The news comes after the network changed course on “SWAT” and renewed the show for its seventh and final season.
CBS’ 2022-17 The season begins to take center stage.
The network has chosen to cancel its last two remaining bubble shows, True Lies
and East New York , both ran for a season. True Lies, film reboot of the same name, will air in May Its series finale , while the program East New York will end May .
A representative for CBS declined to comment.
The decision comes as CBS prepares to announce an upcoming series order -20 airs Tuesday, with a fall schedule scheduled for Wednesday. For the first time in recent memory, CBS and parent company Paramount Global forgo the traditional upfront display to Madison Avenue ad buyers, a spot now occupied by Netflix.
Decision to cancel East New York, starring Amanda Warren, produced by Warner Bros. Television, creators William Finkelstein and Mike Flynn, and True Lies, Starring Steve Howey and Ginger Gonzaga and creator Matt Nix, CBS Reverses Decision to Cancel Veterans Series SWAT Six seasons later. Earlier Monday, CBS announced that it had actually updated SWAT Seventh and final season only Contains sets.
SWAT is Sony Pictures A co-production of Television and CBS Studios, meaning Paramount Global Shawn Ryan (The Night Agent owns part of the series ) and stars Shemar Moore. East New York and True Lies, Meanwhile, both are produced entirely by outside studios (Warner and Disney’s 17th Television), which means CBS has to pay licensing fees to both studios.
As linear ratings continue to decline, networks increasingly want to outright own most of their scripted originals in an effort to keep costs down. It’s worth noting that CBS owns Blue Bloods but has reduced salaries Estimated percentage of its cast and creatives 17 to keep the show on air. Meanwhile, Bob Hearts Abishola Comedy produced by Chuck Lorre – from Warner – Reducing all but two actors from regular series to recurring appearances is another cost-saving measure.
CBS’ Returning Series -20 is Blue Bloods, Bob Hearts Abishola, CSI: Vegas, The Equalizer, FBI, FBI: International, FBI: Most Wanted, Ghosts, NCIS, NCIS: Hawaii, SWAT, Neighborhood, Little Sheldon and Fire country and so Help me Todd. CBS wholly owned or affiliated with co-producer of all projects except Little Sheldon and Abishola Because Warner doesn’t co-produce shows with the prolific Lore.
For the CBS rookie class, the network is Fire Country
4 to 2 and So help me Todd cancel after return East New York and True Lies.
Justin Hartley episodes Tracker Next season is on call, with more pickups coming this week. CBS has two comedies ( Jumpstart and an untitled Wayans entry ) and a pair of dramas ( The Good Fight branch Elsbeth and of A sequel Matlock ) is in the running.
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