June 27, 2017

CBS lines up 'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon'

18 May 2017, 02:07 | Hilda Schwartz

CBS lines up 'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon'

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Instead of reviving a 1990s show like NBC ("Will & Grace") and ABC ("Roseanne"), CBS will launch a "Young Sheldon" fall sitcom about the childhood of "Big Bang Theory" main character Dr. Sheldon Cooper.

'Misunderstood by his family, classmates and neighbors, his mother preps him with what she thinks is the only tool he'll need to survive at his new school: remind bullies that his dad's the football coach and his brother plays on the team, ' reads the CBS synopsis.

GONERS: "The Odd Couple", "2 Broke Girls", "Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders", "The Great Indoors", "Training Day", "Doubt", "Pure Genius", "American Gothic" and "Brain Dead" according to TVLine.

CBS also has ordered new seasons of "Elementary", "Code Black", "The Amazing Race" and "Undercover Boss".

Following "The Big Bang Theory" and "Young Sheldon", "Mom" returns to Thursdays at 9 p.m.

Sunday opens with "60 Minutes" at 7 p.m., followed by a new series, "Wisdom of the Crowd", starring Jeremy Piven as a tech entrepreneur who develops an app to track down criminals after his daughter is murdered.

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I think it's not fair to measure with me, as it is to measure with Wenger. They are excited to the future of the club. It's not a criticism [of Wenger].

Maruti Suzuki launches the all-new Dzire
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Scientists find 38 million pieces of trash on Pacific island
Interestingly, the majority of debris (68%) is not visible to the naked eye because it's buried beneath the sand. She said the finding should act as a warning that plastic pollution is as big a threat as climate change.

Two new series also set to premiere later in the 2017-2018 season are: BY THE BOOK, a comedy about a modern day man who decides to live his life strictly by the Bible, and INSTINCT, a drama starring Alan Cumming as a gifted author, university professor and former Central Intelligence Agency operative who is lured back to his old life by the NYPD when they need his help to stop a serial killer.

Feuerstein stars as a divorced actor who moves back to NY to be near family (Lavin, Gould) in "9JKL" (8:30 p.m. Monday). Co-stars include Camryn Manheim ("The Practice", "Person of Interest") and Ian Gomez ("Drew Carey", "Cougar Town"). Khandi Alexander ("Scandal", "CSI: Miami") also is in "Instinct". The prequel will have a special TV preview on September 25, with the official premiere scheduled for November 2 at 8:30 ET. NCIS, television's #1 drama for eight years, returns at 8:00 PM, followed by BULL, this season's #1 new drama in viewers, at 9:00 PM.

THURSDAY: 8, NFL Thursday Night Football.

"The tone is a little more like '[The] Wonder Years" and "Doogie Howser [M.D],' " according to Kelly Kahl, senior executive vice president of CBS Primetime, who presented the schedule at the network's NY headquarters Wednesday.

Wednesday nights will continue to be anchored by "Survivor" at 8 p.m., joined at 10 "Seal Team", a military drama that follows the professional and personal lives of the most elite unit of Navy SEALs.

After football, starting November 2, it's The Big Bang Theory, then Young Sheldon, Mom, Life in Pieces and new drama S.W.A.T. CBS' winning night begins with time period victor MACGYVER at 8:00 PM, followed by HAWAII FIVE-0, another time period victor.

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