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CBS Fall Premiere Dates: Super-sized Scorpion and 2 Broke Girls in October; Kevin Can Wait and Man With A Plan split up

By on June 22, 2016


After NBC, FOX, and The CW, CBS is the fourth broadcast network to announce its Fall 2016 premiere dates. CBS’ schedule includes double-sized premieres for Scorpion and 2 Broke Girls.

CBS kicks off the season on September 19th with the premieres of The Big Bang Theory and new Kevin James-fronted comedy Kevin Can Wait. The day after on September 20th, Michael Weatherly’s new drama Bull will premiere sandwiched between his old series NCIS and its spin-off NCIS: New Orleans.

Friday, September 23rd features the series premiere of MacGyver, and the returns of Hawaii Five-0 and Blue Bloods.

In early October, Scorpion gets a two-hour premiere on the 3rd, and 2 Broke Girls a one-hour premiere on the 10th. The Odd Couple premieres on the 17th of October. Then on October 24th and 27th, lots of series will move into their regular timeslots after Thursday Night Football has concluded. This also includes the series premiere of Matt LeBlanc’s Man With A Plan.

The full schedule is below, with new series in bold and times in Eastern (ET).

Monday, September 19

8 - The Big Bang Theory (Season 10 premiere)
8:30 - Kevin Can Wait (Series premiere)

Tuesday, September 20

8 - NCIS (Season 14 premiere)
9 - Bull (Series premiere)
10 - NCIS: New Orleans (Season 3 premiere)

Wednesday, September 21

8 - Survivor (Season 33 premiere)
9:30 - Big Brother (Season finale)

Friday, September 23

8 - MacGyver (Series premiere)
9 - Hawaii Five-0 (Season 7 premiere)
10 - Blue Bloods (Season 7 premiere)

Wednesday, September 28

9 pm Criminal Minds (Season 12 premiere)
10 pm Code Black (Season 2 premiere)

Sunday, October 2

8 pm NCIS: Los Angeles (Season 8 premiere)
9 pm Madam Secretary (Season 3 premiere)
10 pm Elementary (Season 5 premiere)

Monday, October 3

9 pm Scorpion (Two-hour season 3 premiere)

Monday, October 10

9 pm Two Broke Girls (One-hour season 6 premiere)

Monday, October 17

9: 30 The Odd Couple (Season 3 premiere)

Monday, October 24

8 - Kevin Can Wait (New timeslot)
8:30 - Man With A Plan (Series premiere)
9 - 2 Broke Girls (Regular timeslot premiere)
9:30 - The Odd Couple (Regular timeslot premiere)
10 - Scorpion (Regular timeslot premiere)

Thursday, October 27

8 - The Big Bang Theory (New timeslot)
8:30 - The Great Indoors (Series premiere)
9 - Mom (Season 4 premiere)
9:30 - Life In Pieces (Season 2 premiere)
10 - Pure Genius (Series premiere)