Friday, January 25, 2019

CBS Renews 'FBI,' 'Magnum P.I.' and 'The Neigborhood'

CBS has today handed out second season renewals to a trio of new shows - dramas FBI and Magnum P.I. as well as comedy The Neighborhood. All three will continue airing on the broadcast network during its 2019-20 schedule.

"Each of these distinctive shows has made their mark in a variety of ways," said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment. "Our goals this season were to introduce new series that audiences are passionate about, add more strength to a winning schedule and create more inclusive programming.

"We're thrilled by the creative direction and performance of these three shows as they continue to grow in popularity and resonate with the network's viewers," added Thom Sherman, Senior Executive Vice President of Programming, CBS Entertainment.

FBI stars Missy Peregrym, Zeeko Zaki, Jeremy Sisto, Ebonée Noel and Sela Ward.

Rick Eid and Derek Haas serve as showrunners on the drama's first season. However, Derek Haas will not return in the role for the second season in order to focus solely on NBC's Chicago Fire. Additional executive producers include Dick Wolf, Terry Miller, Arthur W. Forney and Peter Jankowski. CBS Television Studios, Universal Television and Wolf Films produce.

Magnum P.I. stars Jay Hernandez, Perdita Weeks, Zachary Knighton, Stephen Hill, Amy Hill and Tim Kang.

Peter M. Lenkov and Eric Guggenheim created the drama. They executive produce with John Davis, John Fox, Justin Lin and Danielle Woodrow. CBS Television Studios, Universal Television, Davis Entertainment, Perfect Storm Entertainment and 101st Street Entertainment.

The Neighborhood stars Cedric the Entertainer, Max Greenfield, Sheaun McKinney, Marcel Spears, Hank Greenspan, Tichina Arnold and Beth Behrs.

Jim Reynolds created the comedy. He executive produces with Cedric the Entertainer, Eric C. Rhone, Aaron Kaplan, Wendi Trilling and Dana Honor. CBS Television Studios, Kapital Entertainment, Trill Television, A Bird and a Bear Entertainment and Mud, Blood & Beer Productions produce.