CBS Bets on The Equalizer to Beat Post-Super Bowl Programming Odds

Freshman series have struggled in the coveted slot, but it was 'the perfect show'

For the network airing the Super Bowl each year, the coveted post-game programming slot can be a double-edged sword. Yes, it offers a larger audience than almost any other single entertainment episode of the year—but it has also become somewhat of a cursed time slot for new shows that debut after the game.