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CBS Sets Fall Premiere Dates for 2016-17 Season

CBS has set the fall premiere dates for its 2016-17 schedule, kicking off with “Thursday Night Football” on September 15, followed by the rollout of new comedies “Kevin Can Wait,” “Man With a Plan,” and “The Great Indoors,” and dramas “Bull,” “MacGyver” and “Pure Genius.” The Eye will also debut “Case Closed,” a six-hour limited docu-thriller that will delve into the unsolved JonBenét Ramsey murder, which premieres Sunday, Sept. 18.

Premiere week will open with the return of hit comedy “The Big Bang Theory” at 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19, leading into the series premiere of “Kevin Can Wait.” On Sept. 20, “NCIS” and “NCIS: New Orleans” return, sandwiching the premiere of “Bull,” which stars “NCIS” alum Michael Weatherly. On Friday, Sept. 23, CBS’ reboot of “MacGyver” debuts ahead of  the season premieres of “Hawaii Five-0” and “Blue Bloods.”

“Kevin Can Wait” will move up to 8 p.m. to serve as the lead-in for Matt LeBlanc’s freshman comedy “Man With a Plan” on Monday, Oct. 24, while “Big Bang” will shift to Thursdays to launch Joel McHale comedy “The Great Indoors” at 8:30 p.m., “Mom” at 9:00 p.m., “Life in Pieces” at 9:30 and new medical drama “Pure Genius” at 10:00 p.m. on Oct. 27.

Check out CBS’ full fall lineup below.

*Denotes Football Doubleheader

Thursday, Sept. 15

7:30 PM, ET               THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PRE-GAME SHOW

8:25 PM, ET               THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (NY Jets @ Buffalo Bills)

*Sunday, Sept. 18

8:30-10:30 PM           CASE CLOSED (LIMITED SERIES, PART 1)

Monday, Sept. 19

8:00-8:30 PM             THE BIG BANG THEORY (10th Season Premiere)

8:30-9:00 PM             KEVIN CAN WAIT (SERIES DEBUT)

9:00-11:00 PM           CASE CLOSED (Part 2)

Tuesday, Sept. 20

8:00-9:00 PM             NCIS (14th Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM           BULL (SERIES DEBUT)

10:00-11:00 PM         NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (3rd Season Premiere)

Wednesday, Sept. 21

8:00-9:30 PM             SURVIVOR (90-Minute 33rd Season Premiere)

9:30-11:00 PM           BIG BROTHER (90-Minute Season Finale)

Friday, Sept. 23

8:00-9:00 PM             MACGYVER (SERIES DEBUT)

9:00-10:00 PM           HAWAII FIVE-0 (7th Season Premiere)

10:00-11:00 PM         BLUE BLOODS (7th Season Premiere)

Saturday, Sept. 24

10:00-11:00 PM         48 HOURS (29th Season Premiere)

*Sunday, Sept. 25

7:30-8:30 PM             60 MINUTES (49th Season Premiere)

8:30-10:30 PM           CASE CLOSED (Part 3)

Monday, Sept. 26

8:00-8:30 PM             THE BIG BANG THEORY

8:30-9:00 PM             KEVIN CAN WAIT

9:00-11:00 PM           Presidential Debate

Wednesday, Sept. 28

8:00-9:00 PM             SURVIVOR (Regular Time Period)

9:00-10:00 PM           CRIMINAL MINDS (12th Season Premiere)

10:00-11:00 PM         CODE BLACK (2nd Season Premiere)

Sunday, Oct. 2

8:00-9:00 PM             NCIS: LOS ANGELES (8th Season Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM           MADAM SECRETARY (3rd Season Premiere)

10:00-11:00 PM         ELEMENTARY (5th Season Premiere)

Monday, Oct. 3

8:00-8:30 PM             THE BIG BANG THEORY

8:30-9:00 PM             KEVIN CAN WAIT

9:00-11:00 PM           SCORPION (2-Hour 3rd Season Premiere)

Monday, Oct. 10

8:00-8:30 PM             THE BIG BANG THEORY

8:30-9:00 PM             KEVIN CAN WAIT

9:00-10:00 PM           2 BROKE GIRLS (1-Hour 6th Season Premiere)

10:00-11:00 PM         SCORPION (regular time period)

Monday, Oct. 17

8:00-8:30 PM             THE BIG BANG THEORY

8:30-9:00 PM             KEVIN CAN WAIT

9:00-9:30 PM             2 BROKE GIRLS (regular time period)

9:30-10:00 PM           THE ODD COUPLE (3rd Season Premiere)

10:00-11:00 PM         SCORPION

Monday, Oct. 24

8:00-8:30 PM             KEVIN CAN WAIT (New Time Period)

8:30-9:00 PM             MAN WITH A PLAN (SERIES DEBUT)

9:00-9:30 PM             2 BROKE GIRLS

9:30-10:00 PM           THE ODD COUPLE

10:00-11:00 PM         SCORPION

Thursday, Oct. 27

8:00-8:30 PM             THE BIG BANG THEORY (Regular Time Period)

8:30-9:00 PM             THE GREAT INDOORS (SERIES DEBUT)

9:00-9:30 PM             MOM (4th Season Premiere)

9:30 -10:00 PM          LIFE IN PIECES (2nd Season Premiere)

10:00-11:00 PM         PURE GENIUS (SERIES DEBUT)

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