A few season premieres and scheduling changes were announced today at CBS, with early success from its premiere Monday, CBS will double up on THE BIG BANG THEORY to open the night for the next three weeks. An original episode of THE BIG BANG THEORY will air at 8:00 PM, followed by a rebroadcast of a different episode (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on Monday, Sept. 29, Monday, Oct. 6 and Monday, Oct. 13.
With this move the popular comedy MOM, originally scheduled to premiere next Monday at 8:30 PM, will now premiere as part of CBS’s signature Thursday comedy block. MOM will premiere after THE BIG BANG THEORY on Oct. 30 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT), the night CBS launches its Thursday entertainment lineup (following THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL). MOM will return to Mondays (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on Jan. 5.
The sophomore season of THE MILLERS, last year’s #1 new comedy, originally scheduled to premiere on Thursday, Oct. 30, will now debut Monday, Oct. 20 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT). THE MILLERS will return to Thursdays (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on Jan. 8.