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Tyler Perry To Receive People’s Choice Awards’ Fifth Annual Favorite Humanitarian Award!

CBS and The People’s Choice Awards announced today that Tyler Perry will receive the fifth annual People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian.

He joins previous recipients Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Hudson, Ben Affleck and Ellen DeGeneres. Details follow the jump.

The 2017 People’s Choice Awards will be broadcast live Wednesday, January 18th (9/8C) on CBS. Joel McHale will host.

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Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2017 – Bigger is Better vs. Less is More!

This year’s edition of Super Bowl Greatest Commercials will examine over the top versus subtle and nuanced – its theme is Bigger is Better vs. Less is More – with the Top 10 commercials to be decided by viewers.

Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2017 will be hosted by former NFL quarterback and current commentator/analyst Boomer Esiason – who will campaign for the Bigger is Better side, and NCIS: Los Angeles’ Daniela Ruah – who will campaign for Less is More.

Voting for the Top 10 begins today – read on for details. Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2017 will premiere on Tuesday, January 31st (8/7C) on CBS.

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President Obama Gives Final Presidential Interview on Network TV!

President Barack Obama will appear on this week’s special edition of 60 Minutes Presents: Barack Obama: Eight Years in the White House.

President Obama will be interviewed by Steve Kroft in his last network television interview as President of the United States.

60 Minutes Presents: Barack Obama: Eight Years in the White House will air on Sunday, January, 15th (7/6C). Details follow the break.

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‘Hollywood Doesn’t Owe Anybody Anything!’

Mo Rocca interviews Lee Daniels on this week’s edition of CBS Sunday Morning (9am/8C) – and Daniels has something to say about the confluence of Holly wood, filmmaking and awards. He’s not shy about it either.

‘Hollywood doesn’t owe anybody anything,’ says the man behind Precious, Empire and Star, before continuing on and explaining why.

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CBS Comedy Superior Donuts Gets Cushy Premiere Slot!

Starring Judd Hirsch (right) and Jermaine Fowler (left), 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 David Koechner, Maz Jobrani, Anna Baryshnikov, Darien Sills-Evans, Rell Battle and Katey Sagal.  SUPERIOR DONUTS will air during the 2016-2017 season on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Michael Yarish/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
SUPEROR DONUTS:  Judd Hirsch (right) and Jermaine Fowler (left)  Photo: Michael Yarish/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Superior Donuts – starring Judd Hirsch as the owner of the eponymous donut shop and Jermaine Fowler as his newest employee – will make its primetime debut in the post-Big Bang Theory timeslot on Thursday, February 2nd before moving to its regular timeslot on Mondays.

Follow the jump for details.

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CBS’ Hunted: Meet the Fugitives!

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CBS’ new unscripted series, Hunted, challenges ordinary people to go on the run as fugitives and evade capture by an elite team of investigators pursuing them.

If the fugitives can evade capture for 28 days, they win a prize of $250,000.

Hunted premieres immediately following the NFL’s AFC Championship game on Sunday, January 22nd (10/9C).

Yesterday we met the hunters. Read on to meet the fugitives.

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CBS Announces Team of Hunters for Unscripted Series Hunted!

Full Cast of the CBS series HUNTED Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Full Cast of the CBS series HUNTED Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

CBS’ new unscripted series, Hunted, challenges ordinary people to go on the run as fugitives and evade capture by an elite team of investigators pursuing them.

Hunted premieres immediately following the NFL’s AFC Championship game on Sunday, January 22nd (10/9C).

To meet the team that will be doing the hunting, read on.

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CBS All Access’ The Good Fight Gets Premiere Date!

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The first scripted series to air on CBS’ streaming service, CBS All Access, The Good Fight has a premiere date.

The series – a sequel to CBS award winner, The Good Wife, will premiere on CBS All Access on Sunday, February 19, 2017 (8/7C) – with a simulcast special preview broadcast on CBS. (After the premiere, episodes of The Good Fight will be found exclusively on CBS All Access.)

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39th Kennedy Center Honors Program Unveiled!

Pictured left to right: (Standing) Rock band the Eagles, Joe Walsh, Don Henley and Timothy Schmit (Seated) screen and stage actor Al Pacino, gospel and blues singer Mavis Staples, Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, and musician James Taylor are recognized for their achievements in the arts during a star-studded celebration on the Kennedy Center Opera House stage. THE 39TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 27 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network. Photo: John P. Filo/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Pictured left to right: (Standing) Rock band the Eagles, Joe Walsh, Don Henley and Timothy Schmit (Seated) screen and stage actor Al Pacino, gospel and blues singer Mavis Staples, Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, and musician James Taylor are recognized for their achievements in the arts during a star-studded celebration on the Kennedy Center Opera House stage. THE 39TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 27 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT), on the CBS Television Network.
Photo: John P. Filo/CBS ©2016 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved

The list of tributes/performers engaged for the 39th Kennedy Center Honors were almost as impressive as the actual honorees.

James Taylor’s Tributes/Performances come from President Clinton, Darius Rucker and Yoyo Ma, among others; Jeff Goldblum talks about Argentine pianist, Martha Agerich, and Don cheadle and Bonnie Raitt are among those giving tribute to Mavis Staples – as just a few examples.

The 39th Kennedy Center Honors were presented on December 4th and will be broadcast on CBS on Tuesday, December 27th. Rad on for the complete program.

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