(NEW YORK) -- Robin Williams and Michael J. Fox make their long-awaited returns to television Thursday night with new comedies on CBS and NBC, respectively.
Here’s a closer look at their shows and the rest of the new programming on the schedule. All times Eastern:
- The Big Bang Theory, 8 p.m.: The hit comedy is back with two new episodes to start its seventh season. In the first episode, Sheldon and Penny share secrets while Leonard is away at sea.
- The Crazy Ones, 9 p.m.: In the new comedy, Robin Williams is the head of an ad agency whose partner is his daughter, played by Sarah Michelle Gellar. Kelly Clarkson guest stars in the series premiere.
- Two and a Half Men, 9:30 p.m.: Amber Tamblyn is introduced in the 11th-season premiere as Charlie’s illegitimate daughter, Jenny. Charlie would be Charlie Sheen’s deceased character.
- Elementary, 10 p.m.: The Sherlock Holmes drama launches its second season with the detective and Watson going to London to investigate an unsolved mystery.
- Parks & Recreation, 8 p.m.: Amy Poehler’s Leslie heads to London with her colleagues to accept an award from an international Women in Government organization. The sixth-season premiere is a one-hour episode.
- The Michael J. Fox Show, 9 p.m.: The comedy mirrors real life to a certain extent for Michael J. Fox, whose character is also battling Parkinson’s disease. He plays a newsman who goes back to work after a five-year hiatus. The Michael J. Fox Show debuts with back-to-back episodes.
- Parenthood, 10 p.m.: The newborn baby of Joy Bryant’s Jasmine and Dax Shepard’s Crosby draws plenty of attention in the family home as season five gets underway.
- Grey's Anatomy, 9 p.m.: Season 10 begins with a two-hour episode in which a mudslide injures first responders and others in Seattle.
- Glee, 9 p.m.: In the fifth-season premiere, the members of New Directions cover songs by The Beatles. Coming soon: a tribute to late cast member Cory Monteith.
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