Mayans, Maniac, Murphy Brown and all the new shows to watch in September

Television comes back with a vengeance this month, as the start of the traditional broadcast season syncs up with the never-ending deluge of fresh content from streaming services and cable channels. With that in mind, The A.V. Club is breaking down its usual fall TV preview into monthly installments; we’ll be back in…

CBS upfront trailers: Murphy Brown has a new show, and Magnum P.I. has a... goatee?

Stephen Colbert and Candice Bergen added some spice to CBS’s upfront presentation today, with the Late Show openly mocking the president from the dais while the Murphy Brown star made meta-jabs from within a trailer for the revival. We have that preview and more in today’s installment of Trailer Happy Hour: Upfronts…

Justin Lin to ensure the new Magnum P.I. pilot has the fastest cars, most extreme facial hair imaginable

Ensuring that there’s nothing pedestrian or un-supercharged about CBS’s upcoming reboot of Magnum P.I., the network has announced that it’s tapped frequent Fast And Furious director Justin Lin to handle its already-ordered pilot for the upcoming series. This is according to Deadline, which reports that Lin—whose past…

CBS has now reached the Magnum P.I. and Cagney & Lacey stage of its TV reboot addiction

Like a depressed shut-in, drowning their anxieties in the muted pleasures of an endless series of ’80s reruns, CBS only wants to watch Magnum P.I. and Cagney And Lacey right now. This is per Variety, which reports that the network announced today that it was ordering pilots for series reboots of both of the classic TV…