CBS Fall Schedule: ‘Person of Interest’ Will Not Return At Beginning of Season, Could It Be Cancelled?
CBS has been the center of controversy this spring with the cancellation of viewers' beloved "CSI," but the news still keeps rolling in. Apparently, according to TV Guide, "Person of Interest" will also not be on the fall schedule this upcoming season.
Instead, the network opted for a mid-season premiere, which is a bad sign for the show's sustainability on the network.
"Person of Interest" is not the only CBS veteran series that will be making a midseason premier. "Two Broke Girls," "Mike and Molly," "The Odd Couple" and "Undercover Boss" have been pushed back to a 2016 premiere as well. The article also reports this season could likely be the last for "Person of Interest."
"We're having those conversations with the team right now," Nina Tassler, CBS Entertainment Chairperson, said. "Jonathan Nolan and Greg Plageman came in and pitched really terrific ideas for the new season. And you know, we have to see. It's always been a very smart, creative show. We don't know yet whether or not it's going to be the end or not. If it is, we'll have a great ending."
But there are also some highly anticipated shows coming to the network this fall, which will have to be worked in around CBS's coverage of Thursday Night Football, according to HitFix.
The network has optioned for comic book and film adaptations of "Supergirl," which will run head-to-head with Fox's "Gotham," and "Limitless," a show based on the Bradley Cooper film of the same name. The network also announced that Cooper will be appearing in the pilot episode and serving as a producer.
"Supergirl" will be taking the Monday time slot at 8 p.m., which will be followed by "Scorpion" and "NCIS: Los Angeles."
Tuesday will start off the night with "NCIS" and "NCIS: New Orleans," which will be followed by "Limitless" at 10 p.m.
Wednesdays will be "Survivor," "Criminal Minds" then "Code Black." Thursdays (post-football) will be "The Big Bang Theory," "Life in Pieces," "Mom," "Angel from Hell" and "Elementary."
Friday will remain the same as this year with "The Amazing Race," "Hawaii Five-O" and "Blue Bloods." Sundays will also have some returning shows including "60 Minutes," "Madam Secretary," "The Good Wife" and "CSI: Cyber."