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Check out CBS' Fall 2011 Lineup
A Gifted Man
A GIFTED MAN is a drama starring Patrick Wilson as Michael Holt, a charismatic, ultra-motivated surgeon whose life changes forever when his deceased ex-wife begins teaching him the meaning of life from the "hereafter." A GIFTED MAN will premiere this Fall on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Tom Zuback/CBS 2011 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
How To Be A Gentleman
When his magazine comes under new management, Andrew, an old-fashioned etiquette columnist, finds himself under pressure to put a sexy spin on his writing. Desperate for guidance, he reluctantly turns to his new personal trainer and former "bad-boy" high school classmate Bert. Together, they work through each other's worst faults and find they may be the missing link in each other's success. Photo: Greg Gayne/CBS 2011 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Right Reserved.
Person of Interest
Person of Interest is a crime thriller from J.J. Abrams starring James Caviezel as Reese, a presumed dead former-CIA agent who teams up with a mysterious billionaire to prevent violent crimes by using state-of-the-art technology and their own brand of vigilante justice. Person of Interest will premiere this Fall, Thursdays (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Framegrab: 2011 Warner Bros. Television All Rights Reserved
2 Broke Girls
2 Broke Girls is a comedy about two young women (played by Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs) waitressing at a greasy spoon diner who strike up an unlikely friendship in the hopes of launching a successful business â if only they can raise the cash on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Richard Cartwright/CBS 2011 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Right Reserved.
Poppy Montgomery stars as an enigmatic NYPD detective with a flawless memory. It's not just that she doesn't forget anything - she can't. Every detail of her life - every place, every conversation, every moment of joy and heartbreak - is forever embedded in her mind. This unforgettable drama explores her extraordinary ability, which both enhances and complicates every aspect of her life. Photo: Barbara Nitke/CBS 2011 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Amazing Race
The winner of an unprecedented seven Emmy awards, The Amazing Race is the one to beat. Testing endurance, intellect and relationships - in every corner of the globe - this reality phenomenon is a solid time-period performer and a hit with upscale audiences.
The Big Bang Theory
The No. 1 comedy for ages 25 - 54 has laughted down to a science. Whether it's equations or infatuations, this endearing group of overachievers always seems to find a hilarious solution. Audiences, critics and Comic-Con fans agree: The Big Bang Theory is an upscale hit that has chemistry to spare.
Blue Bloods is a drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. Tom Selleck (right) stars as Frank Reagan, the New York Chief of Police. Frank's youngest child is Jamie (Will Estes), fresh out of Harvard Law and the family's "golden boy," who gave up a lucrative future in law to become a newly minted cop -- which is seemingly supported by Jamie's girlfriend Sydney Davenport (Dylan Moore), a first year lawyer. Photo: Heather Wines 2010 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Serial killers have met their match in these elite FBI profiles - that's the premise of television's most psychologically gripping series and Wednesday's No. 1 scripted program. Criminal Minds, an engrossing crime drama with haunting story lines and a stellar cast, has made an indelible impact on viewers. Photo: From left to right: Matthew Gray Gubler, Paget Brewster, Shemar Moore, Thomas Gibson, Joe Mantegna, A.J. Cook, and Kirsten Vangsness, the cast of the CBS series CRIMINAL MINDS, scheduled to air on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS 2007 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
As the pioneer of one of the most successful franchises in television history, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation has mastered the art of suspense. This distinctive series, with its artistic style and unpredictable plot twists, has made science cool and detectives hot - and has put the crime drama back on the map. Photo: ROBERT VOETS/CBS 2011 CBS BROADCASTING INC. All Rights Reserved.
David Caruso stars as Horatio Caine in CSI: MIAMI, a fast-paced drama that follows a South Florida team of forensic investigators who use both cutting-edge scientific methods and old-fashioned police work to solve crimes, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Andrew MacPherson/CBS 2006 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved
A time-period winner in key demographics, CSI:NY is a compelling combination of high-tech science and low-tech street smarts. Delving into the gritty sensibility of New York City, this quintessential forensic crime drama helps make CBS Friday's No. 1 network. Photo: Timothy White/CBS ©2010 CBS Broadcasting Inc.. All Rights Reserved.
