Tuesday, June 18, 2019

NBC Fall 2019 Premiere Dates; The CW Fall 2019 Premiere Dates

Perfect Harmony

CBS unveiled fall premiere dates last Friday, now we have some other networks as well. NBC has unveiled premiere dates for the 2019-20 season that features two innovative new Thursday comedies (Perfect Harmony and Sunnyside on Sept. 26) and an inspiring new Monday legal family drama starring TV icon Jimmy Smits (Bluff City Law on Sept. 23). The three freshman shows are novel additions to an incredibly stable lineup that includes the four-time Emmy Award-winning music competition series The Voice (Sept. 23 8-10pm and Sept. 24 8-9pm), cultural phenomenon This Is Us (Sept. 24 at 9pm), first-year sensation New Amsterdam (Sept. 24 at 10pm), a power-packed Wednesday lineup of Chicago dramas (Sept. 25 8-11pm) that each just delivered their most-watched seasons ever, and beloved Thursday comedy favorites Superstore and The Good Place (Sept. 26), the latter of which is set to begin its victory lap in this, its final season. Staple Law & Order: SVU launches another season on Sept. 26 at 10pm. All premieres will be week of Monday, September 23 during "Premiere Week" except The Blacklist season premiere will be in week two on Friday, October 4 at 8pm. An encore of the premiere of Bluff City Law will air on Friday, Sept. 27 at 8pm.

Premiere dates for NBC's new midseason series - dramas Council of Dads, Lincoln and Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist and comedies Indebted and The Kenan Show - will be announced later. The #1 show in primetime, Sunday Night Football, kicks off on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 8:20 p.m. ET/PT when the Green Bay Packers head to Chicago to face the Bears before the Sunday debut on Sunday, Sept. 8. On Saturday Oct. 5, one change is The Voice encores have been added to the line-up at 8:00pm, then Dateline Saturday Night Mystery returns from 9-10pm followed by Saturday Night Live (encores) at 10:00pm


Batwoman

The CW Network has also unveiled premiere dates for its Fall 2019 primetime schedule beginning in October. Gotham's newest crime fighter Batwoman comes to The CW in her series debut on Sunday, October 6 at 8:00pm ET/PT followed by the season five premiere of Supergirl at 9:00pm ET/PT. All American returns for its sophomore season on a new night on Monday, October 7 at 8:00pm ET/PT. For the next two Mondays, original episodes of All American will lead into encore presentations of The CW's new series Batwoman on October 7 and Nancy Drew on October 14. The season three premiere of Black Lightning will air Monday, October 21 at 9:00pm ET/PT following a new episode of All American at 8.

The CW's multiplatform hit The Flash returns for its sixth season Tuesday, October 8 at 8:00pm ET/PT, followed by a second encore presentation of the series premiere of Batwoman at 9:00pm. On Tuesday, October 15 at 9:00pm ET/PT the final season of Arrow begins on a new night after an original episode of The Flash. The Riverdale phenomenon returns for its fourth season Wednesday, October 9 at 8:00pm ET/PT followed by the series premiere of The CW's suspenseful, supernatural take on the iconic detective Nancy Drew at 9:00pm ET/PT. Thursday, October 10 at 8:00pm ET/PT marks the premiere of the 15th and final season of Supernatural, followed by the season two premiere of Legacies at 9:00pm ET/PT. Charmed conjures up even more powerful magic for its second season on a new night, Friday, October 11 at 8:00pm, followed by the high drama between the Carringtons and the Colbys in the season three premiere of Dynasty at its new time of 9:00pm ET/PT.

The CW's Fall season officially as usual kicks off with the exclusive broadcast of the iHeartRadio Music Festival airing over two nights Wednesday, October 2 from 8:00-10:00pm ET/PT and Thursday, October 3 from 8:00-10:00pm ET/PT.


Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Monday, April 19

The Neighborhood - "Welcome to the Hero" (CBS, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Dave earns Calvin’s respect when he thwarts a robbery at the barbershop, until the recognition goes to his head and he starts exaggerating the truth. Also, Marty invites an anxious Gemma to give his new stress-busting hobby a try.

Bob Hearts Abishola - "A Tough Old Bird" (CBS, 8:30PM ET/PT)
Bob and Abishola try to help a sad and volatile Kemi who, after being dumped by Chukwuemeka, struggles with the possibility that her happiest days might be behind her.

Breeders - "No Choice" (FX, 10:00PM ET/PT)
Ally is under huge pressure, but no one seems to want to listen to her; Jim and Jackie are excited about a possible move to the coast and, much to Paul's surprise, so is he.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of April 19)

Monday, April 19

  • Michael Strahan (Brothers) - Watch Michael on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Tig Notaro (One Mississippi) - Tig appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Ron Funches (Hoops/Final Space/Powerless/Undateable) - Ron is a guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden at 12:37am on CBS.
  • Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) - Nick will be on A Little Late with Lilly Singh at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Ted Danson (Mr. Mayor/The Good Place/Help Me Help You/Becker/Cheers) - Ted appears on a repeat of Conan at 11pm on TBS.
  • Debi Mazar (Younger/Entourage/Working) - Debi talks about the final season of Younger on LIVE! with Kelly and Ryan, so check your listings.
  • Olivia Holt (I Didn't Do It/Kickin' It) - Olivia will be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Michelle Buteau (First Wives Club) - Michelle appears on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Kenan Thompson (Kenan/Kenan & Kel) - Kenan is a guest on The Real, so check your local listings.
  • John Stamos (Fuller House/Grandfathered/Jake in Progress/Full House/You Again?) - John will be on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Cristin Milioti (Made for Love/A to Z/How I Met Your Mother) - Cristin appears on The Kelly Clarkson Show, so check your local listings.
  • Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine/Are We There Yet?/Everybody Hates Chris) - Terry and his wife Rebecca discuss their memoir detailing secrets of their marriage, Stronger Together, on The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Danica McKellar (The Wonder Years) - Danica discusses her new Hallmark Channel movie Matchmaker Mysteries: The Art of the Kill on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 11am ET/PT.
  • Ed Helms (Rutherford Falls/The Office) - Ed talks about Peacock's Rutherford Falls on NBC's Today in the 9am hour.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (January-April)

Corporate - Season 2 Fam - The Complete Series Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series Happy Together - The Complete Series Til Death - The Complete Series

01/22 - Corporate - Season 2
01/22 - Corporate - Season 3
02/02 - Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In - The Complete Series (2021 Retail Release)
02/16 - Fam - The Complete Series
02/23 - Betty White's Pet Set - The Complete Series
03/02 - Blue Mountain State - The Complete Series
03/02 - Happy Together - The Complete Series
03/02 - Rick and Morty - The Complete Seasons 1-4 (DVD) (Blu-ray)
04/20 - 'Til Death - The Complete Series

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