Fall TV Show Premiere Dates From A to Z – 2010

You usually find lists of Fall TV show premiere dates listed by date and then show, but that leaves you searching up and down through the whole page looking for the handful of shows you want to know start dates for. So, here you go. Below you’ll find mainly scripted show premiere dates, but a few of the bigger reality type shows too, listed alphabetically, so you can quickly find the premiere date of your favorite show. If you see a date listed as “???,” it’s because no premiere has been set yet. Bold denotes new fall series.

Fall Premiere Dates 0-$

20/20 (ABC): Premieres Friday, Sept. 24th.
30 Rock (NBC): Premieres Thursday, Sept. 23rd.
48 Hours Mystery (CBS): Premieres Saturday, Sept. 25th.
60 Minutes (CBS): Premieres Sunday, Sept. 26th.
90210 (The CW): Premieres Monday, Sept. 13th.
$#*! My Dad Says (CBS): Premieres Thursday, Sept. 23rd.

Fall Premiere Dates A-C

The Amazing Race (CBS): Premieres Sunday, Sept. 26th.
American Dad (FOX): Premieres Sunday, Oct. 3rd.
America’s Funniest Home Videos (ABC): Premieres Sunday, Oct. 3rd.
America’s Most Wanted (FOX): Premiered Saturday, Sept. 11th.
America’s Next Top Model (The CW): Premiered Wednesday, Sept. 8th.
The Apprentice (NBC): Premieres Thursday, Sept. 16th.
Best Thing I Ever Ate (Food Network): Premieres Monday, Sept. 27th.
Better With You (ABC): Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 22nd.
The Big Bang Theory (CBS): Premieres Thursday, Sept. 23rd.
The Big C (Showtime): Premieres Monday, Aug. 16th.
The Biggest Loser (NBC): Premieres Tuesday, Sept. 21st.
Blue Bloods (CBS): Premieres Friday, Sept. 24th.
Boardwalk Empire (HBO): Premieres Sunday, Sept. 19th.
Body of Proof (ABC): Premieres Friday, ???.
Bones (FOX): Premieres Thursday, Sept. 23rd.
Bored to Death (HBO): Premieres Sunday, Sept. 26th.
Brothers & Sisters (ABC): Premieres Sunday, Sept. 26th.
Burn Notice (USA): Premieres Thursday, Nov. 11th.
Caprica (Syfy): Premieres Tuesday, Oct. 5th.
Castle (ABC): Premieres Monday, Sept. 20th.
Chase (NBC): Premieres Monday, Sept. 20th.
Chuck (NBC): Premieres Monday, Sept. 20th.
The Cleveland Show (FOX): Premieres Sunday, Sept. 26th.
The Closer (TNT): Premieres Monday, Nov. 29th.
Community (NBC): Premieres Thursday, Sept. 23rd.
Cops (FOX): Premiered Saturday, Sept. 11th.
Cougar Town (ABC): Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 22nd.
Criminal Minds (CBS): Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 22nd.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS): Premieres Thursday, Sept. 23rd.
CSI: Miami (CBS): Premieres Sunday, Oct. 3rd.
CSI: NY (CBS): Premieres Friday, Sept. 24th.

Fall Premiere Dates D-F

Dancing With the Stars (ABC): Premieres Monday, Sept. 20th.
Dancing With the Stars: Results (ABC): Premieres Tuesday, Sept. 21st.
Dateline NBC (NBC): Premieres Friday, Sept. 24th.
Defenders (CBS): Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 22nd.
Desperate Housewives (ABC): Premieres Sunday, Sept. 26th.
Detroit 187 (ABC): Premieres Tuesday, Sept. 21st.
Dexter (Showtime): Premieres Sunday, Sept. 26th.
Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Premieres Monday, Aug. 30th.
Eastbound & Down (HBO): Premieres Sunday, Sept. 26th.
The Event (NBC): Premieres Monday, Sept. 20th.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC): Premieres Sunday, Sept. 26th.
Family Guy (FOX): Premieres Sunday, Sept. 26th.
Football Night in America (NBC): Premieres Sunday, Sept. 12th.
Friday Night Lights (DirectTV): Premieres Wednesday, Oct. 27th.
Fringe (FOX): Premieres Thursday, Sept. 23rd.

