Fall TV Premiere Dates Set

Jul 11, 2018

Teases for the new Magnum P.I., The Cool Kids and other new fall TV shows are filling the air, so it's not too early to be thinking about the fall TV season.

Here's the latest information about premieres for new and returning series on all the major broadcast networks except ABC.

The fall TV season starts Sunday, Sept. 9,  with Fox's REL, starring Lil Rel Howery from Get Out.

The pro football season kicks off with the Atlanta Falcons at Philadelphia Eagles Thursday, Sept. 6, at 8:20 p.m. (10 minutes earlier than past years) on NBC. Sunday Night Football starts Sept. 9 with the Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers at 8:20 p.m.

New TV shows are in bold italics.

NFL football returns Sept. 6 on NBC.
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THURSDAY, SEPT. 6

8:20 p.m.: NFL Football, NBC. NFL season kicks off with the Atlanta Falcons at Philadelphia Eagles.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 9

7 p.m.: Football Night in America, NBC.

8 p.m.: REL, Fox. PREMIERE.  Lil Rel Howery (Get Out, The Carmichael Show) plays a divorced dad living in Chicago near his dad (Sinbad, Jingle All The Way), brother (Jordan L. Jones, NCIS: Los Angeles) and best friend (Jess "Hilarious" Moore, Wild 'N Out) from producers Jerrod Carmichael (The Carmichael Show) and Mike Scully (The Simpsons). Moves to 9:30 p.m. Sunday on Sept. 30.

8:20 p.m.: Sunday Night Football, NBC. Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers.

9 p.m.: Shameless, Showtime. Season 9 premiere.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12

10 p.m.: American Horror Story, FX.  Season 9 premiere.

Colin Jost and Michael Che from 'Saturday Night Live' host the 70th Primetime Emmys on Monday, Sept. 17.
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MONDAY, SEPT. 17

8 p.m.: 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, NBC. Due to NBC's Sunday Night Football, the annual Primetime Emmys moves to Monday, hosted by Saturday Night Live "Weekend Update" anchors Michael Che and Colin Jost live from the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles.

SUNDAY, SEPT 23

8 p.m.: 9-1-1, Fox. Season 2 premiere, part 1.

MONDAY, SEPT. 24

8 p.m.: Big Bang Theory, CBS. Season 12 premiere; moves to Thursdays Sept. 27.

8 p.m.: The Resident, Fox. Season 2 premiere.

8 p.m.: The Voice, NBC. Season 15 premiere.

8:30 p.m.: Young Sheldon, CBS. Season 2 premiere; moves to Thursdays Sept. 27.

9 p.m.: Magnum P.I., CBS. PREMIERE. Jay Hernandez (Scandal, Nashville, Bad Moms) puts on Tom Selleck's Detroit Tigers cap as CBS reboots the adventures of iconic Hawaiian private eye Thomas Magnum.

9 p.m.: 9-1-1, Fox. Season 2 premiere conclusion.

NBC's 'Manifest' premieres Monday, Sept. 24.
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10 p.m.: Manifest, NBC. PREMIERE. Passengers (J. R Ramirez, Arrow, Emily Owens; Josh Dallas, Once Upon A Time;  Athena Karkanis, Zoo) on a turbulent flight in 2013 learn when they land that it's now 2018, and their family and friends have mourned their loss and moved on. 

10 p.m.: Bull, CBS. Season 3 premiere on a new night.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 25

8 p.m.: NCIS, CBS. Season 16 premiere.

8 p.m.: The Gifted, Fox. Season 2 premiere.

8 p.m.: The Voice, NBC.  Season 15, second episode.

9 p.m.: FBI, CBS. PREMIERE. Missy Peregrym (Ten Days in the Valley, Van Helsing, Rookie Blue, Heroes) stars as FBI Agent Maggie Bell in this drama from prolific producer Dick Wolf (Law & Order, Chicago Fire/Med/P.D.).

Missy Peregrym stars in CBS' FBI.
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9 p.m. – This Is Us, NBC. Season 3 premiere.

9 p.m.: Lethal Weapon, Fox. Season 3 premiere.

10 p.m.: New Amsterdam, NBC. PREMIERE. A new young administrator (Ryan Eggold, The Blacklist) shakes up thing at New York's old Bellevue Hospital.

10 p.m.: NCIS: New Orleans, CBS. Season 5 premiere.

"Survivor" host Jeff Probst.
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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26

8 p.m.: Empire, Fox. Season 5 premiere.

8 p.m.: Survivor, CBS. Season 37 premiere.

8 p.m.: Chicago Med, NBC. Season 4 premiere.

9 p.m.: Chicago Fire, NBC. Season 7 premiere.

9 p.m.:  Star, Fox. Season 3 premeire.

9:30 p.m.: Big Brother, CBS. Season finale; 90 minutes.

10 p.m.: Chicago P.D., NBC. Season 6 premiere.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 27

7:30 p.m.: Thursday Night Football, Fox. Fox premiere.

8 p.m.: Big Bang Theory, CBS. Time period premiere.

8 p.m.: The Good Place, NBC. Season 3 premiere; one hour.

8:30 p.m.: Young Sheldon, CBS. Time period premiere.

9 p.m.: Mom, CBS. Season 6 premiere.

9 p.m.: Law & Order: SVU, NBC. Season 20 premiere; two hours.

9:30 p.m.: Murphy Brown, CBS. PREMIERE. Candice Bergen rounds up her old Emmy-winning old gang -- Faith Ford, Joe Regalbuto and  Grant Shaud – for a revival of the 1988-98 newsroom comedy now set in an all-news cable network.

10 p.m.: S.W.A.T., CBS. Season 2 premiere.

