Extraordinary Lives Here: Global Unveils Fall Premiere Dates for New Series and Returning Hits

Highly-Anticipated New Series Joining the Schedule Include Supergirl, Heroes Reborn, Limitless, Minority Report and The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

Returning Heavyweights The Blacklist, NCIS, NCIS: LA, NCIS: New Orleans, Survivor and Madam Secretary Cement Global's Strong Fall Schedule

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TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Global is ready for TV's hottest season with confirmed premiere dates for its slate of action-packed, must-see new series debuting this fall.

Jam-packed with high-performing people reshaping the world, Global's compelling lineup begins with sci-fi mystery series Minority Report on September 21. Then an ordinary guy discovers the brain-boosting power of mysterious drug NZT in new series Limitless, premiering on September 22. Primetime gets even hotter with the highly anticipated reboot Heroes Reborn on September 24, followed by the action-adventure drama celebrating girl power, Supergirl, on October 26. The smartest guy in the room, Stephen Colbert, rounds out the Global schedule with The Late Show with Stephen Colbertairing weeknights beginning September 8.

Global dials up the laughs on Friday nights with two brand new comedies, starting with the unabashed new comedy about two diverse couples Truth be Told (formerly People Are Talking) starting October 16.Then it's over to the comedic styling's of Jane Lynch in the hilarious new series Angel From Hell, premiering on November 6.

Also joining Global's all-star lineup is the latest addition to the Chicago franchise, the gripping new medical drama Chicago Med premiering November 10.

Global's roster of rock solid of fan-favourites also return this fall, including gripping thriller The Blacklist on September 24, long-standing hit series Survivor on September 23, Friday night favourite Hawaii Five-0 on September 25, and high-powered political drama Madam Secretary on October 4. Also returning this fall is the powerhouse NCIS franchise, starting with NCIS, the most-watched drama in the world, NCIS: LA and NCIS: New Orleans, along with The Good Wife, Bones, Elementary and The Simpsons.   

FALL 2015 PREMIERE DATES and TIMES for GLOBAL TV:
All times are ET and subject to change. New series are bolded.

Tuesday, September 8th 
Late Show with Stephen Colbert11:35pm

Monday, September 21st
Minority Report – 9 pm
NCIS: Los Angeles10 pm

Tuesday, September 22nd
NCIS8 pm
NCIS: New Orleans9 pm
Limitless10pm

Wednesday, September 23rd
Survivor8pm

Thursday, September 24th
Heroes Reborn8pm
The Blacklist9pm

Friday, September 25th
Hawaii Five-09pm

Sunday, September 27th
Simpsons8pm

Wednesday, September 30th
Bones9pm
Chicago PD10pm

Sunday, October 4th
Madam Secretary8pm
The Good Wife9pm

Monday, October 12th
Chicago Fire8pm

Friday, October 16th
Truth be Told (formerly People are Talking)8:30pm

Monday, October 26th
Supergirl8:30pm

Thursday, November 5th
Elementary10pm

Friday, November 6th
Angel From Hell8pm

Tuesday, November 10th
Chicago Med7pm

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