Bazinga! It is season premiere week and TV stations are rolling out the Red Carpet to welcome returning TV shows for a brand new fall season of entertaining TV. The biggest TV premiere week is September 19 – September 25, 2010. For new series premiering this week, visit 2010 Fall TV Series Premiere Week.
For a 2010 Fall TV Schedule featuring only major network channels (ABC, CBS, CW, FOX, and NBC) visit 2010 Fall TV Schedule of Major Networks. For a recap of over 50 NEW TV programs beginning this fall, read 2010 Fall TV Series Premieres; for recaps of returning TV shows this fall read 2010 Fall TV Season Premieres.
*All times listed as EST.
Sunday, September 19, 2010 Season Premieres
Fantasia for Real (VH1, 2nd Season Premiere)
Fans and viewers get close-up view into the complex, touching and surprisingly relatable life of Fantasia Barrino, recording artist, actress and “American Idol” winner.
Monday, September 20, 2010 Season Premieres
Chuck (NBC, 4th Season Premiere)
“Chuck versus the Anniversary” – Chuck and Morgan search the globe for Chuck’s mother; Ellie shares big news.
Dancing With the Stars (ABC, 11th Season Premiere)
12 couples perform for the first time. Read more about the “Dancing With the Stars” premiere night, check this out.
House (Fox, 7th Season Premiere)
“Now What” – House and Cuddy explore the ramifications of their feelings for each other.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 6th Season Premiere)
“Big Days” – Ted runs into an ex-girlfriend; Marshall can’t stop telling about his desire to start a family.
Rules of Engagement (CBS, 5th Season Premiere)
“Surro-gate” – Jeff & Audrey get surprising news about their surrogate.
Two and a Half Men (CBS, 8th Season Premiere)
“3 Girls and a Guy Named Bud” – Jake goes to live with his mother Judith and Herb after learning that Alan has been dating Eldridge’s mom.
Castle (ABC, 3rd Season Premiere)
“A Deadly Affair” – Beckett’s team discovers Castle standing over a dead woman’s body holding a gun.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 Season Premieres
Glee (Fox, 2nd Season Premiere)
“Audition” – After a tough loss at regionals, the glee club returns as the underdogs of McKinley High.
NCIS (CBS, 8th Season Premiere)
“Spider and the Fly” – Gibbs must take desperate measures to protect his loved ones with Paloma Reynosa still on the loose.
The Biggest Loser (NBC, 10th Season Premiere)
Jillian and the trainers travel to 7 U.S. cities to motivate the communities.
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 Season Premieres
Hell’s Kitchen (Fox, 8th Season Premiere)
Sixteen chefs prepare their signature dishes in the season’s first challenge; one chef is eliminated.
The Middle (ABC, 2nd Season Premiere)
“Back to School” – Frankie comes up with a plan to stay on top of her kids’ schedules.
Criminal Minds (CBS, 6th Season Premiere)
The team closes in on a serial killer holding Detective Spicer’s daughter hostage.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC, 12th Season Premiere)
“Locum/Bullseye” – Detectives Benson & Stable investigate when a 10-year-old girl goes missing.
Modern Family (ABC, 2nd Season Premiere)
Family life has become complex in the 21st century as portrayed by “Modern Family.”
Cougar Town (ABC, 2nd Season Premiere)
“All Mixed Up” – Jules instantly connects with her new shrink, Glenn; Laurie and Travis make a bet.
Thursday, September 23, 2010 Season Premieres
The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 4th Season Premiere)
“The Robotic Manipulation” – Penny tags along on Sheldon’s first date; Wolowitz finds a new use for a robotic arm.
Bones (Fox, 6th Season Premiere)
“The Mastadon in the Room” – After making personal discoveries, the team realize they belong in D.C.
Community (NBC, 2nd Season Premiere)
“Anthropology 101” – As the new semester begins, the study group gathers to tackle Anthropology 101.
30 Rock (NBC, 5th Season Premiere)
“The Fabian Strategy” – Jack meddles in Liz’s relationship; Tracy has trouble dealing with Kenneth’s termination as a page.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS, 11th Season Premiere)
“Shock Waves” – As Langston fights for survival, the rest of the team attends a funeral which threatens more lives.
Fringe (Fox, 3rd Season Premiere)
“Olivia” – Olivia fights to find her way home; Peter and Walter try to move on with their lives alongside alternate Olivia.
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, 7th Season Premiere)
“With You I’m Born Again” – The staff tries to deal with physical and emotional trauma in the wake of the deadly rampage.
The Office (NBC, 7th Season Premiere)
“Nepotism” – Michael refuses to fire the new office assistant when people complain about his bad attitude.
Private Practice (AB, 4th Season Premiere)
“Take Two” – Pete and Violet prepare for their wedding day; things take a surprising turn with Addison and Sam.
The Mentalist (CBS, 3rd Season Premiere)
“Red Sky at Night” – A prominent lawyer is kidnapped; Patrick Jane’s encounter with Red John leaves him questioning his future with the unit.
Friday, September 24, 2010 Season Premieres
Dateline NBC (NBC, 20th Season Premiere)
Medium (CBS, 7th Season Premiere)
“Bring Your Daughter to Work Day” – After having the same dream about the subject of a recent case, Allison and Bridgette swap personalities.
Smallville (CW, 10th Season Premiere)
“Lazarus” – Lois finds Clark’s body and removes the blue kryptonite; Chloe is desperate to find Oliver. (Side note: In case you haven’t heard, this is the final season for Smallville. What could be next? A show called Metropolis? Or how about Superman? That’s if Clark ever learns how to fly.)
CSI: NY (CBS, 7th Season Premiere)
“The 34th Floor” – Jo Danville, the newest member of the team, stumbles upon a murder victim in the crime lab building.
Supernatural (CW, 6th Season Premiere)
“Exile on Main Street” – Dean gives up hunting; Sam is mysteriously freed from his cage in hell.
Saturday, September 25, 2010 Season Premieres
48 Hours Mystery (CBS, Season Premiere)
Saturday Night Live (NBC, Season Premiere)
Host Amy Poehler; Katy Perry performs.
DISCLOSURE OF MATERIAL CONNECTION
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