Fall Premiere Dates G-I

Glee (FOX): Premieres Tuesday, Sept. 21st.
The Good Guys (FOX): Premieres Friday, Sept. 24th.
The Good Wife (CBS): Premieres Tuesday, Sept. 28th.
Gossip Girl (The CW): Premieres Monday, Sept. 13th.
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC): Premieres Thursday, Sept. 23rd.
Hawaii Five-0 (CBS): Premieres Monday, Sept. 20th.
Hellcats (The CW): Premiered Wednesday, Sept. 8th.
Hell’s Kitchen (FOX): Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 22nd.
How I Met Your Mother (CBS): Premieres Monday, Sept. 20th.
House (FOX): Premieres Monday, Sept. 20th.
Human Target (FOX): Premieres Friday, Oct. 1st.
Iconoclasts (Sundance): Premieres Saturday, Oct. 2nd.
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (IFC): Premieres Friday, Oct. 1st.
Inside the NFL (Showtime): Premiered Wednesday, Sept. 8th.
In Treatment (HBO): Premieres Monday, Oct. 25th & Tuesday, Oct. 26th.
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX): Premieres Thursday, Sept. 16th.

Fall Premiere Dates L-M

Law & Order: Los Angeles (NBC): Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 29th.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC): Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 22nd.
The League (FX): Premieres Thursday, Sept. 16th.
Lie to Me (FOX): Premieres Wednesday, Nov. 10th.
Life Unexpected (The CW): Premieres Tuesday, Sept. 14th.
Lone Star (FOX): Premieres Monday, Sept. 20th.
Luther (BBC America): Premieres Sunday, Oct. 24th.
Medium (CBS): Premieres Friday, Sept. 24th.
Melissa & Joey (ABC Family): Premieres Tuesday, Aug. 17th.
Men of a Certain Age (TNT): Premieres Monday, Nov. 29th.
The Mentalist (CBS): Premieres Thursday, Sept. 23rd.
The Middle (ABC): Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 22nd.
Mike & Molly (CBS): Premieres Monday, Sept. 20th.
Modern Family (ABC): Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 22nd.
Monday Night Football (ESPN): Premieres Monday, Sept. 13th.
My Generation (ABC): Premieres Thursday, Sept. 23rd.
MythBusters (Discovery Channel): Premieres Wednesday, Oct. 6th.

Fall Premiere Dates N-P

NCIS (CBS): Premieres Tuesday, Sept. 21st.
NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS): Premieres Tuesday, Sept. 21st.
The Next Iron Chef (Food Network): Premieres Sunday, Oct. 3rd.
Nikita (The CW): Premiered Thursday, Sept. 9th.
No Ordinary Family (ABC): Premieres Tuesday, Sept. 28th.
The Office (NBC): Premieres Thursday, Sept. 23rd.
One Tree Hill (The CW): Premieres Tuesday, Sept. 14th.
Outlaw (NBC): Premieres Friday, Sept. 24th with a preview on Sept. 15th.
Outsourced (NBC): Premieres Thursday, Sept. 23rd.
Parenthood (NBC): Premieres Tuesday, Sept. 14th.
Private Practice (ABC): Premieres Thursday, Sept. 23rd.
Project Runway (Lifetime): Premiered Thursday, July 29th.
Psych (USA): Premieres Wednesday, Nov. 10th.

