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Fall TV Schedule 2016: Premiere Dates for ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC & The CW

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The 2016 fall TV lineup will feature news shows starring Michael Weatherly (CBS’s Bull), Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimiglia (NBC’s This Is Us), and Kiefer Sutherland (ABC’s Designated Survivor). (CBS & NBC & ABC)

The networks have started to announce their fall TV premieres dates for 2016. NBC will get things rolling on Thursday, September 8 with a special edition of Sunday Night Football and a rematch of Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and the champion Denver Broncos. The first official Sunday Night Football game will take place on September 11 between the New England Patriots and the Arizona Cardinals.

The Peacock network will premiere three of its 10 news shows this fall including the comedy The Good Place and dramas This Is Us and Timeless. See below for NBC premiere dates and which shows will be premiering at midseason. Check back for the other networks’ premiere dates later in the week.

Fall TV 2016: New Shows on ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC & The CW

The TV networks are filling the vacant time-slots with news shows for fall 2016. See what’s coming soon including Kiefer Sutherland’s new series (and how he’s involved with the 24 reboot).

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ABC

Like many years past, Dancing with the Stars gets the ball rolling for ABC’s fall schedule. The network will also air the 68th Annual Emmy Awards with Jimmy Kimmel Live host Jimmy Kimmel performing the emcee duties.

While Kerry Washington goes on maternity leave, the Shondaland-dominated TGIT lineup will take a brief hiatus to make room for the new drama, Notorious. The other new series making their debuts this fall include the dramas Designated Survivor and Conviction as well as the comedies Speechless and American Housewife.

(New shows bolded)

Monday, September 12

Dancing with the Stars at 8 p.m. (Season 23 Premiere)

Sunday, September 18

– 68th Annual Emmy Awards Arrival Pre-Show at 7 p.m. (Live from Los Angeles)
– 68th Emmy Awards at 8 p.m. (Live from Los Angeles)

Tuesday, September 20

Dancing with the Stars Results Show at 8 p.m.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. at 10 p.m. (Season 4 Premiere)

Wednesday, September 21

The Goldbergs at 8 p.m. (Season 4 Premiere)
Speechless at 8:30 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Modern Family at 9 p.m. (Season 8 Premiere)
Black-ish at 9:30 p.m. (Season 3 Premiere)
Designated Survivor at 10 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Thursday, September 22

Grey’s Anatomy at 8 p.m. (Season 13 Premiere)
Notorious at 9 p.m. (Series Premiere)

How to Get Away With Murder at 10 p.m. (Season 3 Premiere)

Friday, September 23

Last Man Standing at 8 p.m. (Season 6 Premiere)
Dr. Ken at 8:30 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere)
Shark Tank at 9 p.m. (Season 8 Premiere)

Sunday, September 25

Once Upon a Time at 8 p.m. (Season 6 Premiere)
Secrets and Lies at 9 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere)
Quantico at 10 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere)

Sunday, October 2

America’s Funniest Home Videos at 7 p.m. (Season 27)

Monday, October 3

Conviction at 10 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Tuesday, October 11

The Middle at 8 p.m. (Season 8)
American Housewife at 8:30 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Fresh Off the Boat at 9 p.m. (Season 3)
The Real O’Neals at 9:30 p.m. (Season 2)

Shows Premiering at Midseason

American Crime
The Bachelor
The Catch
Downward Dog

Imaginary Mary

Scandal

Still Star-Crossed

Time After Time


CBS

Working around Thursday Night Football, CBS will stagger its premieres through September and October. TNF will kickoff on Thursday, September 15 with an interstate showdown between the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills.

The network jumps on the real-crime bandwagon with a three-part limited docu-thriller reexamines the unsolved murder case of JonBenét Ramsey 20 years later. CBS also welcomes back Kevin James in his new comedy, Kevin Can Wait, and funnymen Matt LeBlanc and Joel McHale will debut their new shows Man with a Plan and Great Indoors this fall.

NCIS alum Michael Weatherly’s new drama Bull gets a cushy premiere time-slot between his old show and its spinoff NCIS: New Orleans on Tuesday, September 19. The other new dramas premiering this fall include the MacGyver reboot and Pure Genius, starring Dermot Mulroney.

