CBS renewed 18 primetime shows, for a total of 20 returning series. “The best way to launch new shows in the fall and throughout the season is to surround them with a strong and stable lineup of successful series,” said Nina Tassler, Chairman of CBS Entertainment. And the winners are: dramas NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, Person of Interest, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Hawaii Five-0, Blue Bloods, Criminal Minds, Elementary and The Good Wife; comedies 2 Broke Girls, The Millers, Mike & Molly, Mom and Two and a Half Men; reality series The Amazing Race and Undercover Boss, and news shows 60 Minutes and 48 Hours. The net had already struck multi-year deals for The Big Bang Theory and Survivor. Not making the cut (yet): freshman series Hostages, Intelligence and The Crazy Ones.
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Among the highlights and surprises, Sandra Oh is the first Asian American woman to be nominated as Lead Actress in a Drama Series (for BBC America’s Killing Eve)….ABC’s Modern Family failed to land a comedy series or acting nomination for the first time since its launch in 2009…. Nat Geo’s Genius: Picasso grabbed seven nods….After […]
The 70th annual Emmy Awards nominations were announced on Thursday. HBO’s Game of Thrones led the pack with 22 noms, while NBC’s Saturday Night Live and HBO’s Westworld each nabbed 21, and Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale followed with 20. Netflix was tops among networks with 112 total nominations, followed by HBO with 108 and NBC […]
The United States Olympic Committee named Sarah Hirshland as its 12th chief executive officer. Hirshland comes to the org after serving as chief commercial officer for the United States Golf Association. “The USOC is at a critical time in its history and requires an energetic, creative and inspiring leader who is capable of building on […]
Wednesday’s FIFA World Cup Semifinal featuring a Croatia upset over England delivered 5,504,000 viewers to the FOX broadcast network and set an all-time FIFA World Cup Semifinal streaming record, according to the company. The match was up 61% from the Spain/Germany match in the corresponding 2010 window and ran nearly even with Netherlands/Argentina in 2014. […]