CBS ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF 23 SERIES FOR THE 2020-2021 BROADCAST SEASON

Network Brings Back the #1 Show on Television NCIS for Its 18th Season,

#1 Comedy “Young Sheldon,” #1 New Series “FBI: Most Wanted,”

#1 New Comedy “Bob Abishola” and #1 News Program “60 Minutes”

Network to Return Seven Shows with Over 10 Million Viewers Per Week,

More than Any Other Network

Television’s Top Freshman Class Brings Back Five Series: “All Rise,” “Bob Abishola,” “Evil,” “FBI: Most Wanted” and “The Unicorn”

Network to Win 12th Consecutive Season by a Margin of 1 Million Viewers

CBS Also #1 In Primetime, Daytime and Late Night for the Fourth Consecutive Season

CBS today announced the return of 23 series, renewing 80% of its top-rated lineup for the 2020-2021 broadcast season. The Network will announce its new series and 2020-2021 primetime schedule in the coming weeks.

The returning shows include the #1 program on television NCIS, #1 comedy YOUNG SHELDON, #1 new series FBI: MOST WANTED, #1 new comedy BOB ABISHOLA, and the #1 news program 60 MINUTES.

Among today’s 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 series UNDERCOVER BOSS; and the law and justice program 48 HOURS. They join the previously announced renewals of EVIL, MOM, SURVIVOR, THE AMAZING RACE and 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:

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. The Network is also #1 in primetime, daytime and late night for the fourth straight year.

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Scott Grogin

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