The TV Column: cbs


Posted at 07:28 PM ET, 05/15/2013

A look at CBS’s new series: ‘Mom,’ ‘Hostages,’ ‘We Are Men,’ ‘The Crazy Ones’ and more [VIDEO]

Also video clips from ‘Intelligence’ and Will Arnett’s ‘The Millers.’

By Emily Yahr  |  07:28 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 upfronts, CBS upfronts

Posted at 07:20 PM ET, 05/15/2013

CBS’s new schedule: Robin Williams and Will Arnett comedies, two new dramas

Plus, ‘Hawaii Five-0’ moves to Fridays.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:20 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 upfronts, CBS upfronts

Posted at 09:41 PM ET, 05/10/2013

CBS, NBC, ABC make decisions on a slew of shows: What’s ordered and what's gone?

Plus, an update at other networks before upfront week.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  09:41 PM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 upfronts, NBC upfronts, CBS upfronts, Fox upfronts, ABC upfronts

Posted at 07:49 PM ET, 04/26/2013

CBS renews ‘Two and Half Men’; Angus T. Jones won’t be a regular

Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer to return for 11th season of CBS’s ‘Men’

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:49 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cbs, chuck lorre, two and a half men, angus t jones, ashton kutcher, jon cryer

Posted at 07:08 PM ET, 04/19/2013

Boston bombing and manhunt hold TV viewers attention all week

NBC News attracts largest TV audience day of marathon bombing.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:08 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  abc, cbs, nbc, fox news channel, fnc, cnn, msnbc, boston marathon bombing

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 04/01/2013

Lohan continues to keep Babs Walters waiting; this time she’s picked Dave Letterman

Lohan continues to snub Barbara Walters, this time for Letterman.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  02:23 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  lindsay lohan, david letterman, charlie sheen, elizabeth taylor, barbara walters, cbs, lifetime, fx

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Stage play based on ‘I Love Lucy’ heading to Washington

Stage play based on ‘I Love Lucy’ heading to Washington.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  10:34 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  i love lucy, warner theater, lucille ball, cbs

Posted at 07:11 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Jeff Probst’s talk show torch is snuffed

‘Survivor’ host’s daytime talk show will end after one season.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:11 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jeff probst, cbs

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Dylan McDermott at center of White House conspiracy in new CBS drama pilot

Toni Collette operates on POTUS in CBS Washington-set drama pilot.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  01:30 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cbs, jerry bruckheimer, dylan mcdermott, toni collette

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 02/11/2013

AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ hits new ratings high

Zombie drama snags record ratings opposite Grammy Awards.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  03:54 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  amc, the walking dead, grammy awards, cbs

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Leaked dress-code memo is ratings gold at Grammys

Sunday’s Grammy Awards scores its second biggest audience since 1993.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  12:04 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  grammy awards, grammys, whitney houston, fun., gotye, cbs, tina fey, amy poehler

Posted at 07:03 AM ET, 02/08/2013

CBS Grammy Awards dress code won’t wreck your Grammy-viewing fun

Don’t worry, these rules won’t wreck your Grammy-viewing fun on Sunday.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:03 AM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  grammys, grammy awards, cbs

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Stephen Colbert congratulates CBS on reality-TV trend: despertainment

CBS’s ‘The Job’ debuts Friday, from Mark Burnett and Michael Davies.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  10:21 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cbs, mark burnett, michael davies, stephen colbert, colbert nation, the colbert report

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Nielsen scrubs blackout, but Super Bowl ratings still drop

About 108.4 million people watched the game, making it the third most-watched broadcast in TV history.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  05:00 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Super Bowl XLVII, super bowl, cbs, baltimore ravens

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 01/14/2013

Grammy Awards to dip into Whitney Houston ratings pool one more time

CBS to air special on music-industry events the night before Grammys.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  10:56 AM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  grammy awards, whitney houston, ll cool j, cbs

Posted at 06:56 PM ET, 06/18/2012

Arsenio Hall returning to late-night talk TV two decades later

New show to launch in fall of 2013; re-teams Hall with his former talk show distributor.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:56 PM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  arsenio hall, celebrity apprentice, bill clinton, cbs

Posted at 08:03 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Upfront Week 2012: CBS moves ‘Two and a Half Men’ to Thursday, ‘Mentalist’ to Sunday, unveils four new series

New drama “Vegas” gets the post-”NCIS” shows slot.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  08:03 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Upfronts, CBS upfronts

Posted at 07:43 PM ET, 05/16/2012

A look at CBS’s new series: ‘Elementary’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a look at the new “modern day Sherlock Holmes”:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:43 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS, CBS Upfronts, CBS First Look

Posted at 07:39 PM ET, 05/16/2012

A look at CBS’s new series: ‘Vegas’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip from the new drama starring Dennis Quaid and Michael Chiklis:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:39 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS, CBS Upfronts, CBS First Look

Posted at 07:36 PM ET, 05/16/2012

A look at CBS’s new series: ‘Partners’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip of a new comedy from the creators of “Will & Grace”:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:36 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS, CBS Upfronts, CBS First Look

Posted at 07:34 PM ET, 05/16/2012

A look at CBS’s new series: ‘Made in Jersey’ [VIDEO]

Here’s a clip from the new law drama starring Janet Montgomery:

By Lisa de Moraes  |  07:34 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBS, CBS Upfronts, CBS First Look

Posted at 08:36 PM ET, 05/10/2012

‘Big Brother’ net CBS sues ABC over ‘Glass House’

CBS sues ABC over ‘Glass House’ which, it says, employs ex-‘Big Brother’ staffers violating non-disclosure agreements.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  08:36 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cbs, big brother