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CBS Announces Midseason Lineup Vulture.com; TVWeek

CBS has announced its midseason changes.

Says our  good friend Joe Adalian at Vulture.com: "The most interesting move? New half-hour comedy 'Mad Love'-- starring the awesome Judy Greer and Sarah Chalke, along with Jason Biggs-- is getting the plum 8:30 p.m. Monday timeslot behind 'How I Met Your Mother,' starting Feb. 21. Rules of Engagement will shift to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays on Feb. 24, mercifully ending the shortened first season run of '$#*! My Dad Says.' Meanwhile, CBS has pretty much given up on 'The Defenders': The Jim Belushi legal dramedy will give up its 10 p.m. Wednesday slot and move to the death zone known as 8 p.m. Fridays on Feb. 4, replacing the canceled 'Medium.' Then, on April 1, CBS will take 'The Defenders' off the air altogether and fill its Friday timeslot with the new CIA drama 'Chaos.' "

Tom Selleck's "Blue Bloods" will get an upgrade to Wednesday nights at 10 p.m. 

Now, from CBS, here's its midseason lineup:

Wednesdays, Effective Jan. 19

8:00-9:00 PM LIVE TO DANCE

9:00-10:00 PM CRIMINAL MINDS

10:00-11:00 PM BLUE BLOODS (ntp)

Fridays, Effective Feb. 4

8:00-9:00 PM THE DEFENDERS (ntp)

9:00-10:00 PM CSI: NY

Fridays, Effective Feb. 11

8:00-9:00 PM THE DEFENDERS

9:00-10:00 PM CSI: NY

10:00-11:00 PM BLUE BLOODS

Wednesday, Effective Feb. 16

8:00-9:00 PM SURVIVOR: REDEMPTION ISLAND (Premiere)

9:00-10:00 PM CRIMINAL MINDS

10:00-11:00 PM CRIMINAL MINDS: SUSPECT BEHAVIOR (Series Debut)

Monday, Effective Feb. 21

8:00-8:30 PM HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER

8:30-9:00 PM MAD LOVE (Series Debut)

9:00-9:30 PM TWO AND A HALF MEN

9:30-10:00 PM MIKE & MOLLY

10:00-11:00 PM HAWAII FIVE-0

Thursday, Effective Feb. 24

8:00-8:30 PM THE BIG BANG THEORY

8:30-9:00 PM RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (ntp)

9:00-10:00 PM CSI

10:00-11:00 PM THE MENTALIST

Friday, Effective April 1

8:00-9:00 PM CHAOS (Series Debut)

9:00-10:00 PM CSI: NY

10:00-11:00 PM BLUE BLOODS