YOUNG SHELDON is a new half-hour, single-camera comedy created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, that introduces "The Big Bang Theory's" Sheldon Cooper  (Iain Armitage), a 9-year-old genius living with his family in East Texas and going to high school.  YOUNG SHELDON will have a special Monday launch behind the season premiere of THE BIG BANG THEORY on Sept. 25 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT).  On Nov. 2, YOUNG SHELDON will move to its regular time period, Thursdays (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Robert Voets/CBS ©2017 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.CBS is giving fans a full hour of Sheldon Cooper in the 2017-2018 season, with new prequel "Young Sheldon" directly following "The Big Bang Theory" Season 11.

The sitcom following 9-year-old Sheldon (Iain Armitage of "Big Little Lies") will have a special preview on Monday, Sept. 25, then will air Thursday nights, behind TBBT, starting Nov. 2. CBS shared two photos to promote the new series as it announced the fall lineup.

By the way, at CBS Upfronts, CEO Les Moonves told reporters he hopes "The Big Bang Theory" will go beyond the two more seasons he ordered.

YOUNG SHELDON is a new half-hour, single-camera comedy created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, that introduces "The Big Bang Theory's" Sheldon Cooper  (Iain Armitage), a 9-year-old genius living with his family in East Texas and going to high school.  YOUNG SHELDON will have a special Monday launch behind the season premiere of THE BIG BANG THEORY on Sept. 25 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT).  On Nov. 2, YOUNG SHELDON will move to its regular time period, Thursdays (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Robert Voets/CBS ©2017 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.CBS's fall schedule includes a time change for "Criminal Minds" and the note that "Elementary," "Code Black," "Man with a Plan," and "Amazing Race" are being held for midseason.

MONDAY

8-8:30 P.M. — The Big Bang Theory

8:30-9 P.M. — YOUNG SHELDON (Special One Time Preview Sept. 25)

8:30-9 P.M. — 9JKL (Premieres Oct. 2)

9-9:30 P.M. — Kevin Can Wait

9:30-10 P.M. — ME, MYSELF & I

10-11 P.M. — Scorpion


AFTER THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

8-8:30 P.M. — Kevin Can Wait (Starting Oct. 30)

8:30-9 P.M. — 9JKL

9-9:30 P.M. — ME, MYSELF & I

9:30-10 P.M. — Superior Donuts (Starting Oct. 30)

10 – 11 P.M. — Scorpion


TUESDAY

8-9 P.M. — NCIS

9-10 P.M. — Bull

10-11 P.M. — NCIS: New Orleans


WEDNESDAY

8-9 P.M. — Survivor

9-10 P.M. — SEAL TEAM

10-11 P.M. — Criminal Minds


THURSDAY

8-11 P.M. ET/ 5-8 P.M. PT — NFL Thursday Night Football (Premieres Sept. 28)

AFTER THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (Starting Nov. 2)

8-8:30 P.M. — The Big Bang Theory

8:30-9 P.M. — YOUNG SHELDON

9-9:30 P.M. — Mom

9:30-10 P.M. — Life in Pieces

10-11 P.M. — S.W.A.T.


FRIDAY

8-9 P.M. — MacGuyver

9-10 P.M. — Hawaii Five-0

10 – 11 P.M. — Blue Bloods


SATURDAY

8-9 P.M. — Crimetime Saturday

9-10 P.M. — Crimetime Saturday

10-11 P.M. — 48 Hours


SUNDAY

7-8 P.M. — 60 Minutes

8-9 P.M. — Wisdom of the Crowd

9-10 P.M. — NCIS: Los Angeles

10-11 P.M. — Madam Secretary

[Via: TheWrap, EW]

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