The fall 2018 television schedule has arrived, and viewers are in for quite a few changes. For one, several big shows are moving to different nights. In addition, a pretty substantial number of shows are gone, especially on CBS, where one entire night has been rebuilt from the ground up. There are also a lot of new shows making their debut (page 7).
Here’s a look at the fall 2018 TV schedule. Note: New shows are capitalized and starred, while time slot changes are noted in parenthesis.
8 p.m. Dancing with the Stars
10 p.m. The Good Doctor
8 p.m. Roseanne
8:30 p.m. THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT*
9 p.m. Black-ish
9:30 p.m. Splitting Up Together
10 p.m. THE ROOKIE*
8 p.m. The Goldbergs
8:30 p.m. American Housewife (new time slot)
9 p.m. Modern Family
9:30 p.m. SINGLE PARENTS*
10 p.m. A MILLION LITTLE THINGS*
8 p.m. Grey’s Anatomy
9 p.m. Station 19
10 p.m. How to Get Away with Murder
8 p.m. Fresh off the Boat (new time slot)
8:30 p.m. Speechless (new time slot)
9 p.m. Child Support
10 p.m. 20/20
8 p.m. Saturday Night College Football
7 p.m. America’s Funniest Home Videos
8 p.m. DANCING WITH THE STARS: JUNIORS*
9 p.m. Shark Tank
10 p.m. The Alec Baldwin Show
Canceled/ended: Alex Inc., The Crossing, Deception, Designated Survivor, Kevin (Probably) Saves the World, Inhumans, The Mayor, The Middle, Once Upon a Time, Quantico, Scandal, and Ten Days in the Valley
Next: The brand new NBC schedule
8 p.m. The Voice
10 p.m. MANIFEST*
8 p.m. The Voice
9 p.m. This is Us
10 p.m. NEW AMSTERDAM*
8 p.m. Chicago Med (new time slot)
9 p.m. Chicago Fire (new time slot)
10 p.m. Chicago P.D.
8 p.m. Superstore
8:30 p.m. The Good Place
9 p.m. Will & Grace
9:30 p.m. I FEEL BAD*
10 p.m. Law and Order: SVU (new time slot)
8 p.m. Blindspot
9 p.m. Midnight, Texas
10 p.m. Dateline NBC
8 p.m. Dateline Saturday Night Mystery
10 p.m. Saturday Night Live (encore)
11:30 p.m. Saturday Night Live
7 p.m. Football Night in America
8:20 p.m. NBC Sunday Night Football
Canceled/ended: Great News, The Brave, The Night Shift, Shades of Blue, and Taken
Next: The new CBS schedule
8 p.m. THE NEIGHBORHOOD*
8:30 p.m. HAPPY TOGETHER*
9:00 p.m. MAGNUM P.I.*
10 p.m. Bull (new time slot)
8 p.m. NCIS
9 p.m. FBI*
10 p.m. NCIS: New Orleans
8 p.m. Survivor
9 p.m. SEAL Team
10 p.m. Criminal Minds
8 p.m. The Big Bang Theory
8:30 p.m. Young Sheldon
9 p.m. Mom
9:30 p.m. MURPHY BROWN*
10 p.m. S.W.A.T.
8 p.m. MacGyver
9 p.m. Hawaii Five-0
10 p.m. Blue Bloods
8 p.m. Crimetime Saturday
9 p.m. Crimetime Saturday
10 p.m. 48 Hours
7 p.m. 60 Minutes
8 p.m. GOD FRIENDED ME*
9 p.m. NCIS Los Angeles
10 p.m. Madam Secretary
Canceled: 9JKL, Kevin Can Wait, Living Biblically, Me, Myself & I, Wisdom of the Crowd, Scorpion, Superior Donuts, and Zoo
Next: Here’s what’s airing on Fox.
