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CBS Fall Premiere Dates

CBS Fall Premiere Dates: Big Bang, NCIS, MacGyver, XL Scorpion and More

CBS is the latest broadcast net to detail its premiere plan for the 2016-17 TV season (following NBC, Fox and The CW), and the network once again kicks things off with Thursday Night Football on Sept. 15.

The network’s new six-hour docu-series Case Closed, which examines the unsolved JonBenet Ramsay murder, will air over three nights— Sunday, Sept. 18, Monday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 25 — during premiere week.

Elsewhere, Scorpion and Two Broke Girls will return with super-sized episodes.

All told, the CBS’ rollout strategy looks like this (new shows in CAPS; click thru for a first look)…

THURSDAY, SEPT. 15
7:30 pm Thursday Night Football Pre-Game Show
8:25 pm Thursday Night Football (Denver @ Kansas City)

SUNDAY, SEPT. 18
8:30 pm: CASE CLOSED (JonBenet Ramsay, Part 1)

MONDAY, SEPT. 19
8 pm The Big Bang Theory (Season 10)
8:30 pm KEVIN CAN WAIT (new)
9 pm Case Closed (JonBenet Ramsay, Part 2)

TUESDAY, SEPT. 20
8 pm NCIS (Season 14)
9 pm BULL
10 pm NCIS: New Orleans (Season 3)

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21
8 pm Survivor (Season 33)
9:30 pm Big Brother Finale

FRIDAY, SEPT. 23
8 pm MACGYVER
9 pm Hawaii Five-0 (Season 7)
10 pm Blue Bloods (Season 7)

SATURDAY, SEPT. 24
10 pm 48 Hours (Season 29)

SUNDAY, SEPT. 25
7 pm 60 Minutes (Season 49)
9 pm Case Closed (JonBenet Ramsay, Part 3)

MONDAY, SEPT. 26
9 pm Presidential Debate

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28
9 pm Criminal Minds (Season 12)
10 pm Code Black (Season 2)

SUNDAY, Oct. 2
8 pm NCIS: Los Angeles (Season 8)
9 pm Madam Secretary (Season 3)
10 pm Elementary (Season 5)

MONDAY, OCT. 3
9 pm Scorpion (Season 3; two-hour premiere)

MONDAY, Oct. 10
9 pm Two Broke Girls (Season 6, one-hour premiere)

MONDAY, Oct. 17
9: 30 The Odd Couple (Season 3)

MONDAY, Oct. 24 (regular post-football lineup)
8 pm Kevin Can Wait
8: 30 om MAN WITH A PLAN
9 pm 2 Broke Girls
9:30 pm The Odd Couple
10 pm Scorpion

THURSDAY, OCT. 27 (regular post-football lineup)
8 pm The Big Bang Theory
8:30 THE GREAT INDOORS
9 pm Mom (Season 4)
9:30 Life in Pieces (Season 2)
10 pm PURE GENIUS

On deck for midseason: Returning shows The Amazing Race, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders and Undercover Boss, and new series Training Day and Doubt.