Fall 2016 network TV schedules unveiled

Clayne Crawford and Damon Wayans star in LETHAL WEAPON on FOX

Clayne Crawford and Damon Wayans star in LETHAL WEAPON on FOX

The major broadcast television networks met in New York Monday, May 16 through Thursday, May 19 with media and advertising sponsors to unveil the Fall 2016 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:

Get CAUGHT ON CAMERICA WITH NICK CANNON on NBC this fall

Get CAUGHT ON CAMERICA WITH NICK CANNON on NBC this fall

NBC
Monday: 7, The Voice; 9, TIMELESS
Tuesday: 7, The Voice; 8, THIS IS US 9, Chicago Fire
Wednesday: 7, Blindspot; 8, Law & Order: SVU; 9, Chicago P.D.
Thursday: 7, Superstore; 7:30, THE GOOD PLACE; 8 Chicago Med; 9, The Blacklist
Friday: 7, CAUGHT ON CAMERICA WITH NICK CANNON; 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, Lucifer
Tuesday: 7, Brooklyn Nine-Nine; 7:30, New Girl; 8, Scream Queens
Wednesday: 7, LETHAL WEAPON; 8, Empire
Thursday: 7, Rosewood; 8, Bones
Friday: 7, Hell’s Kitchen; 8, THE EXORCIST
Saturday: 7, Fox Sports Saturday: Fox College Football
Sunday: 6, NFL overrun; 6:30, Bob’s Burgers; 7, The Simpsons; 7:30, SON OF ZORN; 8, Family Guy; 8:30, The Last Man On Earth

ABC
Monday: 7, Dancing with the Stars; 9, CONVICTION
Tuesday: 7, The Middle; 7:30, American Housewife; 8, Fresh Off The Boat; 8:30, The Real O’Neals; 9, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Wednesday: 7, The Goldbergs; 7:30, SPEECHLESS ; 8, Modern Family; 8:30, Black-ish; 9, DESIGNATED SURVIVOR
Thursday: 7, Grey’s Anatomy; 8, NOTORIOUS; 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; SECRETS AND LIES 9, Quantico

CBS
Monday: 7, The Big Bang Theory; 7:30, KEVIN CAN WAIT; 8, 2 Broke Girls; 8:30, PM MAN WITH A PLAN; 9, Scorpion
Tuesday: 7, NCIS; 8, BULL; 9, NCIS: New Orleans
Wednesday: 7, Survivor; 8, Criminal Minds; 9, Code Black
Thursday: (beginning Sept. 15 through October 20): 7, NFL Thursday Night Football. Starting on October 27: 7, The Big Bang Theory; 7:30; THE GREAT INDOORS; 8, Mom; 8:30, Life In Pieces; 9, PURE GENIUS
Friday: 7, MACGYVER; 8, Hawaii Five-0; 9, Blue Bloods
Saturday: 7, CRIMETIME SATURDAY; 8, CRIMETIME SATURDAY; 9, 48 Hours
Sunday: 7, 60 Minutes; 7 NCIS: Los Angeles; 8, Madam Secretary; 9, Elementary

Mekhi Phifer stars on Frequency on The CW this fall

Mekhi Phifer stars on Frequency on The CW this fall

The CW
Monday: 7, SUPERGIRL (New Network); 8, Jane the Virgin
Tuesday: 7, The Flash; 8, NO TOMORROW
Wednesday: 7, Arrow; 8, FREQUENCY
Thursday: 7, DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow ; 8, Supernatural
Friday: 7, The Vampire Diaries; 8, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend