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CBS Announces New Fall Season

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CBS Fall Season Schedule Highlights
- 2 Broke Girls moves 30 minutes later, to Mondays 8-830PM, right before Mike & Molly Partners - New sitcom “Partners” will air Mondays 730-8PM. It’s from the Will & Grace producers and stars David Krumholtz (Numb3rs). - Two and a Half Men new day and time: Thursdays at 730PM, immediately following Big Bang Theory Vegas - New series “Vegas” on Tuesdays 9-10PM stars Dennis Quaid, Michael Chiklis and Jason O'Mara in a period show about a 1960s Sheriff of Las Vegas battling the Mob for control. Elementary - The Mentalist will now air Sundays 9-10PM, right after The Good Wife. In its place on Thursdays 9-10PM is new series “Elementary” about Sherlock Holmes in modern day New York City. It stars Jonny Lee Miller (Eli Stone), Lucy Liu as Joan Watson and Aidan Quinn as the police inspector. Made In Jersey - CSI NY moves one hour earlier on Fridays (7-8PM) and will be followed by new series “Made in Jersey” about a street-wise New Jersey girl who joins a high-powered NYC law firm.

DENVER (CBS) – CBS announced its new 2012-2013 primetime schedule, ordering four new series and making four key time period moves to further enhance television’s top-rated schedule.

CBS will finish the season as America’s most-watched network for the ninth time in the past 10 years, leading in viewers by the widest margin of any network in 23 years.

The new series include Elementary, a contemporary take on the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes in New York City, starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu; Vegas, a drama inspired by a real-life sheriff and his battle with a powerful mobster for control of Las Vegas in the 1960s, starring Dennis Quaid and Michael Chiklis; Made In Jersey, starring Janet Montgomery as a smart first-year lawyer with working-class roots practicing at a prestigious Manhattan law firm; and Partners, a comedy about two very different life-long best friends and business partners and their significant others, starring David Krumholtz and Michael Urie.

“These new series feature a great range of bold concepts, rich characters, big stars and fresh faces,” CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler said. “From a new take on Sherlock Holmes to an epic battle for control of 1960s Las Vegas to a working-class point of view in a prestigious law firm, the dramas each have a unique style and sensibility. And, our new comedy Partners fits perfectly with the CBS Monday night tradition of relationship comedies with a lot of heart and humor.”

The freshman series will be joined by 19 returning shows, including: NCIS, The Big Bang Theory, Person of Interest, Two Broke Girls, 60 Minutes and The Amazing Race, How I Met Your Mother, Mike & Molly, Hawaii Five-O, NCIS: Los Angeles, Survivor, Criminal Minds, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Two and a Half Men, CSI: NY, Blue Bloods, 48 Hours Mystery, The Mentalist and The Good Wife.

For midseason, the Emmy Award-nominated Undercover Boss returns, plus the new reality series The Job from executive producers Michael Davies and Mark Burnett. Also for midseason are the new drama Golden Boy and the new comedy Friend Me.

Watch the following shows on CBS4:

MONDAY

7:00-7:30 PM HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER
7:30-8:00 PM PARTNERS
8:00-8:30 PM 2 BROKE GIRLS
8:30-9:00 PM MIKE & MOLLY
9:00-10:00 PM HAWAII FIVE-0

TUESDAY

7:00-8:00 PM NCIS
8:00-9:00 PM NCIS: LOS ANGELES
9:00-10:00 PM VEGAS

WEDNESDAY

7:00-8:00 PM SURVIVOR
8:00-9:00 PM CRIMINAL MINDS
9:00-10:00 PM CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION

THURSDAY

7:00-7:30 PM THE BIG BANG THEORY
7:30-8:00 PM TWO AND A HALF MEN
8:00-9:00 PM PERSON OF INTEREST
9:00-10:00 PM ELEMENTARY

FRIDAY

7:00-8:00 PM CSI: NY
8:00-9:00 PM MADE IN JERSEY
9:00-10:00 PM BLUE BLOODS

SATURDAY

7:00-8:00 PM CRIMETIME SATURDAY
8:00-9:00 PM CRIMETIME SATURDAY
9:00-10:00 PM 48 HOURS MYSTERY

SUNDAY

6:00-7:00 PM 60 MINUTES
7:00-8:00 PM THE AMAZING RACE
8:00-9:00 PM THE GOOD WIFE
9:00-10:00 PM THE MENTALIST

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