CBS will kick off its new NFL Thursday football franchise September 11 and roll out its Thursday entertainment lineup October 30. It’s part of the net’s “multi-phase rollout” for its new season announced today. In between those two Thursdays: the network’s Sunday slate will unveil the night before the official start of the TV season — traditionally Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday, except when it’s NBC’s turn to broadcast the trophy show, including this year, when the ceremony gets bumped to steer clear of NBC’s NFL commitments. Also, Premiere Week will open with a one-hour The Big Bang Theory leading in to the premiere of new series Scorpion on that first Monday of the season. NCIS: Los Angeles will move to its new Monday time period the following week, joining launches of new drama Stalker and returning Criminal Minds during the season’s second week.

“The addition of Thursday Night Football provides the flexibility to strategically roll out our fall season in multiple waves, maximizing promotional platforms and scheduling opportunities to give our new and returning series the best possible launch,” CBS Entertainment chairman Nina Tassler said in today’s announcement. Here’s CBS’s primetime rollout schedule:

CBS 2014-2015 Premiere Dates

Thursday, Sept. 11
7:30-8:25 PM/ET        THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PRE-GAME SHOW
8:25 PM/ET                 NFL THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL (Pittsburgh @ Baltimore)

Sunday, Sept. 21
7:00-8:00 PM              60 MINUTES (47th Season Premiere)
8:00-9:00 PM              MADAM SECRETARY (Series Debut)
9:00-10:00 PM            THE GOOD WIFE (6th Season Premiere)

Monday, Sept. 22
8:00-8:30 PM              THE BIG BANG THEORY (8th Season Premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM              THE BIG BANG THEORY (New Episode)
9:00-10:00 PM            SCORPION (Series Debut)
10:00-11:00 PM          UNDER THE DOME (Season Finale)

Tuesday, Sept. 23
8:00-9:00 PM              NCIS (12th Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM            NCIS: NEW ORLEANS (Series Debut)
10:00-11:00 PM          PERSON OF INTEREST (4th Season Premiere)

Wednesday, Sept. 24
8:00-9:00 PM              SURVIVOR (29th Edition Premiere)
9:00-11:00 PM            EXTANT (Two-Hour Season Finale)

Friday, Sept. 26
8:00-9:00 PM              THE AMAZING RACE (25th Edition Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM            HAWAII FIVE-0 (5th Season Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM          BLUE BLOODS (5th Season Premiere)

Saturday, Sept. 27
10:00-11:00 PM          48 HOURS (27th Season Premiere)

Sunday, Sept. 28
10:00-11:00 PM          CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (15th Season Premiere)

Monday, Sept. 29
8:30-9:00 PM              MOM (2nd Season Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM          NCIS: LOS ANGELES (6th Season Premiere)

Wednesday, Oct. 1
9:00-10:00 PM            CRIMINAL MINDS (10th Season Premiere)
10:00-11:00 PM          STALKER (Series Debut)

Monday, Oct. 27
8:00-8:30 PM              2 BROKE GIRLS (4th Season Premiere)

Thursday, Oct. 30
8:00-8:30 PM              THE BIG BANG THEORY (Regular Time Period Premiere)
8:30-9:00 PM              THE MILLERS (2nd Season Premiere)
9:00-9:30 PM              TWO AND A HALF MEN (12th Season Premiere)
9:30-10:00 PM            THE McCARTHYS (Series Debut)
10:00-11:00 PM          ELEMENTARY (3rd Season Premiere)