Relax, couch potatoes: Fall TV is on the way

Rick Bentley

Summer network programming is a mishmash of short-run original programs, reality competitions and reruns. If none of these types of programs have kept your interest, help is on the way.

The 2015-16 network TV season kicks off Sept. 11 with new episodes of "20/20."

Here's a look at when you can expect to see new programs on the five major networks: ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW. The list includes returning programs and series that will launch this season. All times are Eastern.

SEPT. 11

10 p.m. "20/20," ABC

SEPT. 14

8 p.m. "Dancing with the Stars," ABC

SEPT. 15

8:30 p.m. "Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris," NBC

SEPT. 21

8 p.m. "The Voice," NBC; "The Big Bang Theory," CBS; "Gotham," FOX

9 p.m. "Minority Report," FOX

8:30 p.m. "Life in Pieces," CBS

9 p.m. "Scorpion," CBS

10 p.m. "Castle," ABC; "The Blindspot," NBC; "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS

SEPT. 22

8 p.m. "The Muppets," ABC; "NCIS," CBS; "Scream Queens," FOX

8:30 p.m. "Fresh Off the Boat," ABC

9 p.m. "Dancing with the Stars: The Results," ABC; "NCIS: New Orleans," CBS

10 p.m. "Limitless," CBS

SEPT. 23

8 p.m. "The Middle," ABC; "The Mysteries of Laura," NBC; "Survivor," CBS; "Rosewood," FOX

8:30 p.m. "The Goldbergs," ABC

9 p.m. "Modern Family," ABC; "Law & Order: SVU," NBC; "Empire," FOX

9:30 p.m. "black-ish," ABC

10 p.m. "Nashville," ABC

SEPT. 24

8 p.m. "Grey's Anatomy," ABC; "Heroes Reborn," NBC

9 p.m. "Scandal, ABC; "The Blacklist," NBC

10 p.m. "How to Get Away with Murder," ABC; "The Player," NBC"

SEPT. 25

8 p.m. "Last Man Standing," ABC; "The Amazing Race," CBS

9 p.m. "Shark Tank," ABC; "Hawaii Five-0," CBS

10 p.m. "Blue Bloods," CBS

SEPT. 26

10 p.m. "48 Hours" CBS

SEPT. 27

7:30 p.m. "60 Minutes," CBS; "Bob's Burgers," FOX

8 p.m. "Once Upon a Time," ABC; "The Simpsons," FOX

8:30 p.m. "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," FOX

9 p.m. "Blood & Oil," ABC; "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," CBS; "Family Guy," FOX

9:30 p.m. "The Last Man on Earth," FOX

10 p.m. "Quantico," ABC

SEPT. 29

8 p.m. "Grandfathered," FOX

8:30 p.m. "The Grinder," FOX

9 p.m. "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," ABC

10 p.m. "Beyond the Tank," ABC

SEPT. 30

9 p.m. "Criminal Minds," CBS

10 p.m. "Chicago P.D.," NBC; "Code Black," CBS

OCT. 1

8 p.m. "Bones," FOX

9 p.m. "Sleepy Hollow," FOX

OCT. 2

8:30 p.m. "Dr. Ken," ABC

OCT. 4

8 p.m. "Madam Secretary," CBS

9 p.m. "The Good Wife," CBS

10 p.m. "CSI: Cyber," CBS

OCT. 6

8 p.m. "The Flash," CW

9 p.m. "iZombie," CW

OCT. 7

8 p.m. "Arrow," CW

9 p.m. "Supernatural," CW

OCT. 8

8 p.m. "The Vampire Diaries," CW

9 p.m. "The Originals," CW

OCT. 9

8 p.m. "Undateable," NBC; "Reign," CW

9 p.m. "America's Next Top Model Cycle 22," CW

OCT. 11

7 p.m. "America's Funniest Home Videos," ABC

OCT. 13

10 p.m. "Chicago Fire," NBC

OCT. 16

8:30 p.m. "People Are Talking," NBC

OCT. 19

8 p.m. "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," CW

9 p.m. "Jane the Virgin," CW

OCT. 26

8:30 p.m. "Supergirl," CBS

OCT. 27

10 p.m. "Wicked City," ABC

OCT. 30

9 p.m. "Grimm," NBC

NOV. 5

9 p.m. "Mom," CBS

9:30 p.m. "Angel from Hell," CBS

10 p.m. "Elementary," CBS

NOV. 6

8 p.m. "Masterchef Junior," FOX

9 p.m. "World's Funniest," FOX

NOV. 10

10 p.m. "Chicago Med," NBC