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Arts and Entertainment

A Master Calendar Of TV Premiere Dates, So You Can Plan Your Life Accordingly

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In an increasingly volatile and uncertain world, it is important to have things you can count on. There are few joys greater than knowing that every week you will be able to fully abandon your own life for approximately 22 or 44 minutes at a time, and inhabit the world of your favorite made-up characters. Who needs to find a higher power, meaningful work, or even true love when you have distraction you can count on? No one, which is why summer (beachy but bereft of most regularly scheduled programming) is actually the cruelest season, and September—when most shows return—is the greatest month of the year.

Without further ado, here is a calendar of shows that will be re-entering your life (plus, trailers for the new arrivals, which are marked with an asterisk). Stream-all-at-once shows are not included because they defeat the purpose of being able to plan your life around knowing that, if you make it through the week all the way to Thursday, you'll be rewarded with a new episode of Grey's Anatomy. Please, no one ever cancel Grey's Anatomy. See also: Here Are The Fall 2017 TV Shows We Can't Wait To Watch

Already Back/Premiered
Mondays Dancing With the Stars (ABC)
Tuesdays The Mindy Project (Hulu), American Horror Story: Cult* (FX), Chrisley Knows Best (USA)
Wednesdays Broad City (Comedy Central), South Park (Comedy Central), You're the Worst (FXX), The Good Place (NBC)
Thursdays Better Things (FX), Gotham (Fox)
Sundays The Deuce (HBO), Outlander (Starz), Fear the Walking Dead (AMC), Vice Principals (HBO)

Monday, September 25
8 p.m. The Voice (NBC)
8 p.m. The Big Bang Theory (CBS)
8:30 p.m. Young Sheldon* (CBS)
9 p.m. Kevin Can Wait (CBS)
9 p.m. Me, Myself & I* (CBS)
10 p.m. The Good Doctor* (ABC)
10 p.m. The Brave* (NBC)
10 p.m. Scorpion (CBS)

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"Me, Myself & I" Trailer

"The Good Doctor" Trailer

"The Brave" Trailer

Tuesday, September 26
8 p.m. Lethal Weapon (Fox)
8 p.m. NCIS (CBS)
9 p.m. This Is Us (NBC)
9 p.m. The Mick (Fox)
9 p.m. Bull (CBS)
9:30 p.m. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox)
10 p.m. NCIS: New Orleans (CBS)
10 p.m. Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders* (NBC, eight-episode limited series)

"Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders" Trailer

Wednesday, September 27
8 p.m. The Blacklist (NBC)
8 p.m. Survivor (CBS)
8 p.m. Empire (Fox)
8 p.m. The Goldbergs (ABC)
8:30 p.m. Speechless (ABC)
9 p.m. Star (Fox)
9 p.m. Law and Order: SVU (NBC)
9 p.m. SEAL Team* (CBS)
9 p.m. Modern Family (ABC)
9:30 p.m. American Housewife (ABC)
10 p.m. Chicago P.D. (NBC)
10 p.m. Face Value* (BET)
10 p.m. Designated Survivor (ABC)
10 p.m. Liar* (Sundance TV, six-part limited)

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"Seal Team" Trailer

"50 Central" Promo

"Liar" Trailer

Thursday, September 28
8 p.m. Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, two-hour premiere!)
8 p.m. Superstore (NBC)
9 p.m. Will & Grace* (NBC)
9:30 p.m. Great News (NBC)
10 p.m. How to Get Away with Murder (ABC)
10 p.m. Nathan For You (Comedy Central)
10 p.m. Chicago Fire (NBC)

"Will & Grace" Trailer

Friday, September 29
8 p.m. Hell’s Kitchen (Fox)
8 p.m. Marvel’s Inhumans* (ABC, two-hour premiere!)
8 p.m. MacGyver (CBS)
9 p.m. Hawaii Five-0 (CBS)
9 p.m. The Exorcist (Fox)
9 p.m. Dateline NBC (NBC, but wouldn't it be funny if it had NBC in the title and was on a different network?)
10 p.m. Blue Bloods (CBS)

"Marvel’s Inhumans" Trailer

Saturday, September 30
8 p.m. Cake Boss (TLC)
10 p.m. 48 Hours (CBS)
10 p.m. Versailles (Ovation)
11:30 p.m. Saturday Night Live

