CBS Renews 23 Series For The 2020-2021 Broadcast Season
More renewed shows join previously announced returners Evil, Mom, Survivor, The Amazing Race, and Young Sheldon.
This fall, you’ll have even more episodes of your favorite CBS shows to look forward to!
Eighty percent of CBS’ top-rated television lineup is returning for the upcoming 2020-2021 broadcast season.
The returning shows include the #1 program on television NCIS, #1 new series FBI: Most Wanted, #1 new comedy Bob Hearts Abishola, and the #1 news program 60 Minutes.
Among the additional renewals are the dramas All Rise, Blue Bloods, Bull, FBI, MacGyver, Magnum P.I., NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans, S.W.A.T., and SEAL Team; comedies The Neighborhood and The Unicorn; reality staple Undercover Boss; and the law and justice program 48 Hours.
They join the previously announced renewals of Evil, Mom, Survivor, The Amazing Race, and #1 comedy Young Sheldon.
“Thanks to these exceptional shows, we’re going to win the current season by 1 million viewers,” said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment. “Next year, we’ll have these strong returning series as our foundation… and Super Bowl LV too. It’s a well-balanced lineup across Entertainment, News, and Sports that will put us in an incredibly stable position for 2020-2021.”
Highlights for returning shows include:
– Seven shows watched by over 10 million viewers per week, more than any other network: NCIS, FBI, Blue Bloods, Young Sheldon, Bull, 60 Minutes, and FBI: Most Wanted.
– CBS’ top freshman class will see the return of #1 new series FBI: Most Wanted, #1 new comedy Bob Hearts Abishola, All Rise, Evil, and The Unicorn.
– All shows from this season’s Monday night lineup have been renewed. The Neighborhood and Bob Hearts Abishola rank among the top comedies on television, with larger audiences than every comedy on all other networks. All Rise is the #3 new drama on any network, and Bull has been Monday’s top entertainment series at 10 PM this season, averaging over 10.5 million viewers.
– All three Tuesday night dramas will return, with each averaging over 10 million viewers per week, including NCIS, averaging over 15.33 million viewers; FBI, with 12.55 million viewers; and FBI: Most Wanted, which averages 10.18 million viewers.
– Survivor, a series currently watched by nearly 10 million viewers, returns for its 41st edition.
– Young Sheldon and Mom return as the #1 and #2 comedies on television.
– MacGyver, Magnum P.I., and Blue Bloods return from a night CBS wins this season by +3.6 million viewers.
– Also returning are 60 Minutes, television’s #1 news program, as well as NCIS: Los Angeles and NCIS: New Orleans, the most-watched entertainment programs on their night.
CBS is on track to finish the current season as America’s Most Watched Network for the 12th consecutive year by a margin of 1 million viewers. CBS is also #1 in primetime, daytime, and late night for the fourth straight year.
Stay tuned to CBS.com in the coming weeks for more information on CBS’ fall schedule…