List of 2013 Fall TV Show Premiere Dates

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August 1st, 2013

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Last updated: September 2, 2013 at 9:45 AM PT

Happy September! The new fall TV season will be here soon, and it's not to early to think about managing your DVRs.

Anything that's been announced that I missed, please let me know and I'll add it to the list.  If you see any errors, let me know about those too.

Enjoy the rest of your summer!

If you'd like to see the night by night broadcast schedule grids including new and returning shows click here.

Note: mid-season shows (premiering after December) are deliberately not on this list.

2013 TV Premiere Dates:

Last updated: September 2, 2013 at 9:45 AM PT

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Show Network Time ET/PT Date
(C) 2013 TV by the Numbers
Alaska Steel Men Discovery 10:00 PM Friday, August 30, 2013
Cracked Reelz 10:00 PM Friday, August 30, 2013
Saturday Night Football ABC 8:00 PM Saturday, August 31, 2013
Tamara's OC Wedding Bravo 8:00 PM Monday, September 02, 2013
Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition Lifetime 9:00 PM Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Top Gear History 9:00 PM Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Cold Justice TNT 10:00 PM Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Luther BBCA 10:00 PM Tuesday, September 03, 2013
My Big Fat Revenge Oxygen 10:00 PM Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Tosh.0 Comedy 10:00 PM Tuesday, September 03, 2013
We're The Fugawis History 10:00 PM Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Brickleberry Comedy 10:30 PM Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Inside The NFL SHO 9:00 PM Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Ghost Mine Syfy 10:00 PM Wednesday, September 04, 2013
It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia FXX 10:00 PM Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Ultimate Fighter, The FS1 10:00 PM Wednesday, September 04, 2013
League, The FXX 10:30 PM Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell FXX 11:00 PM Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Sunday Night Football NFL Season Kickoff NBC 8:00 PM Thursday, September 05, 2013
Tamar & Vince WE 9:00 PM Thursday, September 05, 2013
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making The Team CMT 9:00 PM Friday, September 06, 2013
20/20 ABC 10:00 PM Friday, September 06, 2013
Hello Ross E! 10:00 PM Friday, September 06, 2013
Fox College Saturday FOX 7:00 PM Saturday, September 07, 2013
Buying Alaska DestAmer 9:00 PM Saturday, September 07, 2013
David Tutera: Unveiled WE 9:00 PM Saturday, September 07, 2013
Six Little McGhees OWN 9:00 PM Saturday, September 07, 2013
Buying the Bayou DestAmer 10:00 PM Saturday, September 07, 2013
Last Tango In Halifax PBS 8:00 PM Sunday, September 08, 2013
Sunday Night Football NBC 8:30 PM Sunday, September 08, 2013
Boardwalk Empire HBO 9:00 PM Sunday, September 08, 2013
Oprah's Life Class OWN 9:00 PM Sunday, September 08, 2013
(C) 2013 TV by the Numbers
Monday Night Football ESPN 7p/10:30p Monday, September 09, 2013
Million Second Quiz, The NBC 9:00 PM Monday, September 09, 2013
Arsenio Hall Show, The Syndctd Various Monday, September 09, 2013
Snake Salvation NatGeo 9:00 PM Tuesday, September 10, 2013
King of Thrones DestAmer 10:00 PM Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Sons Of Anarchy FX 10:00 PM Tuesday, September 10, 2013
The Heart, She Holler ADSM 12:30 AM Tuesday, September 10, 2013
X Factor, The (Weds) FOX 8:00 PM Wednesday, September 11, 2013
NOVA PBS 9:00 PM Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Thieves Inc. FOOD 10:00 PM Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Too Young To Marry? Oxygen 10:00 PM Wednesday, September 11, 2013
X Factor, The (Thur) FOX 8:00 PM Thursday, September 12, 2013
Thursday Night Football NFLN 8:30 PM Thursday, September 12, 2013
Legend of Korra, The NICK 7:00 PM Friday, September 13, 2013
Wander Over Yonder (Time Period Premiere) Disney 9:00 PM Friday, September 13, 2013
Haven Syfy 10:00 PM Friday, September 13, 2013
Kendra On Top WE 10:00 PM Friday, September 13, 2013
Real Time with Bill Maher HBO 10:00 PM Friday, September 13, 2013
(C) 2013 TV by the Numbers
Raising McCain Pivot 10:00 PM Saturday, September 14, 2013
Jersey Strong Pivot 10:30 PM Saturday, September 14, 2013
Liv and Maddie Disney 8:00 PM Sunday, September 15, 2013
Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown CNN 9:00 PM Sunday, September 15, 2013
Foyles War PBS 9:00 PM Sunday, September 15, 2013
Alaska State Troopers NatGeo 10:00 PM Sunday, September 15, 2013