Sunday, October 1
7 p.m. The Toy Box (ABC)
7:30 p.m. Bob’s Burgers (Fox)
8 p.m. The Simpsons (Fox)
8 p.m. Shark Tank (ABC, two-hour premiere!)
8:30 p.m. Ghosted* (Fox)
8:30 p.m. Wisdom of the Crowd* (CBS)
9 p.m. Keeping Up With The Kardashians (E!)
9 p.m. Family Guy (Fox)
9:30 p.m. The Last Man On Earth (Fox)
9:30 p.m. NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS)
10 p.m. Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO)
10 p.m. Ten Days in the Valley* (ABC)

"Ghosted" Trailer

"Wisdom of the Crowd" Trailer

"Ten Days in the Valley" Trailer

Monday, October 2
8 p.m. Lucifer (Fox)
8:30 p.m. 9JKL* (CBS)
9 p.m. The Gifted* (FOX)
10 p.m. The Halcyon (Ovation)

"9JKL" Trailer

"The Gifted" Trailer

Tuesday, October 3
8 p.m. The Middle (ABC)
8:30 p.m. Fresh Off the Boat (ABC)
9 p.m. black-ish (ABC)
9:30 p.m. The Mayor* (ABC)
10 p.m. Kevin (Probably) Saves the World (ABC)

"The Mayor" Trailer

Thursday, October 5
9 p.m. Scandal (ABC)
10 p.m. Real Estate Wars* (Bravo)

Friday, October 6
8 p.m. Once Upon a Time (ABC)

Sunday, October 8
8 p.m. To Tell the Truth* (ABC)
10 p.m. Madam Secretary (CBS)

Monday, October 9
8 p.m. Supergirl (The CW)
9 p.m. Valor* (The CW)

Tuesday, October 10
8 p.m. The Flash (The CW)
9 p.m. DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (The CW)
10 p.m. Tales (BET)

Wednesday, October 11
8 p.m. Riverdale (The CW)
9 p.m. Dynasty* (The CW)
10 p.m. The Shannara Chronicles (Spike)
10 p.m. Mr. Robot (USA)

"Dynasty" Trailer

Thursday, October 12
8 p.m. Supernatural (The CW)
9 p.m. Arrow (The CW)
11 p.m. The Rundown with Robin Thede* (BET)
11:30 p.m. The Comedy Get Down* (BET)

"The Rundown with Robin Thede" Trailer

Friday, October 13
8 p.m. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW)
9 p.m. Jane the Virgin (The CW)

Saturday, October 14
10 p.m. Queers* (BBC America, eight-part limited)

"Queers" Trailer

Sunday, October 15
9 p.m. Good Behavior (TNT)
9 p.m. Berlin Station (EPIX)
10 p.m. White Famous* (Showtime)

"White Famous" Trailer

Monday, October 16
10 p.m. Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party (VH1)

Sunday, October 22
9 p.m. The Walking Dead (AMC)
10 p.m. Graves (EPIX)

Tuesday, October 24
10 p.m. The Last O.G.* (TBS)
10:30 p.m. At Home with Amy Sedaris* (truTV)

Thursday, October 26
10 p.m. Drop the Mic* (TBS)

Friday, October 27
8 p.m. Blindspot (NBC)

Monday, October 30
8 p.m. Kevin Can Wait (CBS, regular time period)
9 p.m. Me, Myself & I (CBS, regular time period)
9:30 p.m. Superior Donuts (CBS)

Tuesday, October 31
9 p.m. Major Crimes (TNT)

Wednesday, November 1
10 p.m. Stan Against Evil (IFC)

Thursday, November 2
8 p.m. The Big Bang Theory (CBS, regular time period)
8:30 p.m. Young Sheldon (CBS, regular time period)
9 p.m. Mom (CBS)
9:30 p.m. Life in Pieces (CBS)
10 p.m. S.W.A.T.* (CBS)

"S.W.A.T." Trailer

Sunday, November 5
9 p.m. Shameless (Showtime)
9 p.m. The Girlfriend Experience (Starz)
10 p.m. SMILF* (Showtime)

"SMILF" Trailer

Sunday, November 19
10 p.m. Search Party (TBS)