CBS renewed a raft of series, including Hawaii Five-0

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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