2008–09 United States network television schedule

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The following is the 2008–09 network television schedule for the six major English language broadcast networks in the United States. The schedule covers primetime hours from September 2008 through May 2009. The schedule is followed by a list per network of returning series, new series, and series cancelled after the 2007/08 season. The schedule omits the Public Broadcasting Service (whose programming is listed here).

     Lime indicates the #1 most watched program of the season.[1]
     Yellow indicates the top-10 most watched programs of the season.[1]
     Cyan indicates the top-20 most watched programs of the season.[1]
     Magenta indicates the top-30 most watched programs of the season.[1]
     Orange indicates the top-40 most watched programs of the season.[1]
     Silver indicates the top-50 most watched programs of the season.[1]

Fall schedule[edit]

  • New fall series are highlighted in bold.
  • The official schedule was set by each network before the start of the official fall season.
  • All times given are in U.S. Eastern Time, Pacific Time is the same. Subtract one Hour for Central and Mountain time. There are certain exceptions, such as NBC Sunday Night Football, that are aired live in all time zones.

Sunday[edit]

Network 7:00 PM 7:30 PM 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC America's Funniest Home Videos Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Desperate Housewives Brothers & Sisters
CBS Fall 60 Minutes The Amazing Race 13 Cold Case The Unit
Winter Million Dollar Password
Follow-Up The Amazing Race 14
CW Fall In Harm's Way Valentine Easy Money Local Programming
Follow-Up Jericho (Reruns) CW Sunday Movie
Fox Fall The OT The Simpsons King of the Hill Family Guy American Dad!
Winter Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
NBC Fall Football Night in America NBC Sunday Night Football (8:20, to game completion)
Winter Dateline NBC Kings The Celebrity Apprentice 2

Note: On Sundays, The CW programming begins at 5 p.m. Eastern; the full schedule is available here
Note: CBS' Sunday Night primetime lineup is often delayed due to NFL on CBS game coverage running longer than scheduled, except in the Pacific and Mountain time zones, where the lineup airs as scheduled. Note: The 7pm hour on Fox features animated series reruns in the Pacific and Mountain time zones during the NFL season.

Monday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Dancing with the Stars #3 20.4 million Samantha Who? Boston Legal
Winter The Bachelor Holiday Special True Beauty[2]
CBS Fall The Big Bang Theory How I Met Your Mother Two and a Half Men Worst Week CSI: Miami
Follow Up Rules of Engagement
CW Fall Gossip Girl One Tree Hill Local Programming
Follow-Up Privileged
Winter One Tree Hill[3]
Fox Fall Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Prison Break
Winter House 24
MNT Fall Celebrity Exposé Magic's Biggest Secrets Revealed
Follow-Up Twilight Zone Twilight Zone
Winter Masters of Illusion[4]
NBC Fall Chuck Heroes My Own Worst Enemy
Follow-up Superstars of Dance Momma's Boys
Winter Chuck Heroes Medium[5]

Tuesday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Opportunity Knocks Dancing with the Stars: The Results Eli Stone[6]
Follow-Up Holiday Specials According to Jim According to Jim
Winter Homeland Security USA Scrubs Scrubs Primetime: What Would You Do?[7]
CBS NCIS #5 17.9 million The Mentalist Without a Trace
CW Fall 90210 Privileged Local Programming
Follow Up Reaper 90210[8]
Fox Fall House Fringe
Winter American Idol #2 26.2 million
MNT Fall Street Patrol Street Patrol (Reruns) Jail Jail (Reruns)
Winter Vice Squad Vice Squad
Follow-Up Whacked Out Videos Whacked Out Videos
NBC The Biggest Loser Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Wednesday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Pushing Daisies Private Practice Dirty Sexy Money
Winter Lost (Reruns) Lost Life on Mars
CBS The New Adventures of Old Christine Gary Unmarried Criminal Minds CSI: NY
CW Fall America's Next Top Model Stylista Local Programming
Follow-Up Stylista (Reruns)
Winter 13: Fear is Real[3] 90210 (Reruns)[8]
Follow-Up Privileged[8]
Fox Fall Bones 'Til Death Do Not Disturb
Follow-Up House (Reruns)
Winter American Idol #1 26.5 million Lie to Me[9]
MNT Fall The Tony Rock Project Under One Roof World's Funniest Moments
Follow-Up World's Funniest Moments The Tony Rock Project The Tony Rock Project (Reruns)
Winter Under One Roof
Follow-Up Under One Roof
NBC Fall Knight Rider Deal or No Deal Lipstick Jungle
Winter Life[5] Law & Order[10]

