As part of Ad Age’s continuing TV upfronts coverage, we’re serving up trailers for new fall series all week long. Today’s serving of freshmen shows comes to us courtesy of CBS. For full details see “CBS upfront: ‘Young Sheldon’ takes ‘Big Bang’ slot on Thursdays,” from Ad Age’s Jeanine Poggi and Anthony Crupi earlier today. For now, here are the pertinent bits from their report related to “Carol’s Second Act” (above), plus “The Unicorn,” “Evil,” “Bob Hearts Abishola” and “All Rise” (below):
The biggest change to CBS's schedule comes to Thursday night, currently the home of “The Big Bang Theory,” which will air its final episode this week. “Young Sheldon” will now anchor the night and serve as a lead-in for the new single-camera comedy “The Unicorn,” about a group of friends and family who help a man embrace his new normal since the death of his wife a year ago.
“Mom” returns to 9 p.m. and is followed by “Carol’s Second Act,” starring Patricia Heaton as a woman who, after getting a divorce, raising children and retiring from teaching, pursues her dream of becoming a doctor. At 10 p.m. is “Evil,” a new psychological mystery from producers Michelle and Robert King.
“The Neighborhood” once again kicks off Monday nights and is paired with the new Chuck Lorre comedy “Bob Hearts Abishola,” starring Billy Gardell of “Mike & Molly.” At 9 p.m. is the new courthouse drama “All Rise,” and “Bull” remains at 10 p.m.
Tuesdays remain stable with “NCIS,” “FBI” and “NCIS: New Orleans.” “Survivor” and “Seal Team” return to Wednesday nights, with “S.W.A.T.” moving to 10 p.m. Fridays and Sundays also remain intact from this season. “Madam Secretary” will return on Sunday nights for its final season.
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