Network will launch its new season the week of Sept. 18 with premieres of 20 of its 22 series. Survivor: Cook Islands starts on Sept. 14, Amazing Race on Sept. 17.
CBS today announced plans for its fall premiere week, featuring new season launches for 20 of its 22 prime time series during the week of Sept. 18. The network will jump start the season with early premieres of its Survivor: Cook Islands, which will debut Thursday, Sept. 14 (8-9 p.m., ET/PT), and The Amazing Race 10, which will open with a special 90-minute broadcast on Sunday, Sept. 17 (8:30-10).
CBS’s scripted programs begin on Monday, Sept. 18, the first official day of the 2006-07 season, with the series debut of The Class at 8, the second season premiere of How I Met Your Mother (8:30), the fourth season premiere of Two and a Half Men (9), the return of last season’s The New Adventures Of Old Christine (9:30) and the fifth season premiere of CSI: Miami (10).
NCIS begins its fourth season on Tuesday, Sept. 19 (8 p.m.), followed by the second season premiere of The Unit (9) and the series debut of Smith (10), which will be presented with limited commercial interruption.
CBS premieres its Wednesday lineup on Sept. 20 with the series debut of Jericho at 8 p.m., followed by the second season premiere of Criminal Minds (9) and the third season premiere of CSI: NY (10).
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation returns for its seventh season on Thursday, Sept. 21, at 9 p.m., followed by the series premiere of Shark at 10.
The network’s Friday lineup returns on Sept. 22 with the sophomore seasons of Ghost Whisperer at 8 p.m., Close To Home at 9 and the third season premiere of Numb3rs at 10.
48 Hours Mystery returns for a new season on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 10 p.m.
CBS’s Sunday lineup returns on Sept. 24 with the 39th season premiere of the longest-running and top-rated newsmagazine 60 Minutes at 7 p.m., the time period premiere of The Amazing Race 10 at 8, the fourth season premiere of Cold Case in its new time period (9-10) and the fifth season debut of Without a Trace, also making its new time period premiere at 10 p.m.
Following are CBS’s 2006-07 premiere dates:
Thursday, Sept. 14
8:00-9:00 PM SURVIVOR: COOK ISLANDS (Premiere)
Sunday, Sept. 17
8:30-10:00 PM THE AMAZING RACE 10 (Premiere)
Monday, Sept. 18
8:00-8:30 PM THE CLASS (Series Premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (2nd Season Premiere)
9:00-9:30 PM TWO AND A HALF MEN (4th Season Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM THE NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE (2nd Season Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM CSI: MIAMI (5th Season Premiere)
Tuesday, Sept. 19
8:00-9:00 PM NCIS (4th Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM THE UNIT (2nd Season Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM SMITH (Series Premiere)
Wednesday, Sept. 20
8:00-9:00 PM JERICHO (Series Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM CRIMINAL MINDS (2nd Season Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM CSI: NY (3rd Season Premiere)
Thursday, Sept. 21
9:00-10:00 PM CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (7th Season Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM SHARK (Series Premiere)
Friday, Sept. 22
8:00-9:00 PM GHOST WHISPERER (2nd Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM CLOSE TO HOME (2nd Season Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM NUMB3RS (3rd Season Premiere)
Saturday, Sept. 23
8:00-9:00 PM CRIMETIME SATURDAY
9:00-10:00 PM CRIMETIME SATURDAY
10:00-11:00 PM 48 HOURS MYSTERY (Season Premiere)
Sunday, Sept. 24
7:00-8:00 PM 60 MINUTES (39th Season Premiere)
8:00-9:00 PM THE AMAZING RACE 10 (Time Period Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM COLD CASE (4th Season Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM WITHOUT A TRACE (5th Season Premiere)