8 p.m. The Resident (new time slot)
9 p.m. 9-1-1 (new time slot)
8 p.m. The Gifted (new time slot)
9 p.m. Lethal Weapon (new time slot)
8 p.m. Empire
9 p.m. Star
7:30 p.m. Thursday Night Football Pre-game show
8 p.m. Thursday Night Football
8 p.m. LAST MAN STANDING*
8:30 p.m. THE COOL KIDS*
9 p.m. Hell’s Kitchen (new time slot)
7 p.m. Fox Sports Saturday: Fox College Football
7 p.m. NFL on Fox
7:30 p.m. The OT / FOX Encores
8 p.m. The Simpsons
8:30 p.m. Bob’s Burgers (new time slot)
9 p.m. Family Guy
9:30 p.m. REL*
Canceled/ended: Brooklyn Nine-Nine (revived at NBC), The Last Man on Earth, Lucifer, The Mick, New Girl, Shots Fired, Wayward Pines, and The X-Files
Next: The CW’s new schedule
8 p.m. Legends of Tomorrow
9 p.m. Arrow (new time slot)
8 p.m. The Flash
9 p.m. Black Lightning
8 p.m. Riverdale
9 p.m. ALL AMERICAN*
8 p.m. Supernatural
9 p.m. LEGACIES*
8 p.m. Dynasty
9 p.m. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (new time slot)
8 p.m. Supergirl (new time slot)
9 p.m. CHARMED*
Canceled/ended: Life Sentence, The Originals, and Valor
Next: A look at the most notable changes of the various schedules.
The most notable changes
So now that we have our fall 2018 schedule in place, what are the biggest changes? A few of the most notable moves are Fresh off the Boat, which is moving from Tuesday to Friday; Arrow, which is moving from Thursday to Monday; and Law & Order: SVU, which is moving from Wednesday to Thursday.
In addition, the CW is now expanding to Sundays; Supergirl will get the 8 p.m. time slot, moving from Mondays. Plus, CBS’ Monday nights look completely different now, consisting of three new shows as well as an old one, Bull, which is moving from Tuesdays.
Next: A look at every new show debuting this fall
The new shows
In addition to the old shows moving around, we also have tons of new shows for the fall. Here’s a look at all of the new shows and what they’re about:
- The Kids Are Alright (ABC, Tuesdays at 8:30): An ensemble comedy following a traditional Irish-Catholic family in the 1970s
- The Rookie (ABC, Tuesdays at 10): A 40-year-old man (Nathan Fillion) moves from a small town to Los Angeles to follow his dream of being a police officer, soon becoming the oldest rookie at the LAPD.
- Single Parents (ABC, Wednesdays at 9:30): A 30-something single father named Will (Taran Killam) has been so focused on raising his daughter that he has lost sight of who he is, so his friends step in to try to help him get back into the dating world.
- A Million Little Things (ABC, Wednesdays at 10): A group of friends realizes that they need to start living more after one member of their group dies.
- Dancing With the Stars: Junior (ABC, Sundays at 8): A spin-off of the popular dance competition show starring famous children and children of famous people.
- Manifest (NBC, Mondays at 10): An airplane lands safely after a turbulent flight, only for the crew and passengers to discover that they’ve been missing for five years.
- New Amsterdam (NBC, Tuesdays at 10): A medical drama in which Dr. Max Goodwin (Ryan Eggold) comes into the oldest public hospital in the United States, hoping to shake things up and return it to its former glory.
- I Feel Bad (NBC, Thursdays at 9:30): A new comedy from executive producer Amy Poehler about a wife and mom who is far from perfect, based on the book I Feel Bad: All Day. Every Day. About Everything.
- The Neighborhood (CBS, Mondays at 8:00): A new comedy in which the nicest guy in the Midwest moves his family to a tough neighborhood in L.A., where not everyone appreciates his friendliness. Cedric the Entertainer plays the next-door neighbor.
- Happy Together (CBS, Mondays at 8:30): A married couple begins to reconnect with their younger selves when an emerging pop star moves in.
- Magnum P.I. (CBS, Mondays at 9:00): A reboot of the classic series about a private investigator in Hawaii.
- FBI (CBS, Tuesdays at 9:00): A new crime drama from executive producer Dick Wolf (Law & Order) following the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
- Murphy Brown (CBS, Thursdays at 9:30): A revival of the 1990s series about TV news host Murphy Brown, with Candice Bergen returning.
- God Friended Me (CBS, Sundays at 8:00): An atheist radio host receives a friend request from “God.” When he accepts it, strange things begin to happen.
- Last Man Standing (Fox, Fridays at 8:00): A revival of the canceled ABC sitcom in which Tim Allen plays a conservative radio host.
- The Cool Kids (Fox, Fridays at 8:30): A new comedy series set in a retirement home.
- Rel (Fox, Sundays at 9:30): A multi-cam comedy in which Lil Rel Howery plays a man struggling to rebuild his life following his divorce.
- All American (The CW, Wednesdays at 9:00): A rising high school football star is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High, and two families from vastly different worlds begin to collide.
- Legacies (The CW, Thursdays at 9:00): A spin-off of The Originals about the next generation of supernatural beings.
- Charmed (The CW, Sundays at 9:00): A reboot of the 1990s series about a trio of witches.
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