48 Hours Mystery
48 Hours Mystery investigates shocking cases and compelling real-life dramas with journalistic integrity and cutting-edge style. This in-depth approach has earned 48 Hours, and the 48 Hours specials, numerous awards including three Peabodys, 17 Emmys and four RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Awards.
The Good Wife
A multiple-award winner, The Good Wife is poignant, powerful and a hit with upscale audiences. Starring Juliana Margulies with a superb ensemble cast, this complex and layered series strikes the perfect balance between courtroom intrigue and family drama. Photo: Justin Stephens/CBS 2010 CBS Broadcasting Inc, All Rights Reserved.
The No. 1 new drama is making waves in the television biosphere. Hawaii Five-0 seamlessly integrates sand, surf and island flavor with intriguing, hard-edged mysteries. Weaving intricate stories laced with heart and humor, this adventure series is a winner. Photo: Art Streiber/CBS 2010 CBS BROADCASTING INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
How I Met Your Mother
Flirty, fun and flat-out entertaining, How I Met Your Mother is an upscale hit. This original comedy follows the dreams and destinies of an inseparable group of friends. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS 2007 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Baffling mysteries, quirky humor and a devilish star - those are the ingredients for Thursday's No. 1 scripted program. Simon Barker turns on the charm as The Mentalist, a former fake psychic turned police consultant whose irreverent demeanor belies a masterful ability. Captivating viewers from its debut, this is a whimsical crime drama. Photo: Lance Staedler/CBS 2008 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
MIKE & MOLLY
MIKE & MOLLY is a comedy from Chuck Lorre ("Two and a Half Men," "The Big Bang Theory") about a working class Chicago couple who find love at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting. Billy Gardell plays Mike Biggs, a cop, and Melissa McCarthy portrays fourth-grade teacher Molly Flynn.
Continuing its phenomenal run, NCIS is once again television's No. 1 drama and the ultimate success story. This acclaimed series, noted for its uniquely defined characters and superb blend of actions, drama and wit, has set the standard for quality entertainment. Photo: Brian Bowen Smith/CBS 2010 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved
NCIS: LOS ANGELES
Last season's No. 1 new drama is now the No. 2 drama on television (following NCIS). Featuring Chris O'Donnell, LL Cool J and the coolest cast in prime time, NCIS: Los Angeles is a tour de force of the buddy-cop genre. It's clever, fast-pace, sexy and a nonstop adrenaline rush. Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS 2009 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
RULES OF ENGAGEMENT
Rules are meant to be broken in this outrageously cheeky comedy about the different stages of relationships. Rules of Engagement is sexy, smart, quick-witted and throughly entertaining. Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS 2008 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The No. 1 news program is also the most influential program on television. With unparalleled interviews, 18 Peabody Awards and a legendary team of correspondents, 60 MINUTES continues to set the gold standard.
Redemption Island is back, reinventing the hit reality show with the ultimate twist - giving the exiled a second chance. Emmy winner Jeff Probst hosts on this island paradise, in the only game on television that's as much fun to watch as it is to play. Contestants navigate overrun jungles and explosive volcanoes, all to take on the tropics and take down adversaries in Survivor South Pacific.
TWO AND A HALF MEN
Men men men men, manly men men men! Angus T. Jones, Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer star in TWO AND A HALF MEN on the CBS Television Network. The funniest show on television is about to get a fresh new face when mega-star Ashton Kutcher joins Emmy winner Jon Cryer and the entire hilariously pitch-perfect cast. With his creativity, energy and distinctive brand of humor - and a huge built-in fan base - Kutcher brings new chemistry, new laughs and a new audience to the hit comedy. Photo: Matt Hoyle/CBS / Warner Brothers 2011 CBS BROADCASTING INC. All Rights Reserved.
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