CBS Orders 7 New Shows, Including Dramas with David Boreanaz and Shemar Moore
Friday, May 12, 2017
CBS has ordered seven new shows for the 2017-2018 TV season, in addition to the Big Bang Theory prequel Young Sheldon. The new line-up includes plenty of familiar faces, including Bones' David Boreanaz and Criminal Minds' Shemar Moore.
The new dramas include Boreanaz as a Navy SEAL and Moore as a SWAT team sergeant, plus shows starring Jeremy Piven and The Good Wife's Alan Cumming. On the comedy side, the network has a family comedy and a single-camera sitcom that spans 50 years.
SEAL Team: This drama about an elite team of Navy SEALs stars David Boreanaz and Bates Motel's Max Thieriot.
S.W.A.T.: This drama about a SWAT team in Los Angeles stars Shemar Moore and Bates Motel's Kenny Johnson.
Instinct: The latest procedural drama in the police consultant format, Alan Cumming plays a former CIA agent turned professor/writer who is asked to help the NYPD find a serial killer.
Wisdom of the Crowd: Jeremy Piven stars in this drama about a man who invents a crowd-sourcing app to help find his daughter's killer, and it becomes a new way to solve crimes.
9JKL: This family comedy stars Mark Feuerstein as a man who lives in an apartment between his parents and his brother, his wife and their baby.
Me, Myself and I: This single-camera comedy stars Saturday Night Live's Bobby Moynihan and follows one man's life over the course of 50 years. The story is primarily set in three time periods: a 14-year-old boy in the early '90s, a 40-year-old man in the present and a 65-year-old man in 2042.
By the Book: A comedy about a man at a crossroads in his life who decides to live according to the Bible. The show stays Jay R. Ferguson, who is now free as The Real O'Neals, on which he played the dad, was cancelled by ABC.
CBS will reveal its full 2017-2018 TV season line-up on Wednesday, May 17.
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