In a not-so-surprising move, CBS has announced that it has renewed procedural and NCIS spin-off NCIS: Los Angeles and legal drama The Good Wife for sophomore seasons. Both rookie shows, which premiered in the fall, have produced not-so-shoddy ratings during their run, so the early renewal was quite expected.
NCIS: Los Angeles
"Two great new series, fronted by talented stars on one big night of television," Nina Tassler, president of CBS Entertainment, said in a statement. "We're proud of these shows and what they've accomplished on Tuesday night."
, of course, owes much of its strong Nielsen numbers to the lean in from television's most watched series currently (that would be NCIS
), while The Good Wife
, topbilled by Julianna Margulies, isn't doing so badly either. It so far averages around 14 million, strong figures for any freshman offering.The Good Wife
, which also stars Christine Baranski and Chris Noth, was given a full season pick up on October last year, extending its run from 13 to 22 episodes, later adding one more.NCIS: Los Angeles
, meanwhile, started off with a backdoor pilot on the hugely popular NCIS
, until receiving a full season pick up.
Source: Entertainment Weekly
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