Thursday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Ugly Betty Grey's Anatomy Life on Mars
Winter Private Practice[11]
CBS Fall Survivor: Gabon - Earth's Last Eden CSI: Crime Scene Investigation #4 19.0 million Eleventh Hour
Winter Various Programming
Follow-Up Survivor: Tocantins - The Brazilian Highlands
CW Smallville Supernatural Local Programming
Fox Fall Kitchen Nightmares Kitchen Nightmares
Winter Bones Hell's Kitchen
MNT My Thursday Night Movie
NBC My Name Is Earl Kath & Kim The Office 30 Rock ER

Friday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Wife Swap Supernanny 20/20
CBS Fall Ghost Whisperer The Ex List Numb3rs
Follow-Up various reruns
Winter Flashpoint
CW Fall Everybody Hates Chris The Game America's Next Top Model (Reruns) Local Programming
Follow-Up Everybody Hates Chris (Reruns) The Game (Reruns)
Winter 13: Fear is Real
Follow Up America's Next Top Model (Reruns)[8]
Fox Fall Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Don't Forget the Lyrics!
Winter Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Dollhouse
MNT WWE SmackDown
NBC Fall Deal or No Deal America's Toughest Jobs Life
Follow-Up Crusoe Lipstick Jungle[10]
Winter Lipstick Jungle Dateline NBC
Spring Howie Do It Howie Do It Friday Night Lights (R)

Saturday[edit]

Network 8:00 PM 8:30 PM 9:00 PM 9:30 PM 10:00 PM 10:30 PM
ABC Fall Saturday Night Football
Winter ABC Saturday Movie of the Week Desperate Housewives (Reruns)
CBS Fall Crimetime Saturday (Reruns)
Winter Game Show in My Head Game Show in My Head Crimetime Saturday (Reruns) 48 Hours Mystery
Fox COPS COPS (Reruns) America's Most Wanted Local Programming
MNT My Saturday Night Movie
NBC Fall Dateline NBC Knight Rider (Reruns) Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (Reruns)
Follow-Up Knight Rider (Reruns) America's Toughest Jobs
Winter Crusoe

Spring Schedule[edit]

  • The Spring schedule officially began on March 20, 2009

Sunday[edit]

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC America's Funniest Home Videos Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Desperate Housewives Brothers & Sisters
CBS 60 Minutes The Amazing Race 14 Cold Case The Unit
CW Jericho CW Sunday Movie Local Programming
Fox Spring Hole in the Wall Hole in the Wall The Simpsons King of the Hill Family Guy American Dad!
Follow-Up Sit Down, Shut Up American Dad! (Reruns)
NBC Spring Dateline NBC Kings[12] Celebrity Apprentice
Follow-Up Dateline NBC

Note: On Sundays, CW programming begins at 5 p.m. Eastern; the full schedule is available here

Monday[edit]

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Dancing with the Stars Surviving Suburbia Castle
CBS The Big Bang Theory How I Met Your Mother Two and a Half Men Rules of Engagement CSI: Miami
CW Gossip Girl One Tree Hill Local Programming
Fox House 24
MNT The Twilight Zone The Twilight Zone Magic's Biggest Secrets Revealed
NBC Spring Chuck Heroes Medium
Follow-Up Deal or No Deal Medium

Tuesday[edit]

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC According to Jim[13] According to Jim Dancing with the Stars: The Results Cupid[7]
CBS NCIS The Mentalist Without a Trace
CW Reaper 90210 Local Programming
Fox Spring American Idol
Follow-Up American Idol Fringe
MNT Street Patrol Street Patrol (Reruns) Jail Jail (Reruns)
NBC The Biggest Loser Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Wednesday[edit]

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Scrubs Better Off Ted Lost The Unusuals[14]
CBS The New Adventures of Old Christine Gary Unmarried Criminal Minds CSI: NY
CW America's Next Top Model 90210 (Reruns) Local Programming
Fox Lie to Me American Idol
MNT World's Funniest Moments Comics Unleashed Comics Unleashed
NBC Spring The Chopping Block Life Law & Order
Follow-Up Law & Order (Reruns) Law & Order SVU (Reruns)

