CBS has shared its premiere dates for September and October. With the pandemic delaying production for all networks, they’ve had to get creative to put together a fall season. Season one of Star Trek: Discovery makes its broadcast debut on CBS Sept. 24, while season four of One Day at a Time starts on CBS Oct. 12. Star Trek: Discovery airs on CBS All Access. One Day at a Time runs on Pop TV, which is part of ViacomCBS.
Season three of Star Trek: Discovery is on CBS All Access Oct. 15. The fourth season of One Day at a Time premiered on Pop March 24.
“This is hardly a traditional fall season, but we are prepared with a strong slate of original content while our regular scripted series begin production,” said Kelly Kahl, president, CBS Entertainment. “Based on our current timeline, we hope to start rolling out our previously announced fall series as they become available in November.”
48 Hours premieres on CBS Sept. 12. 60 Minutes begins Sept. 20, starting season 53. Manhunt: Deadly Games, from Lionsgate and Spectrum Originals, debuts on CBS Sept. 21. It is a scripted true-crime anthology series.
The Greatest #AtHome Videos, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, begins Sept. 25. Undercover Boss premieres Oct. 2. The FBI Declassified debuts Oct. 13, giving viewers “unprecedented access to some of the biggest cases handled by real-life FBI agents and analysts,” said CBS. There are six episodes.
The Amazing Race starts Oct. 14.
Love Island concludes Sept. 29 and Big Brother wraps Oct. 28.
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Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.