Global unveils fall premiere dates

New dramas, comedies and reality shows will bolster the conventional network's lineup.

Corus Entertainment’s Global has finalized its fall television schedule, announcing premiere dates for upcoming shows.

New series anchoring the lineup include FBI, a procedural drama from Law & Order creator Dick Wolf, and hospital drama New Amsterdam starring The Blacklist‘s Ryan Eggold. Also new to Global are comedies The Neighborhood (starring comedian Cedric the Entertainer), I Feel Bad (created by SNL vet Amy Poehler) and Happy Together (featuring Damon Wayans, Jr.).

The first of the new shows to kick off will be  I Feel Bad, which will air a special preview episode Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 10 p.m. However, I Feel Bad will resume Thursday, Oct. 4, at 9 p.m., holding the Thursday slot for the rest of the season.

On Tuesday, Sept. 25, two new dramas will take to the small screen; FBI will premiere that night at 9 p.m., immediately followed by the first episode of New Amsterdam at 10 p.m.

Oct. 1 will see the premiere of comedies The Neighborhood and Happy Together, taking the 8 p.m. and 8:30 spots, respectively, on Monday nights.

On Oct. 7, the family-friendly spin-off Dancing with the Stars: Juniors will premiere at 8 p.m. The show, which will air Sundays, recently announced casting including hosts Frankie Muniz (Malcolm in the Middle) and Jordan Fisher (Liv and Maddie), judges Adam Rippon (U.S. Olympic figure skating team) and Mandy Moore (So You Think You Can Dance) and contestants Mackenzie Ziegler (Dance Moms), Alana Thompson (Here Comes Honey Boo Boo) and others.

Returning drama series 9-1-1, which was moved to fall from midseason following a surprise success in the winter (the drama started with fewer than one million viewers per episode before working its way up to 1.5 million viewers for the finale) will premiere Sunday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. with a second episode airing Sept. 24 at 9 p.m. The show will eventually take the 9 p.m. spot on Mondays.

Other returning series include:

  • ET Canada (returning Sept. 4 and airing weeknights at 7:30 p.m.);
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (premiering Sept. 4 and airing weeknights at 11:35 p.m.);
  • NCIS: New Orleans (debuting Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. and moving to Tuesdays at 7 p.m. starting Oct. 2);
  • NCIS (premiering Sept. 25 and airing Tuesdays at 8 p.m.);
  • Bull (returning Sept. 24 and moving to Mondays at 10 p.m.);
  • Chicago P.D. (returning Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. and moving to Wednesdays at 10 p.m. starting Oct. 3);
  • Survivor (premiering Sept. 26 and airing Wednesdays at 8 p.m.);
  • The Good Place (premiering Sept. 27 with a special one-hour premiere and airing Thursdays at 8:30 p.m.);
  • Chicago Med (premiering Sept. 27 at 9 p.m. and moving to Saturdays at 8 p.m. starting Oct. 6);
  • S.W.A.T. (premiering Sept. 27 and airing Thursdays at 10 p.m.);
  • MacGyver (premiering Sept. 28 and airing Fridays at 8 p.m.);
  • Hawaii Five-O (premiering Sept. 28 and airing Fridays at 9 p.m.);
  • Chicago Fire (premiering Sept. 28 and airing Fridays at 10 p.m.);
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (premiering Sept. 30 and airing Sundays at 9 p.m.);
  • SEAL Team (debuting Oct. 3 and airing Wednesdays at 10 p.m.);
  • Superstore (premiering Oct. 4 and airing Thursdays at 8 p.m.);
  • Will & Grace (returning Oct. 4 and airing Thursdays at 9 p.m.); and
  • Madam Secretary (debuting Oct. 7 and airing Sundays at 10 p.m.).

Still awaiting a premiere date is Saturday Night Live.

Read more about the fall TV strategy for Global and other networks in our annual Fall TV feature.