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08.10.2015

LAST MAY AND COMING UP, ON CBS…

Can’t remember what happened in May’s season finales? No worries! There’s no need to scour the Internet or rack your brain – all the info you need is right here! So sit back, relax and take a trip down memory lane, as well as get a glimpse of what the future holds this coming season on CBS.

 

SUNDAY

MADAM SECRETARY

(8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)

Premieres Sunday, Oct. 4

SEASON FINALE: Elizabeth appeared before a Congressional committee regarding the attempted coup in Iraq, but on the advice of President Dalton and his Chief of Staff Russell Jackson, she invoked executive privilege and refused to testify. When the committee subpoenaed Henry, he was willing to lie to protect Elizabeth because they were going to accuse her of sharing classified information about Secretary Marsh’s death. Elizabeth refused to let him perjure himself and instead told the truth to the committee, and won over the press and pundits with a passionate speech about why she made the choices she did.

 

COMING UP: In the season premiere, the President’s plane is declared missing and Elizabeth is thrust into a situation of power she never imagined possible. Also, Henry butts heads with his new Defense Intelligence Agency handler, Jane Fellows, when he’s asked to recruit one of his Russian students for the NSA. Academy Award winner and MADAM SECRETARY Executive Producer Morgan Freeman guest stars and directs the season premiere episode. Jill Hennessy joins the cast in a recurring role as Jane Fellows, Henry’s new D.I.A. handler. @MadamSecretary

 

THE GOOD WIFE

(9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)

Premieres Oct. 4

SEASON FINALE: Alicia’s professional future as a lawyer was in jeopardy after her very public resignation from the State’s Attorney office when threatened with a voter fraud scandal.

 

COMING UP: Alicia attempts to revive her struggling law career by once again starting her own law firm, this time with the assistance of Jason Crouse (new cast member Jeffrey Dean Morgan), a calm, experienced investigator whom she hires. Also, to help with his Presidential campaign, Peter engages Ruth Eastman (Margo Martindale, recurring), a national strategist who hides her intelligence and cunning under a fake, folksy charm, creating an interesting dynamic with Eli in the process. In addition, Cush Jumbo joins the cast as attorney Lucca Quinn. @TheGoodWife_CBS

 

CSI

(9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)

Series Finale Sept. 27

SEASON FINALE: The CSI team faced their final struggle with the Gig Harbor killer, whose motive was finally exposed to be killing his long lost sister. Also, Brother Larson (Eric Roberts) turned out to be the Winthrop twins’ father, Greg and Morgan found Finlay clinging to life in the trunk of a car and Stokes decided to accept the director’s job in San Diego.

 

SERIES FINALE: In the special two-hour series finale, a catastrophic event paralyzes Las Vegas, and Gil Grissom, Catherine Willows and Jim Brass return to help the team with the investigation. Also, D.B. Russell and Sara Sidle make decisions regarding the future of their crime-fighting careers, and Lady Heather returns, creating maniacal controversy between Grissom and Sidle. @CSI_CBS

 

CSI: CYBER

(10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)

Premieres Oct. 4

SEASON FINALE: Avery confronted the hacker who released her patients’ information online when she was a psychologist, and Krumitz confronted the man who murdered his parents.

 

COMING UP: D.B. Russell, a civilian specialist, transfers from Las Vegas to become the director of the newly created division of Next Generation Cyber Forensics. He joins Avery and her team as they track down the most dangerous cyber criminals, beginning with the hacking of a home security system that turns into a homicide investigation. Also, Avery considers moving to a new position within the hierarchy of the FBI, Krumitz is a witness in his sister’s trial, Elijah deals with a delicate family situation and more is revealed about both Nelson’s and Raven’s backgrounds. Ted Danson joins the cast as D.B. Russell. @CSICyber

 

MONDAY

THE BIG BANG THEORY

(8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT)

Premieres Sept. 21

SEASON FINALE: After exhausting Amy’s patience, Sheldon was shocked to hear his girlfriend ask for time apart to think things over.  The discovery that he had an engagement ring complicated the moment. Meanwhile, Leonard decided the perfect time to tell Penny he’d been a bit unfaithful was on the drive to Las Vegas to elope. Returns to Thursdays at 8:00 PM on Nov. 5, following NFL Thursday Night Football.

