2018 Summer/Fall TV Premiere Calendar

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Premiere dates for new and returning shows and specials

New (NEW) and returning shows, TV movies, miniseries, and specials (including streaming exclusives) with announced premiere dates are listed below. All times are both ET/PT unless otherwise indicated.

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July premieres

MON / July 16
  Big Sharks Rule SPECIAL Documentary/Nature Nat Geo Wild, 9p
  Bug Juice: My Adventures at Camp Reality Disney, 7:30p
  Deadly Power Reality Oxygen, 9p
  Hidden (Craith) NEW Trailer Drama Acorn TV
  The Real Housewives of Orange County Reality Bravo, 9p
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind MOVIE Trailer Documentary HBO 8p
Director Marina Zenovich (Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired) profiles the late comedian in a feature-length documentary that received mostly positive reviews when it debuted at Sundance earlier this year.
  Serial Killer with Piers Morgan NEW Reality Oxygen, 7p
  Southern Charm Savannah Reality Bravo, 10p
  UnREAL Drama Hulu
Fourth and final season streams in its entirety today (as a suprirse release) on Hulu after moving from Lifetime.
TUE / July 17
  700 Sharks SPECIAL Documentary/Nature Nat Geo Wild, 9p
  Fear Factor Reality MTV, 10p
  Hip-Hop Houdini NEW Reality Fuse, 10p
  The Hollywood Puppet Show Reality (puppet-related) Fuse, 10:30p
  Seven Year Switch Reality Lifetime, 10p
WED / July 18
  The 2018 ESPYS SPECIAL Sports/Live event ABC 8p
  Alcatraz Escape: The Lost Evidence SPECIAL Reality History, 8p
  Catfish: Trolls NEW Reality MTV, 10p
  Girl Got Game SPECIAL Reality CW 8p
  Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle MOVIE Anime Netflix
  Shark Kill Zone SPECIAL Documentary/Nature Nat Geo Wild, 9p
Suits Drama USA, 9p
THU / July 19
  The Grand Hustle NEW Reality competition BET, 10p
  Mountain Men Reality History, 9p
  Office Uprising MOVIE Trailer Horror/Comedy Crackle
  Seaside Snacks & Shacks NEW Reality Cooking, 10p ET
Snowfall Trailer Drama FX 10p
Trial & Error: Lady Killer Trailer Comedy NBC 9p
Season 2 of NBC's true-crime mockumentary anthology series stars Kristin Chenoweth.
FRI / July 20
  Amazing Interiors NEW Reality Netflix
  Ballet Now MOVIE Documentary Hulu
  Dark Tourist NEW Reality Netflix
Duck Duck Goose MOVIE Trailer Animation/Family Netflix
  Father of the Year MOVIE Trailer Comedy Netflix
Netflix original stars David Spade and Nat Faxon.
  Home: Adventures With Tip & Oh Animation/Family Netflix
  In Search of NEW Reality HIstory, 10p
After replacing Leonard Nimoy as Spock in the Star Trek franchise, Zachary Quinto now replaces him as host of this revived investigative series from the 1970s (which Nimoy began hosting after the death of original host Rod Serling).
  Jimmy: The True Story of a True Idiot NEW Foreign/Comedy Netflix
Killjoys Drama/Sci-fi Syfy, 10p
Last Chance U Trailer Reality/Sports Netflix
  Luna Petunia: Return to Amazia Animation/Family Netflix
Outcast Trailer Drama/Horror Cinemax, 10p
  The Paynes Comedy OWN, 9p
Wynonna Earp Drama/Horror Syfy, 9p
Zoe MOVIE Trailer Sci-fi/Drama Amazon
Drake Doremus (Like Crazy) directs Ewan McGregor and Léa Seydoux in a futuristic romance that received a lackluster reception at its Tribeca debut earlier this year.
SAT / July 21
  Comfort Food Tour NEW Reality Food, 8p
  Four Weddings Reality TLC, 9p
  Kids’ Choice Sports Awards SPECIAL Special Nickelodeon, 8p
  Scandal Made Me Famous Reality Reelz, 9p
  Sex, Lies & Murder NEW Reality Reelz, 10p
SUN / July 22
  Beachfront Bargain Hunt Reality HGTV, 8p