Great Santini Brothers, The History 10:00 PM Sunday, September 15, 2013
Dancing with the Stars ABC 8:00 PM Monday, September 16, 2013
Bones FOX 8:00 PM Monday, September 16, 2013
Monday Night Football (Time Period Premiere) ESPN 8:30 PM Monday, September 16, 2013
Heavy Metal Monsters TWC 9:00 PM Monday, September 16, 2013
Sleepy Hollow FOX 9:00 PM Monday, September 16, 2013
Dads FOX 8:00 PM Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Brooklyn Nine-Nine FOX 8:30 PM Tuesday, September 17, 2013
I Dream of NeNe Bravo 9:00 PM Tuesday, September 17, 2013
New Girl FOX 9:00 PM Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Mindy Project, The FOX 9:30 PM Tuesday, September 17, 2013
New Atlanta, The Bravo 10:00 PM Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Survivor CBS 8:00 PM Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Tyler Perry's For Better Or Worse OWN 9:00 PM Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Key and Peele Comedy 10:30 PM Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Last Man Standing ABC 8:00 PM Friday, September 20, 2013
Dog with a Blog Disney 8:30 PM Friday, September 20, 2013
Neighbors, The ABC 8:30 PM Friday, September 20, 2013
Hollow Crown, The PBS 9:00 PM Friday, September 20, 2013
Shark Tank ABC 9:00 PM Friday, September 20, 2013
65th Annual Emmys CBS 8:00 PM Sunday, September 22, 2013
China, IL ADSM 11:30 AM Sunday, September 22, 2013
How I Met Your Mother CBS 8:00 PM Monday, September 23, 2013
Voice, The (Monday) NBC 8:00 PM Monday, September 23, 2013
2 Broke Girls CBS 9:00 PM Monday, September 23, 2013
Mom CBS 9:30 PM Monday, September 23, 2013
Blacklist, The NBC 10:00 PM Monday, September 23, 2013
Castle ABC 10:00 PM Monday, September 23, 2013
Hostages CBS 10:00 PM Monday, September 23, 2013
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ABC 8:00 PM Tuesday, September 24, 2013
NCIS CBS 8:00 PM Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Voice, The (Tuesday) NBC 8:00 PM Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Goldbergs, The ABC 9:00 PM Tuesday, September 24, 2013
NCIS: Los Angeles CBS 9:00 PM Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Trophy Wife ABC 9:30 PM Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Brew Dogs Esquire 10:00 PM Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Chicago Fire NBC 10:00 PM Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Fangasms Syfy 10:00 PM Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Lucky 7 ABC 10:00 PM Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Person Of Interest CBS 10:00 PM Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Middle, The ABC 8:00 PM Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Revolution NBC 8:00 PM Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Back In The Game ABC 8:30 PM Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Criminal Minds CBS 9:00 PM Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Getaway, The Esquire 9:00 PM Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Law & Order: SVU NBC 9:00 PM Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Modern Family ABC 9:00 PM Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Boundless Esquire 10:00 PM Wednesday, September 25, 2013
CSI CBS 10:00 PM Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Nashville ABC 10:00 PM Wednesday, September 25, 2013
South Park Comedy 10:00 PM Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Big Bang Theory, The CBS 8:00 PM Thursday, September 26, 2013
Parks and Recreation NBC 8:00 PM Thursday, September 26, 2013
Crazy Ones, The CBS 9:00 PM Thursday, September 26, 2013
Glee FOX 9:00 PM Thursday, September 26, 2013
Grey's Anatomy ABC 9:00 PM Thursday, September 26, 2013
Michael J. Fox Show, The NBC 9:00 PM Thursday, September 26, 2013
Two and a Half Men CBS 9:30 PM Thursday, September 26, 2013
Elementary CBS 10:00 PM Thursday, September 26, 2013
Parenthood NBC 10:00 PM Thursday, September 26, 2013
Junior MasterChef FOX 8:00 PM Friday, September 27, 2013
Undercover Boss CBS 8:00 PM Friday, September 27, 2013
Dateline NBC 9:00 PM Friday, September 27, 2013
Hawaii Five-0 CBS 9:00 PM Friday, September 27, 2013
Blue Bloods CBS 10:00 PM Friday, September 27, 2013
48 Hours CBS 10:00 PM Saturday, September 28, 2013
Saturday Night Live NBC 11:30 PM Saturday, September 28, 2013
60 Minutes CBS 7:00 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013
Amazing Race CBS 8:00 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013
Once Upon A Time ABC 8:00 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013
Simpsons, The FOX 8:00 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013
Bob's Burgers FOX 8:30 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013
