"CBS Fall Preview," Spotlighting Five New Series Featuring Scott Bakula, Katharine McPhee, Laurie Metcalf and More, Set for Sept. 1

"CBS Fall Preview," which will spotlight the network's five new fall series as well as the addition of "Thursday Night Football," will air on CBS Sept. 1 beginning at 8:30 PM ET.

Laurie Metcalf
Laurie Metcalf (Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN)

CBS Sports and Lead NFL Play-By-Play Announcer Jim Nantz will host the half-hour special.

The new fall series, according to CBS, follow:

  • The drama "Madam Secretary," starring Téa Leoni as the newly appointed U.S. Secretary of State
  • "NCIS: New Orleans," a spinoff of the #1 drama series "NCIS," starring Golden Globe Award winner Scott Bakula
  • "Scorpion," a high-octane drama starring Elyes Gabel, Robert Patrick and Katharine McPhee, inspired by the true story of an eccentric genius and his team of brilliant misfits working to protect the U.S. from high-tech threats
  • The psychological thriller "Stalker," starring Maggie Q and Golden Globe Award winner Dylan McDermott as detectives who delve into the minds of stalkers to protect their targets from future incidents
  • The ensemble comedy "The McCarthys," starring Tyler Ritter, Joey McIntyre, Jimmy Dunn, Kelen Coleman, Jack McGee and three-time Emmy Award winner Laurie Metcalf as members of a sports-crazed Boston family

"CBS Fall Preview" will also be available On Demand on CBS.com, the CBS App (http://www.cbs.com/mobile/) and select CBS Audience Network partner sites through Sept. 21.