Upfronts: CBS Adds Five Titles for the Fall

CBS-Logo-e1331750370386CBS announced eight new shows for the upcoming season, including there comedies and two dramas premiering this fall.

But things will look much the same on the network, with two dozen returning shows. And many of the new shows have familia faces, from Pauley Perette and Patricia Heaton to Billy Gardell and Marg Helgenberger.

“The Big Bang Theory” may be gone after this season, but “Young Sheldon” will continue. And final seasons will come for both “Criminal Minds” and “Madam Secretary.”

The new dramas are:

  • “All Rise” — Simone Missick stars as a newly appointed judge in a new ensemble legal yarn that also includes Wilson Bethel, Marg Helgenberger and Jessica Camacho. Mondays this fall.
  • “Evil” — Katja Herbers stars as a female psychologist who joins a priest in training (Mike Colter) as they investigate the church’s backlog of unexplained mysteries. From Michelle King and Robert King (“The Good Wife”), it also features Aasif Mandvi and Michael Emerson. Thursdays this fall.
  • “FBI: Most Wanted” — Dick Wolf’s spin-off of “FBI” focuses on the fugitive task force with a cast that includes Julian McMahon, Alana De la Garza, Keisha Castle-Hughes and Kellan Lutz. Midseason.
  • “Tommy” — Edie Falco stars as a former high ranking New York police officer who becomes the fist female chief of Police in Los Angeles

The new comedies are:

  • “Bob (Heart) Abishola” — Stars Billy Gardell (“Mike and Molly”) as a middle-aged sock salesman who falls in love with his cardiac nurse, a Nigerian immigrant (Folake Olowofoyeku). The nest comedy from Chuck Lorre (“Big Bang Theory”), it also features Christine Ebersole, Matt Jones and Maribeth Monroe. Mondays this fall.
  • “Carol’s Second Act” — Patricia Heaton returns to TV as woman who becomes a medical intern late in life. Produced in art by Sarah Haskins, the series also features Kyle MacLachlan and Lucas Neff. Thursdays this fall.
  • “The Unicorn” — Walton Goggins (“The Shield”) stars as a widowed parent trying to date again. With Rob Corddry and Michaela Watkins. Thursdays this fall.
  • “Broke” — Pauley Perrette (“NCIS”) is a single suburban mother who is invaded by her sister (Natasha Leggero) and her formerly rich family. With Jamie Cavil and and Izzy Diaz. Midseason.

Returning to the schedule are: “48 Hours,” “60 Minutes,” “NCIS,” “NCIS: L.A.,” “NCIS: New Orleans,” “Blue Bloods,” “Hawaii Five-0,” “Mom,” “Criminal Minds” “Man with a Plan,” “Bull,” “S.E.A.L. Team,” “S.W.A.T.,” “MacGyver” “Madam Secretary,” “”FBI,” “God Friended Me,” “”Magnum P.I.,” and “The Neighborhood.”

Not returning to the schedule are “Murphy Brown,” “Fam,” “Happy Together” and “Life in Pieces.”

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