CBS Renews 18 Series

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CBS Renews 18 Series

CBS today announced early renewals of 18 returning series for the 2017-2018 season, displaying the programming depth and stability of America’s Most Watched Network. Additional returning series pick-ups for next season will be announced at a later date.

The shows renewed to date include 6 comedies, 9 dramas, 1 reality series, 2 newsmagazines and a roster of hit programs across every night of the week. They also include the #1 scripted program/comedy “The Big Bang Theory;” the #1 drama “NCIS;” the #1 new series “Bull;” the #1 new comedy “Kevin Can Wait;” and the #1 newsmagazine “60 Minutes.”

In addition, 5 freshman shows are part of the Network’s early renewals, including “Bull,” “Kevin Can Wait,” “MacGyver,” “Man With a Plan” and “Superior Donuts”

Following are the renewed series to date for the 2017-2018 season:

– “The Big Bang Theory”*
– “Blue Bloods”
– “Bull”
– “Hawaii Five-0”
– “Kevin Can Wait”
– “Life in PieceS”
– “MacGyver”
– “Madam Secretary”
– “Man With a Plan”
– “Mom”
– “NCIS”*
– “NCIS: Los Angeles”
– “NCIS: New Orleans”
– “Scorpion”
– “Superior Donuts”
– “Survivor”
– “48 Hours”
– “50 Minutes”

CBS will finish the current season as America’s Most Watched Network for the 14th time in 15 years. The Network will announce its new fall 2017-2018 schedule on Wednesday, May 17 at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

* Renewals for “The Big Bang Theory” and “NCIS” were previously announced.

The above press release was issued by CBS.

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