

'Promised Land' cast members John Ortiz and Christina Ochoa as Joe and Veronica Sandoval
‘Promised Land’: John Ortiz and Christina Ochoa | ABC/Daniel Delgado

‘Promised Land’ family tree

When viewers watch Promised Land Episode 1, the producers introduce the large Sandoval family. Joe Sandoval and Lettie Sandoval (Suárez) celebrated their 20th anniversary. When the couple married, Joe brought his three children from his first marriage with Margaret to the family — Veronica, Antonio (Tonatiuh Elizarraraz), and Carmen (Mariel Molino). Lettie also had one son before the couple married — Augusto Aguilera portrays Mateo Sandoval. After they married, they completed their family with Joe Junior (Miguel Angel Garcia). 

Meanwhile, Margaret Honeycroft blames Joe for her father’s death, claiming he stole the vineyard.

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