As I get older, there are fewer and fewer times when I’m on the list of “smartest guys in the room,” and I’m okay with that. I don’t chew tables and I don’t try to walk with both feet going forward at the same time, so I do all right. In CBS’ revved-up new drama Scorpion, viewers enter the world of someone who is always the smartest guy within thousands of square miles of the room. His name is Walter O'Brien.
Wow, the Supergirl series is moving forward extremely quickly. Over a week ago we learned that superhero expert and popular producer Greg Berlanti was pitching a Supergirl series to the networks. Now, the project has landed a series commitment.
While multi-camera sitcoms are the exception to the single camera rule on most networks, CBS has rarely swayed from this tried and true format, and their comedies stay on the air seemingly forever. They’ve added two more to their development slate, and both come from The Millers creator Greg Garcia.
After airing on television for nine seasons, How I Met Your Mother made its final bow on CBS last spring. It follows the natural order of things that Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is now putting together the expected complete series set for fans, but on an even more fun note, the company has decided to give away a bunch of the props from the How I Met Your Mother set.
The last couple of weeks have been a PR nightmare for the NFL, following the lengthy spotlight on player Ray Rice after a tape was released showing aggravated assault against his now-wife. The NFL later pulled singer Rihanna from the intro to its Thursday Night Football schedule last week. Instead of quieting things down, pulling Rihanna from the opening sequence stirred the pot, and now the “We Found Love” singer is speaking out about her treatment by the NFL.
Halle Berry headed over to CBS this summer for the surprisingly consistent mystery series Extant, a project that led to Berry’s production company 606 Films forming a first-look deal with the network. The first fruit of that joint venture has surfaced in an untitled medical drama about a singular protagonist whose off-kilter approach to things is part of the draw.
CBS has already done pretty well with the adaptation of Stephen King’s Under the Dome, so it’s natural that the network would want to bid on another King adaptation.
Fans of Maggie Lawson should be pleased to find out that the actress is already coming back to television, as she’s snagged a recurring role on CBS’ Two and a Half Men, which is heading into its twelfth and final season. How sizeable is the audience shared by these two series?
CBS set plans in motion today to continue the tradition of having a late late night series that is white, male and heavily accented. On Monday, the network announced that British comedian James Corden has been tapped to take over the Late Late Show when veteran host Craig Ferguson leaves at the end of the year. If it took you forever to adjust to Ferguson’s Scottish accent, this may be bad news, as you will soon have an English accent to contend with.
Season 29 of Survivor was shot in Sn Juan del Sur in Nicaragua, and as you can tell from the descriptions of the people involved, the latest installation of the reality series will feature contestants competing against loved ones.
The schedule is a work in progress, and dates are subject to change as we head into the fall season. In the meantime, if there's a new or returning show you don't see on here, feel free to leave a comment and we'll see if we can dig up the date for you! We’ve also listed shows that are expected to premiere at midseason, so if your favorite show doesn’t have a date, yet, check there first!
With a pick-up from CBS and a midseason premiere date in the cards, you would think most of the big roles on The Odd Couple would have already been cast. However, Yvette Nicole Brown just recently signed on to CBS’ Odd Couple reboot, replacing one of the actresses from the pilot.
Double eviction night! This is the kind of summer anx-citedness I look forward to! But I have to admit, tonight's episode didn't play out as I'd hoped. With a blindside during the first eviction, it would've been great to see that turn around and bite someone in the second. Alas, that wasn't the case. Spoilers from tonight's live episode of Big Brother ahead!
After being delayed for a week, production on The Big Bang Theorys Season 8 will continue on Wednesday now that the two remaining holdouts have signed new deals. Everything can once again be hunky dory in the CBS comedy’s nerdly world, and all it took was an awful lot of money. Who knew?
Under the Dome has proven time and again that no character is genuinely safe in this series, as numerous characters have already been killed off. But is one of them going to come back? During the Under the Dome panel at Comic-Con in San Diego today, executive producer Neal Baer dropped a pretty strong hint about the potential return of one of two specific characters.