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CBS Announces Its 2024-2025 Primetime Schedule

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CBS is the first network to announce its upcoming 2024-2025 schedule. The lineup includes fall and midseason scheduling. The network has also made its first series order for the 2025-2026 season with a spinoff of Fire Country titled Sheriff Country.

Kicking off Mondays will be The Neighborhood at 8 followed by the new comedy series Poppa’s House at 8:30. NCIS will follow at 9 with the series premiere of NCIS: Origins at 10.

Tuesday’s lineup of The FBIs will remain the same. FBI will air at 8. FBI: International will follow at 9. FBI: Most Wanted will wrap up the night at 10.

Wednesdays in the fall will see Survivor return to kick off the night at 8. New reality series The Summit will follow at 9:30. At midseason, The Price Is Right At Night will air at 8 followed by Raid The Cage at 9. A new edition of Hollywood Squares with Drew Barrymore as the center square will air at 10. In the Spring, Survivor will return at 8 followed by the new season of The Amazing Race at 9:30.

Young Sheldon spinoff Georgie & Mandy’s First Marriage will premiere at 8 followed by Ghosts at 8:30. New series Matlock will follow at 9. Season two of Elsbeth will air at 10.

In the fall, the Friday lineup will remain the same with S.W.A.T. at 8 followed by Fire Country at 9. The final episodes of Blue Bloods will air at 10. At midseason, NCIS: Sydney will air at 10 followed by Fire Country at 9. S.W.A.T. will then move to 10.

Encore drama episodes will air from 8-10 on Saturdays followed by 48 Hours at 10.

On Sundays, 60 Minutes will kick off at 7. Tracker will move to 8 with The Equalizer moving to 9. Encores will air at 10 as Football often leads to delays. At midseason, new series Watson will air at 10.

MONDAY – Monday night features the additions of two new series. The popular comedy THE NEIGHBORHOOD returns for its seventh season at 8:00 PM, paired with the new comedy POPPA’S HOUSE at 8:30 PM. At 9:00 PM, the flagship series NCIS returns for season 22, as a powerful lead-in for the new drama NCIS: ORIGINS at 10:00 PM.

TUESDAY – FBI Tuesday returns with the top-rated lineup of the night. FBI opens the night at 8:00 PM, followed by FBI: INTERNATIONAL at 9:00 PM and FBI: MOST WANTED concluding the block of heroic storytelling at 10:00 PM.

WEDNESDAY – Wednesday night returns in fall and spring with two 90-minute high-stakes competition series, and in mid-winter a special all game show-themed night. In fall, the groundbreaking reality series SURVIVOR kicks off the night at 8:00 PM, serving as a compatible lead-in for the new reality series THE SUMMIT at 9:30 PM. The annual midseason winter break between the spring edition of SURVIVOR and the return of THE AMAZING RACE at 9:30 PM will be eventized with three game shows. A special primetime THE PRICE IS RIGHT AT NIGHT, hosted by Drew Carey, kicks off the festivities at 8:00 PM followed by the return of RAID THE CAGE, hosted by Damon Wayans, Jr. and co-host Jeannie Mai, at 9:00 PM, leading into a new edition of the HOLLYWOOD SQUARES, starring Drew Barrymore as the center square, at 10:00 PM.

THURSDAY – Thursdays feature a thematic night of comedy and humorous dramas. At 8:00 PM, the new comedy GEORGIE & MANDY’S FIRST MARRIAGE leads into the #2 comedy series, GHOSTS, at 8:30 PM. The amusing new legal drama MATLOCK, starring Emmy and Academy Award winner Kathy Bates, debuts at 9:00 PM and serves as lead-in to the critically acclaimed #2 new series, ELSBETH, at 10:00 PM.

FRIDAY – Friday night features the return of S.W.A.T. at 8:00 PM followed by the hit drama FIRE COUNTRY at 9:00 PM. At 10:00 PM, BLUE BLOODS closes out the night as it returns for the second half of its 14th and final season. Following the conclusion of Blue Bloods in midseason, NCIS: SYDNEY leads off the night at 8:00 PM, with FIRE COUNTRY remaining in the 9:00 PM slot followed by S.W.A.T. at 10:00 PM.

SATURDAY – CBS’ Saturday night lineup features encore broadcasts of the Network’s popular dramas at 8:00 PM and 9:00 PM, followed at 10:00 PM by the true crime docuseries 48 HOURS, Saturday’s #1 non-sports primetime series.

SUNDAY – Sunday night begins at 7:00 PM with 60 MINUTES, television’s acclaimed #1 news program, followed at 8:00 PM by television’s new #1 series, TRACKER. At 9:00 PM, THE EQUALIZER, starring Queen Latifah, returns for a fifth season. During the first half of the season, when the CBS Sunday primetime lineup often has a delayed start due to late afternoon NFL broadcasts, the 10:00 PM slot will feature encore broadcasts of popular Network dramas. In midseason, after the end of football, TRACKER and THE EQUALIZER will provide a potent lead-in to the new drama WATSON at 10:00 PM.

Lee Arvoy
Lee Arvoy joined the TV Source team in the summer of 2020 as a TV Writer.

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