CBS Cancels ‘Criminal Minds’ Spinoff, Plus Three Others

There are at least four series you won’t see on CBS’ 2011-12 TV schedule. The network has now canceled four freshman shows, as it prepares to present its new fall schedule to advertisers at Wednesday’s Upfronts in New York. Here’s what’s a goner: ~”Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior,” the disappointing spinoff starring Forest Whitaker and Janeane […]

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What To Watch: Thursday

TOP PICK: ‘Bones‘ (9pm ET on Fox) The liquefied remains of a wedding planner are found in her home tanning bed on Valentine’s Day, and Cam pressures her team to solve the case in time so she can celebrate the holiday with her boyfriend. While the “squints” works tirelessly in the lab, Booth and Brennan […]

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Camille Grammer Lands Role on CBS Sitcom ‘$#*! (Bleep) My Dad Says’

Move over Countess de Lesseps—we’ve got another confused 40-something Housewife with the acting bug, and it’s none other than “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” Camille Grammer Donatacci! Well, “No, $#*!” you say! Exacto. The soon-to-be ex-Grammer will appear on the William Shatner sitcom “$#*! (Bleep) My Dad Says” on Feb. 17 in a challenging role […]

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‘Big Bang Theory’ Scores Big Three-Year Renewal

Television’s funniest scientists will be solving equations and mooning over women for at least three more years.   CBS President Nina Tassler and Warner Brothers President Peter Roth announced Wednesday that “The Big Bang Theory” has been picked up through the 2013-2014 television season.   Tassler said, “It doesn’t take a theoretical physicist to see why this […]

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What To Watch: Thursday

TOP PICK: ‘Burn Notice‘ (9pm on USA) **Season Finale** Watch Episodes On Demand Michael’s ruthless enemy Brennan vows to release a valuable piece of data if Michael doesn’t carry out a specific task: killing off government agents. Michael’s actions force a tactical assault team to come after him and everyone he cares about. With his […]

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Six Things We Learned From Premiere Week

After a more than hectic premiere week that saw an astonishing 54 shows premiere on the major broadcast networks, a few trends have already started to emerge, some surprising and some not so much. Below are six things we’ve learned so far early on in the Fall 2010 TV season. CBS Goes A Perfect 5-For-5 […]

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Advertisers Asked to Flee From (Bleep)

BY: David Bauder NEW YORK – William Shatner, of all people, stands at the center of television’s latest moral battleground. He’s the cantankerous lead character in a new CBS sitcom, ‘(Bleep) My Dad Says,’ that is scheduled to air on Thursday nights. Rather than “bleep,” the title uses a series of symbols that suggest the […]

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Parents Group Angry At Title of CBS Series

By DAVID BAUDER AP Television Writer NEW YORK — A parents group is threatening CBS affiliates with challenges to their broadcast licenses if they air the network’s new comedy with a title that alludes to an obscenity. The Parents Television Council, which monitors decency issues, criticized CBS for picking up a comedy series called ‘(Bleep) My […]

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