Three CBS Series Get Extended Orders

Nov 14, 2016  •  Post A Comment

CBS has given full-season orders to two freshman series along with expanding the order for a sophomore drama.

The network announced full-season pickups today for the Joel McHale series “The Great Indoors” and the Matt LeBlanc show “Man with a Plan,” with both freshman comedies receiving orders for six additional episodes. The sophomore medical drama “Code Black” had its order expanded by three episodes.

CBS has now given full-season orders to five new fall shows, including “Bull,” “Kevin Can Wait” and “MacGyver.”

“‘The Great Indoors,’ the #2 new comedy of the season, is averaging 8.67 million viewers, 2.7/08 and adults 25-54 and 1.9/07 in adults 18-49,” CBS said in its announcement. “‘Man with a Plan” is averaging 6.96 million viewers, 2.3/06 in adults 25-54 and 1.5/05 in adults 18-49. The series retains +89% of its ‘Kevin Can Wait’ viewer lead-in and +83% of its adult 18-49 rating in CBS’s new Monday 8:00 PM comedy block.”

The network also noted that “Code Black” is averaging 7.94 million viewers, 2.1/06 in adults 25-54 and 1.5/05 in adults 18-49.

“The Great Indoors” stars Joel McHale, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Susannah Fielding, Chris Williams, Christine Ko, Shaun Brown and Stephen Fry. Mike Gibbons, Chris Harris and Andy Ackerman are executive producers for CBS Television Studios.

“Man with a Plan” stars Matt LeBlanc, Liza Snyder, Kevin Nealon, Diana Maria Riva, Jessica Chaffin, Matt Cook, Grace Kaufman, Matthew McCann and Hala Finley. Jeff and Jackie Filgo, Matt LeBlanc, Michael Rotenberg and Troy Zien are executive producers for CBS Television Studios.

“Code Black” stars Marcia Gay Harden, Boris Kodjoe, Melanie Chandra, Harry Ford, Benjamin Hollingsworth, Jillian Murray, William Allen Young, Luis Guzman and Rob Lowe. Michael Seitzman, David Marshall Grant, Ryan McGarry, David Von Ancken, Marti Noxon and Linda Goldstein Knowlton are executive producers for ABC Television Studios in association with CBS Television Studios.

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