CBS Bringing Back 23 Current Series Next Season Ahead of Fall Schedule Reveal

NCIS, FBI and many others will return—but it's unclear exactly when

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CBS renewed 18 series today, after previously picking up five shows for the 2020-21 season. CBS

One day after parent company ViacomCBS set its new upfront strategy, CBS is firming up its plans for the 2020-21 TV season, even though it remains unclear when the network’s shows will be able to resume production and air new episodes following the pandemic.

@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.