  Down for Whatever MOVIE Drama TV One, 7p
  A Father's Nightmare MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
  Morning Show Mystery: Murder on the Menu MOVIE Drama HMC, 9p
MON / July 23
  Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood Reality VH1, 8p
  Ted Williams: The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived MOVIE Trailer Documentary/Sports PBS 9p
TUE / July 24
  Babies Behind Bars NEW Reality A&E, 10p
  Bad Henry SPECIAL Reality ID, 9p
  Desert Flippers Reality HGTV, 9p
  Iliza Shlesinger: Elder Millennial SPECIAL Comedy special Netflix
  Miz & Mrs NEW Reality USA, 10p
  Tumble Leaf Animation/Family Amazon
  The Warning MOVIE Foreign/Thriller Netflix
WED / July 25
  The Art Show NEW Reality Ovation, 10p ET
Burden of Truth NEW Drama CW 8p
Kristin Kreuk (Smallville) stars in a Canadian legal drama.
Castle Rock NEW Trailer Drama/Horror Hulu
Hulu's next big thing is a psychological horror series from producer J.J. Abrams and best-selling author Stephen King. As the title suggests, Castle Rock is set in the "Stephen King multiverse"—many of his works take place in that fictional Maine small town—though it tells a new, original story. André Holland, Sissy Spacek, Melanie Lynskey, Bill Skarsgård, Jane Levy, and Scott Glenn star. Three episodes stream today, with the remaining episodes arriving weekly.
  Sniper: The Ultimate Competition SPECIAL Reality History, 8p
THU / July 26
  The Great Food Truck Race Reality competition Food, 9p
  The Perfect Murder Reality ID, 9p
Swedish Dicks Comedy Pop, 10p
FRI / July 27
The Bleeding Edge MOVIE Trailer Documentary Netflix
  Cash Cab Game show Discovery, 7p
  Celebrity Animal Encounters NEW Animation/Reality Animal Planet, 10p
  Cupcake & Dino - General Services NEW Trailer Animation/Family Netflix
  Eat. Race. Win. NEW Trailer Reality Amazon
Extinction MOVIE Trailer Sci-fi/Thriller Netflix
Michael Pena, Lizzy Caplan, and Mike Colter star in an alien invasion film.
  Jeff Lynne's ELO: Wembley or Bust SPECIAL Music/Documentary Showtime 9p
Orange Is the New Black Trailer Drama Netflix
  Roman Empire: Reign of Blood Documentary Netflix
  Welcome to the Family NEW Foreign/Comedy Netflix
  The Worst Witch Family Netflix
SAT / July 28
  Love on Safari MOVIE Drama Hallmark, 9p
Pink Collar Crimes NEW Reality CBS 8p
  We Belong Together MOVIE Drama BET, 8p
  The Wrong Cruise MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
SUN / July 29
  An Aurora Teagarden Mystery: The Disappearing Game MOVIE Drama HMC, 9p
  Cheerleader Nightmare MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
  Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis SPECIAL Comedy Comedy Central 10p
MON / July 30
  Blood Money NEW Reality History, 10p
  Coastal Railways With Julie Walters NEW Trailer Reality Acorn TV
  Diesel Brothers Reality Discovery, 10p
Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story MINISERIES Trailer Documentary Paramount, 10p
  Southern and Hungry Reality Cooking, 9p ET
  A Very Secret Service Foreign/Comedy/Drama Netflix
TUE / July 31
Casual Trailer Comedy Hulu
All eight episodes of this fourth and final season will be available to stream today.
  Chopped Grill Masters Reality competition Food, 9p
  Dark Waters: Murder in the Deep NEW Reality ID, 10p
  Hard to Kill NEW Reality Discovery, 10p
Making It NEW Trailer Reality competition NBC 10p
Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman host a lighthearted, six-episode crafting competition series—think The Great British Breaking Show, but with fewer pastries and more felt and glue.
  Terrace House: Opening New Doors Foreign/Reality Netflix

