CBS announces new “Mom” and “The Millers” season premiere dates

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CBS announced some changes to its fall lineup, expanding The Big Bang Theory to two episodes on Mondays, moving the Season 2 premiere of Mom to Thursday, Oct. 30, and moving the Season 2 premiere of The Millers up to Monday, Oct. 20.

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The full press release and updated schedule from CBS below:

CBS CONTINUES “THE BIG BANG THEORY” HOUR TO OPEN MONDAY

The Critically Acclaimed Comedy “Mom” to Premiere Oct. 30 at 8:30 PM As Part of the Network’s Launch of Its Thursday Entertainment Lineup

Last Season’s Top New Comedy “The Millers” Premieres Monday, Oct. 20 at 8:30 PM

Capitalizing on the early success from its premiere Monday, CBS will double up on THE BIG BANG THEORY to open the night for the next three weeks. An original episode of THE BIG BANG THEORY will air at 8:00 PM, followed by a rebroadcast of a different episode (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on Monday, Sept. 29, Monday, Oct. 6 and Monday, Oct. 13.

The critically acclaimed comedy MOM, originally scheduled to premiere next Monday at 8:30 PM, will now premiere as part of CBS’s signature Thursday comedy block. MOM will premiere after THE BIG BANG THEORY on Oct. 30 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT), the night CBS launches its Thursday entertainment lineup (following THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL). MOM will return to Mondays (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on Jan. 5.

The sophomore season of THE MILLERS, last year’s #1 new comedy, originally scheduled to premiere on Thursday, Oct. 30, will now debut Monday, Oct. 20 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT). THE MILLERS will return to Thursdays (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on Jan. 8.

CBS’s new Monday lineup had a successful launch behind big premieres of THE BIG BANG THEORY and the new drama SCORPION. On premiere Monday, CBS was first in viewers (13.19m), tied for first in adults 25-54 (4.7/12) and was a solid second in adults 18-49 (3.5/10). Compared to premiere Monday last year, CBS was up +42% in adults 25-54, +30% in adults 18-49 and +57% in viewers.

Updated Monday, Sept. 29
8:00-8:30 PM THE BIG BANG THEORY
8:30-9:00 PM THE BIG BANG THEORY (R)
9:00-10:00 PM SCORPION
10:00-11:00 PM NCIS: LOS ANGELES (Season Premiere)

Updated Monday, Oct. 6
8:00-8:30 PM THE BIG BANG THEORY
8:30-9:00 PM THE BIG BANG THEORY (R)
9:00-10:00 PM SCORPION
10:00-11:00 PM NCIS: LOS ANGELES

Updated Monday, Oct. 13
8:00-8:30 PM THE BIG BANG THEORY
8:30-9:00 PM THE BIG BANG THEORY (R)
9:00-10:00 PM SCORPION
10:00-11:00 PM NCIS: LOS ANGELES

Updated Monday, Oct. 20
8:00-8:30 PM THE BIG BANG THEORY
8:30-9:00 PM THE MILLERS (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM SCORPION
10:00-11:00 PM NCIS: LOS ANGELES

Updated Monday, Oct. 27
8:00-8:30 PM 2 BROKE GIRLS (Season Premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM THE MILLERS
9:00-10:00 PM SCORPION
10:00-11:00 PM NCIS: LOS ANGELES

Updated Thursday, Oct. 30
8:00-8:30 PM THE BIG BANG THEORY (New Time Period)
8:30-9:00 PM MOM (Season Premiere)
9:00-9:30 PM TWO AND A HALF MEN (Season Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM THE McCARTHYS (Series Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM ELEMENTARY (Season Premiere)

Updated Monday, Jan. 5
8:00-8:30 PM 2 BROKE GIRLS
8:30-9:00 PM MOM (New Time Period)
9:00-10:00 PM SCORPION
10:00-11:00 PM NCIS: LOS ANGELES

Updated Thursday, Jan. 8
8:00-8:30 PM THE BIG BANG THEORY
8:30-9:00 PM THE MILLERS (New Time Period)
9:30-10:00 PM TWO AND A HALF MEN
10:00-11:00 PM ELEMENTARY

 

Photo: The Millers: © 2013 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Credit: Richard Foreman

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