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 / Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows

Wednesday, June 19

The Conners - "When Sisters Collide and the Return of the Grifters" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Darlene crashes Mark’s college trivia night to prove how smart she is. Elsewhere, Neville finds out the money he loaned Dan was used for something other than its intended purpose.

The Conners - "Hanging in Dorms With Boys and the Secret Life of Men" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
Darlene urges Ben to make some male friends as he feels anxious about turning 50. Elsewhere, Mark asks Harris to buy him and his friends beer for their dorm room.

Abbott Elementary - "Career Day Part 1" / "Career Day Part 2" (ABC, 9:00PM ET/PT) (Repeat)
It’s a new year at Abbott Elementary, and Janine is as eager as ever. She plans a district-wide initiative – Career Day – and is anxious for it to be a success. Meanwhile, Ava has a new approach to her job, and Melissa is asked a surprising question.

Complete TV Listings


Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of June 17)

Wednesday, June 19

  • Dakota Johnson (Ben and Kate) - Watch Dakota on Jimmy Kimmel Live! at 11:35pm on ABC.
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Mr. Corman/3rd Rock from the Sun) - Joseph appears on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon at 11:35pm on NBC.
  • Ebon Moss-Bachrach (The Bear/Girls) - Ebon is a guest on Late Night with Seth Meyers at 12:36am on NBC.
  • Abby Elliott (The Bear/Indebted/Odd Mom Out) - Abby appears on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen at 10:15pm on Bravo.
  • Patti LaBelle (Out All Night) - Patti chats with the ladies of The View on ABC at 11am ET/10am CT-PT.
  • Jason Biggs (Outmatched/Mad Love/Drexell's Class) - Jason is a guest on CBS Mornings some time between 7-9am.
  • Austin Butler (Ruby & the Rockits/Zoey 101/Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide) - Austin talks about The Bikeriders on NBC's Today some time between 7-9am.
  • Joe Manganiello (How I Met Your Mother) - Joe chats about hosting the new Deal or No Deal Island on a repeat of Tamron Hall, so check your local listings.
  • Sterling K. Brown (Solar Opposites/Starved) - Sterling is joining Drew and telling her all about receiving his first Oscar nomination, his most surreal moment on the red carpet and raising his two sons on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore ShoW, so check your local listings.
  • Jenny Slate (The Great North/Big Mouth/Married/Bob's Burgers) - Jenny is joining Drew and telling her all about being a mom to a three-year-old and her new comedy special Seasoned Professional on a repeat of The Drew Barrymore Show, so check your local listings.
  • Teri Hatcher (The Odd Couple/Sunday Dinner/Karen's Song/The Love Boat) - Teri talks about Lifetime's The Killer Inside: The Ruth Finley Story on a repeat of Access Daily with Mario & Kit, so check your local listings.
  • Keegan-Michael Key (Schmigadoon!/Friends from College/Playing House/Gary Unmarried) - Keegan-Michael discusses hosting NFL Honors and book, The History of Sketch Comedy: A Journey through the Art and Craft of Humor, on a repeat of The Talk on CBS at 2pm ET/1pm CT-PT.


New on DVD/Blu-ray

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray) Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series Check It Out! - The Complete Series The Jeffersons - The Complete Series (2024 Release) Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Series (2024 Release)

01/09 - South Park - Seasons 11-15 (Blu-ray)
01/16 - Ghosts (UK) - Season Five
02/13 - Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
02/27 - The Really Loud House - Season One
03/12 - Ghosts (UK) - The Complete Series
03/12 - Looney Tunes Collector's Choice - Volume 3 (Blu-ray)
03/12 - Rick and Morty - Season 7 (Blu-ray Steelbook) (Blu-ray) (DVD)
04/03 - Too Close for Comfort - The Complete Series (VEI)
04/08 - Check It Out! - The Complete Series (VEI)
05/21 - Frasier (2023) - Season One
06/11 - The Jeffersons - The Complete Series (2024 Release)
06/11 - Welcome Back, Kotter - The Complete Series (2024 Release)

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