Family Guy FOX 9:00 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013
Good Wife, The CBS 9:00 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013
Homeland SHO 9:00 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013
Revenge ABC 9:00 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013
American Dad FOX 9:30 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013
Betrayal ABC 10:00 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013
Eastbound & Down HBO 10:00 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013
Masters of Sex SHO 10:00 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013
Mentalist, The CBS 10:00 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013
Hello Ladies HBO 10:30 PM Sunday, September 29, 2013
(C) 2013 TV by the Numbers
We Are Men CBS 8:30 PM Monday, September 30, 2013
30 for 30 ESPN 8:00 PM Tuesday, October 01, 2013
Super Fun Night ABC 9:30 PM Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Ironside NBC 10:00 PM Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Top Chef Bravo 10:00 PM Wednesday, October 02, 2013
A Young Doctor's Notebook Ovation 8:00 PM Thursday, October 03, 2013
Vampire Diaries, The CW 8:00 PM Thursday, October 03, 2013
Millers, The CBS 8:30 PM Thursday, October 03, 2013
Welcome to the Family NBC 8:30 PM Thursday, October 03, 2013
Originals, The CW 9:00 PM Thursday, October 03, 2013
Sean Saves the World NBC 9:00 PM Thursday, October 03, 2013
Michael J. Fox Show, The (Time Period Premiere) NBC 9:30 PM Thursday, October 03, 2013
Scandal ABC 10:00 PM Thursday, October 03, 2013
Untitled Cassadee Pope Project CMT 9:00 PM Friday, October 04, 2013
When Calls the Heart Hallmark 9:00 PM Saturday, October 05, 2013
Drop Dead Diva Lifetime 9:00 PM Sunday, October 06, 2013
Paradise, The PBS 9:00 PM Sunday, October 06, 2013
Witches of East End Lifetime 10:00 PM Sunday, October 06, 2013
Hart Of Dixie CW 8:00 PM Monday, October 07, 2013
Beauty And The Beast CW 9:00 PM Monday, October 07, 2013
Dream School Sundance 10:00 PM Monday, October 07, 2013
Biggest Loser, The NBC 8:00 PM Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Originals, The (Time Period Premiere) CW 8:00 PM Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Voice, The (Tuesday) Time Period Premiere NBC 9:00 PM Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Supernatural CW 9:00 PM Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Arrow CW 8:00 PM Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Tomorrow People, The CW 9:00 PM Wednesday, October 09, 2013
American Horror Story: Coven FX 10:00 PM Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Preachers of L.A. Oxygen 10:00 PM Wednesday, October 09, 2013
(C) 2013 TV by the Numbers
Alaska Gold Diggers AniPlanet 8:00 PM Thursday, October 10, 2013
Once Upon A Time in Wonderland ABC 8:00 PM Thursday, October 10, 2013
America's Funniest Home Videos ABC 7:00 PM Sunday, October 13, 2013
Walking Dead, The AMC 9:00 PM Sunday, October 13, 2013
Talking Dead, The AMC 10:00 PM Sunday, October 13, 2013
Comic Book Men AMC 12:00 AM Sunday, October 13, 2013
Real Husbands of Hollywood BET 10:00 PM Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Gem Hunt Travel 10:00 PM Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Reign CW 9:00 PM Thursday, October 17, 2013
White Collar USA 9:00 PM Thursday, October 17, 2013
Covert Affairs USA 10:00 PM Thursday, October 17, 2013
Comedy Bang! Bang! IFC 10:00 PM Friday, October 18, 2013
The Birthday Boys IFC 10:30 PM Friday, October 18, 2013
Awkward MTV 10:30 AM Tuesday, October 22, 2013
(C) 2013 TV by the Numbers
Carrie Diaries, The CW 8:00 PM Friday, October 25, 2013
Grimm NBC 9:00 PM Friday, October 25, 2013
Dracula NBC 10:00 PM Friday, October 25, 2013
Secret Princes TLC 10:00 PM Friday, October 25, 2013
Naked Vegas Syfy 10:00 PM Tuesday, October 29, 2013
It Takes a Choir USA 8:00 PM Sunday, November 03, 2013
Almost Human FOX 8:00 PM Monday, November 04, 2013
Beverly Hills Pawn Reelz 9:00 PM Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Bones (Time Period Premiere) FOX 8:00 PM Friday, November 08, 2013
Raising Hope FOX 9:00 PM Friday, November 08, 2013
The Capones Reelz 9:00 PM Saturday, November 09, 2013
Ground Floor TBS 10:00 PM Thursday, November 14, 2013
Orange County Choppers CMT 9:00 PM Saturday, November 16, 2013
Tattoo Titans CMT 10:00 PM Saturday, November 16, 2013
Atlantis BBCA 10:00 PM Saturday, November 23, 2013
Treme HBO 9:00 PM Sunday, December 01, 2013
Ripper Street BBCA 10:00 PM Sunday, December 01, 2013
Kirstie TVLand 10:00 PM Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Mob City TNT 10:00 PM Wednesday, December 04, 2013
(C) 2013 TV by the Numbers
Psych: The Musical USA 9:00 PM Sunday, December 15, 2013
(C) 2013 TV by the Numbers

