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Time Slot Showdown of the Week: Monday, 8 p.m. 2 Broke Girls (CBS) vs. The Voice (NBC) vs. Dancing With the Stars (ABC)

After landing half of this fall's NFL Thursday Night Football package, CBS wisely decided against leaving broadcast's top-rated series, The Big Bang Theory, on the sidelines until regular Thursday night…

October 27, 2014, 5:49 PM EDT

CBS Puts Football on Thursday, Joel McHale May Go to Late Late No more Crazy Ones, Hostages or Intelligence

UPDATE: CBS's Les Moonves, talking to Bloomberg denies... everything, really, saying that there are a lot of people throwing hats in the ring for Craig Ferguson's old gig. And that CBS…

May 14, 2014, 4:38 PM EDT

How I Met Your Mother Finale Soars Record ratings, even if fans didn’t think the capper was legen … wait for it … dary

Pop quiz: In the series finale of CBS’ How I Met Your Mother, the titular mom is revealed to be: a) a MacGuffin b) a red herring c) the Yellow [Umbrella] King d) a nice,…

April 1, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT

Déjà Vu All Over Again as CBS Renews 18 Series If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

In what has become a rite of spring, CBS on Thursday announced it has renewed 18 series for next season.  Eighteen appears to be Nina Tassler’s lucky number, as this marks…

March 13, 2014, 4:08 PM EDT

Solid Sampling for NBC’s Believe Bachelor finale helps put ABC over the top

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. According to Nielsen fast national data, the…

March 11, 2014, 1:52 PM EDT

Nina Tassler Upped to Chairman, CBS Entertainment Promotion keeps network’s hit-maker locked in through 2017

Veteran CBS hit-maker Nina Tassler has been promoted to chairman of CBS Entertainment, inking a new deal with the network that extends through 2017. In her new role, Tassler will lead…

February 20, 2014, 1:09 PM EST

4 Burning Questions About CBS’ New NFL Package Football will be a game-changer

In securing the rights to the National Football League’s new Thursday night franchise, CBS effectively pulled the rug out from under its broadcast competition. While it’s no secret that NBC…

February 6, 2014, 5:54 PM EST

How I Met Your Mother Turbocharges CBS’ Lineup Origin story helps boost Monday night

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. According to…

January 28, 2014, 5:37 PM EST

Voiceless Blacklist Drops, Intelligence Plummets Despite weaker lead-in, NBC still has CBS on the ropes in the Monday 10 p.m. slot

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…

January 14, 2014, 1:24 PM EST

Seasonal Stumbles for Monday Night’s Hottest Series The Voice, The Blacklist, Sleepy Hollow dip in first week of November sweeps

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. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day…

November 5, 2013, 2:07 PM EST

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