Thursday[edit]

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Spring In the Motherhood Samantha Who? Grey's Anatomy Private Practice
Follow-Up Ugly Betty
CBS Spring Survivor: Tocantins - The Brazilian Highlands CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Harper's Island
Follow-Up Various Crimetime Programs (Reruns)
CW Smallville Supernatural Local Programming
Fox Bones Hell's Kitchen
MNT My Thursday Night Movie
NBC Spring My Name Is Earl Kath & Kim The Office 30 Rock Southland
Follow-Up Parks and Recreation

Friday[edit]

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC Wife Swap Supernanny 20/20
CBS Ghost Whisperer Flashpoint Numb3rs
CW Everybody Hates Chris The Game America's Next Top Model (Reruns) Local Programming
Fox Spring Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Dollhouse
Follow-Up Prison Break
MNT WWE SmackDown
NBC Howie Do It Howie Do It Dateline NBC

Saturday[edit]

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC ABC Saturday Movie of the Week Castle (Reruns)
CBS Spring Crimetime Saturday (Reruns) Crimetime Saturday (Reruns) 48 Hours Mystery
Follow-Up Harper's Island
Fox COPS COPS (Reruns) America's Most Wanted Local Programming
MNT My Saturday Night Movie
NBC Spring Law and Order: Criminal Intent (Reruns) Law and Order: SVU (Reruns) Law and Order (Reruns)
Follow-Up Law and Order: SVU (Reruns) Southland (Reruns)

Summer Schedule[edit]

  • The Summer schedule officially began on May 18, 2009.[15]

Sunday[edit]

PM 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC June America's Funniest Home Videos (Reruns) Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (Reruns) Desperate Housewives (Reruns) Brothers & Sisters (Reruns)
August Shark Tank Defying Gravity
CBS June 60 Minutes Million Dollar Password[16] Cold Case (Reruns) Without a Trace
July Big Brother 11 (nominations)[17]
August There Goes The Neighborhood Cold Case (Reruns)
CW Valentine CW Sunday Movie Local Programming
Fox 'Til Death American Dad! (Reruns) The Simpsons (Reruns) King of the Hill Family Guy (Reruns) The Simpsons (Reruns)
NBC June Dateline NBC Merlin Law & Order: CI (Reruns) Law & Order (Reruns)
August NBC Sunday Night Football or specials

Monday[edit]

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC June The Bachelorette[15] Here Come the Newlyweds[15]
July Dating in the Dark[15]
August Dating in the Dark (Reruns) Dating in the Dark Castle
CBS How I Met Your Mother[17] Rules of Engagement (Reruns)[17] Two and a Half Men (Reruns) The Big Bang Theory (Reruns)[17] CSI: Miami (Reruns)
CW Gossip Girl (Reruns) One Tree Hill (Reruns) Local Programming
Fox House (Reruns) Lie to Me
MNT Celebrity Exposé Magic's Biggest Secrets Revealed
NBC June I'm a Celebrity... Get Me out of Here![18] Law & Order: Criminal Intent Dateline NBC
July The Great American Road Trip

Tuesday[edit]

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC June The Superstars[15][19] Better Off Ted[19] Scrubs Primetime
August various repeats Shaq Vs.
CBS NCIS (Reruns) Big Brother 11 (Power of Veto)[17] 48 Hours Mystery[17]
CW 90210 (Reruns) Hitched or Ditched Local Programming
Fox House (Reruns) Mental
MNT Street Patrol Street Patrol Jail Jail
NBC June I'm a Celebrity... Get Me out of Here! America's Got Talent Law & Order: SVU (Reruns)
July America's Got Talent (Reruns)

Wednesday[edit]

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC June Wipeout[15] I Survived a Japanese Game Show[15] Primetime
August Crash Course
CBS The New Adventures of Old Christine (Reruns) Gary Unmarried (Reruns) Criminal Minds (Reruns) CSI: NY (Reruns)
CW America's Next Top Model (Reruns) Hitched or Ditched (Reruns) Local Programming
Fox So You Think You Can Dance
MNT World's Funniest Moments The Twilight Zone The Twilight Zone
NBC June I'm a Celebrity... Get Me out of Here! America's Got Talent The Philanthropist
July America's Got Talent (Reruns)

Thursday[edit]

