CBS Announces Premiere Dates of New and Returning Shows for 2013

HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER

CBS has announced official premiere and return dates of its primetime programming this fall, including the live broadcast of the 65th Emmy Awards on Sept. 22 (Sunday).

The primetime schedule kicks off on Sept. 23 (Monday) with the return of HIMYM and the premiere of two new series, Mom and Hostages. (Please click on links for new series description.)

On the Tuesday block, veteran series NCIS and NCIS:LA get back-to-back airing followed by Person of Interest which formerly aired Thursdays.

Criminal Minds and CSI landed the Wednesday time slots beginning at 9pm.

On Sept. 26 (Thursday), The Big Bang Theory will lead off the comedy block and will be followed by two new comedies, The Millers and The Crazy Ones. The second season of Elementary will debut the same night at 10pm.

Hawaii Five-0 (formerly aired Mondays) and Blue Bloods will return Sept. 27 (Friday).

Sunday dramas, The Good Wife and The Mentalist return on Sept. 29 after the season 23 premiere of The Amazing Race.

Other highlights of the schedule include the premiere of We Are Men (airing on Sept.30/Monday) and the midseason debut of Intelligence (airing Feb.24/Monday). Additionally, reality hit series Survivor gets an early season 27 premiere on Sept. 18 (Wednesday).

Here's the full schedule of CBS' premiere and return dates of 2013:

Wednesday, Sept. 18
8:00-9:30 PM SURVIVOR (27th edition premiere)

Sunday, Sept. 22
8:00-11:00 PM, ET/ THE 65TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS

Monday, Sept. 23
8:00-9:00 PM HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (9th season premiere)
9:00-9:30 PM 2 BROKE GIRLS (3rd season premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM MOM (Series Debut)
10:00-11:00 PM HOSTAGES (Series Debut)

Tuesday, Sept. 24
8:00-9:00 PM NCIS (11th season premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM NCIS: LOS ANGELES (5th season premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM PERSON OF INTEREST (3rd season premiere)

Wednesday, Sept. 25
9:00-10:00 PM CRIMINAL MINDS (9th season premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (14th season premiere)

Thursday, Sept. 26
8:00-8:30 PM THE BIG BANG THEORY (7th season premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM THE MILLERS (Series Debut)
9:00-9:30 PM THE CRAZY ONES (Series Debut)
9:30-10:00 PM TWO AND A HALF MEN (11th season premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM ELEMENTARY (2nd season premiere)

Friday, Sept. 27
8:00-9:00 PM UNDERCOVER BOSS (5th season premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM HAWAII FIVE-0 (4th season premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM BLUE BLOODS (4th season premiere)

Saturday, Sept. 28
10:00-11:00 PM 48 HOURS (26th season premiere)

Sunday, Sept. 29
7:00-8:00 PM 60 MINUTES (46th season premiere)
8:00-9:00 PM THE AMAZING RACE (23rd edition premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM THE GOOD WIFE (5th season premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM THE MENTALIST (6th season premiere)

Monday, Sept. 30
8:30 pm WE ARE MEN (new series)

Monday, Feb. 24
10:00-11:00 PM INTELLIGENCE (Series Debut)