Young Sheldon trailer: Will Big Bang Theory prequel tackle tough subjects?

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And looking at the network's fall schedule, the success of CBS should continue in a market with a high share of older viewers that love the network's more traditional programming.

Jim joins not only as the narrator of the show, but is also on board as an executive producer of the show, together with Big Bang Theory co-creators Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, and showrunner Steve Molaro.

Jim Parsons will executive produce and narrate "Young Sheldon", which is about the experiences of his "The Big Bang Theory" character Sheldon Cooper as a 9-year-old growing up in East Texas.

In a departure from CBS's tendency toward traditional, taped in front of a studio audience, multi-camera comedies, two of the network's three new fall comedies - The Big Bang Theory prequel Young Sheldon and the Bobby Moynihan-led Me, Myself & I - will be single-camera efforts.

"S.W.A.T.", a drama inspired by the TV series and produced by Shawn Ryan ("The Shield").

CBS also has ordered new seasons of "Elementary", "Code Black", "The Amazing Race" and "Undercover Boss".

"There is a lot more demand for Colbert and "CBS This Morning" than there ever has been before", Mr. Moonves said.

MONDAY: 8, Big Bang Theory; 8:30, Young Sheldon (Sept. 25 only)/9JKL (Oct. 2); 9, Kevin Can Wait; 9:30, Me Myself & I; 10, Scorpion.

"9JKL" - The family comedy stars Mark Feuerstein ("Royal Pains") as a divorced actor living in an apartment between his meddlesome parents (Elliott Gould, Linda Lavin) and competitive brother and sister-in-law (David Walton, Liza Lapira).

TUESDAY "NCIS" (8); "Bull" (9); "NCIS: New Orleans" (10).

The eye network will air six new series in the fall and picked up an additional two to air midseason.

Thursdays will see Big Bang Theory continuing to dominate at 8/7c, with Mom at 9/8c and Life in Pieces at 9:30/8:30c.

Jeremy Piven stars in the new series as a tech genius whose new crowdsourcing app helps revolutionize crime-solving.

NFL Thursday Night Football begins on September 28. CBS' winning night begins with time period victor MACGYVER at 8:00 PM, followed by HAWAII FIVE-0, another time period victor.

Moonves was asked about CBS' interest in American Idol before it ended up at ABC.

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