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC June Samantha Who? Samantha Who?[20] Grey's Anatomy (Reruns) Private Practice (Reruns)
July Grey's Anatomy (Reruns)
CBS Big Brother 11 (Live Edition)[17] CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (Reruns) The Mentalist (Reruns)[17]
CW Smallville (Reruns) Supernatural (Reruns) Local Programming
Fox Bones (Reruns) So You Think You Can Dance
MNT My Thursday Night Movie
NBC June I'm a Celebrity... Get Me out of Here! The Office (Reruns) 30 Rock (Reruns) The Listener
July 30 Rock (Reruns) The Office (Reruns)
August Parks and Recreation (Reruns) Law & Order (Reruns)

Friday[edit]

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC June Surviving Suburbia The Goode Family According to Jim (Reruns) According to Jim (Reruns) 20/20
August Supernanny (Reruns) Ugly Betty (Reruns)
CBS Ghost Whisperer (Reruns) Flashpoint Numb3rs (Reruns)
CW Privileged (Reruns) Everybody Hates Chris (Reruns) The Game (Reruns) Local Programming
Fox Don't Forget The Lyrics House (Reruns)
MNT WWE SmackDown
NBC June The Chopping Block Dateline NBC
August Southland (Reruns)

Saturday[edit]

PM 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30
ABC May ABC Saturday Movie of the Week Pushing Daisies
June Wipeout (Reruns) Castle Eli Stone
July Dirty Sexy Money
August ABC Saturday Movie of the Week Shark Tank (Reruns)
CBS June Crimetime Saturday (Reruns) Harper's Island 48 Hours Mystery
July Crimetime Saturday (Reruns)
Fox COPS COPS America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back Local Programming
MNT My Saturday Night Movie
NBC Kings Law & Order (Reruns) Law & Order: SVU (Reruns)

By network[edit]

ABC[edit]

CBS[edit]

The CW[edit]

Fox[edit]

MyNetworkTV[edit]

NBC[edit]

Renewals and Cancellations[edit]

Full-season pickups[edit]

ABC

  • Private Practice – On October 22, 2008, it was picked up for a full-season order.[48]
  • Samantha Who? – On October 31, 2008, it received a full-season order, adding seven episodes.[49]

CBS

  • Gary Unmarried – On November 14, 2008, it was picked up for a full 22-episode season.[50]
  • The Mentalist – On October 15, 2008, it was picked up for a full-season order.[51]

The CW

  • 90210 – On September 22, 2008, it was picked up for a full-season order.[52]

Fox

MyNetworkTV

NBC

  • Chuck - On August 28, 2008, it was picked up for a full-season order, one month before the new season even premiered.[56]
  • Knight Rider - On October 21, 2008, it was picked up for a full-season order,[57] then on December 3, 2008, NBC cut the order down to 17.[58]
  • Kath & Kim - On October 31, 2008, was given a full-season order.[59]
  • Life - On November 7, 2008, NBC picked up Life for a full season.[60]
  • Howie Do It – Twelve additional episodes were ordered by NBC.[citation needed]

Cancellations and series endings[edit]

ABC

  • According to Jim – Cast member Larry Joe Campbell announced in December 2008 that the sets had been bulldozed.
  • Boston Legal - On May 13, 2008, ABC announced that in the fall of 2008, Boston Legal would air its fifth and final season of 13 episodes. It last aired in December 2008.
  • Cupid - Officially canceled on May 18, 2009.
  • Defying Gravity - Officially cancelled during the summer due to low ratings.
  • Dirty Sexy Money - On November 20, 2008, ABC decided not to order further episodes for this current season resulting in the show being "effectively cancelled".[61]
  • Eli Stone - On November 20, 2008, ABC decided not to order further episodes for this current season resulting in the show being "effectively cancelled".[61]
  • The Goode Family - Due to declining ratings, ABC has decided not to renew the show for a second season.
  • Homeland Security USA - Due to declining ratings, ABC has decided to pull the remaining episodes of the season.
  • In the Motherhood - Due to poor ratings, ABC did not show the remaining episodes of this series.
  • Life on Mars - On March 3, 2009, ABC announced that the show will not be renewed. The series aired its last episode on April 1, 2009.
  • Opportunity Knocks - On October 16, 2008, the show was placed on hiatus after three episodes to make room for the Dancing with the Stars recap show. ABC planned on airing the six remaining episodes as part of their summer schedule,[62] but this never materialized.
  • Pushing Daisies - On November 20, 2008, ABC decided not to order further episodes for this current season resulting in the show being "effectively cancelled".[61]
  • Samantha Who? - On May 17, 2009, ABC announced the show will not return for a third season.
  • Surviving Suburbia - Due to declining ratings, ABC has decided to not renew the show for a second season.
  • The Unusuals - On May 17, 2009, ABC announced that the series would not be returning for a second season.[63]

