Weekly roundup of science fiction and fantasy shows (as well as movies/specials of note) on the Prime Time TV schedule, also including programs that may be of interest to genre fans. Air dates and times subject to change without notice.
For the broadcast networks, this is the first official week of Fall when they start rolling out their new and returning shows. Five genre entries have their bow this week, with more to follow. On Monday, NBC’s new series Manifest gets its start in the 10 PM EST hour. On Tuesday, FOX’s The Gifted has its second season debut in its new 8 PM EST timeslot. On Thursday, NBC’s The Good Place kicks off with an hour-long Season 3 premiere starting at 8 PM EST. That one shifts to its regular 8:30 PM EST timeslot next week. On Friday, MacGyver returns for its third season at 8 PM EST. And on Sunday, CBS’s new series God Friended Me debuts in the highly competitive 9 PM EST hour. Wrapping up this week is Fear the Walking Dead which has its Season 4 finale on Sunday (it has been renewed for a fifth season) to make room for the return on TWD next week. And on Friday, Syfy’s Wynonna Earp will air two episodes as that one winds down its third season. There are more premieres on the way and you can see the full Fall schedule at this link. And for a full rundown of all the shows, check out our Fall Sci Fi TV Preview.
Prime Time Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of Sep 24 – Sep 30:
Links are to the show pages on this site with additional series info and current status. Broadcast/Cable Listings Source: TVGuide.com
Monday September 24
Manifest (NBC) 10:00-11:00 Series Premiere
Wednesday September 26
American Horror Story (FX) 10:00-11:00
Thursday September 27
The Good Place (NBC) 8:00-9:00 1 Hr Season 3 Premiere
Saturday September 29
No Genre Entries
No Streaming Premieres
Schedule Notes: If a show is listed as On Hiatus, that means that it is taking a break of more than two episodes in a row. If a streaming series is included in the listings after its premiere date, then it releases new episodes once per week on that day as opposed to releasing its entire season at one time.