This week’s installment of CBS’s Magnum P.I. features special guest WBC Champion Deontay Wilder in this week’s episode. In “Knight Lasts Forever” – Kumu and Higgins are in danger when Robin’s Nest is under siege by mercenaries storming the estate in order to find out the true identity of the White Knight, Robin’s muse and literary hero.
HBO Max has acquired exclusive streaming rights to the CBS hit comedy The Big Bang Theory.
Three decades, three women, one house. WHY WOMEN KILL is a dark comedy created by Marc Cherry (Desperate Housewives, Devious Maids) detailing the lives of three women – a housewife in the 60s, a socialite in the 80s, and a lawyer in 2019. They deal with infidelity in their marriage. The series looks into how roles of women have changed, but their reaction to betrayal has not. WHY WOMEN KILL stars Lucy Liu, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Kirby Howell-Baptiste alongside Jack Davenport, Sam Jaeger, Reid Scott, Alexandra Daddario, and Sadie Calvano. It premieres on CBS All Access on August 15.
CBS has renewed the Tom Selleck police procedural/family drama Blue Bloods for a 10th season.
CBS has renewed its top-rated drama series NCIS for its 17th season.
Showtime has ordered the eight-part limited series GOOD LORD BIRD from Blumhouse Television, based on the National Book Award-winning novel The Good Lord Bird by bestselling author James McBride.
Ethan Hawke will star as 19th-century abolitionist John Brown and is co-writing and executive producing with author and producer Mark Richard.
Series details follow.
CBS has announced the season finale airdates for its slate of primetime programming.
The biggest news here is that The Big Bang Theory will end its 12-season run on Thursday, May 16th.
CBS has announced the 18 castaways competing on the next cycle of Survivor – subtitled Edge of Extinction. The complete list follows.
Survivor: Edge of Extinction premieres on Wednesday, February 20th (8/7C).
CBS has renewed God Friended Me for the 2019-20 season.
God Friended Me is a humorous, uplifting drama about an outspoken atheist whose life is turned upside down when he receives a friend request on social media from “God” and unwittingly becomes an agent of change in the lives and destinies of others around him.
CBS RENEWS GOD FRIENDED ME FOR SECOND SEASON
CBS announced today that it has renewed the freshman hit drama GOD FRIENDED ME for the 2019-2020 broadcast season.
“We’re thrilled with how GOD FRIENDED ME has performed on Sundays. It’s one of the top three new series on television, has improved its time period significantly, and continues a long tradition of prestige dramas for CBS on the night,” said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment. Added Thom Sherman, Senior Executive Vice President of Programming, “Our amazing cast and producers have done a wonderful job of bringing this series to life each week with humorous and inspirational storylines. Viewers have clearly embraced our characters and the positive message the show delivers.”
GOD FRIENDED ME is the Network’s second-most-watched new series and the most-watched scripted series on Sunday, averaging 10 million viewers. The uplifting family drama stars Brandon Micheal Hall, Violett Beane, Suraj Sharma, Javicia Leslie and Joe Morton. Greg Berlanti, Steven Lilien, Bryan Wynbrandt, Sarah Schechter and Marcos Siega are the executive producers for Warner Bros. Television.
CBS has renewed three first season series for the 2019-20 season: FBI. The Neighborhood and Magnum P.I. Details follow.
The Halloween spirit is strong at CBS with special episodes of dramas, comedies, game shows and soaps planned to showcase the season.
Check out the taglines for six primetime series; two soaps and two game shows – and the annual broadcast of the Michael Jackson’s Halloween special, below.