CBS has confirmed its fall line-up, with Supergirl getting a good slot on a Monday to help the new series. The downside is that fans pretty much already know what is going to happen on the show, as the trailer for it shared some major plot developments. Not only do fans get to see Supergirl save her sister’s plane, but they also see the moment that she tells her love interest that she is Superman’s cousin, making it very clear she is an alien.
Entertainment Weekly confirms that much of the line-up is going unchanged from last year. There are only five new shows coming to the network, since CBS has very little space considering many shows were renewed. Supergirl has the biggest spot, but will have stiff competition from other networks. It is going head to head with Fox’s popular Gotham. It is a major change for the network, which usually opts for comedy programs on a Monday evening. The Big Bang Theory will still air on Mondays, though.
Bradley Cooper may be coming to CBS on a Tuesday night. The series adaptation of his movie Limitless is coming to the network at 10p.m., and there have been confirmations of some appearances. However, it has not been confirmed if he will be in the pilot yet.
New medical drama Code Black will make an appearance on Wednesdays. It makes sense to keep it on Wednesday nights for CBS. Thursdays would mean going head to head with Shonda Rhimes’ ever-popular hat trick of shows. Comedy is sticking to Thursday nights on CBS, with Life In Pieces and then Angel From Hell airing. These will start in November, after the football.
While much of the programming is not changing, Vulture has confirmed that CSI will be coming to an end. The show runners have decided to wrap up the 15 years with a two-hour movie, featuring original headliners William Petersen and Marg Helgenberger. The good news is that CSI: Cyber will still be on CBS, along with the NCIS shows and Criminal Minds for those who need their crime fix.
It is time to get planning for the 2015-2016 fall season. CBS is one of the first networks to share its line-up, but other networks are expected to follow. Some networks, like the CW, have not made many major changes, so are not expected to make many big schedule changes. CBS’ changes have not been that big, with very few new shows being added.
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