CBS Shuffles Tonight’s Schedule, Books Mary Tyler Moore Special

Jan 26, 2017  •  Post A Comment

CBS moved around some of its prime-time programming to make room tonight for “Mary Tyler Moore: Love Is All Around,” a one-hour special on the legendary actress. Moore died Wednesday at age 80.

“CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King will anchor the program, which will air tonight, Thursday, Jan. 26, at 9 p.m. on CBS.

The special will include interviews with newsmakers and admirers of Moore, including Oprah Winfrey, along with footage of Moore from the CBS archives.

“Moore had a long history with CBS, having starred in such series as ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ (1961-66); ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Hour’ (1979); ‘Mary’ (1985-86); and ‘New York News’ (1995),” CBS notes in its announcement.

Susan Zirinsky will be the senior executive producer on the special.

Here’s the updated prime-time schedule for CBS for Thursday, Jan. 26:

8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT — THE BIG BANG THEORY (rebroadcast)

8:31-9:00 PM, ET/PT — MOM (rebroadcast)

9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT — MARY TYLER MOORE — LOVE IS ALL AROUND (special)

10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT — PURE GENIUS (season finale)

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  1. Did CBS or the author forget the Mary Tyler Moore show was on CBS thorughout its run?

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