Here’s something you don’t see every day – a broadcast network show, NCIS: Los Angeles, outdrew The Walking Dead in total viewers on Sunday.
NCIS: LA undoubtedly had a bump from the 60 Minutes interview with President-Elect Donald Trump, but still…
It’s the first time a broadcast network show has outdrawn TWD since March, 2014. Read on for the actual numbers.
Continue reading Can You Say Upset? NCIS: Los Angeles Outdraws The Walking Dead!
CBS has announced the renewal of eleven more shows – including the two NCIS spinoffs (NCIS had already been renewed), Scorpion and Elementary.
Conspicuous in its absence is first year series Supergirl. For the full list of renewals, follow the jump.
Continue reading CBS Renews Eleven!
CBS has announced a couple of schedule changes for Monday night out of respect for the tragic events in Paris, France.
Previously scheduled terrorist themed episodes of Supergirl and NCIS: Los Angeles have replaced.
In place of How Does She Do It?, CBS will run the Thanksgiving themed Supergirl ep, Livewire; in place of Defectors (about ISIS recruiting young women), the network will air the NCIS:LA ep, The Long Goodbye. Follow the jump for episode information.
Continue reading Following Paris Attacks, CBS Changes Episodes of Supergirl and NCIS: Los Angeles!
CBS’ Hawaii Five-0, CSI: Cyber and Survivor will all get two hour season finales, while new comedy series The Odd Couple will have a one-hour sign-off for its first season.
The network begins the wrap-up o the 2014-15 season with the April 20th first season finale of Scorpion and concludes the season with the May 24th season finale of mid-season series Battle Creek.
For a complete list of CBS season finales – dates and times – follow the jump.
Continue reading CBS Announces 2014-15 Season Finales – Supersizes Four!
NCIS is the highest-rated scripted series on television; NCIS: Los Angeles is a close second – but you wouldn’t know it from from the features included in their DVD sets.
Continue reading NCIS: Season Eight and NCIS LA: Season Two – Great Shows; Unequal DVD Features!
CBS has revealed the dates for season finales for its 2010-11 programming schedule. Included are two-hour finales for The Amazing Race, Survivor: Redemption Island [and, of course, the Survivor: Redemption Island Live Reunion Show, and The Mentalist. The complete list of upcoming CBS season finales follows the jump.
Continue reading CBS Springs Multiple 2-Hour Specials in Spring Season Finales!
After five seasons in which NCIS garnered ever better ratings, someone [CBS? NCIS: LA creator Shane Brennan] had the bright idea, “Why don’t we make a spin-off/companion series?” And so, in the fullness of time [or about a month before the end of the seventh season, take your pick], NCIS ran a two-part story, Legendary, that introduced an east coast-based team out of the NCIS Office for Special Projects – which would’ve been highly rated and made that spin-off happen even if the two-parter hadn’t ended with one of the LA team riddled with bullets in the final few minutes.
Continue reading NCIS: Los Angeles Had a Tough Act to Follow and Came Up Big!
The Associated Press is reporting that CBS, the last network to hold its upfront, has picked up NBC cast-off, Medium – and is moving The Mentalist into the overcrowded swirl of programming that is Thursday night. Medium will be paired with Ghost Whisperer on Friday nights, as predicted by EW TV writer Michael Ausiello, while The Mentalist will anchor the Thursday line-up at 10/9c.
Entertainment Weekly is reporting that the network has added four shows – three dramas and one comedy – to its 2009-10 fall schedule.
Mid-season replacements include the returning Flashpoint and Rules of Engagement, plus new series The Bridge [a new Canadian cop show], Miami Trauma [starring Jeremy Northam, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer], Undercover Boss [CEOs disguise themselves as regular workers at their own companies], and Arranged Marriage [reality TV – still looking for its absolutely lowest of the lowest common denominator].
The full CBS fall schedule and brief program description follow the jump.
Continue reading TELEVISION: CBS Picks Up Medium; Shifts The Mentalist; Adds Four New Shows to Fall Lineup!