2017-18 Network Fall Schedule

All five networks announced Fall schedules this week and revealed a couple of interesting trends. The first is how few new programs are on the schedule. There are only twenty-six new programs requested across all five networks for the 2017-18 season compared to thirty-nine new pilots for the 2016-17 season. Also of note is how many programs are now produced in-house at each network.

CBS and NBC will share the Thursday Night Football honors next season. CBS will have the first half of the season and NBC the back half starting in November. As a result the Thursday night schedules for both networks will be a bit scrambled until football ends.

New programs are in bold text, programs that moved to a new night/time are noted on the schedule. All times are Eastern Standard.

Day/Time

ABC

CBS

NBC

FOX

The CW

SUNDAY

SUNDAYSUNDAYSUNDAYSUNDAYSUNDAY

7:00

America's Funniest Home Videos

60 Minutes

Football Night in America

NFL Overrun

n/a

7:30




Bob's Burgers

n/a

8:00

To Tell The Truth

Wisdom of the Crowd


The Simpsons

n/a

8:30



Sunday Night Football

Ghosted

n/a

9:00

Shark Tank (new night)

NCIS Los Angeles (new time)


Family Guy

n/a

9:30




Last Man On Earth

n/a

10:00

Ten Days in the Valley

Madam Secretary (new time)


n/a

n/a

MONDAY

MONDAYMONDAYMONDAYMONDAYMONDAY

8:00

Dancing with the Stars

The Big Bang Theory (Kevin Can Wait takes the slot starting in October)

The Voice

Lucifer (new time)

Supergirl

8:30


9JKL




9:00


Kevin Can Wait (Me Myself & I takes the slot in October)


The Gifted

Valor

9:30


Me Myself & I (Superior Donuts takes slot in October)




10:00

The Good Doctor

Scorpion

The Brave

n/a

n/a

TUESDAY

TUESDAYTUESDAYTUESDAYTUESDAYTUESDAY

8:00

The Middle

NCIS

The Voice

Lethal Weapon (new night)

The Flash

8:30

Fresh Off The Boat (new time)





9:00

Black-ish (new night)

Bull

Superstore (new night)

The Mick

Legends of Tomorrow

9:30

The Mayor


The Good Place (new night)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine


10:00

The Gospel of Kevin

NCIS: New Orleans

Chicago Fire

n/a

n/a

WEDNESDAY

WEDNESDAYWEDNESDAYWEDNESDAYWEDNESDAYWEDNESDAY

8:00

The Goldbergs

Survivor

The Blacklist (new night)

Empire (new time)

Riverdale (new night)

8:30

Speechless





9:00

Modern Family

SEAL Team

Law & Order:SVU

Star

Dynasty

9:30

American Housewife (new night)





10:00

Designated Survivor

Criminal Minds (new time)

Chicago PD

n/a

n/a

THURSDAY

THURSDAYTHURSDAYTHURSDAYTHURSDAYTHURSDAY

8:00

Grey's Anatomy

Thursday Night Football (Big Bang Theory takes slot in November)

Will & Grace

Gotham (new night)

Supernatural

8:30


Young Sheldon (starting Nov 2)

Great News (new night)



9:00

Scandal

Mom (starting Nov 2)

This Is Us (new night)

The Orville

Arrow (new night)

9:30


Life In Pieces (starting Nov 2)




10:00

How to Get Away With Murder

SWAT (starting Nov 2)

Law & Order: True Crime The Menendez Brothers (Chicago Med will take over slot mid season)

n/a

n/a

FRIDAY

FRIDAYFRIDAYFRIDAYFRIDAYFRIDAY

8:00

Once Upon A Time (new night)

MacGyver

Blindspot (new night)

Hell's Kitchen

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (new time)

8:30






9:00

Inhumans (Agents of SHIELD will take over the slot later)

Hawaii Five-0

Taken (new night)

The Exorcist

Jane the Virgin (new night)

9:30






10:00

20/20

Blue Bloods

Dateline

n/a

n/a

SATURDAY

SATURDAYSATURDAYSATURDAYSATURDAYSATURDAY

8:00

Saturday Night College Football

Crimetime Saturday

Dateline Mystery

College Football

n/a

8:30





n/a

9:00


Crimetime Saturday



n/a

9:30





n/a

10:00


48 Hours

Vintage SNL

n/a

n/a

Renewed or pilot programs not on the Fall schedule:

ABC

Scripted renewed: Quantico (mid season)

Unscripted renewed: American Idol (new network)

Pilots: Alex, Inc, Splitting Up Together, Roseanne, The Crossing, Deception, For The People, untitled Grey's Anatomy spinoff, Dancing with the Stars Junior, The Bachelor Winter Games (mid season/Spring 2018)


CBS

Scripted renewed: Elementary, Code Black, Man with a Plan (mid season)

Unscripted renewed: The Amazing Race, Undercover Boss (Spring 2018) Big Brother (Summer)

Pilots: By The Book, Instinct (mid season)

NBC

Scripted renewed: Shades of Blue, Timeless (mid season)

Unscripted renewed: Little Big Shots, The Wall (Spring 2018)

Pilots: Rise, Good Girls, Reverie, A.P.Bio, Champions, Ellen's Game of Games, The Awesome Show, Genius Junior, The Handmade Project

Unknown: Chicago Justice, Trial & Error

FOX

Scripted renewed: New Girl, The X-Files (Spring 2018)

Pilots: The Resident, LA To Vegas, 9-1-1 (mid season)

Unknown: 24: Legacy, Prison Break (noises were made that both could return after the 2017-18 season)


The CW

Scripted renewed: The 100, The Originals, iZombie (mid season)

Pilots: Black Lightning, Life Sentence (mid season)

And that's the Fall 2017-18 season! What new shows are you looking forward to?

Written by LadyShelley on May 18, 2017

Comments

bandit posted a month ago

Code Black glad its getting a new season

bandit posted a month ago

The Originals, wow another season

Ed posted 2 months ago

Lady Shelley - you may have fixed the typos, but "There" should have been "There are"

Ciska posted 2 months ago

This is Us wont move to the Thursday. So happy we get to see this still on Tuesday. Prefer a more spread schedule

LadyShelley posted 2 months ago

While I agree it might be nice to have every show listed with a link, the current way to write articles would make it *very* time consuming. There fifty or so shows listed and I'm not sure if all the pilot shows even have pages yet. :-) Also from an aesthetics POV, I'm not sure it would look good to have a page full of links.

And I fixed the typo. Cheers. :-)

vBm posted 3 months ago

Yes, linking to each and every show to a page on TVM would be great.

btw. there's a tiny typo. iZomibe instead of iZombie

LadyShelley posted 3 months ago

Not sure what you're requesting hamzaoglu, did you want a link to the Maze page for every series listed?

hamzaoglu posted 3 months ago

Nice article thank you. If possible a link to the series homepage would be nice.

gmpugs posted 3 months ago

When I saw that Young Sheldon is about Sheldon from Big Bang Theory, my first thought was really, with how lackluster seasons 9 and 10 were, why do a spinoff? Those associated with both shows should work on improving the writing of Big Bang. It seemed really off in this past season to me.

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