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  • HV

    @Alan
    I think that Star-Crossed will be the canceled one. The 100 is highly anticipated. Star-Crossed, not so much.

  • HV

    @Anna Bones Clarkwood
    I guess they’ll have to move “Rake” then?

  • Brandy

    I doubt Beauty &Beast gets cancelled, it sold well and for three seasons overseas and its Pedowitzs pet project.One of TTP or The Originals wont get a full season so The100 can go on,Star_Crossed will probably take Reigns spot(Reign &The 100 are limitrd series)& Nikita finishes up on Fri in Nov_Ddc before winter/holiday break after Top Model and in 2014 Famous in 12 Weeks comes on

  • Brandy

    Also, Reign & Star_Crossed sold well internaternationally as did The Originals and I think TTP.The 100 was expected to do just “ok” in international sales.

  • donj1973

    Hostages has a fixed episode order of 15. Intelligence probably has a 13 episode order since it airs in February.

    I doubt either gets pulled unless the ratings are disastrous.

  • NBC Fan

    I want to add The Million Second Quiz to my list of new shows.

  • Jake

    I THINK THE EXECUTIVES AT CBS AT CRAZY OR JUST PLAIN STUPID. NO WAY SHOULD THEY MOVE PERSON OF INTEREST TO A 10PM SPOT. IT’S A HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL SHOW, IT’S THE 3RD MOST WATCHED DRAMA ON TV. THE RATINGS WILL TAKE A NOSE DIVE WHEN IT GETS MOVED. MOST SHOWS ON AT 10PM DOESN’T BRING IN GOOD RATINGS. DIDN’T THEY LEARN THAT AFTER MOVING THE MENTALIST? THEY’RE JUST STUPID!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Hal Capone

    @Robert Seidman
    A big thanks of appreciation for the mostly comprehensive list of Fall premiers (cable aside). Minor critique: I find the linked shows ((in blue) on the long list to be more distracting than helpful. The links all appear to lead back to some earlier TVBTN ratings info list page for said show but it’s not always entirely clear to what the link is linking. Just sayin’

  • Jake

    IF CBS’ SCHEDULE WAS LIKE THIS THEIR UPCOMING SEASON WOULD DO MUCH BETTER THAN THE ONE THEY’RE PUTTING OUT:

    Monday
    8pm Mike & Molly- 25 episodes
    8:30 The Millers- 13 episodes / Crazy Ones- 13 episodes
    9pm Two Broke Girls- 25 episodes
    9:30 Mom- 13 episodes / Friends w/ better lives- 13 episodes
    10pm Hostages- 13 episodes / Advocates- 13 episodes

