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Fall 2011-12 TV schedule with premiere dates

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The countdown has begun! To find out when your favorite shows return this fall (or when new confections like 2 Broke Girls or Pan Am begin), keep this chart handy. The new season (at least according to Nielsen) officially begins on Sept. 19, but several shows are firing up earlier.

This doesn’t include midseason starts, people.

MONDAY
Time 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CBS How I Met Your Mother (9/19) 2 Broke Girls (9/19) Two and a Half Men (9/19) Mike & Molly (9/26) Hawaii Five-O (9/19)
NBC The Sing-Off (9/19) The Playboy Club (9/19)
FOX Terra Nova (9/26) House (10/3)
ABC Dancing with the Stars (9/19) Castle (9/19)
CW Gossip Girl (9/26) Hart of Dixie (9/26)
TUESDAY
Time 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CBS NCIS (9/20) NCIS: Los Angeles (9/20) Unforgettable (9/20)
NBC The Biggest Loser (9/20) Parenthood (9/13)
FOX Glee (9/20) New Girl (9/20) Raising Hope (9/20)
ABC Last Man Standing (10/11) Man Up! (10/18) Dancing with the Stars (9/20) Body of Proof (9/20)
CW 90210 (9/13) Ringer (9/13)
WEDNESDAY
Time 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CBS Survivor: South Pacific (9/14) Criminal Minds (9/21) CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (9/21)
NBC Up All Night (9/14) Free Agents (9/14) Harry’s Law (9/21) Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (9/21)
FOX The X-Factor (9/21) I Hate My Teenage Daughter (11/23)
ABC The Middle (9/21) Suburgatory (9/28) Modern Family (9/21) Happy Endings (9/28) Revenge (9/21)
CW H8R (9/14) America’s Next Top Model (9/14)
THURSDAY
Time 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CBS The Big Bang Theory (9/22) How to Be a Gentleman (9/29) Person of Interest (9/22) The Mentalist (9/22)
NBC Community (9/22) Parks and Recreation (9/22) The Office (9/22) Whitney (9/22) Prime Suspect (9/22)
FOX The X-Factor results show (11/3)

Bones (11/3)
ABC Charlies Angels (9/22) Grey’s Anatomy (9/22) Private Practice (9/29)
CW The Vampire Diaries (9/15) The Secret Circle (9/15)
FRIDAY
Time 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CBS A Gifted Man (9/23) CSI: NY (9/23) Blue Bloods (9/23)
NBC Chuck (10/21) Grimm (10/21) Dateline (9/23)
FOX Kitchen Nightmares (9/23) Fringe (9/23)
ABC Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (9/25) Shark Tank (TBA) 20/20 (9/16)
CW Nikita (9/23) Supernatural (9/23)
SATURDAY
Time 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CBS Rules of Engagement (9/24) Comedytime Saturday Crimetime Saturday 48 Hours Mystery (9/24)
NBC Encore Programming
FOX Cops (9/10) Encore Programming
ABC Saturday Night Football (9/3)
SUNDAY
Time 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
CBS 60 Minutes (9/25)/ The Amazing Race (9/25) The Good Wife (9/25) CSI: Miami (9/25)
NBC Football Night in America (9/11)

NBC Sunday Night Football (9/11)
FOX The Simpsons (9/25) Allen Gregory (10/30) Family Guy (9/25) American Dad (9/25)
ABC America’s Funniest Home Videos (10/2)/ Once Upon a Time (10/23)

Desperate Housewives (9/25) Pan Am (9/25)
KEY: ABC: PINK | CBS: BLUE | FOX: ORANGE | NBC: GREEN | CW: PURPLE Note: New shows highlighted in red | NT: New Time Slot