CBS announced Monday that it will premiere nearly all of its new and returning series during official premiere week (Sept. 23-29), following the network's Sept. 22 broadcast of The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, which will air live that night at 7 p.m. CT / 8 ET.
How I Met Your Mother, entering its final season, returns with a special one-hour episode on Monday, Sept. 23 (7 p.m. CT / 8 ET).
The new comedy Mom premieres Monday, Sept. 23 (8:30 p.m. CT / 9:30 ET) followed by the freshman drama Hostages (9 p.m. CT / 10 ET). Freshman comedy We Are Men will premiere a week later on Monday, Sept. 30 (7:30 p.m. CT / 8:30 ET).
CBS's new Thursday two-hour comedy block premieres Sept. 26 with the return of The Big Bang Theory (7 p.m. CT / 8 ET), new comedies The Millers (7:30 p.m. CT / 8:30 ET) and The Crazy Ones (8 p.m. CT / 9 ET) followed by Two and a Half Men (8:30 p.m. CT / 9:30 ET).
For the 11th time in the past 12 seasons, Survivor will get an early start to the season when it returns with a special 90-minute premiere on Wednesday, Sept. 18.
The network's mid-season drama, Intelligence, will premiere Monday, Feb. 24, 2014.
In the Tri-State and immediately surrounding region, CBS programming is seen on area stations CBS44 WEVV (Evansville), WTHI-TV 10 (Terre Haute), WLKY 32 (Louisville), KFVS12 (Cape Girardeau), KMOV 4 (St. Louis), WNKY-CBS (Bowling Green) and WTVF-NewsChannel5 (Nashville).
See the #1 network's full list of premiere dates after the jump.
(Please Note: ALL times listed below are CENTRAL; add one hour for EASTERN)
Wednesday, Sept. 18
7 p.m. — SURVIVOR (27th edition premiere)
Sunday, Sept. 22
7 p.m. — THE 65TH PRIMETIME EMMY® AWARDS
Monday, Sept. 23
7 p.m. — HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (9th season premiere)
8 p.m. — 2 BROKE GIRLS (3rd season premiere)
8:30 p.m. — MOM (Series Debut)
9 p.m. — HOSTAGES (Series Debut)
Tuesday, Sept. 24
7 p.m. — NCIS (11th season premiere)
8 p.m. — NCIS: LOS ANGELES (5th season premiere)
9 p.m. — PERSON OF INTEREST (3rd season premiere)
Wednesday, Sept. 25
8 p.m. — CRIMINAL MINDS (9th season premiere)
9 p.m. — CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (14th season premiere)
Thursday, Sept. 26
7 p.m. — THE BIG BANG THEORY (7th season premiere)
7:30 p.m. — THE MILLERS (Series Debut)
8 p.m. — THE CRAZY ONES (Series Debut)
8:30 p.m. — TWO AND A HALF MEN (11thseason premiere)
9 p.m. — ELEMENTARY (2nd season premiere)
Friday, Sept. 27
7 p.m. — UNDERCOVER BOSS (5th season premiere)
8 p.m. — HAWAII FIVE-0 (4th season premiere)
9 p.m. — BLUE BLOODS (4thseason premiere)
Saturday, Sept. 28
9 p.m. — 48 HOURS (26th season premiere)
Sunday, Sept. 29
6 p.m. — 60 MINUTES (46th season premiere)
7 p.m. — THE AMAZING RACE (23rd edition premiere)
8 p.m. — THE GOOD WIFE (5th season premiere)
9 p.m. — THE MENTALIST (6thseason premiere)