Primetime Podcast # 50: The Fall TV Schedules
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What We’ve Been Watching (playing):
8:00 Dancing With the Stars
8:00 Dancing with the Stars
9:00 Happy Endings
9:30 Don’t Trust the B___ in Apt 23
10:00 Private Practice – new timeslot
8:00 The Middle
9:00 Modern Family
9:30 The Neighbors — NEW SHOW
10:00 Nashville — NEW SHOW
Marty Weaver and his family buy a new home, only to discover all of his neighbors are aliens, stationed on Earth for the last 10 years.
–Created by Dan Fogelman (“Cars,” “Tangled,” and “Crazy, Stupid, Love”).
Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights, American Horror Story) plays Rayna James, a country music legend. Now, an upstart young singer, Julliet Barnes (Hayden Panettiere, Heroes) wants to take her crown. Also starring Eric Close & Powers Boothe
–Created by Callie Khouri (Thelma & Louise)
8:00 Last Resort — NEW SHOW
9:00 Grey’s Anatomy
10:00 Scandal –new timeslot
The crew of the USS Colorado (a nuclear sub) finds themselves betrayed by their own government and on the run. They arrive at an island U.S. base and declared themselves the world smallest nuclear power. Starring Andre Braugher & Scott Speedman
–Created by Shawn Ryan (The Shield, The Unit, The Chicago Code) & Karl Gajdusek
8:00 Shark Tank (Last Man Standing & Malibu Country – NEW SHOW in November)
9:00 What Would You Do? (Shark tank in November)
In a polar opposite of the Good Wife, Reba McInitire plays a country star who finds her husband had an affair. She promptly kicks him to the curb and takes the kids and her mom (played by Lilly Tomlin) to Malibu and looks to relaunch her career.
–Created by Kevin Abbot
8:00 Once Upon a Time
9:00 Revenge new timeslot
10:00 666 Park Avenue — NEW SHOW
666 Park Ave
A young couple take jobs as resident managers at an upscale apartment building in New York City, but behind the beautiful facade of this building may lie a dark and Terrible secret. Terry O”Quinn and Vennessa Williams star as the buildings owners.
–Created by David Wilcox (Fringe, Life on Mars), based on the book by Gabriella Pierce
How to Live with Your Parents for the Rest of Your Life
The Family Tools
Body of Proof
Cancelled: Charlie’s Angels, Cougar Town (heading to TBS), Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, GCB, Man Up, Missing, Pan Am, The River and Work It
8:00 How I Met Your Mother
8:30 Partners – NEW SHOW
9:00 2 Broke Girls – new timeslot
9:30 Mike & Molly
10:00 Hawaii 5-0
2 Best friends since childhood. They’re also business partners. 1 is straight. The other is gay.
Starring Michael Urie & David Krumholtz (Numbers, Serenity)
– Created by David Kohan and Max Mutchnick
9:00 NCIS: Los Angeles
10:00 Vegas – NEW SHOW
Set in the 1960’s, Dennis Quaid stars as Ralph Lamb, who was the real life sheriff of Las Vegas, as he clashes with Chicago mob fixer Johnny Savion, played by Michael Chicklis. Also stars Carrie-Anne Moss & Jason O’Mara.
–Created by Nicholas Pileggi (Goodfellas, Casino, City Hall) and James Mangold (Cop Land, Walk the Line)
9:00 Criminal Minds
10:00 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
8:00 The Big Ban Theory
8:30 Two and a Half Men-new time slot
9:00 Person of Interest
10:00 Elementary – NEW SHOW
Johnny Lee Miller (Eli Stone, Dark Shadows) stars as Sherlock Holmes, who’s just moved to New York City. He meets Doctor Joan Watson, played by Lucy Liu
8:00 CSI: New York
9:00 Made in Jersey
10:00 Blue Bloods
Made in Jersey
Janet Montgomery (Black Swan, Human Target) stars as a Jersey Girl & Lawyer who gets a job in a posh NYC Law Firm. Also stars Kyle MacLachlan and Stephanie March (Law & Order: SVU)
8:00 The Amazing Race
9:00 The Good Wife
10:00 The Mentalist — new time slot
Cancelled: CSI: Miami, A Gifted Man, How to Be a Gentleman, NYC 22, Rob and Unforgettable.
9:00 Gossip Girl – Final Season
8:00 Hart of Dixie
9:00 Emily Owens, MD
Emily Owens, MD
Dr. Emily Owens is a first year intern at Denver Memorial, but all too quickly learns that working in the ER is way too much like high school. This one has CW written all over it.
