Guide to September 2012 TV premieres, finales, specials

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  • "Doctor Who" begins its seventh season with "Asylum of the Daleks."
"Doctor Who" begins its seventh season with "Asylum of… (BBC America )
August 27, 2012|By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol | RedEye

The fall TV season gets underway in September, with the brand new season of "Doctor Who" leading the way. This year the major networks have spread out their new and returning show premieres. If you don't see a series listed here, it's more than likely not back until October. Or I forgot it. I'll update as I learn about more series and season premieres and finales. (All times listed are Cental.)

Saturday, Sept. 1
8 | "Doctor Who," BBC America (Season 7 premiere)

Sunday, Sept. 2
6 | "ABC's Primetime Fall Preview Special," ABC (special)
6 | "Pequenos Gigantes," Univision (season finale)
7 | "Cupcake Wars," Food (season premiere)
9 | "Breaking Bad," AMC (fall season finale)

Monday, Sept. 3
5 | "The Pyramid," GSN (series premiere)
7 | "Hotel Hell," Fox (season finale)
7 | "Switched at Birth," ABC Family (fall season premiere)
7 | "Little People, Big World: Down Under," TLC (special)
8 | "Coma," A&E (miniseries premiere)
8 | "Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations," Travel (season premiere)
9 | "Fast N' Loud," Discovery (season premiere)
10 | "Girlfriend Confidential: LA," Oxygen (series premiere)
10:30 | "UFC 101: The Fundamentals," Fuel TV (special)

Tuesday, Sept. 4
5 | "Joy Behar: Say Anything!" Current TV (series premiere)
8 | "Flipping Out," Bravo (season 6 premiere)
8 | "Coma," A&E (miniseries conclusion)
9 | "Chicago Trauma," Nat Geo (special)
9 | "Hard Knocks," HBO (season finale)
9 | "Democratic National Convention," major networks

Wednesday, Sept. 5
6:30 | "NFL Kickoff Special," NBC
8 | "Ghost Hunters," Syfy (season premiere)
8 | "Restaurant Impossible," Food (season premiere)

Thursday, Sept. 6
8 | "Rookie Blue," ABC (season finale)
8 | "Hoarders," A&E (season 6 premiere)
9 | "Texas Car Wars," Discovery (series premiere)

Friday, Sept. 7
7 | "Stand Up to Cancer," major networks (special)
11 | "Lewis Black: In God We Rust," Comedy Central (special)

Saturday, Sept. 8
7 | "A Killer Among Us," Lifetime (movie premiere)
7 | "9/11 Emergency Room," TLC (documentary)
8 | "Puppy Love," Hallmark (movie premiere)
8 | "Saving Hope," NBC (season finale)
9 | "Deadly Affairs," Investigation Discovery (series premiere)
9 | "I Was Impaled," Discovery Fit & Health (series premiere)
9 | "9/11: The Fireman's Story," Nat Geo (special)

Sunday, Sept. 9
7 | "Broadway or Bust," PBS (3 parts, continues Sept. 16 and 23)
7 | "!Mira Quien Baila!" Univision (season 3 premiere)
8 | "Wallander III: An Event in Autumn," PBS (season premiere)
8 | "Drop Dead Diva," Lifetime (season finale)
9 | "9/11: Voices from the Air," Nat Geo (special)
9 | "Breaking Amish," TLC (series premiere)
9 | "Army Wives," Lifetime (season finale)
11 | "Robot Chicken," Adult Swim (season 6 premiere)

Monday, Sept. 10
7 | "The Voice," NBC (season premiere)
7 | "The Crimson Petal and the White," Encore (miniseries premiere)
7 | "Bachelor Pad," ABC (season finale)
7 | "Hell's Kitchen," Fox (season finale)
7 | "Making a Model: 28th Elite Model Look," Style (special)
8 | "MasterChef," Fox (season finale)
8 | "All on the Line with Joe Zee," Sundance (season 3 premiere)

Tuesday, Sept. 11
7 | "The Crimson Petal and the White," Encore (miniseries conclusion)
8 | "Go On," NBC (time slot premiere)
8:30 | "The New Normal," NBC (series premiere)
9 | "Parenthood," NBC (season premiere)
9 | "Sons of Anarchy," FX (season premiere)
9 | "Bomb Girls," Reelz (series premeire)
9 | "The 9/11 Surfer," Discovery (documentary special)

Wednesday, Sept. 12
7 | "The X Factor," Fox (season 2 premiere)
8 | "Parole Diaries," TV One (series premiere)
8 | "Damages," DirecTV (series finale)
9 | "Guys With Kids," NBC (series premiere)
9 | "Family Guns," Nat Geo (series premiere)

Thursday, Sept. 13
8 | "Glee," Fox (season premiere)
8 | "America's Got Talent," NBC (season finale)
9 | "Sullivan & Son," TBS (season finale)
11 | "State of Style," Style (4-part series premiere)

Friday, Sept. 14
7 | "Shark Tank," ABC (season premiere)
7 | "The 9th Annual Style Awards," Style (special)
8 | "Grimm," NBC (time slot premiere)
8 | "What Would You Do?" ABC (season premiere)
8 | "Ghost Adventures," Travel (season premiere)
9 | "20/20," ABC (season premiere)
9 | "Lost Girl," Syfy (season finale)

Saturday, Sept. 15
6 | "Aladdin and the Death Lamp," Syfy (movie premiere)
8 | "Pegasus Vs. Chimera," Syfy (movie premiere)
8 | "Bayou Billionaires," CMT (season premiere)
8 | "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's," OWN (season premiere)
8:30 | "MovieStyle with Michael O'Connor," Reelz (series premiere)
9 | "Iyanla, Fix My Life," OWN (series premiere)
10:30 | "Saturday Night Live," NBC (season premiere)

Sunday, Sept. 16
8 | "Boardwalk Empire," HBO (season premiere)
8 | "Wallander III: The Dogs of Riga," PBS (premiere)
9 | "Leverage," TNT (summer finale)
9 | "Weeds," Showtime (series finale)

Monday, Sept. 17
7 | "Bones," Fox (season premiere)
8 | "The Mob Doctor," Fox (series premiere)
9 | "Revolution," NBC (series premiere)
9 | "Perception," TNT (season finale)

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