One of the best things about working with CBS is the way they provide an annual press release that sums up where each of their returning shows left off and provides a brief tagline for what’s coming up when the new season begins.
Follow the jump to find out what lies ahead for your favorite CBS shows.
WGN America has put together the schedule for its Prime Crime block of Elementary and Person of Interest programming – with 100 episodes between the two promised for the block’s first two weeks.
As the exclusive home for two of television’s most popular procedurals, WGN America will open the Prime Crime run with power blocks of each: Elementary will premiere with six back-to-back episodes on Monday, August 31st beginning at 7/6C; person of Interest will premiere with three back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, September 1st at 7/6C, followed by three episodes of Elementary.
Then, on Labor Day Monday, September 7th, the network will run a twelve-hour marathon of episodes from both shows.
Elementary and Person of Interest will air regularly as a two-hour block on weekdays at 7/6C. For further details, follow the jump.
CBS has revealed the premiere dates for its 2015 Fall Schedule; beginning its fall slate with the kick-off of NFL Thursday Night Football on September 17th.
In a show of confidence for its new superhero series, CBS has moved Supergirl’s premiere up from November to Monday, October 26th following The Big Bang Theory before moving to its regular slot – Mondays (8/7C) on November 2nd.
Other highlights include the CSI: Crime Scene Investigation two-hour finale on Sunday, September 27th (9/8C); the premiere of Limitless on Tuesday, September 22nd (10/9C); and the return of CBS’ Thursday night entertainment lineup – The Big Bang Theory, Life In Pieces, Mom, Angel From Hell and elementary – on November 5th.
For a complete look at the CBS 20145 Fall Premiere schedule, follow the jump.
John Noble has been cast as Sherlock’s wealthy, estranged father on elementary – and he’s a regular! Noble will join the series when it returns this fall. He makes his entrance in season four premiere, coming to New York following Sherlock’s drug relapse.
Elementary (CBS, Thursdays, 10/9C) returns for its third season this evening and it definitely upsets a few applecarts.
Holmes is back after trying to work with MI6 for eight months and he has new protégé. Since his absence, Watson has continued to consult with Captain Gregson and the NYPD with no small amount of success – and Gregson makes it clear that if Holmes wishes to return to his consulting gig, he needs Watson’s blessing. A classic locked room mystery adds the necessary spark to set things rolling and away we go!
Rhys Ifans, best known of late for his role as Dr. Curt Connors in The Amazing Spider-man, has been cast as Sherlock Holmes’ older, smarter brother Mycroft on CBS’ hit series elementary. The role is a recurring one and Mycroft will make his debut in the season two premiere, letting Holmes (Jonny Lee Miller) and Watson (Lucy Liu) stay at his new home – 221B Baker Street.
CBS’ 2012-13 season begins its conclusion on April 28th, with the fourth season finale of The Good Wife and ends with a two-hour Criminal Minds on May 22nd. The popular and critically lauded reality competition series The Amazing Race and standout freshman mystery series Elementary also get two-hour finales; the former on May 5th and the latter on May 16th.
For a complete list of CBS finales (times and dates) follow the jump.
CBS’ new Sherlock Holmes series, Elementary (Thursdays, 10/9C), shares a few things with the BBC series, Sherlock: it’s a series that plants Holmes firmly in the 21st Century; there are novel mysteries to be solved, and there is a Watson. There as many differences: Elementary’s Watson is an Asian-American woman; the mysteries are not based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s original stories, and the setting is New York, not London.