2013 Fall TV Preview: Our Comprehensive Guide to the Season's New and Returning Shows

  • Publish Date: August 28, 2013
  • Comments: ↓ 3 user comments

Our guide to the fall television season continues with a look at the season's key shows, which are grouped by network on the following pages (after we start with a look at the nightly schedules). You can also visit our Fall TV Premiere Calendar for a list of premiere dates.
This article was updated on 8/28.

Night by night schedules
Changes from last season are highlighted below. All times ET/PT.


  8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Dancing With The Stars Castle
CBS How I Met Your Mother NEW We Are Men 2 Broke Girls NEW Mom NEW Hostages
CW Hart of Dixie * Beauty and the Beast * [Local programming]
Fox Bones ** NEW Sleepy Hollow [Local programming]
NBC The Voice NEW The Blacklist

* New time slot this fall
** Beginning November 4, newcomer Almost Human replaces Bones here, while the latter shifts to Fridays at 8p.

  8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC NEW Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. NEW The Goldbergs NEW Trophy Wife NEW Lucky 7
CBS NCIS NCIS: Los Angeles Person of Interest *
CW NEW The Originals Supernatural * [Local programming]
Fox NEW Dads NEW Brooklyn Nine-Nine New Girl The Mindy Project [Local programming]
NBC The Biggest Loser * The Voice * Chicago Fire *

* New time slot this fall

  8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC The Middle NEW Back in the Game Modern Family NEW Super Fun Night Nashville
CBS Survivor Criminal Minds CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
CW Arrow NEW The Tomorrow People [Local programming]
Fox The X Factor [Local programming]
NBC Revolution * Law & Order: SVU NEW Ironside

* New time slot this fall

  8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC NEW Once Upon a Time in Wonderland Grey's Anatomy Scandal
CBS The Big Bang Theory NEW The Millers NEW The Crazy Ones Two and a Half Men * Elementary
CW The Vampire Diaries NEW Reign [Local programming]
Fox The X Factor [results] Glee [Local programming]
NBC Parks and Recreation * NEW Welcome to the Family NEW Sean Saves the World NEW The Michael J. Fox Show Parenthood *

* New time slot this fall

  8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Last Man Standing The Neighbors* Shark Tank 20/20
CBS Undercover Boss Hawaii Five-0 * Blue Bloods
CW The Carrie Diaries * America's Next Top Model * [Local programming]
Fox Masterchef Junior ** Raising Hope * NEW Enlisted [Local programming]
NBC Dateline NBC * Grimm NEW Dracula

* New time slot this fall
** Bones shifts to this 8p timeslot beginning November 8th.

  8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Saturday Night College Football [LIVE at 8p ET / 5p PT]
CBS [Various repeats] [Various repeats] 48 Hours
Fox College Football on Fox [LIVE at 7p ET / 4p PT] [Local programming]
NBC [Various repeats]
  7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC America's Funniest Home Videos Once Upon a Time Revenge NEW Betrayal
CBS 60 Minutes The Amazing Race The Good Wife The Mentalist
Fox NFL postgame [LIVE] The Simpsons Bob's Burgers Family Guy American Dad [Local programming]
NBC Football Night in America [LIVE] Sunday Night Football [LIVE at 8:15p ET / 5:15p PT]

Details and trailers for each show ...

Turn the page for details about each new and returning show—including cable programs, miniseries, and specials, as well as additional programs coming in midseason.

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Comments (3)

  • JoshLabron  

    I didn't see anything that panned the end of Nashville...!

  • cristane  

    Awesome as usual, thanks!

  • LamontRaymond  

    Brilliant, thank you!

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