Grab a cup of Joe. CBS has announced its new Superior Donuts TV show will premiere in a special preview on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 8:30pm ET/PT. On February 6, the sitcom will move to its regular time slot on Mondays at 9:00pm. Note: 2 Broke Girls will move to Mondays at 9:30pm, following The Odd Couple season (and likely series) finale.
Starring Judd Hirsch and Jermaine Fowler, Superior Donuts features the relationships between Chicago donut shop owner Arthur Przybyszewski (Hirsch) new employee, Franco Wicks (Fowler), and the shops customers. Katey Sagal, David Koechner, Maz Jobrani, Anna Baryshnikov, Darien Sills-Evans, and Rell Battle also star. Check out the updated CBS schedule, after the jump.
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
What do you think? Have you seen the Tracy Letts play? Do you plan to watch the Superior Donuts TV series premiere on CBS? Tell us.