Just when you thought the world was done with rebooting iconic series and movies, CBS is here to tell you that you’re wrong. Everything you thought was wrong. Sort of. During their recent Upfronts, the network debuted their Fall 2018-2019 lineup and yes, you aren’t going crazy. There are some familiar names in there you have definitely heard of before.
Don’t fret. The Big Bang Theory, AKA their #1 show, is still there along with their hit spin-off, Young Sheldon, now taking the 8:30/7:30c spot on Thursday nights. The only show that really left was 2 Broke Girls and that’s a hit we can handle. Below is the current scheduled lineup for next season, along with brief descriptions of the newcomers (courtesy of CBS).
8/7c: God Friended Me*
A podcast-hosting, self-proclaimed “pesky atheist who wants to make you think” (Brandon Micheal Hall) isn’t so sure what to think when he’s friended by God on Facebook and then poked to help strangers for reasons that aren’t immediately clear. Also stars Violett Beane, fan favorite over at TYF, who is known for playing Jesse Quick on The Flash.
9/8c: NCIS: Los Angeles
10/9c: Madam Secretary
8/7c: The Neighborhood*
The nicest guy in the Midwest moves his family into a tough neighborhood in Los Angeles where not everyone appreciates his extreme neighborliness.
8:30/7:30c: Happy Together*
A thirty-something couple, tired of their mundane life, starts to reconnect with their younger, cooler selves when an emerging pop star, who is drawn to their super-normal suburban life, moves in. Does the celebrity in the show sort of remind of you of someone? Let us give you a hint. Harry Styles is an executive producer of the show…
9/8c: Magnum P.I.*
Magnum P.I. returns with all-new sun-drenched adventures as our hero takes jobs no one else will with the help of fellow vets T.C. Calvin and Rick Wright and the former MI:6 agent with a familiar last name (but now a female)— Higgins. Based on the 1980s series.
From Dick Wolf and the team behind the Law & Order franchise comes an eye-opening new procedural about the inner workings of the New York office of the FBI, bringing to bear all the Bureau’s skills, intellect and mind-blowing technology to keep New York and the country safe.
10/9c: NCIS: New Orleans
9/8c: SEAL Team
10/9c: Criminal Minds
8/7c: The Big Bang Theory
8:30/7:30c: Young Sheldon
9:30/8:30c: Murphy Brown*
Multiple Emmy Award winners Candice Bergen and series creator Diane English reunite for Murphy Brown, the revival of the ground-breaking comedy about the eponymous broadcast news legend and her biting take on current events, now in a world of 24-hour cable, social media, “fake news,” and a vastly different political climate.
9/8c: Hawaii Five-0
10/9c: Blue Bloods
Wondering where fan favorites Man with a Plan, Life in Pieces, Elementary, and Instinct went? Midseason. These four along with new shows The Code and The Red Line will premiere later on which, may be a good thing. This is a lot to digest just by looking at the schedule.
What do you think of their schedule, reboots, and new shows?