CBS Announces Midseason Premiere Dates

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CBS Announces Midseason Premiere Dates

CBS today announced several winter and spring scheduling moves, including the series premieres of “Angel From Hell” and “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders”

Also, in the second half of the year:

– The seventh season of two-time Emmy Award-winning alternative series “Undercover Boss” will premiere with three special Sunday broadcasts and then move to Friday (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) until the return of the spring edition of “The Amazing Race”.

– The sixth season premiere of “Mike & Molly” will join together with “2 Broke Girls” to form a new Wednesday comedy block (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) as a bridge to the next edition of “Survivor”.

– The sophomore debut of “The Odd Couple” on Thursday (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) will return to the schedule after the season finale of “Life in Pieces”.

CBS’s Winter and Spring Schedule

CBS Sunday Dec. 20 (Football Doubleheader)
8:30-9:30 PM, ET/8:00-9:00 PM, PT “Undercover Boss” (7th Season Premiere)

CBS Sunday, Dec. 27
8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT “Undercover Boss”

CBS Sunday, Jan. 3 (Football Doubleheader)
8:30-9:30 PM, ET/8:00-9:00 PM, PT “Undercover Boss”

CBS Wednesday, Jan. 6
8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT “2 Broke Girls” (New Time Period)
8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT “Mike & Molly” (6th Season Premiere)
9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT “People’s Choice Awards”

CBS Thursday, Effective Jan. 7
8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT “The Big Bang Theory”
8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT “Life in Pieces”
9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT “Mom”
9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT “Angel From Hell” (Series Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT “Elementary”

CBS Friday, Effective Jan. 8
8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT “Undercover Boss” (Time Period Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT “Hawaii Five-0”
10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT “Blue Bloods”

CBS Wednesday, Effective Jan. 13
8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT “2 Broke Girls”
8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT “Mike & Molly”
9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT “Criminal Minds”
10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT “Code Black”

CBS Friday, Effective Feb. 12
8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT “The Amazing Race” (28th Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT “Hawaii Five-0”
10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT “Blue Bloods”

CBS Wednesday, Feb. 17
8:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT “Survivor” (32nd Season Premiere)

CBS Wednesday, Feb. 24
8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT “Survivor”
9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT “Criminal Minds”
10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT “Code Black” (Season Finale)

CBS Wednesday, Effective March 2
8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT “Survivor”
9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT “Criminal Minds”
10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders” (Series Premiere)

CBS Thursday, Effective April 7
8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT “The Big Bang Theory”
8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT “The Odd Couple” (2nd Season Premiere)
9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT “Mom”
9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT “Angel From Hell”
10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT “Elementary”

About “Undercover Boss”

“Undercover Boss” is a two-time Emmy Award-winning reality series that follows high-level executives as they slip anonymously into the rank-and-file of their own organizations. Each week, a different leader will sacrifice the comfort of their corner office for an undercover mission to examine the inner workings of their operation. Stephen Lambert, Chris Carlson and Greg Lipstone are executive producers for Studio Lambert/All3Media America.

About “Mike & Molly”

“Mike & Molly” stars Billy Gardell, Melissa McCarthy, Reno Wilson, Katy Mixon, Nyambi Nyambi, Swoosie Kurtz, Louis Mustillo, Rondi Reed and David Higgins. Chuck Lorre and Al Higgins are executive producers for Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Chuck Lorre Productions, Inc. and Warner Bros. Television. Mark Roberts is creator.

About “Angel From Hell”

“Angel From Hell” stars Jane Lynch, Maggie Lawson, Kevin Pollak and Kyle Bornheimer. Tad Quill (creator) and Don Scardino are executive producers for CBS Television Studios.

About “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders”

“Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders” stars Gary Sinise, Alana De La Garza, Daniel Henney, Tyler James Williams and Annie Funke. Mark Gordon, Erica Messer, Nick Pepper and Adam Glass are executive producers for ABC Studios in association with CBS Television Studios and The Mark Gordon Company. Erica Messer is creator.

About “The Odd Couple”

“The Odd Couple” stars Matthew Perry, Thomas Lennon, Lindsay Sloane, Wendell Pierce and Yvette Nicole Brown. Matthew Perry, Bob Daily, Tucker Crawley, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Eric Tannenbaum and Kim Tannenbaum are executive producers for CBS Television Studios. Garry Marshall is executive consultant.

The above press release was issued by CBS.

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Source: Nielsen Media Research // 10/09/17 - 10/15/17
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