August premieres

WED / August 1
  Alone Together Comedy Freeform, 8p
  Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party Reality (hazy) VH1, 9p
  The Outback NEW Documentary/Nature PBS 8p
The Sinner Trailer Drama USA, 10p
The second season centers on Bill Pullman's Detective Ambrose as he returns to his upstate New York home to investigate a shocking new crime: the murder of two parents by their 11-year-old son. Carrie Coon is among the season's new cast members.
  Wonders of Mexico NEW Documentary/Nature PBS 9p
THU / August 2
  Bachelorette Weekend NEW Reality CMT, 11p
  Bossip on WE tv Reality WE, 10p
  Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making The Team Reality CMT, 10p
  Shahs of Sunset Reality Bravo, 9p
  Someone You Thought You Knew NEW Reality ID, 10p
FRI / August 3
Animals Trailer Animation/Comedy HBO 11:30p
  David Tutera's CELEBrations Reality WE, 10p
Like Father MOVIE Trailer Comedy Netflix
Lauren Miller's directorial debut stars Kristen Bell as a woman whose last-second wedding cancellation leaves her heading out on her "honeymoon" with her estranged father (Kelsey Grammer).
  Mad Dog Made NEW Reality Discovery, 10p
Random Acts of Flyness NEW Trailer Variety HBO midnight
This unconventional late-night series from artist/filmmaker Terence Nance (An Oversimplification of Her Beauty) blends scripted segments, documentary, musical performances, and animation to paint a picture of "the beauty and ugliness of contemporary American life." Guests include Whoopi Goldberg, Gillian Jacobs, Paul Sparks, and Dominique Fishback.
SAT / August 4
  Cold Justice Reality Oxygen, 6p
  Flavors of Youth MOVIE Trailer Anime Netflix
Netflix exclusive film comes from the animation studio behind the recent critically acclaimed feature Your Name.
  Killer Twin MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
SUN / August 5
  Chesapeake Shores Drama Hallmark, 9p
  iHeartCountry Festival SPECIAL Music Fox 8p
  Keeping Up With the Kardashians Reality E!, 9p
  A Sister's Secret MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
  Ted Bundy: Serial Monster SPECIAL Documentary Reelz, 9p ET
  Ultimate Ninja Challenge NEW Reality Discovery, 10p
  Ultimate Summer Cook-Off NEW Reality competition Food, 8p
  Unexpected Reality TLC, 10p
  The Venture Bros. Trailer Animation/Comedy Adult Swim, midnight
MON / August 6
Better Call Saul Drama AMC 9p
The acclaimed drama's delayed fourth season adds Stefan Kapicic (Deadpool 2) to the cast, and will also feature Giancarlo Esposito's Gus Fring more prominently.
  Kids Baking Championship Reality competition Food, 9p
Lodge 49 NEW Drama AMC 10p
Produced by Paul Giamatti, this "light-hearted modern fable" follows a washed-up but optimistic former surfer (Everybody Wants Some!!'s Wyatt Russell) in Long Beach who stumbles across a potential way to get his life back on track when he is welcomed into a local fraternal lodge.
  No Offence Trailer Comedy/Drama Acorn TV
  Reality Cupcakes NEW Reality Food, 10p
  Sugar Town SPECIAL Documentary ID, 8p
TUE / August 7
  Bachelor in Paradise Reality ABC 8p
Carter NEW Comedy/Drama WGN, tbd
Ten-episode comedic procedural sounds very close to The Grinder's formula, minus the lawyers. Jerry O’Connell stars as an actor who portrays a detective on a popular television show. After a meltdown, he quits the show and moves back to his small hometown, where he puts what he learned on the show to good use by becoming a real-life detective. Sydney Poitier Heartsong and Orphan Black's Kristian Bruun also star.
Castaways NEW Trailer Reality competition ABC 10p
It's Lost meets Survivor as a group of 12 contestants are scattered across a string of isolated islands in Indonesia after a simulated disaster. The show will intersperse footage of their attempts at survival with flashbacks to their lives at home. Still uncertain: Will we find out how one of them got his tattoo?
  Hard Knocks: Training Camp With the Cleveland Browns Sports/Reality HBO 10p
WED / August 8
  Are You the One? Reality competition MTV, 10p
  Boomtown Builder NEW Reality DIY, 10p
  CMA Fest SPECIAL Music ABC 8p
FRI / August 10
All About the Washingtons NEW Trailer Comedy Netflix
Rev Run stars alongside his real-life wife, Justine Simmons, in a semi-autobiographical family sitcom that was originally developed for ABC.
  Freaky Friday MOVIE Comedy/Musical/Family Disney, 8p
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society MOVIE Trailer Drama Netflix
Mike Newell directs an adaptation of the novel of the same name about life on Guernsey Island during and just after WWII. Lily James and Michiel Huisman star.
