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CBS Stems the Bleeding With Monday Comedy Switcheroo

Ratings up after net shuffles the deck

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,…

We Are Dead Men: CBS Kills Off Freshman Comedy

Network restructures Monday night

If Jerry O’Connell can’t seem to catch a break on broadcast TV, CBS’ Monday 8:30 p.m. time slot isn’t in much better shape. The network on Wednesday evening elected to shutter…

Hostages, We Are Men on the Ropes

CBS newcomers slump as NBC dominates Monday night

NBC once again coasted to an effortless victory Monday night, as The Voice-Blacklist battery thumped the broadcast competition. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, the season’s fifth installment of The Voice delivered…

Blue Monday for CBS as Comedies, Hostages Struggle

We Are Men underwhelms; NBC and Fox newbies hold steady

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.…

Legends of the Fall TV Season

Premiere Week shows great promise

Projecting a TV series’ long-term prospects on the basis of a single broadcast is a puzzling seasonal compulsion, a ritual on par with the creation of back-to-school macaroni art. Just…

NBC Shines in First Day of Fall TV Season

The Voice, Blacklist bulldoze through Monday night ratings

The echo of the starter’s gun is still reverberating in the runners’ eardrums, and already the 2013-14 network ratings race promises to be a stunner. NBC played the spoiler on the…

CBS Delivers Record Profits in Q2

Network soars on 11 percent increase in ad sales revenue

A strong finish to the broadcast season and a breakout summer hit helped CBS Corp. amass the greatest quarterly profit in its history. Second quarter net income rose 11 percent to…

CBS Picks Up Bad Teacher

Network commits to sixth new comedy for 2013-14

A week after presenting its 2013-14 prime-time schedule at Carnegie Hall, CBS on Wednesday announced it has picked up another new series. The network has scooped up Sony Pictures Television’s Bad…

CBS Pumps Up Its Fall Comedy Lineup

Net schedules four new sitcoms and bulks up Thursday night chuckle block

When you return as many franchise series as CBS did this year, you don’t change the schedule so much as shift the tiles around like a giant Rubik’s Cube. The top-rated…

ABC, CBS Firm Up Their Fall Schedules

Nets heavy up on comedy, part ways with underperforming legacy series

On the Friday night before the TV world converges on New York for the upfronts, word about their respective orders, renewals and cancelations is starting to trickle in from the…

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