Shows Premiering Week of 9/20

Posted September 19th, 2010 at 9:00 am

This is the biggest week of the fall television season as the majority of network series return and several high profile new series premiere. Hits such as House, Glee, Modern Family, The Office, and Dexter are back. Anticipated series premieres include NBC’s The Event and Undercovers and CBS’ Hawaii Five-0.

The Event (NBC) NEW SHOW
Sci-fi conspiracy thriller starring Jason Ritter, Laura Innes and Blair Underwood has gotten a big marketing push. (9PM)

Lone Star (FOX) NEW SHOW
Drama about a man living two lives that are coming dangerously close to colliding. James Wolk, Adrianne Palicki, and Jon Voight star. (9PM)

Mike and Molly (CBS) NEW SHOW
Comedy from the creator of The Big Bang Theory. (930PM)

Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) NEW SHOW
Remake of the series that began in 1968 and ran for 12 seasons. A police task force is formed in Oahu with the freedom to operate by their own rules. Stars Alex O’Laughlin, Grace Park, Daniel Dae Kim, and Scott Caan. (10PM)

Based on a real high-priority fugitive apprehension team that tracks down notorious criminals in South Texas. (10PM)

Dancing With The Stars (ABC – 8PM)
Chuck (NBC – 8PM)
How I Met Your Mother (CBS – 8PM)
House (FOX – 8PM)
Rules of Engagement (CBS – 830PM)
Two and a Half Men (CBS – 9PM)
Castle (ABC – 10PM)

Raising Hope (Fox) NEW SHOW
Comedy about a man trying to raise his daughter with the help of his family who didn’t do the best job raising him as a child. (9PM)

Running Wilde (FOX) NEW SHOW
Will Arnett stars as a Beverly Hills jackass who ends up falling in love with Keri Russell’s character Emmy Kadubic, a charitable tree hugger, who hates his lifestyle and moral code. (930PM)

Detroit 1-8-7 (ABC) NEW SHOW
Crime drama has a fictional documentary filmmaking crew going inside Detroit’s homicide division. (10PM)

Glee (FOX – 8PM)
The Biggest Loser(NBC – 8PM)
NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS – 9PM)

Undercovers (NBC) NEW SHOW
JJ Abrams spy drama about a husband and wife that come out of retirement to join the CIA. (8PM)

Better With You (ABC) NEW SHOW
New comedy for ABC’s Wednesday night block about two sisters in different stages of romantic relationships. (830PM)

The Whole Truth (ABC) NEW SHOW
Jerry Bruckheimer legal drama stars Maura Tierney and follows both the prosecution and defense. (10PM)

The Defenders (CBS) NEW SHOW
James Belushi and Jerry O’Connell are two attorneys that do anything they can for their clients in Las Vegas. (10PM)

Hells Kitchen (FOX – 8PM)
The Middle (ABC – 8PM)
Modern Family (ABC – 9PM)
Criminal Minds (CBS – 9PM)
Law & Order: SVU (NBC – 9PM)
Cougar Town (ABC – 930PM)

My Generation (ABC) NEW SHOW
Based on a Scandinavian series, this documentary-style project follows a group of friends as they flash back and forth from present-day life to ten years ago when they were seniors in high school. (8PM)

$#*! My Dad Says (CBS) NEW SHOW
This CBS comedy project follows the life of Henry Bennett, a man in his mid-twenties who decides to move back in with his 73-year old, larger-than-life father Ed. Based on the Twitter account. (830PM)

Outsourced (NBC) NEW SHOW
Controversial comedy based on an independent film of the same name. Follows a novelty company manager when he is sent to India to supervise and train a group of customer service reps. (930PM)

Community (NBC – 8PM)
The Big Bang Theory (CBS – 8PM)
Bones (FOX – 9PM)
30 Rock (NBC – 830PM)
The Office (NBC – 9PM)
Grey’s Anatomy (ABC – 9PM)
Fringe (FOX – 9PM)
Private Practice (ABC – 10PM)
The Mentalist (CBS – 10PM)

Blue Bloods (CBS) NEW SHOW
Crime drama by Robin Green and Mitchell Burgess, who are known for their work on the HBO drama The Sopranos. The show follows the lives of the multi-generational Reagan family and their dedication to the New York City Police Department. (10PM)

Medium (CBS – 8PM)
Smallville (CW – 8PM)
Supernatural (CW – 9PM)
The Good Guys (FOX – 9PM)
Dateline (NBC – 9PM)
20/20 (ABC – 10PM)

The Simpsons (FOX – 8PM)
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (ABC – 8PM)
The Amazing Race (CBS – 8PM)
The Cleveland Show (FOX – 830PM)
Dexter (Showtime – 9PM)
Family Guy (FOX – 9PM)
Desperate Housewives (ABC – 9PM)
Brothers and Sisters (ABC – 10PM)
Undercover Boss (CBS – 10PM)
Bored to Death (HBO – 10PM)
Eastbound & Down (HBO – 1030PM)