  The House of Flowers (La casa de las flores) NEW Trailer Foreign/Comedy Netflix
  Insatiable NEW Trailer Drama/Comedy Netflix
A bullied teen (Debby Ryan) seeks vengeance with the help of a lawyer-turned-beauty pageant coach (Dallas Roberts) in this series originally developed for The CW. Alyssa Milano and Christopher Gorham also star.
  Ordeal by Innocence MINISERIES Trailer Drama Amazon
Three-part adaptation of Agatha Christie's 1958 novel stars Bill Nighy, Alice Eve, Matthew Goode, Ella Purnell, and Luke Treadaway. Reviewers in the UK seemed to like it when it aired on the BBC in April.
The Package MOVIE Trailer Comedy Netflix
SAT / August 11
  Fatal Vows Reality ID, 10p
SUN / August 12
  Babysitter's Nightmare MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
Ballers Trailer Comedy HBO 10p
  Collision Course Reality Reelz, 10p ET
  Fear the Walking Dead Drama/Horror AMC 9p
Get Shorty Comedy/Drama Epix, 9p
Felicity Huffman, Raymond Cruz, Steven Weber, Sonya Walger, and Amy Seimetz join returning stars Chris O'Dowd and Ray Romano for the second season.
Insecure Comedy HBO 10:30p
  Teen Choice 2018 SPECIAL Live event Fox 8p
  Worst Cooks in America Reality competition Food, 9p
MON / August 13
  Evil Lives Here Reality ID, 9p
  Sacred Sites Reality Smithsonian, 8p
TUE / August 14
  Murder by Numbers Reality ID, 9p
WED / August 15
  Born This Way Trailer Reality A&E, 8p
  The Real Housewives of Dallas Reality Bravo, 9p
  Sugar NEW Reality/Music YouTube Premium
THU / August 16
  Rustic Rehab NEW Reality HGTV, 8p
  SuperMansion: Summer Vacation Special SPECIAL Animation/Comedy Crackle
FRI / August 17
Disenchantment NEW Trailer Animation/Comedy Netflix
The latest animated series from The Simpsons creator Matt Groening is basically Futurama but for fantasy rather than sci-fi. Abbi Jacobson, Nat Faxon, and Eric Andre head a vocal cast that also includes Futurama vets Billy West, John DiMaggio, Maurice LaMarche, and Tress MacNeille. Ten episodes stream today.
Minding the Gap MOVIE Documentary Hulu
To All the Boys I've Loved Before MOVIE Trailer Drama Netflix
SAT / August 18
  Copycat Killers Reality Reelz, 10p ET
  Love in the Attic MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
  Murder Made Me Famous Reality Reelz, 9p ET
SUN / August 19
The Last Sharknado: It's About Time MOVIE Drama? Syfy, 8p
MON / August 20
  2018 MTV Video Music Awards SPECIAL Live event/Music MTV, 8p ET
  Mystery Road NEW Trailer Drama Acorn TV
TUE / August 21
  The Devil Speaks NEW Reality ID, 10p
WED / August 22
  Alcatraz: The Greatest Escapes SPECIAL Documentary Reelz, 9p ET
Mr. Mercedes Drama DirecTV/AT&T, 10p
THU / August 23
  Rob Riggle's Ski Master Academy NEW Comedy Crackle
FRI / August 24
  Ghoul NEW Trailer Foreign/Horror Netflix
The Innocents NEW Trailer Drama Netflix
Guy Pearce stars in this British supernatural teen drama. All eight episodes stream today.
SAT / August 25
  Married to a Murderer MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
SUN / August 26
America to Me NEW Documentary Starz, 9p
The latest documentary from Hoop Dreams director Steve James is a 10-part series that spends a full school year with a handful of black students—and their parents and teachers—at a large and diverse high school near Chicago. Critics at the show's Sundance premiere in January found a lot to like in James's examination of race and education.
  Her Boyfriend's Secret MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
MON / August 27
  Tangled Lies [aka Scomparsa] NEW Foreign/Drama Acorn TV
TUE / August 28
  Greenleaf Drama OWN, 10p
Another new episode airs Wednesday 8/29 at 10p.
WED / August 29
  Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda Reality ID, 10p
THU / August 30
One Dollar NEW Drama CBS All Access
Streaming mystery series follows the path of a $1 bill that changes hands in each episode, connecting a group of characters who are connected in some way to a shocking murder.
FRI / August 31
Jack Ryan NEW Trailer Drama Amazon
In the first TV series based on Tom Clancy's books, The Office's John Krasinski plays a modern-day version of the titular CIA analyst—previously portrayed on screen by Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck, and Chris Pine—as he embarks on his first field assignment that finds him attempting to thwart a terrorist attack. Lost vets Carlton Cuse and Graham Roland created and produce the eight-episode series, which also stars Wendell Pierce and Abbie Cornish. Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game) directs the opening episode, while others are helmed by Dan Sackheim (The Americans). The series has already been renewed for a 2nd season.
Ozark Trailer Drama Netflix

