CBS is the latest broadcast network (following NBC, Fox and ABC) to unveil its game plan for the 2021-22 TV season, and after years of relative schedule stability the Eye network is making some seismic moves — beginning with evicting NCIS from its longtime Tuesday perch.
♦ After 18 years as CBS’ Tuesday lead-off, NCIS this fall is relocating to Mondays-at-9 pm, where it will lead into new spinoff NCIS: Hawai’i. The move allows CBS to rebrand Tuesdays as an all-FBI night (giving #OneChicago and Law & Order titan Dick Wolf three nights of primetime next season).
♦ As a result of the network’s Monday shake-up, Bull is relocating to Thursdays-at-10 pm.
♦ Paramount+-bound SEAL Team will air its first four Season 5 episodes on Sundays-at-10 pm before jumping to CBS’ sibling streaming outlet. Meanwhile, former Wednesday occupant S.W.A.T. will then take over that Sunday slot following a brief run on Fridays-at-8 pm. (MacGyver‘s old Friday perch will eventually be filled with a TBD unscripted series.)
♦ The CSI revival will close out CBS’ reality dominated Wednesdays at 10 pm.
♦ The long-delayed second season of Blood & Treasure has been delayed some more — until 2022.
♦ UPDATE: Premiere dates have now been set!
8 pm The Neighborhood
8:30 pm Bob Hearts Abishola
9 pm NCIS
10 pm NCIS: HAWAI’I
8 pm FBI
9 pm FBI: INTERNATIONAL
10 pm FBI: Most Wanted
8 pm Survivor
9 pm Tough as Nails
10 pm CSI: VEGAS
8 pm Young Sheldon
8:30 pm United States of Al
9 pm GHOSTS
9:30 pm B Positive
10 pm Bull
8 pm S.W.A.T/reality series TBA
9 pm Magnum P.I.
10 pm Blue Bloods
8 pm Crimetime Saturday (drama series encores)
9 pm Crimetime Saturday (drama series encores)
10 pm 48 Hours
7 pm 60 Minutes
8 pm The Equalizer
9 pm NCIS: Los Angeles
10 pm: SEAL Team/S.W.A.T.
The Amazing Race, Blood & Treasure, COME DANCE WITH ME, GOOD SAM, SMALLWOOD, Undercover Boss
All Rise, MacGyver, Mom, NCIS: New Orleans and The Unicorn. NOTE: Evil, and most likely Clarice, will live on at Paramount+ (details here).