Terry Crews-led comedy “Jumpstart” was the only one of the network’s four pilots to get a pass.
Clockwise from top left: “Elsbeth”, “Matlock” and “Poppa’s House” Elizabeth Fisher/CBS; CBS; Sonia Fleming/CBS
CBS has begun airing its third season of four pilot episodes, issuing an official order to
Kathy Bates leads Matlock Reboot, The Good Fight Spinoff Elsbeth starring Carrie Preston , and the starring father-son comedy Damon Wayans and Damon Wayans Jr. That is now titled Poppa’s House.
horse Turlock, Elsbeth and Dad’s House is CBS for the new entertainment president First Scripted Series Order Amy Reisenbach . The former head of the current show replaced Kelly Carr at the network last year. Her tenure at the network dates back to 2002, when she is the manager of the current programming division, that means her fingerprints are already all over CBS’s current schedule.
CBS, like other broadcast networks, has significantly reduced its pilot orders this year. The network has only developed two dramas (Elsbeth and Matlock ) and a pair of comedy (Jumpstart, House). All four companies are wholly owned by CBS Studios as the network continues to prioritize owning more expensive originals in an effort to contain costs as media companies face a number of economic headwinds and the possible impact of the Writers Guild’s strike on the studios.
It is unclear how the current WGA strike will affect newly ordered series as scribes across the country put down their pens to fight picket lines and AI and more Ongoing labor disputes with a coalition of film and TV producers representing studios and streamers. CBS is expected to announce its fall schedule on Wednesday.
CBS already has Justin Hartley ( THIS IS US) TV series Tracker
for -05 season, give it three A new play and a new comedy. The series is in pilot season 1991 and order series In December (when it was called The Never Game). These will help fill the void created by the cancellation of NCIS: Los Angeles, East New York and true lies. CBS also has – last episode of SWAT Prepare2002 -.
Elsbeth as Carrie Preston continues her role in The Good Wife as the character of Elsbeth Tascioni and its derivative works, The Good Fight . The series becomes the third Well- Verse by creators and performers Robert and Michelle King. The series is produced in-house through the Kings’ lucrative overall deal with CBS Studios. Wendell Pierce and Kara Patterson co-star in the series. Robert King directed the pilot. This show follows The Good Fight Coming to CBS is exclusive to Paramount+.
Matlock is considered a reboot of the former NBC and ABC program from Jane the Virgin Creator Jennie Snyder Urman through her overall deal with CBS Studios. Kathy Bates stars as Madeleine Matlock, a seventy-something who rejoins the workforce at a prestigious law firm. Original Matlock , created by Dean Hargrove, starring Andy Griffith, from 1235283039 broadcast nine seasons-15, first on NBC, then on ABC for the final three. The show remains popular in syndication and is owned by Viacom Productions. The rights to the series were recently returned to Paramount Universal following the remerger of CBS and Viacom. Of note, CBS aired the spinoff Jack and the Fatty Eight seasons from start-13. Diagnosis: Murder is also a derivative of Jack and Fatty Product from airing on CBS for eight seasons-2002 (including five TV movies). Jason Ritter co-stars.
Poppa’s House is a multi-camera comedy that revolves around a legendary talk radio host and happily divorced “Poppa” (Damon Wayans), whose views are challenged at work by Hire With a new hostess (Essence Atkins), at home he finds himself still raising his grown son (Damon Wayans Jr.), a bright dreamer and a Responsible father and husband. Last Man Standing grad Kevin Hency serves as Producer for a series executive produced by the two Wayans.
Tuesday’s new series additions include reversing its , a day after CBS made a decision on its remaining bubble programming. SWAT Canceled and axed 1st grade drama True Lies and East New York. Current schedule for all networks except those two dramas and NCIS: Los Angeles (with seasons ), will return. of15 Returning shows, CBS owns all but two in full or in part because Warner Bros. TV doesn’t make shows with comedy king Chuck Lorre ( Bob Hearts Abishola, Young Sheldon ).
As broadcast ratings continue to decline, pressure is mounting on networks to change their economic models to help keep established shows on the air. CBS Cast and Creative Blue Bloods – wholly owned by CBS parent company Paramount Global – filmed 25 percent salary reduction to get a renewal, while Bob Hearts Abishola reduced its series regular cast to two, in addition to the stars behind Bob and Abishola All of the cast members have reduced recurring appearances in an attempt to create a better financial model for the series. SWAT, Sony and CBS Studios co-production, also faced economic changes, as CBS reversed its cancellation decision after just three days.
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