CBS

  • Eleventh Hour - Officially canceled on May 19, 2009.
  • Elite XC Saturday Night Fights - On October 20, Elite XC shut down operations, thus cancelling the show.
  • The Ex List - This was the first new drama of the season to be cancelled. The series was replaced with repeats of CBS dramas and new episodes of The Price Is Right Primetime.
  • Game Show in My Head - Due to declining ratings, CBS decided not to air any more episodes.
  • Harper's Island - It was moved to Saturdays, and CBS made it a mini-series.
  • Million Dollar Password - Cancelled due to declining ratings.
  • The Price Is Right Primetime - Officially cancelled by CBS in May 2009
  • The Unit - Officially cancelled on May 19, 2009.
  • Worst Week - Due to low ratings, CBS decided not to renew the show for a second season.
  • Without a Trace - Officially cancelled May 19, 2009.

The CW

  • 13: Fear Is Real - On May 21, 2009 it was officially cancelled.
  • 4Real - On May 21, 2009 it was officially cancelled
  • The CW Sunday Night Movie - On May 21, 2009 it was officially cancelled.
  • Easy Money - MRC decided to cancel the series on November 16, 2008.[64]
  • Everybody Hates Chris - Cast member Chris Rock is planning to cancel the series after four seasons.[65]
  • The Game – On May 20, 2009 it was officially cancelled.
  • In Harm's Way - The CW decided to get rid of the MRC Sunday night, thus effectively canceling the show on November 23, 2008.[66]
  • Jericho - On May 21, 2009, CW announced that they would not be airing repeats anymore.
  • Privileged On May 19, 2009, CW officially announced that Privileged won't come back for a second season.[67]
  • Reaper On May 20, 2009 it was officially cancelled.
  • Stylista - On May 21, 2009 it was officially cancelled.
  • Valentine - MRC decided to cancel the series on November 23, 2008.[64]

Fox

MyNetworkTV

The entire schedule of programs for MyNetworkTV except for WWE Smackdown! did not pass on to the 2009/10 season due to the network's conversion to a programming service.

NBC

  • America's Toughest Jobs - On March 13, 2009, it was confirmed that the series would not be returning for a second season.
  • The Chopping Block - On March 26, 2009 the show was cancelled due to poor ratings.
  • Crusoe - NBC decided not to order any more episodes of this show.
  • Deal or No Deal - Officially cancelled on May 19, 2009. The syndicated version of the show will continue.
  • ER - NBC announced at the end of the last season that this would be the final season of ER. It aired its final episode on April 2, 2009.
  • Howie Do It - Officially cancelled on May 19, 2009.
  • Kath & Kim - Officially cancelled on May 19, 2009.
  • Kings - NBC has pulled Kings from Sunday nights, placing the remaining episodes on Saturday and not ordering any more episodes.
  • Knight Rider - Officially cancelled on May 19, 2009.
  • Life - On May 4, 2009 NBC announced that Life will not be returning for a third season.
  • Lipstick Jungle - Officially canceled on March 28, 2009.
  • The Listener - On July 23, 2009, NBC pulled the remaining episodes of the series due to decling ratings.
  • Medium - On May 19, 2009 it was announced that Medium will be moving to CBS next season.
  • Merlin - Cancelled during the summer due to declining ratings.
  • Momma's Boys - On March 13, 2009, it was confirmed that the series had been canceled and would not be returning for a second season.
  • My Name Is Earl - Officially canceled on May 19, 2009
  • My Own Worst Enemy - On November 12, 2008, it was announced that the show had been cancelled due to low ratings.[71]
  • The Philanthropist - Cancelled during the summer due to declining ratings.
  • Superstars of Dance - On May 19, 2009, it was announced that NBC would not be ordering a second season of the show.

Top weekly ratings[edit]

Total Viewers[edit]

18-49 Viewers[edit]

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