It's nearly time for the NCIS franchise to enter the new TV season. Today, CBS revealed start dates for 10 of its scripted series, including its three NCIS shows and hits like Young Sheldon and Mom. Here's when you can expect to see some of TV's biggest shows return next month.

2020 start dates: NCISLANew OrleansYoung Sheldon, Mom

The CBS scripted series that will premiere throughout November are: NCIS, NCIS: L.A., NCIS: New OrleansS.W.A.T.All RiseYoung SheldonMomBob Hearts Abishola, The Neighborhood, and new sitcom B Positive.

For NCIS fans, Nov. 8 is a big night: L.A. and New Orleans kick off their new seasons, while the main series begins airing "fan-favourite" specials for several weeks. NCIS later follows with the season 18 premiere on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

CBS Fall 2020 TV premiere date schedule

Per Deadline, here's the full list of start dates for the 10 new CBS shows:

Thursday, Nov. 5

8-8:30 pm: Young Sheldon (Season 4 Premiere)
8:30-9 pm: B Positive (Series Premiere)
9-9:30 pm: Mom (Season 8 Premiere)

Sunday, Nov. 8

7:30-8:30 pm: 60 Minutes
8:30-9:30 pm: NCIS: L.A. (Season 12 Premiere)
9:30-10:30 pm: NCIS: New Orleans (Season 7 Premiere)
10:30-11:30 pm: NCIS ("Fan-favourite episodes from previous 17 seasons")

Wednesday, Nov. 11

8-9 pm: The Amazing Race
9-11 pm: S.W.A.T. (Season 4 Premiere, 2 hours)

Monday, Nov. 16

8-8:30 pm: The Neighborhood (Season 3 Premiere)
8:30-9 pm: Bob Hearts Abishola (Season 2 Premiere)
9-10 pm: All Rise (Season 2 Premiere)

Tuesday, Nov. 17

8-9 pm: NCIS (Season 18 Premiere)

According to Deadline, CBS will soon announce additional premieres, some for November, for other scripted series that restarted production later — such as Blue Bloods, Magnum P.I., and SEAL Team. The outlet adds the following description for the NCIS season 18 premiere, "Sturgeon Season":

"Gibbs and Fornell (Joe Spano) attempt to track down the leader of a drug ring who supplied drugs to Fornell's daughter. Also, the team deals with the case of a missing cadaver from the NCIS autopsy room."

Episode 2 of the new season will be NCIS's 400th, a special anniversary episode.


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