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Bengals Push CBS Thursday Lineup To Channels 64, 12.2

CBS Television

The Bengals-Dolphins game on WKRC-TV Thursday night scatters CBS' prime-time lineup to sister stations CW Cincinnati (Channel 12.2) and WSTR-TV (Channel 64).

Channel 12 will simulcast the Thursday night football game from the NFL Network. (It's not a CBS Thursday night game).

The CBS shows – all reruns – will move around the dial. Here are the schedules:

WKRC-TV (Channel 12):

7 p.m. "Bengals Weekly"

7:30 p.m. "Bengals Pre-game Show"

8 p.m. "The NFL Today" (NFL Network)

8:25 p.m. "NFL Thursday" Miami Dolphins at Cincinnati Bengals (NFL Network)

11:15 p.m. "Local 12 News"

11:50 p.m. "Late Show with Stephen Colbert" (CBS)

12:52 p.m. "The Late Late Show with James Corden" (CBS)

WSTR-TV (Channel 64)

8 p.m. "Big Bang Theory" Amy invites Dave (Stephen Merchant) over for dinner. Repeat from Dec. 10, 2015. (CBS)

8:30 p.m. "Kevin Can Wait" Repeat of Sept. 19 debut for Kevin James' sitcom. (CBS)

9 p.m. "Big Bang Theory" Sheldon and Amy finally sleep together; Bob Newhart appears as Obi-Wan Kenobi. Repeat from Dec. 17, 2015. (CBS)

9:30 p.m. "Kevin Can Wait" Replay of Monday episode with Kevin (Kevin James) rearranging the furniture in the house. (CBS)

10 p.m. "Local 12 News at 10 on STAR64"

10:30 p.m. "The X Files" Delayed 8 p.m. MyNetworkTV episode.

11:30 p.m. "The X-Files" Delayed 9 p.m. MyNetworkTV episode.

CW Cincinnati (Channel 12.2)

10 p.m. "Bull" Repeat of Sept. 20 premiere with Bull (Michael Weatherly) helping a young man charged with murder. (CBS)

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