CBS has finalized its 2017 schedule, with three new dramas joining the mix as well as the return of The Amazing Race. There will also be several other reality TV events, including the return of Undercover Boss.

Undercover Boss will return for season 8 December 21 at 8/7c and run through the end of January. It will be replaced by the new reality series Hunted, where teams of two are tracked by a group of hunters. Hunted will debut after the AFC Championship game on Sunday, January 22 at 10/9c before moving to Wednesdays at 8/7c starting January 25.

Once Hunted ends, the next season of Survivor will premiere on Wednesday, March 8 with a two-hour premiere. And finally for reality programming, The Amazing Race will finally return to CBS on Friday, April 21 at 8/7c with a two-hour premiere.

As for scripted dramas, Ransom, about a hostage negotiating team, will debut Sunday, January 1 at 8:30/7:30c following a football double-header before moving to Saturdays at 8/7c on January 7.

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Training Day, based on the Denzel Washington film, will take over Thursdays at 10pm following the end of Pure Genius starting on February 2. And Doubt, the new legal drama starring Katherine Heigl and Laverne Cox, begins Wednesday, February 15 at 10/9c, replacing Code Black after that show ends its second season.

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