CBS announces its 2016/17 line-up Posted May 19, 2016

CBS announces its 2016/17 line-up

Announcing its 2016/17 primetime line-up in New York yesterday, CBS revealed The Big Bang Theory will again start the season on Monday nights with the show's regular time period temporarily filled by Thursday Night Football. The Big Bang Theory will move back to Thursday nights from October 27.

CBS will expand its Monday night comedy block to two-hours with new sitcoms starring Kevin James and Matt LeBlanc. The Big Bang Theory will temporarily air Mondays at 8/7c and will be followed at 8:30/7:30c by Kevin Can Wait, a new comedy with the star of The King of Queens, Kevin James. Returning sitcoms 2 Broke Girls and The Odd Couple will air at 9/8c and 9:30/8:30c, respectively. Drama series Scorpion finishes off the night at 10/9c.

When The Big Bang Theory moves back to Thursday nights, Kevin Can Wait will take the 8/7c slot on Mondays and will be followed by new sitcom Man with a Plan, starring Friends star Matt LeBlanc.

After CBS's run of Thursday Night Football games ends the network's two-hour Thursday night comedy block will return on October 27. The Big Bang Theory will again kick off the night at 8/7c followed by new sitcom The Great Indoors, which stars Joel McHale (Community). Chuck Lorre's Mom retains the 9/8c slot and will be followed by returning sitcom Life in Pieces. New drama series Pure Genius airs at 10/9c.

The Big Bang Theory was renewed for its tenth season as part of a three-season deal struck in 2014. The show has not yet been renewed past this tenth season.

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