via press release:
“NFL Thursday Night Football” Debuts on CBS on Sept. 11
New Sunday Night Lineup Launches Sept. 21 on the Eve of the New Season
Premiere Week Opens with One Hour of “” Leading into the Series Premiere of “Scorpion,” Monday, Sept. 22
“: Los Angeles” Debuts in Its New Time Period One Week Later, Monday, Sept. 29
Suspense Thriller Block of “” and New Drama “Stalker” Also Launch in Week Two, Along with Sophomore Comedy “Mom”
CBS’s Thursday Entertainment Lineup, with “” at
8:00 PM, Returns Oct. 30
CBS announced today a multi-phase rollout for its new season with fall premiere dates ranging from the kick-off of NFL THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL on Sept. 11 to the launch of its top-rated Thursday entertainment lineup on Oct. 30.
“The addition of THURSDAY 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
Thursday, Sept. 11: NFL THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL premieres on CBS with the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. the Baltimore Ravens (Pre-Game at 7:30 PM/ET; Kick-Off at 8:25 PM/ET).
SUNDAY, SEPT. 21
Sunday, Sept 21: The Network debuts most of its Sunday lineup the night prior to the official launch of the season, beginning with (7:00-8:00 PM), the premiere of the new drama MADAM SECRETARY (8:00-9:00 PM) and the award-winning, critically acclaimed THE (9:00-10:00 PM).
Monday, Sept. 22: Back-to-back episodes of (8:00-9:00 PM) leads into the debut of the humorous, high-octane drama SCORPION (9:00-10:00 PM), followed by the season finale of the summer series UNDER THE DOME (10:00-11:00 PM).
Tuesday, Sept. 23: The season premiere of (8:00-9:00 PM) leads into the series premiere of its new spinoff, : NEW ORLEANS (9:00-10:00 PM), and (10:00-11:00 PM).
Wednesday, Sept. 24: The season premiere of the 29th edition of SURVIVOR (8:00-9:00 PM) is followed by the special, two-hour season finale of EXTANT (9:00-11:00 PM).
Friday, Sept.26: The 25th edition of THE debuts in its new time period (8:00-9:00 PM), followed by the season premieres of (9:00-10:00 PM) and (10:00-11:00 PM).
Saturday, Sept. 27: 48 HOURS premieres (10:00-11:00 PM).
Sunday, Sept. 28: : CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION debuts in its new time period (10:00-11:00 PM).
SECOND WEEK PREMIERES
Monday, Sept. 29: MOM makes its time period premiere (8:30-9:00 PM) and : LOS ANGELES debuts in its new time period (10:00-11:00 PM).
Wednesday, Oct. 1: The season premiere of (9:00-10:00 PM) and the series premiere of the new drama STALKER (10:00-11:00 PM) launch a new, two-hour suspense thriller block.
MONDAY, OCT. 27 AND THURSDAY, OCT. 30
Monday, Oct. 27: returns with its fourth season premiere (8:00-8:30 PM).
Thursday, Oct. 30: CBS’s Thursday entertainment lineup returns with in its regular time period (8:00-8:30 PM), followed by (8:30-9:00 PM) and (9:00-9:30 PM), leading into the new family comedy THE McCARTHYS (9:30-10:00 PM) and (10:00-11:00 PM).
CBS’s 2014 - 2015 Premiere Dates
Thursday, Sept. 11
7:30-8:25 PM/ET THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PRE-GAME SHOW
8:25 PM/ET NFL THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (Pittsburgh @ Baltimore)
Sunday, Sept. 21
7:00-8:00 PM(47th Season Premiere)
8:00-9:00 PM MADAM SECRETARY (Series Debut)
9:00-10:00 PM THE(6th Season Premiere)
Monday, Sept. 22
8:00-8:30 PM(8th Season Premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM THE(New Episode)
9:00-10:00 PM SCORPION (Series Debut)
10:00-11:00 PM UNDER THE DOME (Season Finale)
Tuesday, Sept. 23
8:00-9:00 PM NCIS (12th Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (Series Debut)
10:00-11:00 PM(4th Season Premiere)
Wednesday, Sept. 24
8:00-9:00 PM SURVIVOR (29th Edition Premiere)
9:00-11:00 PM EXTANT (Two-Hour Season Finale)
Friday, Sept. 26
8:00-9:00 PM THE(25th Edition Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM(5th Season Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM(5th Season Premiere)
Saturday, Sept. 27
10:00-11:00 PM 48 HOURS (27th Season Premiere)
Sunday, Sept. 28
10:00-11:00 PM: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (15th Season Premiere)
Monday, Sept. 29
8:30-9:00 PM MOM (2nd Season Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM NCIS: LOS ANGELES (6th Season Premiere)
Wednesday, Oct. 1
9:00-10:00 PM(10th Season Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM STALKER (Series Debut)
Monday, Oct. 27
8:00-8:30 PM(4th Season Premiere)
Thursday, Oct. 30
8:00-8:30 PM THE(Regular Time Period Premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM(2nd Season Premiere)
9:00-9:30 PM(12th Season Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM THE McCARTHYS (Series Debut)
10:00-11:00 PM(3rd Season Premiere)
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