CBS will join the push to wipe away reruns this fall.
Following a trend started by two smaller networks, it will launch a makeshift line-up next month, giving its main shows more time to ease back from the COVID shutdown.
The difference is in timing: Fox and CW — see previous report under “stories” — have both delayed their regular line-up until January; CBS programming chief Kelly Kahl is slightly more confident: “We hope to start rolling out our previously announced fall series as they become available in November,” he said in a statement.
Until then, he has a reality-heavy line-up that includes extending summer shows and transplanting a few scripted ones – including the first season of “Star Trek: Discovery” (shown here in the second season) and the truncated fourth season of the “One Day At a Time” reboot – that have aired elsewhere. Read more…
CBS has just announced its summer plans for “Big Brother.”
The show debuts June 25-26 and soon settles into a Wednesday-Thursday-Sunday pattern
.We’ll hold our applause on that, but we will praise something else: The network is taking some impressive steps to move beyond reruns in the summertime. Read more…