    Tuesday
    8pm NCIS- 25 episodes
    9pm NCIS:LA- 25 episodes
    10pm Vegas- 22 episodes

    Wednesday
    8pm Survivor
    9pm Elementary- 22 episodes
    10pm Criminal Minds- 22 episodes

    Thursday
    8pm Big Bang Theory- 25 episodes
    8:30 Two & 1/2 Men- 24 episodes
    9pm Person of Interest- 25 episodes
    10pm Reckless- 13 episodes / Intelligence- 13 episodes

    Friday
    8pm Undercover Boss
    9pm CSI- 22 episodes
    10pm Blue Bloods- 25 episodes

    Sunday
    7pm 60min
    8pm Amazing Race
    9pm Good Wife- 18 episodes
    10pm The Mentalist- 18 episodes

  • Amy

    This year I’m only watching sitcoms on network tv and dramas on cable.

  • betty

    thank you tvbythenumbers.you have been very helpful .Really excited about Revenge and Betrayal.

  • Skylar James

    why is Super Fun Night not premiering the same week as the other Wednesday comedies? Stupid move. Typical of ABC…

  • TVMAN

    I think FOX is going to have a better comedy line up this year. They have Adam Samburg & Seth Green along with New Girl/TMP. A much better showing then last year when they relied on New Girl to carry the whole night.

  • cm

    @Robert
    The name of the show is Shark Tank, not Shark Tanks.

  • Networkman

    I’m really excited about the upcoming season. There are alot of new shows with potential that I feel can really break out and return for a 2nd season.

    ABC: S.H.I.E.L.D, The Goldbergs, Super Fun Night and Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.

    CBS: Mom, Hostages(The commercials during the Summer now has me anticipating this show), The Millers, Crazy Ones

    FOX: Sleepy Hollow, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Enlisted and Almost Human

    NBC: Blacklist, Micheal J. Fox

    CW: The Originals, The Tomorrow People

    This is a total of 16 new shows that I’m really looking forward to watching.

  • HV

    @Skylar James
    Because Modern Family has a one-hour premiere.

    @Jake
    There are many problems with your schedule. First, where is HIMYM? Second, CBS’s decision to cancel Vegas was a smart decision. Third, CSI on Friday is not a genius idea. Fourth, where is Hawaii Five-0? Fifth, why is Mom only 13 episodes? This show is highly anticipated. Sixth, 25 episodes for Mike & Molly? This show isn’t too highly rated, why give it 25 episodes? Seventh, don’t put Mike & Molly at 8:00. CBS’s schedule they are putting out is way better than this one.

  • W

    These are some shows that will also be airing this fall (Premiere Dates TBD):

    Ravenswood

    Single Ladies

    Wolfblood (Disney Channel will air it)

    RL Stine’s The Haunting Hour

    Full Circle

    Spooksville

    Awkward

    Power Rangers Megaforce

  • Cle

    For me,
    Returning Show:
    Castle
    Modern Family
    Nashville
    Scandal
    The Neighbors
    Once Upon A Time
    Revenge
    How I Met Your Mother
    Person Of Interest
    Criminal Minds
    Elementary
    Hawai Five
    Chicago Fire
    Hannibal
    Revolution
    Grimm
    Following
    Bones

    New ones:
    Shield
    Lucky 7
    OUAT in wonderland
    Betrayal
    Blacklist
    Dracula
    Sleepy Hollow

    Dropping:
    Greys Anatomy
    The Middle
    2.5 men

    Not interested:
    believe
    ironside
    Super fun night
    the goldbergs or any of ABC’s new comedies exp mixology
    millers and craxy ones all look bad.
    Only interested new comedies are SSTW, About a boy, Michael fox show..

    so much to watch coming fall..

  • Mike

    will be watching the best of network TV: Elementary, Person of Interest NCIS and NCIS LA and the rest will depend on the Cable USA, TNT etc.

  • Ted Craig

    So, anybody want to make a guess about which shows will be canceled first? My votes go to Dads on Fox, Hostages on CBS, Ironside on NBC and Lucky 7 on ABC.

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