Survivor (September 23)
In a Survivor first, fans chose the 20 castaways who will return for a second chance to compete against each other with the same ultimate goal: to outwit, outplay and outlast each other. Ultimately, one will be crowned the Sole Survivor and win the $1 million prize. The show is hosted by Emmy Award winner Jeff Probst.
The Amazing Race (September 25)
The Emmy Award-winning show kicks off its 27th edition with 11 new teams crossing the starting line in Venice Beach to embark on a trek around the world. At every destination, each team must compete in a series of challenges, and only when the tasks are completed will they learn of their next location. Teams who are the farthest behind will gradually be eliminated as the contest progresses, with the first team to arrive at the final destination winning the $1 million prize.
Hawaii Five-0 (September 25)
In the sixth season premiere, a murder leads Five-0 to investigate a centuries-old pirate story involving buried treasure, and it seems that the killer is using the back of a stolen painting as a treasure map. Also, the morning after their wedding, Kono and Adam (Ian Anthony Dale) are kidnapped and tortured by Gabriel (Christopher Sean), and Danny shows concern for McGarrett regarding Catherine’s return to the island.
Blue Bloods (September 25)
Danny and Baez investigate a possible serial killer who sends a chilling message to Danny. Also, Erin toys with the idea of applying for a judgeship, Frank is in a bind when a mayoral candidate accuses him of corruption and Eddie must face her estranged father when he winds up in the hospital.
Criminal Minds (September 30)
The 11th season begins with the BAU interviewing different candidates to join their ranks in the wake of Kate’s departure, including a forensic psychologist, Dr. Tara Lewis, who is eager to assist their efforts. Also, the BAU hunts for a serial killer who leaves behind distinctive evidence that points to someone intent on revenge. Aisha Tyler joins the cast in a recurring role as Dr. Tara Lewis.