As it did last year, CBS is launching its 2015-2016 fall season in phases, kicking off with Thursday Night Football on September 17. Premiere week brings The Big Bang Theory, new comedy Life in Pieces, Scorpion and NCIS: LA on Monday, September 21; NCIS, NCIS: New Orleans and new drama Limitless on Tuesday, September 22; the season launch of Survivor and finale of Big Brother on Wednesday, September 23; the season debuts of The Amazing Race, Hawaii Five-0 and Blue Bloods on Friday, September 25; 48 Hours on Saturday, September 26 and the premiere of 60 Minutes and series finale of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation on Sunday, September 27.
The following week brings the season premiere of Criminal Minds and series launch of Code Black on Wednesday, and new seasons of Madam Secretary, The Good Wife and CSI:Cyber on Sunday. Supergirl bows Monday, October 26 at a special time, 8:30p, settling into its 8p time period November 2. Post-football, Big Bang Theory and Life in Pieces move to their regular time periods Thursday, November 5, followed by the season premiere of Mom, the debut of comedy Angel From Hell and the season launch of Elementary.