If you love horror dramas, military procedurals, or Chuck Lorre comedies, CBS is the place for you in the 2020-2021 television season. At the beginning of May, CBS renewed 23 shows on its lineup, including all three shows in the NCIS franchise. Meanwhile, Lorre comedies Mom and Young Sheldon were guaranteed a slot on next year's calendar, and so was Evil, the exciting supernatural drama from The Good Wife creators Michelle and Robert King.
Those shows will be joined by new series Clarice, a sequel to Silence of Lambs starring Rebecca Breeds as the titular homicide detective; a reboot of The Equalizer that stars Queen Latifah; and another Lorre comedy, B Positive, starring Thomas Middleditch and Annaleigh Ashford.
Of course, a new TV season also mean saying goodbye to some shows. CBS decided not to continue the mystery on God Friended Me after two seasons, and the network also canceled Man with a Plan and freshman comedies Broke and Carol's Second Act. Hawaii Five-0 also concluded its 10-season run in April. And due to the coronavirus pandemic affecting production, Season 41 of Survivor has been indefinitely shelved.
Want to find out more about CBS's lineup for next year? While CBS is also still in the dark about when its shows will be able to return to production in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the network is moving along with its plans and schedules for next year. Find out what we know about CBS's 2020-2021 TV season below.
Head here to check out CBS's fall 2020-2021 schedule to find out if any of your returning favorites are on the move and which hits are being held for midseason. And here are the CBS fall premiere dates.
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Rebecca Breeds stars in a deep dive into the untold personal story of brilliant and vulnerable FBI Agent Clarice Starling as she returns to the field in 1993, six months after the events of The Silence of the Lambs. Kal Penn, Nick Sandow, Michael Cudlitz, Lucca De Oliveira, and Devyn A. Tyler also star.
The comedy is about a therapist and newly divorced dad (Thomas Middleditch) who is faced with finding a kidney donor when he runs into a rough-around-the-edges woman from his past (Annaleigh Ashford) who volunteers her own. Together they form an unlikely bond and begin a journey that will change both of their lives. Sara Rue and You're the Worst's Kether Donahue also star.