September premieres

TUE / September 4
Mayans M.C. NEW Drama FX 10p
Sons of Anarchy spinoff stars JD Pardo, Edward James Olmos, Clayton Cardenas, Sarah Bolger, Michael Irby, and Richard Cabral.
  Model Squad NEW Trailer Reality E!, 8p
The Purge NEW Drama/Horror USA, 10p
Yes, it's a series adaptation of the Purge movie franchise set within the same universe, where all crime is legal for a 12-hour period each year. Anthony Hemingway directs tonight's premiere, which will be simulcast on Syfy.
WED / September 5
  Deaf Out Loud SPECIAL Documentary A&E, 10p
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Comedy FXX 10p
For the belated 13th season of the FXX hit comedy, Danny DeVito returns, but Glenn Howerton's character Dennis has been relocated to North Dakota. (Howerton is likely to have a limited role this season since he also stars in the NBC series A.P. Bio.)
THU / September 6
  I Love You, America Talk/Comedy Hulu
  Sunday Night Football Sports/Live event NBC 8:20p ET
FRI / September 7
Sierra Burgess Is a Loser MOVIE Trailer Comedy Netflix
SUN / September 9
  The 2019 Miss America Competition SPECIAL Live event ABC 9p
  Ashlee+Evan NEW Trailer Reality E!, 10p
  The Bad Seed MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
Rob Lowe directs, produces, and stars in a remake of the 1956 film.
The Deuce Drama HBO 9p
Kidding NEW Trailer Drama/Comedy Showtime 10p
It's the first TV show from quirky film/video director Michel Gondry, who reunites with his Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind star Jim Carrey (himself returning to TV as a regular in a scripted, non-sketch TV series for the first time since 1984's The Duck Factory). Carrey plays Mr. Pickles, the increasingly troubled host of a beloved children's television series that looks like a cross between Mister Rogers' Neighborhood and The Muppet Show. The terrific cast also includes Catherine Keener, Judy Greer, Frank Langella, and Justin Kirk. Gondry is a producer and directs multiple episodes of the series—you'll definitely notice his handiwork in the trailer—which was created by Weeds writer Dave Holstein.
Rel NEW Comedy Fox 8p
A vehicle for Get Out and The Carmichael Show supporting star Lil Rel Howery, Fox's seco nd new multi-camera sitcom counts several other Carmichael Show veterans among its producers, including Jerrod Carmichael himself, plus Kevin Barnett and Josh Rabinowitz (who are credited as creators along with Howery). Howery plays a version of himself as he tries to build a new life in Chicago as a single father after he discovers that his wife is cheating on him with his barber. (He also needs a new barber.) Sinbad co-stars as Howery's father, and Mike Scully (The Simpsons, Parks and Recreation) is the showrunner. Special premiere tonight; the series moves to Sundays at 9:30p beginning 9/30.
Shameless Drama/Comedy Showtime 9p
You NEW Trailer Drama Lifetime, 10p
New Lifetime scripted series from Greg Berlanti is an adaptation of Caroline Kepnes' novel starring Penn Badgley as a full-time bookstore owner and part-time internet stalker. The series will eventually come to Netflix after it airs on Lifetime.
MON / September 10
  Monday Night Football Sports/Live event ESPN, 7:10p ET
WED / September 12
American Horror Story Drama/Horror FX 10p
FRI / September 14
BoJack Horseman Animation/Comedy Netflix
  The First NEW Drama/Sci-fi Hulu
A co-production between Hulu and the UK's Channel 4, the latest series from House of Cards creator Beau Willimon takes place in the near future as it follows the first human space mission to Mars. Sean Penn (in his first regular TV role) and Natascha McElhone head a cast that also features James Ransone, Oded Fehr, Hannah Ware, and LisaGay Hamilton.
  Ingobernable Foreign/Drama Netflix
  The Wrong Friend MOVIE Drama Lifetime, 8p
SAT / September 15
  Creative Arts Emmy Awards SPECIAL Special FXX 8p
SUN / September 16
  Warriors of Liberty City NEW Reality/Sports Starz, 8p
MON / September 17
  70th Primetime Emmy Awards SPECIAL Live event NBC 8p ET
SNL's Michael Che and Colin Jost will host the ceremony for the first time.
FRI / September 21
  Dragon Pilot NEW Anime Netflix
The Good Cop NEW Trailer Drama/Comedy Netflix
This hourlong dramedy from Monk creator Andy Breckman stars Tony Danza and Josh Groban as father-and-son cops. It's based on an Israeli series.
  Hilda NEW Anime Netflix
SUN / September 23
9-1-1 Drama Fox 8p
Two part season 2 premiere concludes Monday 9/24 at 9p.
MON / September 24
  The Big Bang Theory Comedy CBS 8p
Special premiere; another new episode airs this Thursday at 8p (the show's regular time period).
  Bull Drama CBS 10p
Magnum P.I. NEW Trailer Drama CBS 9p
A reboot of the classic Hawaii-set detective series of the same name that ran from 1980-88 on CBS, this new, comma-free Magnum stars Jay Hernandez (Scandal, Suicide Squad) as the titular private investigator first made famous by Tom Selleck. (He still drives a red Ferrari convertible and loves the Detroit Tigers, but this time he's an Afghanistan War veteran.) One slight change: Higgins, the caretaker of the estate where Magnum lives in a guesthouse, is a woman, played by Perdita Weeks (Penny Dreadful). Zachary Knighton and Stephen Hill also star as the detective's pals, Rick and T.C., and Fast & Furious director Justin Lin is behind the camera for tonight's opener. The remake's creator, Peter Lenkov, is making a habit of rebooting old shows: he's also responsible for the new versions of Hawaii Five-0 and MacGyver.
Manifest NEW Trailer Drama NBC 10p
