CBS Renews ‘The Good Wife,’ ‘Elementary,’ ‘CSI: Cyber,’ Pretty Much Everything
It’s only Monday, meaning if you’re already tired of the many 2015 Upfront renewals, cancellations and pickups, CBS is not for you. The eye network has given pickup orders to over a dozen of its existing series, including The Good Wife, Elementary, The Odd Couple, and telling move for CSI’s Cyber spinoff.
On the drama side, the full compliment of CBS renewals includes Hawaii Five-0, Blue Bloods, NCIS: Los Angeles, Person of Interest, The Good Wife, Elementary, NCIS, Criminal Minds, and CSI: Cyber. The network had previously given additional seasons to Madam Secretary, Scorpion and NCIS: New Orleans, while Stalker and Vince Gilligan’s Battle Creek have fallen to cancellation.
Intriguingly, CBS has yet to confirm any official renewal for CSI proper, which could support recent rumors of a two-hour TV movie wrap-up, while Cyber continues the franchise in spirit. As to the network’s comedy slate, The Big Bang Theory, Mike & Molly and Mom were already safe, while Matthew Perry’s The Odd Couple renewal has officially broken the actor’s post-Friends streak of canceled series.
As if that weren’t enough, Survivor and Amazing Race have all been renewed for additional seasons, along with Undercover Boss, 48 Hours and 60 Minutes. It surely won’t be long before CBS released their official schedule and trailers for the latest offerings, but what series of the lineup most deserved their renewal?