CBS Comedy Superior Donuts Gets Cushy Premiere Slot!

Starring Judd Hirsch (right) and Jermaine Fowler (left), SUPERIOR DONUTS follows the relationship between the gruff owner (Hirsch) of a small donut shop, his enterprising new young employee (Fowler) and their loyal patrons, in a quickly gentrifying Chicago neighborhood.  Based on the play by Tracy Letts, the comedy also stars David Koechner, Maz Jobrani, Anna Baryshnikov, Darien Sills-Evans, Rell Battle and Katey Sagal.  SUPERIOR DONUTS will air during the 2016-2017 season on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Michael Yarish/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
SUPEROR DONUTS:  Judd Hirsch (right) and Jermaine Fowler (left)  Photo: Michael Yarish/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Superior Donuts – starring Judd Hirsch as the owner of the eponymous donut shop and Jermaine Fowler as his newest employee – will make its primetime debut in the post-Big Bang Theory timeslot on Thursday, February 2nd before moving to its regular timeslot on Mondays.

Follow the jump for details.

CBS ANNOUNCES THE SERIES PREMIERE OF “SUPERIOR DONUTS” TO DEBUT WITH A SPECIAL PREVIEW ON THURSDAY, FEB. 2, AT 8:30 PM

New Comedy Moves to Its Regular Monday 9:00 PM Time Period Feb. 6

The CBS Television Network today announced the series premiere of SUPERIOR DONUTS, starring Judd Hirsch and Jermaine Fowler, will debut with a special preview on Thursday, Feb. 2 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT). The new comedy then moves to its regular Monday, 9:00-9:30 PM, ET/PT time period on Feb. 6. 2 BROKE GIRLS will shift to 9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT, following the season finale of THE ODD COUPLE on Jan. 30.

SUPERIOR DONUTS follows the relationship between the gruff owner (Hirsch) of a small donut shop, his enterprising new young employee (Fowler) and their loyal patrons, in a quickly gentrifying Chicago neighborhood. Based on the play by Tracy Letts, the comedy also stars Katey Sagal, David Koechner, Maz Jobrani, Anna Baryshnikov, Darien Sills-Evans and Rell Battle. Bob Daily, Neil Goldman, Garrett Donovan, Mark Teitelbaum, John Montgomery, Michael Rotenberg, Josh Lieberman and Jermaine Fowler are the executive producers for CBS Television Studios.

Following is the updated schedule:

Thursday, Feb. 2

8:00-8:30 PM              THE BIG BANG THEORY

8:30-9:00 PM              SUPERIOR DONUTS (Special Preview)

9:00-9:30 PM              MOM

9:30-10:00 PM            LIFE IN PIECES

10:00-11:00 PM          TRAINING DAY (Series Premiere)

 

Monday, Feb. 6

8:00-8:30 PM              KEVIN CAN WAIT

8:30-9:00 PM              MAN WITH A PLAN

9:00-9:30 PM              SUPERIOR DONUTS (Regular Time Period)

9:30-10:00 PM            2 BROKE GIRLS (New Time Period)

10:00-11:00 PM          SCORPION