20 CBS Shows Renewed So Far

CBS’s crime drama CRIMINAL MINDS will be back for its 11th season in the fall, an announcement that marks CBS’s 20th renewal for the 2013-14 season.

Here’s a complete list of the shows the network confirmed for renewal so far:

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Last week, the network announced the renewal of TWO AND A HALF MEN for an 11th season, although the fate of co-star Angus T. Jones, who plays the “half” man, Jake, was still subject to contract negotiations. TWO-AND-A-HALF-MEN-KUTCHERHe didn’t appear as often this past season because of a military storyline. He is said to be interested in pursuing college and music, but after a controversial religious video in which he slammed the show went viral, many have speculated about what his future with the show might be.

Only newcomers PARTNERS and MADE IN JERSEY were canceled from last season.

The remaining shows on CBS’s prime time lineup are still waiting to hear their fates. Those shows are RULES OF ENGAGEMENT, VEGAS, THE GOLDEN BOY and CSI:NY.

Which shows are you most excited to see returning for another season?


Mark Your Calendars! Season Finales Are On the Way!

With the start of May comes a parade of season finales of your favorite sitcoms and dramas. You’ll also see cliffhangers and a few surprises along the way, too.

Here’s a quick rundown of when to catch the final new episodes of the season for some of your most-watched shows. Continue reading

South Carolina Woman Among Newest Survivor Castaways

When SURVIVOR: REDEMPTION ISLAND premieres on Wednesday, February 16th, you’ll have a Palmetto State contestant to cheer for.

According to CBS, Krista Klumpp, a 25-year-old pharmaceutical representative, lives in Columbia. Klumpp says she’s out to “prove that a former cheerleader and pageant girl can win the hardest game ever.”

She’ll be among 16 castaways who’ll be dropped off on somewhere in Nicaragua to play the 22nd “season” of popular reality series, which premiered in 2000.

This newest edition contains two twists that focus on second chances: Continue reading

CBS Begins Mid-Season Show Changes

After a temporary schedule shuffle, CBS is introducing three new series.

Beginning tonight, CBS’s Friday night hit BLUE BLOODS moves to Wednesdays at 10:00pm for the next four weeks. BLUE BLOODS stars Tom Selleck and Donnie Wahlberg as members of a family of New York cops. It is this season’s #2 new series among viewers and Friday night’s top program. It returns to its regular time, Fridays at 10:00pm, on February 11th.

THE DEFENDERS, the legal dramedy starring Jim Belushi and Jerry O’Connell, will move to Fridays at 8:00pm, where it will stay through the end of March, at which point it will have completed its run for the season.

This temporary switch paves the way for CBS to introduce a brand new series, Continue reading

Survivor to Pit Young Against Old

“A battle for the ages…literally.”

That’s how producers of SURVIVOR are describing the newest cycle of the reality series, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

The new edition will be played in Nicaragua, and the 20 new castaways will be split into two tribes of 10, divided by age.

The Espada tribe, made up of contestants over the age of 40, will try to outwit the younger contestants with their life experience and knowledge.

The La Flor Tribe, with its members aged 30 or younger, will bank on their youth and vitality for an advantage.

SURVIVOR: NICARAGUA returns to the time period where it all began in the summer of 2000:  Wednesdays at 8:00pm.  The new series premieres on Wednesday, September 15th on LIVE 5 WCSC.

CBS Plans Big Things for May!

It’s time to talk season finales! May on CBS will bring the big finales to THE AMAZING RACE and SURVIVOR: HEROES VS. VILLIANS, plus cliffhangers for your favorite regular series.

We’ve made a list of the biggest shows and brief descriptions of what you can expect. So get your calendars and jot down these dates because you’ll definitely want to make sure you’re tuned in to LIVE 5 WCSC: Continue reading

Thursday’s Prime Time Buzz

Here’s a quick look at tonight’s prime time lineup:

Tonight at 8:00pm: Struggling to keep their tribe intact, the “Heroes” vow to work together as long as it takes to ensure that they outlast the “Villains.” Meanwhile, the “Villains” begin to turn on one another after one tribe member makes a costly mistake at the Reward Challenge, on SURVIVOR: HEROES VS. VILLAINS.

Tonight at 9:00pm: When the CSI team investigates the brutal murder of a family, they trace the killer to the house next door, which might belong to the “Dr. Jekyll” serial killer, on CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION.

Tonight at 10:00pm: When a “Jane Doe” with amnesia and covered in blood steps in front of Cho and Van Pelt’s car, Patrick Jane must use all of his skills to discover who she is, her last location and why she lost her memory, on THE MENTALIST.

Then at 11:35pm on THE LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN: Actor Bill Murray; musical guest Ludacris.

Thursday’s Prime Time Buzz

Here’s tonight’s prime time buzz:

Tonight at 8:00: Hurt and betrayed by a close ally, one castaway learns the hard way that loyalty isn’t always easy, and one powerhouse learns from experience that old grudges die hard, on SURVIVOR: HEROES VS. VILLAINS.

Tonight at 9:00: Patrick Jane, Lisbon and the CBI team brace themselves to finally meet their new boss, Special Agent Madeleine Hightower, on THE MENTALIST.

Tonight at 10:00: Catherine and Detective Vartann are thrown together in a hotel room for 24 hours as they stake out a duo making drugs in the room next door.  Meanwhile, Nick and Langston work a case that involves a fetish which has become big business in Vegas, on CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION.

Tonight at 11:35 on THE LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN: Actor Sam Worthington; sportscasters Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic; musical guest Patty Loveless


Thursday’s Prime Time Buzz

Here’s a quick look at tonight’s prime time lineup:

Tonight at 8:00pm: An important hierarchy is established between a pair of conniving allies and a plan is hatched to oust one of the strongest and most prominent players in the game, on SURVIVOR: HEROES VS. VILLAINS.

Tonight at 9:00pm: When a young boy is found murdered, the CSI team uncovers evidence that may link his death to an old case that recently resurfaced, on CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION.

Tonight at 10:00pm: When Dr. Alicia Seberg, a government research scientist, is exposed to a deadly toxin while at work and has only hours to live, she calls Patrick Jane and the CBI to find her murderer, on THE MENTALIST.