 

COMING UP: Brilliant Sheldon is confronted by a mystery of the universe he cannot unravel: when a woman wants time apart to think, exactly how much time does that mean, and is there any way to hurry the process along? In Las Vegas, Penny and Leonard march closer to marching down the aisle, but has Penny gotten over Leonard’s infidelity? And if so, will he do anything to un-get her over it? @BigBang_CBS

 

SCORPION

(9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)

Premieres Sept. 21

SEASON FINALE: Scorpion, torn apart and uncertain about their future as a team, came together for their most important mission yet – to save Walter’s life as his car teetered on the side of a cliff. After he was rescued by a heroic Cabe, Walter was hospitalized for his injuries, and Paige, overcome with emotion, kissed Walter.

 

COMING UP: In the second season premiere, the new Director of Homeland Security Adriana Molina (guest star Alana De La Garza) reunites the team when a nuclear powered Russian satellite is knocked out of orbit and must be diverted before it detonates over Southern California. Also, Paige and Walter must face their feelings for each other when hospital footage reveals that Paige kissed him. @ScorpionCBS

 

NCIS: LOS ANGELES

(10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)

Premieres Sept. 21

SEASON FINALE: The ongoing case involving Arkady and his personal connection to an oil tanker lead Callen, Sam, Deeks and Kensie to Moscow, where the team assumed multiple undercover identities in order to locate their suspects. Also, Callen uncovered new information regarding his father.

 

COMING UP: The seventh season premieres with Callen embarking on a secret project, leaving Sam and the entire team in the dark. After Hetty demands his operation be shut down, the team is tasked with locating Callen before he finds himself in over his head. @NCISLA_CBS

 

TUESDAY

NCIS 

(8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)

Premieres Sept. 22

SEASON FINALE: NCIS investigated the Calling, a global terrorist group that recruits teens via the Internet, after Special Agent Ned Dornegat is killed in a bombing overseas. Following another attack by the group, Dornegat’s mother, CIA Officer Joanna Teague joined forces with the team to find the leaders. When Luke Harris, a former member of the group, is kidnapped by the Calling and taken to Iraq, Gibbs, DiNozzo and Joanna follow. Just as DiNozzo finds the Calling’s leader, Luke shoots Gibbs twice.

 

COMING UP: After being shot, Gibbs fights for his life aboard a Navy hospital ship, while DiNozzo and Joanna travel to Shanghai to try and take down the Calling. Jon Cryer guest stars as Gibbs’ surgeon, Dr. Cyril Taft. Mimi Rogers returns as CIA Officer Joanna Teague. @NCIS_CBS

 

NCIS: NEW ORLEANS

(9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)

Premieres Sept. 22

SEASON FINALE: After Pride received intelligence that the ports were breached, placing the Navy and the Gulf Coast in harm’s way, he and his team followed every angle to determine what... or who... had entered their city. Also, when the mole was revealed to be Captain Messier, a trusted local law enforcement officer who had worked hand in hand with Pride and his team, the agents realized that the power of the local mob organization, the Broussard Syndicate, was stronger than they could have ever imagined.

 

COMING UP: In the second season premiere, a military convoy is attacked in order to steal a missile that is part of a Naval exercise. Pride and the team, believing that it is perpetrated by a group of anti-American militants, make plans for a dangerous undercover operation with potentially deadly consequences. Also, two recurring cast members are now series regulars: Shalita Grant, as ex-ATF Agent Sonja Percy, and Daryl Mitchell, as Investigative Computer Specialist Patton Plame. @NCISNewOrleans

 

WEDNESDAY

SURVIVOR

(8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)

Premieres Sept. 23

NEW SEASON: SURVIVOR returns with “Survivor Cambodia: Second Chance.” In a SURVIVOR first, fans chose the 20 castaways who will return for a second chance to compete against each other with the same ultimate goal: to outwit, outplay and outlast each other. Ultimately, one will be crowned the Sole Survivor and win the $1 million prize. The show is hosted by Emmy Award winner Jeff Probst. @Survivor_Tweet

 

CRIMINAL MINDS

(9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)

Premieres Sept. 30

SEASON FINALE: Kate Callahan’s niece, Meg, and her best friend, Markayla, were kidnapped, and the BAU discovered that the girls were targeted by an online predator who posed as a teenager in order to traffic them to serial killers. The team was able to track down the kidnappers and rescue Meg, thanks to Markayla’s information following her escape. Also, Kate resigned, telling Hotch she wanted to spend time with her children, and Reid learned that J.J. was pregnant.

