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Fall TV Preview: The Complete Broadcast Premiere Calendar

The complete guide to when new and returning series will kick off the season.

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The networks have made their pitches to Madison Avenue and rolled out their stars for critics so now it's just a matter of time until the official start of the 2011-12 fall TV season. We know there will be graduations and new faces in additon to some big names returning to TV, and in some cases, making their series debuts.

So clear out your DVRs and bookmark this page for your handy calendar and let the countdown to the fall TV season begin.

(New show titles in bold.)

THURSDAY, SEPT. 8
NFL Kickoff Special (regular season) (NBC)
Sunday Night Football (regular season) (NBC)

SATURDAY, SEPT. 10
Cops (Fox)

SUNDAY, SEPT. 11
Football Night in America (regular season) (NBC)
Sunday Night Football (NBC)
 
TUESDAY, SEPT. 13
90210 (CW)
Ringer (CW)
Parenthood (NBC)
 
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14
H8R (CW)
America’s Next Top Model (CW)
Up All Night (NBC)
Free Agents (NBC)
Survivor: South Pacific (CBS)
 
THURSDAY, SEPT. 15
The Vampire Diaries (CW)
The Secret Circle (CW)

FRIDAY, SEPT. 16
20/20 (ABC)
 
MONDAY, SEPT. 19
The Playboy Club (NBC)
The Sing-Off (NBC)
Dancing With the Stars (ABC)
Castle (ABC)
How I Met Your Mother (CBS)
Two and a Half Men (CBS)
2 Broke Girls (CBS)
Hawaii Five-0 (CBS)
 
TUESDAY, SEPT. 20
Dancing With the Stars results show (ABC)
Body of Proof (ABC)
NCIS (CBS)
NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS)
Unforgettable (CBS)
Glee (Fox)
New Girl (Fox)
Raising Hope (Fox)
The Biggest Loser (NBC)
 
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21
Revenge (ABC)
The Middle (ABC)
Modern Family (ABC)
Criminal Minds (CBS)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS)
The X Factor (Fox)
Up All Night time period debut with original episode (NBC)
Free Agents time period debut with original episode (NBC)
Harry's Law (NBC)
Law & Order: SVU (NBC)
 
THURSDAY, SEPT. 22
Charlie’s Angels
(ABC)
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)
Community (NBC)
Parks and Recreation (NBC)
The Office (NBC)
Whitney (NBC)
Prime Suspect (NBC)
The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
Person of Interest (CBS)
The Mentalist (CBS)
The X Factor results show (Fox)
 
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23
Nikita (CW)
Supernatural (CW)
Dateline NBC (NBC)
A Gifted Man (CBS)
CSI: NY (CBS)
Blue Bloods (CBS)
Kitchen Nightmares (Fox)
Fringe (Fox)
 
SATURDAY, SEPT. 24
Comedytime Saturday (CBS)
Crimetime Saturday (CBS)
48 Hours Mystery (CBS)
 
SUNDAY, SEPT. 25
Pan Am
(ABC)
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC)
Desperate Housewives (ABC)
60 Minutes (CBS)
The Amazing Race (CBS)
The Good Wife (CBS)
CSI: Miami (CBS)
The Simpsons (Fox)
The Cleveland Show (Fox)
Family Guy (Fox)
American Dad (Fox)
 
MONDAY, SEPT. 26
Gossip Girl (CW)
Hart of Dixie (CW)
2 Broke Girls (time period premiere) (CBS)
Mike & Molly (CBS)
Terra Nova (Fox)
 
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28
Suburgatory
(ABC)
Happy Endings (ABC)
 
THURSDAY, SEPT. 29
Private Practice (ABC)
How to be a Gentleman (CBS)
 
SUNDAY, OCT. 2
America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC)
 
MONDAY, OCT. 3
House (Fox)

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

Rules of Engagement (CBS)

TUESDAY, OCT. 11
Last Man Standing
(ABC)
 
TUESDAY, OCT. 18
Man Up
(ABC)
 
FRIDAY, OCT. 21
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (time period premiere) (ABC)
Chuck (NBC)
Grimm (NBC)
Dateline NBC time period premiere (NBC)
 
SUNDAY, OCT. 23            
Once Upon a Time
(ABC)
 
SATURDAY, OCT. 29
America’s Most Wanted quarterly special (Fox)
 
SUNDAY, OCT. 30
Allen Gregory (Fox)
 
THURSDAY, NOV. 3
Bones (Fox)
 
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23
I Hate My Teenage Daughter
(Fox)

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