(New shows bolded)

Thursday, September 15

NFL Thursday Night Kickoff at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday Night Football at 8:25 p.m. (New York Jets at Buffalo Bills)

Sunday, September 18

Case Closed at 8:30 p.m. (Two-Hour Series Premiere – Part 1)

Monday, September 19

The Big Bang Theory at 8 p.m. (Season 10 Premiere)
Kevin Can Wait at 8:30 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Case Closed at 9 p.m. (Part 2 Premiere)

Tuesday, September 20

NCIS at 8 p.m. (Season 14 Premiere)
Bull at 9 p.m. (Series Premiere)

NCIS: New Orleans at 10 p.m. (Season 3 Premiere)

Wednesday, September 21

Survivor at 8 p.m. (90-Minute Season 33 Premiere)
Big Brother at 9:30 p.m. (90-Minute Season Finale)

Friday, September 23

MacGyver at 8 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Hawaii Five-0 at 9 p.m. (Season 7 Premiere)
Blue Bloods at 10 p.m. (Season 7 Premiere)

Saturday, September 24

48 Hours at 10 p.m. (Season 29 Premiere)

Sunday, September 25

60 Minutes at 7:30 p.m. (Season 49 Premiere)
Case Closed at 8:30 p.m. (Part 3 Premiere)

Monday, September 26

– Presidential Debate at 9 p.m.

Wednesday, September 28

Criminal Minds at 9 p.m. (Season 12 Premiere)
Code Black at 10 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere)

Sunday, October 2

NCIS: Los Angeles at 8 p.m. (Season 8 Premiere)
Madam Secretary at 9 p.m. (Season 3 Premiere)
Elementary at 10 p.m. (Season 5 Premiere)

Monday, October 3

Scorpion at 9 p.m. (Two-Hour Season 3 Premiere)

Monday, October 10

2 Broke Girls at 9 p.m. (One-Hour Season 6 Premiere)
Scorpion at 10 p.m. (Regular Time-Slot Premiere)

Monday, October 17

The Odd Couple at 9:30 p.m. (Season 3 Premiere)

Monday, October 24

Kevin Can Wait at 8 p.m. (New Time-Slot Premiere)
Man With a Plan at 8:30 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Thursday, October 27

The Big Bang Theory at 8 p.m. (Regular Time-Slot Premiere)
The Great Indoors at 8:30 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Mom at 9 p.m. (Season 4 Premiere)
Life in Pieces at 9:30 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere)
Pure Genius at 10 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Shows Premiering at Midseason

The Amazing Race
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
Doubt
Hunted
Training Day

Undercover Boss


Fox

Fox’s slate of premieres will run through the week of September 19 with the third season of Gotham and season two of Lucifer kicking things off on Monday night. New shows joining the Fox lineup this fall include Lethal Weapon (Wednesdays at 8 p.m.), Pitch (Thursdays at 9 p.m.), The Exorcist (Fridays at 9 p.m.) and Son of Zorn (Sundays at 8:30 p.m.)

(News shows bolded)

Monday, September 19

Gotham at 8 p.m. (Season 3 Premiere)
Lucifer at 9 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere)

Tuesday, September 20

Brooklyn Nine-Nine at 8 p.m. (Season 4 Premiere)
New Girl at 8:30 p.m. (Season 6 Premiere)
Scream Queens at 9 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere)

Wednesday, September 21

Lethal Weapon at 8 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Empire at 9 p.m. (Season 3 Premiere)

Thursday, September 22

Rosewood at 8 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere)
Pitch at 9 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Friday, September 23

Hell’s Kitchen at 8 p.m. (Season 16 Premiere)
The Exorcist at 9 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Sunday, September 25

Bob’s Burgers at 7:30 p.m. (Season 8 Premiere)
The Simpsons at 8 p.m. (Season 28 Premiere)
Son of Zorn at 8:30 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Family Guy at 9 p.m. (Season 15 Premiere)
The Last Man on Earth at 9:30 p.m. (Season 3 Premiere)

Shows Premiering at Midseason

24: Legacy (Premieres during Gotham winter hiatus)

APB (Premieres during Lucifer winter hiatus)

Bones (Replaces Pitch timeslot in the winter)
Kicking & Screaming (Replaces Scream Queens timeslot)
Making History (Replaces Son of Zorn timeslot)

MasterChef Junior (Replaces Hell’s Kitchen timeslot)
The Mick (Replaces Brooklyn Nine-Nine timeslot/B99 replaces New Girl timeslot)

My Kitchen Rules (Reality)
Prison Break (Replaces Bones timeslot in spring)

Shots Fired (Replaces Lethal Weapon timeslot in spring)

Sleepy Hollow (Replaces The Exorcist timeslot)
Star (Premieres during Empire winter hiatus)


NBC

NBC returns this fall with three new series including dramas Timeless and This Is Us as well as the comedy, The Good Place. Sunday Night Football will kick off with a special Thursday night game on September 8 in a rematch of Super Bowl 50, followed by the official premiere on Sunday, September 11.