'Last Man Standing' with Tim Allen and Nancy Travis moves from ABC to Fox this fall.
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FRIDAY, SEPT. 28

8 p.m.: Last Man Standing, Fox. Fox debut for Tim Allen series canceled by ABC; season 7 premiere.

8 p.m.: MacGyver, CBS. Season 3 premiere.

8:30 p.m.: The Cool Kids, Fox. Premiere.  Martin Mull, Vicki Lawrence, David Alan Grier and Leslie Jordan play bickering retirement home residents.

'The Cool Kids' retirement home sitcom stars (from left) Leslie Jordan, Vicki Lawrence, David Alan Grier and Martin Mull.
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9 p.m.: Hawaii Five-0, CBS. Season 9 premiere.

9 p.m.: Hell's Kitchen, Fox. Season 18 premiere.

10 p.m.: Blue Bloods, CBS. Season 9 premiere.

10 p.m.: Dateline NBC, NBC. Season 27 premiere.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 29

10 p.m.: 48 Hours, CBS. Season 31 premiere; 2 hours.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 30

7:30 p.m.: 60 Minutes, CBS. Season 51 premeire.

8 p.m.: The Simpsons, Fox. Season 30 premiere.

8:30 p.m.: God Friended Me, CBS. PREMIERE. Brandon Michael Hall (The Mayor) plays an ardent atheist who inadvertently helps people in need after receiving a social media friend request from God.

8:30 p.m.: Bob's Burgers, Fox. Season 9 premiere.

9 p.m.: Family Guy, Fox. Season 16 premiere.

9:30 p.m.: REL, Fox. Second episode; time period premeire.

9:30 p.m.: NCIS: Los Angeles, CBS. Season 10 premiere.

Cedric the Entertainer (left) stars in CBS' new family comedy, 'The Neighborhood.'
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MONDAY, OCT. 1

8 p.m.: The Neighborhood, CBS. PREMIERE.  An opinionated Los Angeles resident (Cedric the Entertainer) intimidates his new neighbor from Michigan (Max Greenfield).

8:30 p.m.: Happy Together, CBS. PREMIERE. –A young pop star (Felix Mallard) moved in with a suburban couple (Damon Wayans Jr., Amber Stevens West).

9 p.m.: Magnum P.I., CBS. Second episode.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3

9 p.m.: Seal Team, CBS. Season 2 premiere.

10 p.m.: Criminal Minds, CBS. Season 14 premiere.

THURSDAY, OCT. 4

8 p.m.: Superstore, NBC. Season 4 premiere.

8:30 p.m.: The Good Place, NBC.  Time period premiere.

9 p.m.: Will & Grace, NBC. Season 2 premiere.

9:30 p.m.: I Feel Bad, NBC. PREMIERE.  Amy Poehler produces this sitcom about an imperfect working mother (Sarayu Blue, The Real O'Neals, NCIS: Los Angeles) who sometimes ignores her misbehaving children or asks employees to solve personal problems.

Sarayu Blue stars in 'I Feel Bad' on NBC.
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10 p.m.: Law & Order: SVU, NBC. Time period premiere.

SATURDAY, OCT. 6

10 p.m.: 48 Hours, CBS. Time period premiere.

SUNDAY, OCT. 7

7 p.m.: 60 Minutes, CBS. Time period premiere.

8 p.m.: God Friended Me, CBS. Second episode.

8 p.m.: 2018 iHeartMedia Music Festival, CW. First of two nights.

10 p.m.: Madam Secretary, CBS. Season 5 premiere.

MONDAY, OCT. 8

8 p.m.: 2018 iHeartMedia Music Festival, CW. Second night.

TUESDAY, OCT. 9

8 p.m.: The Flash, CW. Season 5 premiere.

9 p.m.: Black Lightning, CW. Season 2 premiere.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10

8 p.m.: Riverdale, CW. Season 3 premeire.

9 p.m.: All American, CW. PREMIERE.   A star Compton high school football player (Daniel Ezra, The Missing, Prey) transfer to Beverly Hills High School.

THURSDAY, OCT. 11

8 p.m.: Supernatural, CW. Season 14 premiere.

9 p.m.: All American, CW. Repeat of Oct. 10 debut.

FRIDAY, OCT. 12

8 p.m.: Dynasty, CW. Season 2 premiere.

8 p.m.: Blindspot, NBC.

9 p.m.: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, CW. Season 4 premiere.

SUNDAY, OCT. 14

8 p.m.: Supergirl, CW. Season 4 premiere; new night.

9 p.m.: Supergirl, CW. Repeat of 8 p.m. episode.

9 p.m.: Charmed, CW. Premiere.  CW revives the signature WB fantasy drama  (1998-2006) by conjuring up new witches (Melonie Dias, The Breaks, Nip/Tuck; Sarah Jeffery, Shades of Blue, Wayward Pines; and Madeleine Mantock, Into the Badlands, The Tomorrow People).

MONDAY, OCT. 15

8 p.m.: Arrow, CW. Season 8 premiere.

THURSDAY, OCT. 18

9 p.m.: Charmed, CW. Repeat of Oct. 14 premeire.

MONDAY, OCT. 22

9 p.m.: DC's Legends of Tomorrow, CW. Season 4 premiere.

THURSDAY, OCT. 25

9 p.m.: Legacies, CW. Premiere.  Danielle Rose Russell (The Originals), Jenny Boyd, Kaylee Bryant, Quincy Fouse and Aria Shaghasemi play young witches, vampires, werewolves and other supernatural beings at the Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted.

FRIDAY, OCT. 26

9 p.m.: Midnight, Texas, NBC. Season 2 premiere.