 

COMING UP: The 11th season begins with the BAU interviewing different candidates to join their ranks in the wake of Kate’s departure, including a forensic psychologist, Dr. Tara Lewis, who is eager to assist their efforts. Also, the BAU hunts for a serial killer who leaves behind distinctive evidence that points to someone intent on revenge. Aisha Tyler joins the cast in a recurring role as Dr. Tara Lewis. @CrimMinds_CBS

 

THURSDAY

THE BIG BANG THEORY

(8:00-8:30 PM, ET/PT)

Returns to Thursday on Nov. 5.

 

MOM 

(9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT)

Premieres Nov. 5

SEASON FINALE: Christy became infuriated when Bonnie fell off the wagon. Their relationship became so contentious that their closest friends and family excluded them from gatherings, culminating with Roscoe announcing that he would prefer to live with his father and his new girlfriend. Christy blamed Bonnie for this development and attempted to move out, but ultimately returned home to make amends.

 

COMING UP: In season three, Christy and Bonnie find themselves in unfamiliar territory: they’re getting along! They will continue to rely on their sober friends, Marjorie, Jill and Wendy, for support and together, they’ll offer encouragement to newcomers to their group, including Jodi (guest star Emily Osment). Also, Regina will make a life-altering decision that affects everyone, and Christy will continue to be challenged by the facts that Violet is engaged to a man 22 years her senior and Roscoe is spending more and more time with his father and his girlfriend. In addition, Christy will get a new boss and Bonnie will reconnect with her biological mother. @MomCBS

 

ELEMENTARY

(10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)

Premieres Nov. 5

SEASON FINALE: Holmes was subjected to a series of devious machinations by Oscar, an unstable roommate from Sherlock’s time as an addict. Oscar’s manipulations caused Sherlock to lose his temper, assault Oscar, and ultimately relapse. While Sherlock prepared himself for the fallout of his brutal actions and the end of three years of sobriety, he and Watson received word that Sherlock’s estranged father was coming to New York.

 

COMING UP: Holmes attempts to rebuild his life in the wake of his attack on Oscar and subsequent relapse. Due to his violent actions, Sherlock’s partnership with Watson and their consultancy with the NYPD are in jeopardy. As he awaits news on whether or not he will face criminal charges, the case of a missing woman allegedly killed by her husband lands in his lap, just in time to distract him from the impending arrival of his estranged father, Mr. Morland Holmes (new cast member John Noble). @Elementary_CBS

 

FRIDAY

THE AMAZING RACE

(8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT)

Premieres Sept. 25

COMING UP: The Emmy Award-winning show kicks off its 27th edition with 11 new teams crossing the starting line in Venice Beach to embark on a trek around the world. At every destination, each team must compete in a series of challenges, and only when the tasks are completed will they learn of their next location. Teams who are the farthest behind will gradually be eliminated as the contest progresses, with the first team to arrive at the final destination winning the $1 million prize. Phil Keoghan (@PhilKeoghan) serves as host. @AmazingRace_CBS

 

HAWAII FIVE-0 

(9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT)

Premieres Sept. 25

SEASON FINALE: On the eve of Kono’s wedding to Adam, Five-0 learned that a stolen nuclear bomb was somewhere on the island and about to be detonated. Once Danny and McGarrett disposed of the bomb in the Pacific Ocean, Kono’s wedding began just as Chin got a surprise visit from the very dangerous Gabriel Waincroft.

 

COMING UP: In the sixth season premiere, a murder leads Five-0 to investigate a centuries-old pirate story involving buried treasure, and it seems that the killer is using the back of a stolen painting as a treasure map. Also, the morning after their wedding, Kono and Adam (Ian Anthony Dale) are kidnapped and tortured by Gabriel (Christopher Sean), and Danny shows concern for McGarrett regarding Catherine’s return to the island. @HawaiiFive0CBS

 

BLUE BLOODS

(10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT)

Premieres Sept. 25

SEASON FINALE: The Reagans raced to the hospital after Linda was shot. Danny nabbed the gang member responsible for shooting her, as well as for the murder of a deputy police chief.

 

COMING UP: Danny and Baez investigate a possible serial killer who sends a chilling message to Danny. Also, Erin toys with the idea of applying for a judgeship, Frank is in a bind when a mayoral candidate accuses him of corruption and Eddie must face her estranged father when he winds up in the hospital. @BlueBloods_CBS

 

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Press Contacts:

Diane Ekeblad   818-655-1585  diane.ekeblad@cbs.com

Barbara Abseck 212-975-4637  beabseck@cbs.com

Press:

Diane Ekeblad
818-655-1585
diane.ekeblad@cbs.com

Barbara Abseck
212-975-4637
beabseck@cbs.com