“NFL Night Football” Debuts on CBS on
New Night Lineup Launches on the Eve of the New Season
Premiere Week Opens with One Hour of “The Big Bang Theory” Leading into the Series Premiere of “Scorpion,”
“NCIS: Los Angeles” Debuts in Its New Time Period One Week Later,
Suspense Thriller Block of “Criminal Minds” and New Drama “Stalker” Also Launch in Week Two, Along with Sophomore Comedy “Mom”
CBS’s Entertainment Lineup, with “The Big Bang Theory” at
CBS announced today a multi-phase rollout for its new season with fall premiere dates ranging from the kick-off of NFL NIGHT FOOTBALL on to the launch of its top-rated entertainment lineup on .
“The addition of NIGHT FOOTBALL provides the flexibility to strategically roll out our fall season in multiple waves, maximizing promotional platforms and scheduling opportunities to give our new and returning series the best possible launch,” said Nina Tassler, Chairman, CBS Entertainment.
Thursday, Sept. 11: NFL NIGHT FOOTBALL premieres on CBS with the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. the Baltimore Ravens (Pre-Game at /ET; Kick-Off at /ET).
:, The Network debuts most of its lineup the night prior to the official launch of the season, beginning with 60 MINUTES ( ), the premiere of the new drama MADAM SECRETARY ( ) and the award-winning, critically acclaimed THE GOOD WIFE ( ).
: Back-to-back episodes of THE BIG BANG THEORY () leads into the debut of the humorous, high-octane drama SCORPION ( ), followed by the season finale of the summer series UNDER THE DOME ( ).
: The season premiere of NCIS ( ) leads into the series premiere of its new spinoff, NCIS: NEW ORLEANS ( ), and PERSON OF INTEREST ( ).
: The season premiere of the 29th edition of SURVIVOR ( ) is followed by the special, two-hour season finale of EXTANT ( ).
: The 25th edition of THE AMAZING RACE debuts in its new time period ( ), followed by the season premieres of HAWAII FIVE-0 ( ) and BLUE BLOODS ( ).
: 48 HOURS premieres ().
: CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION debuts in its new time period ( ).
SECOND WEEK PREMIERES
: MOM makes its time period premiere ( ) and NCIS: LOS ANGELES debuts in its new time period ( ).: The season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS ( ) and the series premiere of the new drama STALKER ( ) launch a new, two-hour suspense thriller block.
Monday, Oct. 27: 2 BROKE GIRLS returns with its fourth season premiere ( ).
: CBS’s entertainment lineup returns with THE BIG BANG THEORY in its regular time period ( ), followed by THE MILLERS ( ) and TWO AND A HALF MEN ( ), leading into the new family comedy THE McCARTHYS ( ) and ELEMENTARY ( ).
CBS’s 2014 - 2015 Premiere Dates
NIGHT FOOTBALL PRE-GAME SHOW/ET
NIGHT FOOTBALL (Pittsburgh @ Baltimore)/ET NFL
Season Premiere) 60 MINUTES (47th
MADAM SECRETARY (Series Debut)
Season Premiere) THE GOOD WIFE (6th
Season Premiere) THE BIG BANG THEORY (8th
THE BIG BANG THEORY (New Episode)
SCORPION (Series Debut)
UNDER THE DOME (Season Finale)
Season Premiere) NCIS (12th
NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (Series Debut)
Season Premiere) PERSON OF INTEREST (4th
Edition Premiere) SURVIVOR (29th
EXTANT (Two-Hour Season Finale)
Edition Premiere) THE AMAZING RACE (25th
Season Premiere) HAWAII FIVE-0 (5th
Season Premiere) BLUE BLOODS (5th
Season Premiere) 48 HOURS (27th
Season Premiere) CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (15th
Season Premiere) MOM (2nd
Season Premiere) NCIS: LOS ANGELES (6th
Season Premiere) CRIMINAL MINDS (10th
STALKER (Series Debut)
8:00-8:30 PM 2 BROKE GIRLS (4th Season Premiere)
Thursday, Oct. 30
8:00-8:30 PM THE BIG BANG THEORY (Regular Time Period Premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM THE MILLERS (2nd Season Premiere)
9:00-9:30 PM TWO AND A HALF MEN (12th Season Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM THE McCARTHYS (Series Debut)
10:00-11:00 PM ELEMENTARY (3rd Season Premiere)