Give NBC execs credit for resisting the urge to title this one Found. Like Lost but in reverse (and no, we don't mean that it has a terrible pilot but terrific finale), this serialized mystery centers on a plane that suddenly reappears after mysteriously disappearing without a trace five years earlier. The series follows the lives of many of the passengers upon their return home—which turns out to be a bit awkward, since no time has passed for any of the them, so that each one feels like they had a normal, mostly uneventful flight even as their friends and families have long ago given up hope and moved on. The series comes from Jeff Rake (The Tomorrow People, The Mysteries of Laura) and is produced by Robert Zemeckis and David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada), with the latter also directing tonight's opener.
  The Resident Drama Fox 8p
The Voice Reality competition NBC 8p
  Young Sheldon Comedy CBS 8:30p
Special premiere; another new episode airs this Thursday at 8:30p (the show's regular time period).
TUE / September 25
FBI NEW Trailer Drama CBS 9p
With a name that generic, this procedural can come from only one person: Dick Wolf, best known for a lengthy career on NBC with the Law & Order franchise and his current trilogy of Chicago shows. (Actually, it comes from two people: writer Craig Turk is a co-creator.) Missy Peregrym and Jeremy Sisto head the cast for the drama, which is set inside the Bureau's New York office. If that sounds familiar, you may recall that Wolf recently produced a reality/documentary show, Inside the FBI: New York, set in that very office.
  The Gifted Drama Fox 8p
Lethal Weapon Drama Fox 9p
  NCIS Drama CBS 8p
  NCIS: New Orleans Drama CBS 10p
New Amsterdam NEW Trailer Drama NBC 10p
All the recent critical praise lavished on reruns of ER on Hulu seems to have drawn the attention of NBC executives, who will now have two medical procedurals on the air next season. Joining the returning Chicago Med is this newcomer set at an elite medical center based on New York's real-life Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in the country. (The series is also inspired by Bellevue physician Eric Manheimer's memoir Twelve Patients, and Manheimer serves as a producer on the show.) Ryan Eggold (90210, The Blacklist) heads a cast that also includes Janet Montgomery and Tyler Labine.
  This Is Us Drama NBC 9p
WED / September 26
  Chicago Fire Drama NBC 9p
  Chicago Med Drama NBC 8p
  Chicago P.D. Drama NBC 10p
  Empire Drama Fox 8p
  South Park Animation/Comedy Comedy Central 10p
  Star Drama Fox 9p
  Survivor Reality competition CBS 8p
THU / September 27
  The Good Place Comedy NBC 8p
Tonight's third-season premiere runs for one hour; subsequent episodes will air Thursdays at 8:30p.
  Law & Order: SVU Drama NBC 9p
Special two-hour premiere. The series moves to its regular 10p timeslot next Thursday.
  Mom Comedy CBS 9p
Murphy Brown Trailer Comedy CBS 9:30p
The 11th season of the Emmy-winning comedy series airs a full two decades after the 10th. The entire surviving original cast (led by Candice Bergen, whose titular character is now hosting a morning cable news show) returns, minus Charles Kimbrough, and they're joined by Tyne Daly and Jake McDorman.
  S.W.A.T. Drama CBS 10p
  Thursday Night Football Sports/Live event Fox 8:20p ET
Thursday night NFL coverage moves from CBS to Fox this season. (All games will be simulcast on the NFL Network.)
FRI / September 28
  Blue Bloods Drama CBS 10p
  Dateline NBC Newsmagazine NBC 10p
The Cool Kids NEW Comedy Fox 8:30p
Multi-camera sitcom The Cool Kids comes from the mind of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia star Charlie Day (along with writer Paul Fruchbom), and is produced by most of Day's Always Sunny co-stars. But don't let the title fool you: There is no one even remotely resembling a kid (or even a 20-something) in the cast. All of its stars (Vicki Lawrence, David Alan Grier, Leslie Jordan, and Martin Mull) are playing septuagenarians living in a retirement community—albeit one with as many cliques as a high school.
  Hawaii Five-0 Drama CBS 9p
  Hell's Kitchen Reality Fox 9p
Last Man Standing Comedy Fox 8p
The former ABC comedy series moves to Fox (after taking a year off).
  MacGyver Drama CBS 8p
SAT / September 29
  48 Hours Newsmagazine CBS 9p
SUN / September 30
  60 Minutes Newsmagazine CBS 7:30p *
* following the conclusion of NFL football on the East Coast. (Airs at 7p on the West Coast.) Subsequent episodes will air at 7p on Sundays.
  Bob's Burgers Animation/Comedy Fox 8:30p
God Friended Me NEW Drama CBS 8:30p ET / 8p PT
One of 14 programs that Greg Berlanti will have on the air in the 2018-19 season—shattering the record of 10 that he tied last year—is also the latest in a string of (usually short-lived) primetime shows that try to incorporate god and/or religion. Like many of those predecessors (including Living Biblically, which CBS just canceled), God Friended Me takes a somewhat lighthearted approach. It centers on an outspoken atheist (Brandon Micheal Hall of the recently canceled The Mayor) who is thrown for a loop when—and, yes, that title is literal—he gets a friend request from God on social media. Still skeptical, he starts investigating God's friend suggestions, who turn out to be people in need of assistance. Bryan Wynbrandt and Steven Lilien (both veterans of Gotham and Hawaii Five-0) created the series. The series moves to 8p beginning next Sunday.
  Family Guy Animation/Comedy Fox 9p
  NCIS Los Angeles Drama CBS 9:30p ET / 9p PT
Special time; moves to 9p beginning next Sunday.
Rel NEW Comedy Fox 9:30p
Moves to its regular timeslot after a special premiere earlier this month.
  The Simpsons Animation/Comedy Fox 8p

