Wednesday, May 17, 2017

CBS Upfront 2017-18: Fall 2017 Schedule; Live Sitcom Special Coming to ABC

CBS 2017-18

Fall 2017


Mondays
8:00PM The Big Bang Theory / Kevin Can Wait (Starting Oct. 30)
8:30PM Young Sheldon (NEW!) (Special One Time Preview Sept. 25) / 9JKL (NEW!) (Premieres Oct. 2)
9:00PM Kevin Can Wait / Me, Myself & I (NEW!) (Starting Oct. 30)
9:30PM Me, Myself & I (NEW!) / Superior Donuts (Starting Oct. 30)
10:00PM Scorpion

Tuesdays
8:00PM NCIS
9:00PM Bull
10:00PM NCIS: New Orleans

Wednesdays
8:00PM Survivor
9:00PM SEAL Team (NEW!)
10:00PM Criminal Minds

Thursdays
8:00PM NFL Thursday Night Football (Premieres Sept. 28) / The Big Bang Theory (Starting Nov. 2)
8:30PM Young Sheldon (NEW!) (Starting Nov. 2)
9:00PM Mom (Starting Nov. 2)
9:30PM Life in Pieces (Starting Nov. 2)
10:00PM S.W.A.T. (NEW!) (Starting Nov. 2)

Fridays
8:00PM MacGyver
9:00PM Hawaii Five-O
10:00PM Blue Bloods

Saturdays
8:00PM Crimetime Saturday (encores)
9:00PM Crimetime Saturday (encores)
10:00PM 48 Hours

Sundays
7:00PM 60 Minutes
8:00PM Wisdom of the Crowd (NEW!)
9:00PM NCIS: Los Angeles
10:00PM Madam Secretary

 
Unscheduled Mid-Season 2017:
COMEDY: By the Book
DRAMA: Instinct
REALITY:

NOTES: CBS features four new comedies, four new dramas and 23 returning series. Two new series also set to premiere later in the 2017-2018 season are: By the Book, a comedy about a modern day man who decides to live his life strictly by the Bible, and Instinct, a drama starring Alan Cumming as a gifted author, university professor and former CIA operative who is lured back to his old life by the NYPD when they need his help to stop a serial killer. Returning favorites later in the season include Code Black, Elementary, Man with a Plan and the award-winning reality series The Amazing Race and Undercover Boss.

Discuss CBS's 2017-18 lineup and view the full press release.


At yesterday's ABC upfront presentation at David Geffen Hall in New York City, ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey announced that celebrated television personality Jimmy Kimmel and renowned actor and screenwriter Justin Theroux are teaming up to produce a live sitcom special for the 2017/2018 season. The Untitled Kimmel and Theroux Project will bring viewers classic sitcom scripts from the 70s, 80s and 90s, to be acted out live by today's biggest names in comedy. "I spent most of my childhood in front of a TV set, obsessively watching comedies from great producers like Norman Lear, Jim Burrows, James L. Brooks and Garry Marshall," said Kimmel. "This is a way for a new generation of viewers to discover these classics and a new generation of actors to play characters they love, live in front of a studio audience." The Untitled Kimmel and Theroux Project will be produced by Smoking Baby Productions and taped in front of a live studio audience. Jimmy Kimmel and Justin Theroux serve as executive producers.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Thursday, November 23

The Big Bang Theory - "The Holiday Summation" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Sheldon and Amy visit Leonard and Penny for the first time since the holidays and share details about their terrible trip to Texas. Laurie Metcalf returns as Sheldon’s mother, Mary.

Young Sheldon - "A Solar Calculator, A Game Ball, and A Cheerleader's Bosom" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Sheldon struggles with newfound popularity after utilizing statistics to help the football team.

Mom - "Fancy Crackers and Giant Women" (CBS, 9:00PM ET/PT)
Bonnie suffers withdrawal after giving up cable TV to help Christy pay for her law school applications, and the women rally around Jill after she has a breakdown in her favorite department store.

Life in Pieces - "Testosterone Martyr Baked Knife" (CBS, 9:30PM ET/PT)
When Heather, Clementine and Jen offer to save Joan from the stress of preparing the Thanksgiving meal, the free time leaves Joan even more frazzled. Also, Greg has a boost of self-confidence after learning he has high levels of testosterone; Samantha keeps a secret from her family during Thanksgiving dinner; and John is determined to continue the tradition of using his old, unsafe knife to carve the turkey.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of November 20)

Thursday, November 23

  • Tracy Morgan (30 Rock/The Tracy Morgan Show) - Watch Tracy on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Paul Shaffer (A Year at the Top) - Paul is a musical guest on a repeat of Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Jerry Seinfeld (Seinfeld) - Jerry appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:34pm on NBC.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig is a guest on a repeat of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) - Stephanie appears on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Kaitlin Olson (The Mick/It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) - Kaitlin chats on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.
  • Anna Camp (The Mindy Project) - Anna is a guest on a repeat of LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Jussie Smollet (On Our Own) - Jussie appears on a repeat of Harry, so check your local listings.
  • Valerie Bertinelli (Hot in Cleveland/One Day at a Time) - Valerie reveals her favorite, good-for-you dessert she swears by on a repeat of The Dr. Oz Show, so check your local listings.