NEW YORK (CBS) – America’s most-watched network has unveiled its 2015-2016 line-up, and there’s a little something for everybody with the announcement of seven new shows and 22 returning series.
CBS will premiere a new roster of dramas in the fall, including the heart-pounding medical series “Code Black,” which follows staff at the busiest, most notorious ER in the nation.
The network will also premiere the TV adaptation of action film “Limitless,” which is being produced by Bradley Cooper and follows a man who discovers the brain-boosting power of the mysterious drug NZT and is coerced by the FBI to help solve crimes.
And then there’s DC Comics’ highly-anticipated story of “Supergirl” starring Melissa Benoist, which features Superman’s younger cousin who, after 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities.
Two other dramas are also set to premiere later on in the 2015-2016 season. “Rush Hour,” based on the film franchise will premiere along with “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders,” a “Criminal Minds” spin-off about the International Division of the FBI that stars Gary Sinise.
But CBS is also looking to lighten the mood a bit with new comedies “Angel From Hell,” which follows Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch as a loud, colorful and inappropriate woman who claims to be a guardian angel, and “Life in Pieces,” a cheeky series about a family’s hilarious and beautiful milestones.
While most of these shows are still in production, it hasn’t stopped them from tweeting out a couple of sneak peeks:
Take a look at Melissa Benoist as Supergirl!
“Limitless” is out to solve crimes.
Jane Lynch may or may not be your favorite guardian angel.
Heart-racing drama “Code Black” will be a thrill ride.
No one’s family is as hilarious as this one in “Life In Pieces.”
As for the 22 series returning for more seasons, dramas and comedies include “NCIS,” “NCIS: New Orleans,” “CSI: Cyber,” “Elementary,” “The Good Wife,” “Madam Secretary,” “Scorpion,” “Mom,” “The Odd Couple” and many others.
And for all the reality-lovers out there, CBS will be bringing “Survivor,” “The Amazing Race” and “Undercover Boss” back for more episodes.
Finally, there are some huge events that aren’t to be missed like the premiere of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on Sept. 8 and the two-hour series finale of “CSI” on Sept. 27.
The fall season is shaping up to be a huge one for the network, so don’t miss out on any of the action, laughs and drama when these new shows premiere and your favorites return!
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