Later fall premieres

MON / October 1
Happy Together NEW Trailer Comedy CBS 8:30p
In this multi-camera sitcom, a settled, suburban, 30-something couple (New Girl's Damon Wayans, Jr. and Greek‘s Amber Stevens West) find their routine upended when a young musician—who is on the verge of fame in the pop world—moves in with them. The series comes from writers Tim McAuliffe (The Last Man on Earth) and Austen Earl (The Great Indoors) and is loosely inspired by the real-life experience of producer Ben Winston, who once shared a house with Harry Styles as he was beginning his music career. (Styles is also a credited producer on the series.) Felix Mallard, Victor Williams, and Chris Parnell also star.
The Neighborhood NEW Trailer Comedy CBS 8p
This fish-out-of-water comedy finds an extremely friendly Midwestern man (New Girl's Max Greenfield) relocating his family to a Los Angeles neighborhood that is both more diverse and less polite than he is accustomed to. Beth Behrs (2 Broke Girls) plays his wife, while Cedric the Entertainer is his opinionated new neighbor.
TUE / October 2
  Student Athlete MOVIE Documentary/Sports HBO 10p
WED / October 3
  Criminal Minds Drama CBS 10p
  SEAL Team Drama CBS 9p
THU / October 4
I Feel Bad NEW Trailer Comedy NBC 9:30p
This Amy Poehler-produced comedy comes from writer Aseem Batra (Scrubs, A.P. Bio) and is based on a book by Orli Auslander. Sarayu Blue (No Tomorrow) stars as the imperfect mom, boss, wife, friend, and daughter who is the bad-feeler of the title. Paul Adelstein, Johnny Pemberton, James Buckley, Zach Cherry, and Aisling Bea also star.
  Superstore Comedy NBC 8p
  Will & Grace Comedy NBC 9p
FRI / October 5
  In the Dark NEW Horror Hulu
Blumhouse-produced horror anthology series will air monthly for a full year. The first Friday of each month will bring a new episode themed around a holiday occurring that month, beginning with today's Halloween episode, "The Body."
SAT / October 6
  Versailles Drama Ovation, 10p ET
SUN / October 7
  iHeartRadio Music Festival SPECIAL Music CW 8p
  Madam Secretary Drama CBS 10p
SUN / October 8
  iHeartRadio Music Festival (Part 2) SPECIAL Music CW 8p
TUE / October 9
  2018 American Music Awards SPECIAL Music/Live event ABC 8p
  Black Lightning Drama CW 9p
  The Flash Drama CW 8p
WED / October 10
All American NEW Trailer Drama CW 9p
It's another Greg Berlanti-produced drama, and it's inspired by the life of NFL linebacker Spencer Paysinger. The show centers on a rising high school football star (Daniel Ezra, The Missing) from L.A.'s Crenshaw neighborhood who is recruited to play for the somewhat ritzier Beverly Hills High. Taye Diggs also stars as Spencer's coach. The series comes from April Blair (Into the Badlands, Reign).
  Riverdale Drama CW 8p
THU / October 11
  Supernatural Drama CW 8p
FRI / October 12
  Blindspot Drama NBC 8p
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Drama/Comedy/Musical CW 9p
  Dynasty Drama CW 8p
SUN / October 14
Charmed NEW Trailer Drama CW 9p
It's a "feminist" reboot of the fantasy series that ran on the WB from 1998-2006. This Charmed once again centers on three sisters who are witches, though they are different characters (for one thing, their names all start with M instead of P, and one of them is a lesbian), and the setting has been moved from San Francisco to the fictional college town of Hilltowne. Melonie Diaz, Madeleine Mantock, and Sarah Jeffery star. The reboot, which is unrelated to previous attempts to reboot the series in 2013 and 2017, comes from Jennie Snyder Urman, (who previously created the short-lived CW series Emily Owens M.D.) along with her fellow Jane the Virgin writers Amy Rardin and Jessica O’Toole.
