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CBS Updates Midseason Schedule, Unveils Premiere Plans for New Comedy

Dec 15, 2016  •  Post A Comment

CBS announced some midseason changes today to its prime-time schedule, as the network is making room for the new comedy series “Superior Donuts.”

The series, which stars Judd Hirsch and Jermaine Fowler, will bow with a special preview on Thursday, Feb. 2 (8:30-9 p.m. ET/PT). The sitcom then moves to its regular Monday 9-9:30 p.m. ET/PT time period on Feb. 6.

“2 Broke Girls” will shift to 9:30-10 p.m. ET/PT following the season finale of “The Odd Couple” Jan. 30.

In an announcement about the new comedy, CBS says: “‘Superior Donuts’ follows the relationship between the gruff owner (Hirsch) of a small donut shop, his enterprising new young employee (Fowler) and their loyal patrons, in a quickly gentrifying Chicago neighborhood. Based on the play by Tracy Letts, the comedy also stars Katey Sagal, David Koechner, Maz Jobrani, Anna Baryshnikov, Darien Sills-Evans and Rell Battle. Bob Daily, Neil Goldman, Garrett Donovan, Mark Teitelbaum, John Montgomery, Michael Rotenberg, Josh Lieberman and Jermaine Fowler are the executive producers for CBS Television Studios.”

Here’s an updated schedule released by CBS:

Thursday, Feb. 2

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

8:30-9:00 PM SUPERIOR DONUTS (Special Preview)

9:00-9:30 PM MOM

9:30-10:00 PM LIFE IN PIECES

10:00-11:00 PM TRAINING DAY (Series Premiere)

Monday, Feb. 6

8:00-8:30 PM KEVIN CAN WAIT

8:30-9:00 PM MAN WITH A PLAN

9:00-9:30 PM SUPERIOR DONUTS (Regular Time Period)

9:30-10:00 PM 2 BROKE GIRLS (New Time Period)

10:00-11:00 PM SCORPION

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