Fall Premiere Dates Q-S

Raising Hope (FOX): Premieres Tuesday, Sept. 21st.
Rules of Engagement (CBS): Premieres Monday, Sept. 20th.
Running Wilde (FOX): Premieres Tuesday, Sept. 21st.
Sanctuary (Syfy): Premieres Friday, Oct. 15th.
Saturday Night College Football (ABC): Premiered Saturday, Sept. 4th.
Scare Tactics (Syfy): Premieres Monday, Oct. 4th.
School Pride (NBC): Premieres Friday, Oct. 15th.
Secret Millionaire (ABC): Premieres Friday, ???.
The Simpsons (FOX): Premieres Sunday, Sept. 26th.
Smallville (The CW): Premieres Friday, Sept. 24th.
Sons of Anarchy (FX): Premiered Tuesday, Sept. 7th.
South Park (Comedy Central): Premieres Wednesday, Oct. 6th.
Stargate Universe (Syfy): Premieres Tuesday, Sept. 28th.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Cartoon Network): Premieres Friday, Sept. 17th.
Steven Seagal: Lawman (A&E): Premieres Wednesday, Oct. 6th.
Sunday Night Football (NBC): Premiered Thursday, Sept. 9th with first Sunday game on Sept. 12th.
Supernatural (The CW): Premieres Friday, Sept. 24th.
Survivor (CBS): Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 15th.

Fall Premiere Dates T-Z

Teach: Tony Danza (A&E): Premieres Friday, Oct. 1st.
Terriers (FX): Premiered Wednesday, Sept. 8th.
Top Chef: Just Desserts (Bravo): Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 22nd with a preview on Sept. 15th.
Two and a Half Men (CBS): Premieres Monday, Sept. 20th.
Undercover Boss (CBS): Premieres Sunday, Sept. 26th.
Undercovers (NBC): Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 22nd.
Ugly Americans (Comedy Central): Premieres Wednesday, Oct. 6th.
The Vampire Diaries (The CW): Premiered Thursday, Sept. 9th.
The Walking Dead (AMC): Premieres Sunday, Oct. 31st.
Weeds (Showtime): Premieres Monday, Aug. 16th.
The Whole Truth (ABC): Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 22nd.

Was the Fall TV Show Premiere Dates From A to Z helpful? Was there a show you were looking for, but it wasn’t listed above? Let me know in the comments. Also, checkout the Printable Fall TV Schedules 2010 for another way to see when your favorite show will play and what it will be going up against in a one page daily grid format.

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17 comments… add one
  • Dark Shogun Sep 12, 2010, 6:47 pm

    The only one I noticed from a quick glace that was missing is “V”. Thank you for this list though, it is GREAT.

    Dark Shogun

  • Jason the TVaholic Sep 13, 2010, 8:01 am

    Dark Shogun, V isn’t set to return until midseason. Glad you like the list.

  • K Sep 13, 2010, 2:42 pm

    Awesome list! Thanks!

  • Linda D Hopper Sep 25, 2010, 6:42 pm

    I really enjoyed the ABC’s show The Whole Truth more than the CBS’s show on the same time. I sure hope it is on for many years’

  • P Burns Sep 26, 2010, 3:19 pm

    I did not see Ugly Betty listed. Was this show cancelled?

  • Jason the TVaholic Sep 26, 2010, 4:51 pm

    P Burns, Yes, Ugly Betty was cancelled by ABC.

  • Tab Brown Oct 3, 2010, 5:19 pm

    Whast happen to White Collar on USA… this was a great show, interesting plot …. one of the best TV shows…..

  • Jason the TVaholic Oct 3, 2010, 6:45 pm

    Tab, White Collar played the first part of its second season over the summer and will be back to finish it out this winter, probably starting in January sometime.

  • kathleen snyder Oct 6, 2010, 8:38 am

    when will “Chaos” with Eric Close start on CBS

  • Jason the TVaholic Oct 7, 2010, 9:18 pm

    Kathleen, CBS’ Chaos is slated for midseason, which means probably sometime in early 2011 at the earliest.

  • dina cullerton Oct 26, 2010, 4:45 pm

    when will “Ghost Whisperer start again on CBS?

  • Jason the TVaholic Oct 26, 2010, 6:30 pm

    Dina, Ghost Whisperer won’t be returning, as it was canceled by CBS after last season.

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