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2013 Fall Season Sneak Peek: CBS

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CBS can boast that they are the most watched network. That didn’t help six of its shows that were cancelled last season, 4 of which were freshman series. The network is rolling out four comedies and two dramas.

Ladies and Gentleman, I present CBS 2013 Freshman Class.

CBS Mom
CBS Mom

When: Premiere: September 23, 2013

Who: Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Nate Corddry, Blake Garrett Rosenthal, Matt Jones, SPencer Daniels.
What: This new series from Chuck Lorre (2 and a half Men) stares Christy (Faris) a recently sober single mother who is trying to get her life back on track.

CBS Hostage
CBS Hostage

When: Premiere: September 23, 2013
Who: Toni Collette, Dylan McDermott, Tate DOnovan, Quinn Shephard, Mateus Ward, Billy Brown, Sandrine Holt.
What: Toni Collette plays a Ellen, a Surgeon and suburban mom, who is scheduled to operate on the president of the United States. She is taken hostage by a rogue FBI agent (McDermott) who threatens to kill her husband and two teenage children if she doesn’t kill the president during surgery.

CBS The Millers
CBS The Millers

When: Premiere: October 3, 2013
Who: WIll Arnett, Beau Bridges, Margo Martindale, J.B Smoove, Jayma Mays, Nelson Franklin.
What: Nathan (Arnett) tells his parents Tom (Bridges) and Carol (Martindale) of his recent divorce. Tom follows suit, leaving his wife, Carol, of 43 years. Tom moves in with his daughter Debbie (Mays) and her husband Adam (Franklin).

CBS The Crazy Ones
CBS The Crazy Ones

When: Premiere September 26, 2013
Who: Robin Williams, Sarah Michelle Gellar, James Wolk, Harnish Linklater, Amanda Setton.
What: Robin Williams plays Simon Roberts, and an Ad Executive in Chicago. He is the guy who can sell anything to any one.

CBS Intelligence
CBS Intelligence

When: Premiere February 24, 2014

Who: Josh Holloway, Marg Helgenberger, Meghan Ory, Michael Rady, James Martinez, John Billingsley, P.J. Byrne

What: Gabriel (Holloway) is a Cyber Command agent who has a microchip implanted in his brain which lets him access information instantly. He is assigned a secret service agent to make sure he doesn’t get out of line.

CBS We are Men
CBS We are Men

When: Premiere: September 30, 2013

Who: Kal Penn, Chris Smith, Jerry O’Connell, Tony Shalhob.

What: Carter Thomas (Smith) is left at the alter by his finance, he moves into an apartment complex where he forces a friendship with the older divorced men.

Only one is being held for mid season while the remainder are set to premiere this fall. The TV Grim Reaper is waiting.

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