Mike & Molly

As Most Networks Are Afraid to Cancel New Shows, CBS Just Pulled Angel From Hell

In a season where broadcast networks are hesitant to cut bait on their lower-rated shows, CBS is standing apart from the crowd.

Déjà Vu All Over Again as CBS Renews 18 Series

In what has become a rite of spring, CBS on Thursday announced it has renewed 18 series for next season. 

Bazinga! CBS Renews The Big Bang Theory Through 2016-17

Nerds rejoice: CBS has renewed The Big Bang Theory for another three years, ensuring that Leonard, Sheldon and the rest of the gang will be yukking it up through the 2016-17 broadcast TV season. The duration of the pickup is not a shocker; when CBS last renewed Big Bang in January 2011, it was for a three-season run.

Solid Sampling for NBC’s Believe

In a night dominated by ABC’s Bachelor postmortem, a special preview of NBC’s new Sunday drama series Believe drew a fair amount of sampling.

How I Met Your Mother Turbocharges CBS’ Lineup

Episode No. 200 of How I Met Your Mother powered CBS’ entire Monday night lineup, as the nine-seasons-in-the-making origin story helped deliver the comedy’s highest ratings in a year.

Voiceless Blacklist Drops, Intelligence Plummets

The return of NBC’s The Blacklist on Monday was undermined somewhat by a softer lead-in, but the season’s No. 1 new series still managed to dominate the 10 p.m. time slot.

Seasonal Stumbles for Monday Night’s Hottest Series

Monday night’s biggest broadcast shows are starting to settle into their seasonal troughs … a pattern that unfortunately coincides with the first full week of November sweeps.

CBS Stems the Bleeding With Monday Comedy Switcheroo

In killing off the underperforming We Are Men and shifting 2 Broke Girls to the 8:30 p.m. time slot, CBS appears to have halted its Monday night skid. That said, the year-ago comparisons are a stark reminder of how quickly a prime-time lineup can lose its footing.

Hostages, We Are Men on the Ropes

NBC once again coasted to an effortless victory Monday night, as The Voice-Blacklist battery thumped the broadcast competition.

Blue Monday for CBS as Comedies, Hostages Struggle

Two weeks into the 2013-14 broadcast season and CBS’ Monday night lineup is looking decidedly unsteady, as struggling new and returning comedies are doing little to bolster the 10 p.m. hour.