The CW has announced the premiere dates for their fall 2021 slate. We learned from the CW’s Upfront presentation that The Flash and Riverdale would be paired together and premiering in November with a 5 episode event launch, but now we have a solid date.
Kicking off the schedule for the fall will be the return of Penn & Teller: Fool Us on October 1, 2021. The following day on October 2, 2021 will be the annual iHeartRadio Music Festival which will air in two parts, concluding October 3, 2021.
Joining Penn & Teller the following week will be the season premiere of Nancy Drew on October 8, 2021. The next night will see the CW have their first scheduled Saturday night programming ever. October 8, 2021 will be the season premiere of Whose Line Is It Anyway and World’s Funniest Animals.
Sundays new all game show lineup premieres October 10, 2021 with the Legends of the Hidden Temple reboot series and the US version of the UK series Killer Camp. Former Sunday lineup occupants Legends of Tomorrow and Batwoman shift to Wednesdays starting October 13, 2021.
Legacies will return to its Thursday night home beginning October 14, 2021 following an original episode of Canadian import Coroner which will be finishing up their summer run in the fall. Walker joins a few weeks later on October 28, 2021.
Underappreciated drama All American returns to Mondays October 25, 2021 leading into the new series 4400, based off of the previous USA Network series The 4400.
Finally, The Flash and Riverdale make their late returns beginning November 16, 2021 and will run for 5 episodes before the whole lineup takes their usual holiday breaks.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1
8:00-9:00PM PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (Season Premiere)
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2
8:00-10:00PM IHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL (Night One)
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3
8:00-10:00PM IHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL (Night Two)
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8
8:00-9:00PM PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (Original Episode)
9:00-10:00PM NANCY DREW (Season Premiere)
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9
8:00-8:30PM WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (Season Premiere)
8:30-9:00PM WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (Original Episode)
9:00-9:30PM WORLD’S FUNNIEST ANIMALS (Season Premiere)
9:30-10:00PM WORLD’S FUNNIEST ANIMALS (Original Episode)
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10
8:00-9:00PM LEGENDS OF THE HIDDEN TEMPLE (New Series Premiere)
9:00-10:00PM KILLER CAMP (Season Premiere)
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13
8:00-9:00PM DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00PM BATWOMAN (Season Premiere)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14
8:00-9:00PM CORONER (Original Episode)
9:00-10:00PM LEGACIES (Season Premiere)
MONDAY, OCTOBER 25
8:00-9:00PM ALL AMERICAN (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00PM 4400 (New Series Premiere)
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28
8:00-9:00PM WALKER (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00PM LEGACIES (Original Episode)
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16
8:00-9:00PM THE FLASH (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00PM RIVERDALE (Season Premiere)