September 2013 TV premieres, finales, specials and movies

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August 27, 2013|By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol

Cable networks kick off the Fall TV season in early September with a variety of reality series, scripted dramas and comedies. Later in the month, the broadcast networks join the fray with their new and returning series. And if you oly watch TV on your computer, YouTube and Netflix are launching new comedies this month as well. It's going to be a busy month for TV fanatics. As usual, I'll add to this list as more premieres are announced.

Sunday, Sept. 1

6 | "ABC Fall Preview Special Presented by the Chew," ABC (special)
8 | "MDA Show of Strength Telethon," ABC (special)
8 | "TV's Funniest of the Funniest: A Paley Center for Media Special," NBC (special)
8 | "Snapped," Oxygen (season premiere)
8 | "Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall," Investigation Discovery (series premiere)
9 | "Rock My RV with Bret Michaels," Travel (season finale)

Monday, Sept. 2
7 | "Uncle Grandpa," Cartoon Network (animated series premiere; Uncle Grandpa and friends travel in RV)
7 | "Tamara's OC Wedding," Bravo (series premiere; Tamra Barney marries Eddie Judge)
7 | "Hillbilly Thrill Rides, Parts 1 & 2," Destination America (special)
8 | "Mud Country," Destination America (special)
9 | "Comedy Central Roast of James Franco," Comedy Central (special)
9 | "The Writers' Room," Sundance (season finale)
9 | "The Story of Film: An Odyssey," TCM (doc; new eps every Monday through Dec. 9)

Tuesday, Sept. 3
8 | "Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition," Lifetime (season premiere)
8 | "Top Gear," History (season premiere)
8 | "On Death Row," Investigation Discovery (season 2 premiere; 4 parts)
9 | "Cold Justice," TNT (series premiere)
9 | "Luther," BBC America (miniseries premiere; 4 parts Tue-Fri)
9 | "My Big Fat Revenge," Oxygen (series premiere)
9 | "Tosh.0," Comedy Central (season 5 premiere)
9 | "We're The Fugawis," History (series premiere; Upstate New York motorcycle club comprised of life-long best friends)
9 | "Brickleberry," Comedy Central (season 2 premiere)
9 | "Mario Lopez: One-on-One," NUVOtv (series premiere)

Wednesday, Sept. 4
7 | "Earthflight," PBS (6-part "Nature" miniseries through Oct. 9)
7 | "Survivor: Blood vs. Water Preview," TVGN (special)
8 | "Inside The NFL," Showtime (season premiere)
8 | "The Unexplained Files," Science Channel (season premiere)
8 | "Ghost Mine: Back on the Mountain," Syfy (catch-up special)
9 | "Ghost Mine," Syfy (season premiere)
9 | "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia," FXX (season premiere)
9 | "Futurama," Comedy Central (series finale)
9 | "Ultimate Fighter," Fox Sports (season premiere)
9 | "I'm Having Their Baby," Oxygen (season 2 finale)
9:30 | "The League," FXX (season 5 premiere)
10 | "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell," FXX (season premiere)

Thursday, Sept. 5
6 | "Yukon Gold," Nat Geo (series premiere; 4 family-run mining camps)
7 | "Sunday Night Football," NBC (season premiere)
8 | "Ragin Cajun Redneck Gators," Syfy (movie premiere)
8 | "Tamar & Vince," WE (season 2 premiere)
9 | "Wilfred," FX (season 3 finale)
9 | "The Customer is Always Right?" OWN (series premiere; companies implement customer feedback)
TBA | "Extraction," Crackle.com (movie premiere)

Friday, Sept. 6
7 | "Teach," CBS (special; U.S. education system through eyes of teachers)
7 | "Night of Exploration: World's Worst Natural Disasters," Nat Geo (special)
7 | "Secret Liaisons," Lifetime Movie Network (movie)
7 | "Dear Dumb Diary," Hallmark (movie)
7 | "Jungle Gold Wild Ride," Discovery (behind-the-scenes special
8 | "Jungle Gold," Discovery (2-hour season finale)
8 | "Real Fear 2: The Truth Behind (More) Movies," Chiller (special; true-life accounts that inspired horror movies)
8 | "Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team," CMT (season premiere)
9 | "20/20," ABC (season premiere)
9 | "Hello Ross," E! (series premiere)

Saturday, Sept. 7
6 | "Fox College Saturday," Fox (season premiere)
7 | "A Sister's Nightmare," Lifetime (movie premiere)
7 | "Cupcake Wars," Food (season premiere)
8 | "Buying Alaska," Destination America (season premiere)
8 | "David Tutera: Unveiled," WEtv (season premiere)
8 | "Six Little McGhees," OWN (series premiere)
8 | "My Sex Surrogate," Discovery Fit & Health (series premiere)
9 | "Secret Lives: Swingers," Discovery Fit & Health (series premiere)
9 | "Buying the Bayou," Destination America (series premiere)
           
Sunday, Sept. 8
7 | "Last Tango In Halifax," PBS (miniseries premiere; childhood sweethearts fall for each other after reuniting on Internet after 60 years)
7 | "Rachel vs. Guy: Kids Cook Off," Food Network (season premiere)
7 | "9/11: The Heartland Tapes," Smithsonian (special)
7 | "See Dad Run," Nick at Nite (season 2 premiere)
7:30 | "Sunday Night Football," NBC (season premiere)
8 | "Boardwalk Empire," HBO (season premiere)
8 | "Oprah's Life Class," OWN (season premiere)
8 | "Alaskan Steel Men," Discovery (season finale follows at 9 p.m.)

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