9:00 Supernatural – new time slot
Arrow - Trailer
Based on the Green Arrow comics: Billionaire Playboy Oliver Queen is shipwrecked and left for dead for five years. Rescued, he returns home to Starling City to find his city in trouble, so he takes up the role of Arrow, a bow and arrow firing vigilante. The trailer for this very “Batman Begins-ish” feeling show is very cool.
Starring Stephen Amell (first real lead role) as Oliver Queen and Paul Blackthorne (The Dresden Files) as Detective Quentin Lance.
8:00 The Vampire Diaries
9:00 Beauty and the Beast – NEW SHOW
Beauty and the Beast
Remake of the 1980’s series (with Linda Hamilton & Ron Perlman). This time, Catherine is a detective and Vincent is more of a werewolf/hulk type figure. Starring Kristin Kreuk (“Smallville,” “Chuck”) as Catherine, Jay Ryan (“Terra Nova”) as Vincent.
8:00 America’s Next Top Model
Canceled: Ringer, The Secret Circle, One Tree Hill, H8R, Remodeled and The L.A. Complex.
9:00 The Mob Doctor — NEW SHOW
The Mob Doctor
DR. GRACE DEVLIN (Jordana Spiro, “My Boys”) is a top resident at Chicago’s Roosevelt Medical Center. But to pay off her brother’s life-threatening gambling debt, she makes a deal with the devil and agrees to work “off the books” for the mafia.
Also starring William Forsythe, Zeljko Ivanek, & Michael Rapaport
–Created by Josh Berman (“Drop Dead Diva,” BONES, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”) and Rob Wright (“Drop Dead Diva,” “Las Vegas,” “Crossing Jordan”).
8:00 Raising Hope
8:30 Ben and Kate — NEW SHOW
9:00 New Girl
9:30 The Mindy Project — NEW SHOW
Ben and Kate
Ben and Kate are brother and sister. The wild Ben returns home to live with the Overresponsible Kate and helps raise her daughter.
–Created by Dana Fox (NEW GIRL, “What Happens in Vegas”)
The Mindy Project
Mindy Kaling stars as a doctor who can’t seem to get her personal life right
–Created by Mindy Kaling (“The Office”)
8:00 The X Factor
8:00 The X Factor
9:00 Glee – new time slot
8:00 Touch – new time slot
9:00 Fringe — FINAL SEASON
8:00 The Simpsons
8:30 Bobs Burgers
9:00 Family Guy
9:30 American Dad
Cancelled: Alcatraz, Allen Gregory, Breaking In, The Finder, I Hate My Teenage Daughter, Napoleon Dynamite and Terra Nova.
8:00 The Voice
10:00 Revolution – NEW SHOW
15 years after a worldwide blackout, governments like the U.S. have fallen. Rival factions look for the solution to turning the power back on. From producers JJ Abrams & John Favreau.
Stars Billy Burke, Tracy Spirdakos, David Lyons (The Cape) and Giancarlo Esposito (Swift Justice, Homicide: Life on the Street, Breaking Bad)
–Created by Eric Kripke (Supernatural)
8:00 The Voice
9:00 Go On — NEW SHOW
9:30 The New Normal — NEW SHOW
Matthew Perry stars as a popular sportscaster who, after the death of his wife, must take part in a support group. Also starring Allison Miller
–Created by Scott Silveri
The New Normal
Focuses on a gay couple looking to be parents, and a surrogate mom the two men hire to be pregnant for them. Starring Ellen Barkin
–Created by Allison Adler and Ryan Murphy
8:00 Animal Practice — NEW SHOW
8:30 Guys with Kids — NEW SHOW
9:00 Law & Order: SVU
10:00 Chicago Fire — NEW SHOW
About a New York veterinarian who loves animals, just not their owners. Hilarity ensues.
Guys with Kids
Title Says it all: Starring Anthony Anderson, Jesse Bradford, Zach Cregger, Jamie-Lynn Sigler and Tempestt Bledsoe. From Producer Jimmy Fallon, who’s also a co-creator
From Executive producer Dick Wolf (Law and Order), this series follows Chicago Firefighters.
Stars Eamonn Walker, Lauren German, Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney
8:00 30 Rock — FINAL SEASON
8:30 Up All Night
9:00 The Office
9:30 Parks and Recreation
10:00 Rock Center with Brian Williams — new timeslot
8:00 Whitney — new timeslot
8:30 Community — new timeslot
10:00 Dateline NBC
Sunday Night Football
Cancelled: Are You There, Chelsea?, Awake, Bent, Best Friends Forever, Harry’s Law, & The Firm