Category Archives: CBS

First Look: New CBS Drama CODE BLACK

WHAT IS IT? CODE BLACK – based on the award-winning documentary by Ryan McGarry, is a heart-pounding medical drama that takes place in the busiest, most notorious ER in the nation, where the staggering influx of patients can outweigh the limited resources available to the extraordinary doctors and nurses whose job is to treat them all – creating a condition known as Code Black. At the heart of the ER’s controlled chaos is Residency Director Dr. Leanne Rorish (Academy Award winner

First Look: New CBS Comedy LIFE IN PIECES

WHAT IS IT? LIFE IN PIECES – a single-camera comedy about one big happy family and their sometimes awkward, often hilarious and ultimately beautiful milestone moments as told by its various members. Of the three siblings, middle child Matt (Thomas Sadoski) may have just found his true love, his co-worker, Colleen (Angelique Cabral); his coddled youngest brother, Greg (Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee Colin Hanks), and his wife, Jen (Zoe Lister Jones), are overwhelmed by the birth of their first

First Look: New CBS Comedy ANGEL FROM HELL

WHAT IS IT? ANGEL FROM HELL – stars Golden Globe and multiple Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch in a single-camera comedy about Amy (Lynch), a colorful, brassy woman who insinuates herself into Allison’s (Maggie Lawson) organized and seemingly perfect life, claiming to be her “guardian angel.” Allison is an intense, driven doctor who is sure that Amy is just an inebriated, outspoken nut, until every one of her warnings proves true. Cautioned by Amy not tell anyone about her, Allison can’t

First Look: New CBS Drama LIMITLESS

WHAT IS IT? LIMITLESS – based on the feature film, is a fast-paced drama about Brian Finch (Jake McDorman), who discovers the brain-boosting power of the mysterious drug NZT and is coerced by the FBI into using his extraordinary cognitive abilities to solve complex cases for them. Working closely with Brian in the major case squad in New York City is Special Agent Rebecca Harris (Jennifer Carpenter), a formidable investigator with a dark past, and Special Agent Boyle (Hill Harper), a

First Look: New CBS Drama SUPERGIRL

WHAT IS IT? SUPERGIRL – an action-adventure drama based on the DC Comics character Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist), Superman’s (Kal-El) cousin who, after 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be. Twelve-year-old Kara escaped the doomed planet Krypton with her parents’ help at the same time as the infant Kal-El. Protected and raised on Earth by her foster family, the Danvers, Kara

Upfronts 2015: CBS Announces Their 2015 Fall Schedule

When Thursday night football ends this season, CBS will be down to one night of comedy, putting new show SUPERGIRL in the Monday at 8/7c slot!  Any other big surprises?  Oh, Bradley Cooper will be in the LIMITLESS pilot and will recur, pending availability, so that’s fun!  And while CSI has officially been cancelled, there will be a two hour wrap up series finale movie on September 27, and Ted Danson is taking his character to CSI: CYBER! Returning shows

CBS Charters New Ground at Upfronts 2014

On Wednesday, CBS Upfronts announced a much-anticipated full year of original programming for its 2014-15 television season. Nina Tassler, Chairman of CBS Entertainment, and Kelly Kahl, Senior Executive VP of CBS Primetime, presented the 2014-15 lineup. Under the Dome, declared by President and Chief Executive Officer Les Moonves as the most watched new show of the past year, will premiere its second season on June 30, with an episode penned by Stephen King. New programming brings the likes of Oscar-winning

2013 Fall Schedule by Night and Network

Here is a breakdown of the big 5 networks, and what their schedules look like for the Fall Season, night by night (I’ve also included the Late-Fall Schedule to reflect changes on FOX, mostly): Monday PrimeTime Schedule, Fall 2013 Net. 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 CBS How I Met Your Mother We Are Men 2 Broke Girls Mom Hostages ABC Dancing With the Stars Castle NBC The Voice The Blacklist FOX Bones Sleepy Hollow Local CW Hart of Dixie

The Scoop on CBS UpFronts

CBS rolled out its new drama and comedy series yesterday at the Upfronts in NYC. I thought this might be a good time for a brief synopsis on what to expect in the 2013-14 season. Here goes. Hostages, set to air on Mondays at 10 (taking the slot of Hawaii Five-0), takes a dare and uses kidnappers led by Agent Duncan Carlisle (Dylan McDermott) to attempt to force a Presidential assassination via threats to Dr. Ellen Sanders (Toni Collette) and

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