What You’ll Be Watching on CBS This Fall

Welcome back to a proper Upfronts season, the moment when network TV reveals all their secret plans for the fall television season (such as it is anymore). In the wake of a destructive pandemic and in the face of the inevitable takeover of streaming, networks are playing it safer and safer: canceling fewer shows, ordering fewer comedies, and greenlighting familiar titles.

CBS, like everyone else, is playing it safe. They’ve ordered four new scripted series — all one-hour dramas — two of which are traditional procedurals. The other two are more playful dramedies, but nothing is breaking new ground here. In fact, the most surprising addition to the fall lineup is a reality reimagining of a television classic.

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Welcome to network TV’s Red Wedding. It’s a bloodbath in here. (Updated.)

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The ‘Ted Lasso’/Dolly Parton crossover you didn’t know you needed until now

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Ted Cruz is out there showing his whole ass again.

 

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The case against Former President Inciter is air tight. Too bad the Republicans couldn’t be fucked to do their job and hear it.

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‘Stranger Things’ is bringing New Coke back. Oh yay.

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Hey! Here’s a new ‘Game of Thrones’ video and a bunch of other TV news that has absolutely nothing to do with the Emmys

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