Superstore will air a special original episode during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in August. Blindspot will premiere its second season early on Wednesday, September 14 at 10 p.m. before sliding into its regular time-slot at 8 p.m. the next week.

The 11th season of The Voice will premiere on Monday, September 19 followed by special preview of The Good Place. The comedy starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson will premiere in its regular time-slot on Thursday, September 22 at 8:30 p.m.

Grimm will premiere its sixth season this fall, but NBC has not announced its return date yet.

Following the end of Sunday Night Football in January, NBC will premiere the second season of the popular unscripted series Little Big Shots plus Shades of Blue season two and the debut of Dick Wolf’s fourth Chicago series, Chicago Justice.

Thursday, September 8

– “Sunday Night Football” at 8:30 p.m. (Special Night)

Sunday, September 11

Football Night in America at 8 p.m. (Premiere)
– Sunday Night Football at 8:30 p.m. (Regular Time-Slot Premiere)

Wednesday, September 14

Blindspot at 10 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere)

Monday, September 19

The Voice at 8 p.m. (Season 11 Premiere)
The Good Place at 8:30 p.m. (Preview Series Premiere)

Tuesday, September 20

The Voice at 8 p.m. (Season 11 Premiere)
This Is Us at 10 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Wednesday, September 21

Blindspot at 8 p.m. (Regular Time-Slot Premiere)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit at 9 p.m. (Season 18 Premiere)
Chicago P.D. at 10 p.m. (Season 4 Premiere)

Thursday, September 22

Superstore at 8 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere)
The Good Place at 8:30 p.m. (Regular Time-Slot Premiere)
Chicago Med at 9 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere)
The Blacklist at 10 p.m. (Season 4 Premiere)

Friday, September 23

Caught on Camera With Nick Cannon at 8 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere)
Dateline at 10 p.m. (Season 26 Premiere)

Monday, October 3

Timeless at 10 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Tuesday, October 11

This Is Us at 9 p.m. (Regular Time-Slot Premiere)
Chicago Fire at 10 p.m. (Season 5 Premiere)

Later This Fall

Grimm on Fridays at 9 p.m. (Season 6 Premiere)

Shows Premiering Midseason

The Blacklist: Redemption
Chicago Justice (Series Premiere in January on Sundays)
Great News
Little Big Shots (Season 2 in January on Sundays)
Marlon
Midnight, Texas
Powerless
Shades of Blue (Season 2 in January on Sundays)
Taken
Trial & Error
The Wall

Fall TV Schedule 2016: New & Returning Shows for ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC & The CW

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The CW

The CW will wait until October to premiere its fall lineup to avoid competition from the Big 4 networks. The network will also stagger its premieres through the month starting with The Flash and new series No Tomorrow on October 4. The new show Frequency will debut the next night while the Archie Comics series Riverdale will premiere at midseason.

(New shows bolded)

Tuesday, October 4

The Flash at 8 p.m. (Season 3 Premiere)
No Tomorrow at 9 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Wednesday, October 5

Arrow at 8 p.m. (Season 5 Premiere)
Frequency at 9 p.m. (Series Premiere)

Thursday, October 6

– iHeartRadio Music Festival (Night 1) at 8 p.m.

Friday, October 7

– iHeartRadio Music Festival (Night 2) at 8 p.m.

Monday, October 10

Supergirl at 8 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere/The CW Premiere)
No Tomorrow at 9 p.m. (Series Premiere Encore)

Thursday, October 13

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow at 8 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere)
Supernatural at 9 p.m. (Season 12 Premiere)

Monday, October 17

Jane the Virgin at 9 p.m. (Season 3 Premiere)

Friday, October 21

The Vampire Diaries at 8 p.m. (Season 8 Premiere)
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend at 9 p.m. (Season 2 Premiere)

Shows Premiering at Midseason

The 100
iZombie
The Originals
Reign
Riverdale

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