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Upfronts 2017: CBS

CBS continued their inexplicable dominance with their safe catalog of procedurals and comedies, although seemingly endless shows like 2 Broke Girls finally got the axe, but overall, CBS had way fewer cancellations than the other networks.  Find out what’s renewed, what’s cancelled and what’s new from “America’s Most Watched Network”


  • 2 Broke Girls
  • American Gothic
  • BrianDead
  • Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders
  • The Great Indoors
  • The Odd Couple
  • Rush Hour
  • Doubt
  • Training Day
  • Pure Genius


  • 48 Hours
  • 60 Minutes
  • The Amazing Race
  • Big Brother
  • Blue Bloods
  • Bull
  • Criminal Minds
  • Elementary
  • The Good Fight
  • Hawaii Five-0
  • Kevin Can Wait
  • Life in Pieces
  • Madam Secretary
  • MacGyver
  • Man with a Plan
  • Mom
  • NCIS
  • NCIS: Los Angeles
  • NCIS: New Orleans
  • Scorpion
  • Superior Donuts
  • Survivor
  • Zoo

New Shows:



Inspired by a time in Mark Feuerstein’s adult life when he lived in apartment 9K in the building he grew up in, sandwiched between his parents’ apartment, 9J, and his brother, sister-in-law and their baby’s apartment, 9L, and his attempts to set boundaries with his intrusive but well-meaning family.

By the Book

A modern-day man at a crossroads in his life decides to live according to the Bible. Based on A.J. Jacobs’ bestseller The Year of Living Biblically.


Young Sheldon

The Big Bang Theory prequel follows Sheldon Cooper at age 9, living with his family in East Texas and going to high school.


A former CIA operative who has since built a “normal” life as a gifted professor and writer is pulled back into his old life when the NYPD needs his help to stop a serial killer on the loose. Based on James Patterson’s upcoming book.



Follows the lives of the elite Navy SEALs as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high-stakes missions our country can ask.



Procedural follows a locally born and bred SWAT lieutenant torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers when he’s tasked to run a highly trained unit that is the last stop for solving crimes in Los Angeles. Inspired by the 2003 Sony movie that was based on the 1970s TV series.

Wisdom of the Crowd

Inspired by the notion that a million minds are better than one, it centers on a tech innovator who creates a cutting-edge crowd-sourcing hub to solve his own daughter’s murder, as well as revolutionizing crime solving in San Francisco. Based on the Israeli format.

Me, Myself and I

The life of a genius inventor is examined in his childhood, today and in the future. Bobby Moynihan, John Laroquette and Jack Dylan Grazer tell the story of Alex Riley.

Star Trek: Discovery

Before Kirk, Spock and the Enterprise there was Discovery. Now, one of the most iconic and influential global franchises returns to television with Star Trek: Discovery.

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