CBS and Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence are developing a show based on DC Comics' Secret Six

Two-and-a-half years ago, after CBS realized that it wasn’t really interested in the whole superhero game, it dumped Supergirl and moved the show over to The CW (where it should’ve been all along). Now, with comic book adaptations and superhero shows still as strong as ever, CBS has decided to give capes another shot. …

Murphy Brown revival aims to hook the kiddos with top-secret Hillary Clinton cameo

Because nothing says “Timely political content!” like a cameo from one of the most important political figures of 2016—recycling a joke that was getting long in the tooth back in 1998—CBS’s Murphy Brown reboot brought out the big guns tonight, drafting Hillary Clinton for a surprise appearance on its very first…

CBS is getting sued by shareholders in the wake of Les Moonves’ sexual misconduct allegations

Last month, a New Yorker exposé sent CBS stock tumbling after revealing a pattern of sexual misconduct from president Les Moonves that bled into the network’s lax company culture. CBS is currently undertaking its own independent investigation, but now it will need to contend with a shareholder class action lawsuit…

New Murphy Brown will address #MeToo, and the producers address Les Moonves at TCA

In January, when CBS announced that it was reviving Murphy Brown, we noted that the show would be modernizing its investigative journalist action with some bleeding-edge timeliness, as Candice Bergen’s eponymous Murphy Brown would be entering a world of “fake news,” Fox News (called “Wolf Network” in the Murphy…

CBS stock plunges as company braces for Ronan Farrow's exposé of CEO Les Moonves

The story hasn’t even been published yet, but reports of an upcoming New Yorker exposé revealing allegations of sexual misconduct against CEO Leslie Moonves have already caused CBS stock to fall nearly six percent as the media company’s board says it plans to investigate the charges against him. Fueling the panic at…

Here are all the new shows you’ll see this fall, and when you’ll see them

After last week’s cancellations, pickups, and 11th-hour rescues, the broadcast networks are convening in New York this week for the annual TV ritual known as upfront presentations, in which America’s broadcasters announce their fall lineups to potential advertisers. This post will continue to update as those schedules…

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