Fall 2015 network TV schedules unveiled

The major broadcast television networks met in New York Monday, May 11 through Thursday, May 14 with media and advertising sponsors to unveil the Fall 2015 schedules. The upfront presentations are an annual event where some of the stars of the new and returning shows are introduced, and the nightly prime-time schedules are detailed. Next week we will look at some of the new shows, with a focus on the African Americans coming to your screens in them.

Here’s a rundown of what shows will air, by network, as the fall season begins, in the order they were unveiled by NBC, FOX, ABC, CBS, and The CW; all times are CENTRAL; new shows are in CAPS:

NBC
Monday: 7, The Voice; 9, BLINDSPOT
Tuesday: 7, The Voice; 8, HEARTBREAKER
9, BEST TIME EVER (through November)
Wednesday: 7, The Mysteries of Laura;
8, Law & Order: SVU; 9, Chicago P.D.
Thursday: 7, HEROES REBORN; 8, The Blacklist; 9, THE PLAYER
Friday: 7, Undateable; 7:30 PEOPLE ARE TALKING; 8, Grimm; 9, Dateline NBC
Saturday: 7, DATELINE SAT. NIGHT MYSTERY; 9 SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE (CLASSIC ENCORES)
Sunday: 7, Football Night in America; 7:20, Sunday Night Football

FOX
Monday: 7, Gotham; 8, MINORITY REPORT
Tuesday: 7, GRANDFATHERED; 7:30, THE GRINDER; 8, SCREAM QUEENS
Wednesday: 7, ROSEWOOD; 8, Empire
Thursday: 7, Bones; 8, Sleepy Hollow
Friday: 7, Masterchef Jr.; 8, WORLD’S FUNNIEST;
Saturday: 7, Fox Sports Saturday: Fox College Football
Sunday: 6, NFL overrun; 6:30, Bob’s Burgers; 7, The Simpsons; 7:30, Brooklyn Nine-Nine; 8, Family Guy; 8:30, The Last Man On Earth

ABC
Monday: 7, Dancing with the Stars; 9, Castle
Tuesday: 7, THE MUPPETS; 7:30, Fresh Off The Boat; 8, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.; 9, QUANTICO
Wednesday: 7, The Middle; 7:30, The Goldbergs; 8, Modern Family; 8:30, Black-ish; 9, Nashville
Thursday: 7, Grey’s Anatomy; 8, Scandal; 9, How to Get Away with Murder
Friday: 7, Last Man Standing; 7:30, DR. KEN; 8, Shark Tank; 9, 20/20
Saturday: 7, Saturday Night Football
Sunday: 6, America’s Funniest Home Videos; 7, Once Upon a Time; 8 OIL; 9, OF KINGS AND PROPHETS

CBS
Monday: 7, The Big Bang Theory; and 7:30, LIFE IN PIECES (through November) 7 PM – SUPERGIRL (beginning in November) 8, Scorpion; 9, NCIS: Los Angeles.
Tuesday: 7, NCIS; 8, NCIS: New Orleans; 9, LIMITLESS
Wednesday: 7, Survivor; 8, Criminal Minds; 9, CODE BLACK
Thursday: 7, NFL Thursday Night Football (beginning Sept. 17 through November) Starting in November: 7, The Big Bang Theory; 7:30, LIFE IN PIECES; 8, Mom; 8:30, ANGEL FROM HELL; 9, Elementary
Friday: 7, The Amazing Race; 8, Hawaii Five-0; 9, Blue Bloods
Saturday: 7, CRIMETIME SATURDAY; 8, CRIMETIME SATURDAY; 9, 48 Hours
Sunday: 7, 60 Minutes; 7, Madam Secretary; 8, The Good Wife; 9, CSI: Cyber

The CW
Monday: 7, CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND; 8, Jane the Virgin
Tuesday: 7, The Flash; 8, iZombie
Wednesday: 7, Arrow; 8, Supernatural
Thursday: 7, The Vampire Diaries; 8, The Originals
Friday: 7, Reign; 8, America’s Next Top Model