CBS’ 2016-2017 schedule is coming into focus. The network, which prizes stability as much as any, has renewed Blue Bloods, Elementary, Hawaii Five-0, Madam Secretary, Mom, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans, Scorpion, 2 Broke Girls, Survivor and The Amazing Race.
It will be season No. 29 for The Amazing Race, which debuted in 2001.
These orders come on the heels of previous announcements about The Big Bang Theory and NCIS coming back.
Amidst its enviable stability, CBS is hustling to produce a hit. Speaking with investors last month, Leslie Moonves, CBS chairman and CEO, said the network’s five rookies—Supergirl, Limitless, Life in Pieces, Code Black and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders—appear to be coming back.
One new show, Angel From Hell, was pulled after five episodes earlier this year.
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Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.