By Lynette Rice
Updated August 19, 2011 at 10:33 PM EDT

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.

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

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