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    CBS Cancels Sophomore ‘All Rise”‘ and ‘The Unicorn’; Renews ‘B Positive’ and ‘The United States of Al’

    CBS, which announces its programming plans for next season on Wednesday, has officially canceled two sophomore series: legal drama “All Rise” and comedy “The Unicorn.” In contrast, the Eye has greenlit Chuck Lorre freshman sitcoms “B Positive” and “The United States of Al” for second seasons. They join the producers returning “Young Sheldon” and “Bob […]

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    CBS Renews Monday Comedies for the 2021-22 Season

    CBS has greenlit Monday night comedies “The Neighborhood” and “Bob Hearts Abishola” for the 2021-22 TV season (with an unconfirmed number of new episodes). This will take “The Neighborhood”, starring Cedric the Entertainer, Max Greenfield, Beth Behrs, Tichina Arnold, Sheaun McKinney, Marcel Spears and Hank Greenspan, into season four; and “Bob Hearts Abishola”, from Chuck Lorre […]

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    CBS Renews Freshman Comedy “B Positive” for the Full Season

    These days, a full season episode ordered granted by a broadcast network is not necessarily 22 episodes. That said, CBS has renewed freshman Chuck Lorre sitcom “B Positive” for the remainder of this haphazard TV season. The news comes after just five episodes of the show have aired on CBS, with the series debuting on […]

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    CBS Orders Chuck Lorre Comedy ‘United States of Al’

    CBS has greenlit sitcom “United States of Al” from Chuck Lorre and creators/writers David Goetsch and Maria Ferrari for the 2020-2021 broadcast season. The series stars Adhir Kalyan and Parker Young in a comedy about the friendship between Riley (Young), a Marine combat veteran struggling to readjust to civilian life in Ohio, and Awalmir (“Al”) (Kalyan), the […]

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    HBO Max to Stream Sitcom ‘Young Sheldon’

    Streamer HBO Max has acquired the exclusive U.S. subscription-video-on-demand rights CBS comedy “Young Sheldon” in a deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. HBO Max is also the streaming home of the entire library of its parent series, “The Big Bang Theory.” “We now feel like our ‘Big Bang’ offering is complete,” said Kevin Reilly, […]

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    CBS Orders Pilot for New Chuck Lorre Comedy ‘The United States of Al’

    CBS has given a pilot commitment to a new sitcom from Chuck Lorre Productions and Warner Bros. TV called “The United States of Al,” which will follow the friendship between a Marine combat veteran and his unit’s Afghan interpreter, who has newly arrived in America. The proposed multi-camera sitcom will showcase the friendship between Riley, […]

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    CBS Announces Seven New Scripted Series for 2019-20

    CBS, which will unveil its programming plans for next season at Carnegie Hall in New York City next Wednesday, has confirmed seven new scripted series. There are four new comedies: “Carol’s Second Act,” starring Patricia Heaton; Chuck Lorre’s “Bob Hearts Abishola,” headlined by “Mike & Molly’s” Billy Gardell; “Broke,” starring Jaime Camil and former “NCIS” star […]

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    ‘The Big Bang Theory’ to Conclude on CBS Next Season

    Primetime’s top-rated sitcom, “The Big Bang Theory,” will officially conclude on CBS next spring.  Warner Bros. Television and Chuck Lorre Productions have announced its pending demise after 12 seasons (and 279 episodes). In a joint statement, Warner Bros. Television, CBS and Chuck Lorre Productions said, “We are forever grateful to our fans for their support of […]

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    CBS Orders Sitcom ‘Young Sheldon’ for Next Season

    CBS has announced the series order of “Young Sheldon,” narrated by Jim Parsons, a new half-hour, single-camera comedy for broadcast in the 2017-2018 season. Created by Chuck Lorre & Steven Molaro, the series follows “The Big Bang Theory’s” Sheldon Cooper at the age of 9, living with his family in East Texas and going to […]

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