Once Upon a Time will add and extra hour to season 4, and air a two-hour episode, “Smash the Mirror,” on November 16 for November sweeps.
ABC’s Once Upon a Time is one of the few shows remaining on network television that airs on a standard schedule. Opting to stick with a 22-episode season, 11 episodes air prior to a two month hiatus with 11 remaining episodes debuting in the spring. Today we learn that Once Upon a Time will add another hour to their fall docket with a special two hour episode on November 16.
The episode will not interfere with other ABC prime time programming for the evening, although fans of America’s Funniest Home Videos will need to find something else to occupy their time at 7 p.m. ET.
Are you excited? With an extra hour of footage added to the first arc of season 4, viewers will get to spend a little more time with the folks from Frozen before moving into the spring. There are quiet a few episodes coming up that seem to have a common theme, “Breaking Glass,” “Shattered Sight,” and “Smash the Mirror.” Are they all referring to Sydney Glass or perhaps the lore of the original Snow Queen’s origin story?
Whatever the relation may be, we are sure that Oncers are looking forward to figuring out the connection with an additional hour this November!
Watch Once Upon a Time season 4, episode 5, “Breaking Glass,” Sunday, October 26 at 8:00 p.m. ET.