  Supergirl Drama CW 8p
MON / October 15
  Arrow Drama CW 8p
MON / October 22
  DC's Legends of Tomorrow Drama CW 9p
THU / October 25
Legacies NEW Drama CW 9p
It's a spinoff from The Originals, itself a spinoff from The Vampire Diaries (which, in turn, was based on a series of novels). Like The Originals (which just wrapped up its final season), Legacies comes from Julie Plec, and it centers on the next generation of supernatural beings, who are attending The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted. Danielle Rose Russell reprises her role of Hope Mikaelson—who is the lead character here—while Matt Davis, who played Alaric Saltzman on both previous shows, also stars. (His character's twin daughters are also characters in the new series.)
FRI / October 26
Castlevania Anime Netflix
  Midnight, Texas Drama NBC 9p
WED / October 31
Stan Against Evil Horror/Comedy IFC, 10p
Season 3 guests include Maria Bamford, Scott Adsit, and Matt Braunger.
SUN / November 11
  44th People's Choice Awards SPECIAL Live event E!, 9p
SUN / December 30
  The Orville Comedy/Sci-fi Fox 8p
Special two-hour premiere. The show will then air on Thursday nights.

2019 premieres

FRI / January 25, 2019
  Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Comedy Netflix
The final six episodes of the Tina Fey-created comedy series stream today.
SUN / January 27
  25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards SPECIAL Live event TBS/TNT, 8p ET
Rent SPECIAL Musical/Live event Fox 7p
Live production of the mutliple-award-winning musical.
SUN / February 3
  Super Bowl LIII SPECIAL Sports/Live event CBS tbd
SUN / February 24
  91st Annual Academy Awards SPECIAL Live event ABC tbd
MON / April 1
  Cannon Busters NEW Anime Netflix
FRI / October 4
  WWE SmackDown Live "Sports" Fox 8p
Moves to Fox from USA.

2020 premieres

SUN / February 23, 2020
  92nd Annual Academy Awards SPECIAL Live event ABC tbd

2021 premieres

SUN / February 28, 2021
  93rd Annual Academy Awards SPECIAL Live event ABC tbd



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Comments (175)

  • rcianci  

    Swedish Dicks is airing at 10 PM EDT not 8 PM.

  • amonengek  


  • Lsugrlrn  

    On Thursday 9/6 you have Sunday night football listed and it’s just a kickoff because that’s a Thursday.

  • LigeiaTepes  

    counting on (TLC) returns July 30th

  • timtolbert24  

    The Disappearance on WGN America does not premiere until 2019. Your list says July 12

  • rcianci  

    Apologies. Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind will air at 8:00 PM on July 16.

  • rcianci  

    WGN's website says The Disappearance will debut in 2019.

    HBO's website says the Robyn Williams documentary will be aired at 8:00 PM.

    Please update this website.

    Thank you.

  • cameronan8168  

    American Horror Story is 9/12 and Fox's fall '18 dates have been released.

  • cameronan8168  

    Big City Greens is coming to Disney June 18th

  • asmanraj  

    Wrong Man premieres on Starz on Sunday 6/3 at 9 pm.

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