CBS today announced early renewals of 18 returning series for the 2017-2018 season, including American Idol alum Katharine McPhee starrer, Scorpion. The police procedural will return to the network for it’s fourth season this fall.
Reality competition Survivor was also renewed, but no word on the long-running show, Amazing Race, which skipped its fall cycle, but is set to premiere it’s 29th season on March 30.
Additional returning series pick-ups for next season will be announced at a later date.
The shows renewed to date include 6 comedies, 9 dramas, 1 reality series, 2 newsmagazines and more. They also include the #1 scripted program/comedy The Big Bang Theory; the #1 drama NCIS; the #1 new series Bull; the #1 new comedy Kevin Can Wait; and the #1 newsmagazine 60 Minutes.
In addition, 5 freshman shows are part of the Network’s early renewals, including Bull, Kevin Can Wait, MacGyver, Man with a Plan and Superior Donuts.
Following are the renewed series to date for the 2017-2018 season:
- THE BIG BANG THEORY*
- BLUE BLOODS
- HAWAII FIVE-0
- KEVIN CAN WAIT
- LIFE IN PIECES
- MADAM SECRETARY
- MAN WITH A PLAN
- NCIS: LOS ANGELES
- NCIS: NEW ORLEANS
- SUPERIOR DONUTS
- 48 HOURS
- 60 MINUTES