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					             CBS ANNOUNCES 2010-2011 PRIMETIME SCHEDULE

 America’s Most Watched Network Adds Five New Series to Its Top-Rated Lineup

New Dramas Include a New HAWAII FIVE-0, Comedic Drama THE DEFENDERS
               and a Family of NYPD’s Finest BLUE BLOODS

 Comedies Include a Series Based on a Twitter Feed and a New Show From Chuck
   Lorre About a Couple Who Find Love at an Overeaters Anonymous Meeting

                               18 Current Series Return

  CBS Unveils Four Key Time Period Moves to Grow Nights and Spread Strength
                             Across the Schedule

 THE BIG BANG THEORY Launches New One-Hour Comedy Block Thursday at
                            8:00 PM

                    SURVIVOR to Open Wednesdays at 8:00 PM

 CSI: NY Moves to Friday at 9:00 PM and CSI: MIAMI to Sunday at 10:00 PM to
                        Power Two Key Time Periods

CBS announced today its new 2010-2011 primetime schedule and the addition of five
new series, including three dramas and two comedies, and key scheduling moves to
enhance America’s most watched lineup.

The new series includes an updated take on the classic series HAWAII FIVE-0; comedic
drama THE DEFENDERS starring Jim Belushi and Jerry O’Connell as colorful Las
Vegas defense attorneys; drama BLUE BLOODS about a family of NYPD cops starring
Tom Selleck and Donnie Wahlberg; a Twitter-inspired comedy, $#*! MY DAD SAYS,
starring William Shatner as a father who spouts politically incorrect observations on daily
life; and the romantic comedy MIKE & MOLLY, starring Billy Gardell and Melissa
McCarthy as a cop and teacher who find love at an Overeaters Anonymous meeting.

“We believe television’s #1 network just got stronger,” said Nina Tassler, President, CBS
Entertainment. “New series will be launched behind proven hits and key scheduling
moves will help grow nights. Two of the dramas, ‘Hawaii Five-0′ and ‘The Defenders,’
continue our successful evolution in the drama form – character driven with great humor.
The third new drama, ‘Blue Bloods,’ introduces a police drama with a unique family
spin. Our two new comedies will definitely make some noise. ‘$#*! My Dad Says’ is
based on a distinctly loud and funny Twitter feed – led by a larger-than-life star in
William Shatner. ‘Mike & Molly’ is a comedy on the romantic side, featuring the
trademark humor of TV’s reigning king of comedy, Chuck Lorre. And, the best news is
that these new series join a schedule deep with hits and leadership in every program
genre.”
The freshman series will be joined by 18 returning shows including the season’s #1
drama/scripted program – NCIS; #1 comedy – TWO AND A HALF MEN; #1 new series
– UNDERCOVER BOSS, the #1 news magazine – 60 MINUTES, the #1 new drama –
NCIS: LOS ANGELES, plus the #1 scripted series in key demos (18-49 and 25-54) –
THE BIG BANG THEORY, along with two franchise reality series – SURVIVOR and
the seven-time Emmy Award winner THE AMAZING RACE.

Also returning are: HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, RULES OF ENGAGEMENT, THE
GOOD WIFE, CRIMINAL MINDS, CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, THE
MENTALIST, MEDIUM, CSI: NY, 48 HOURS MYSTERY and CSI: MIAMI.

A spin off of the hit drama CRIMINAL MINDS, starring Forest Whitaker, has been
ordered for midseason.

The new 2010-2011 schedule:

On Monday, CBS adds a new Chuck Lorre comedy to television’s top-rated comedy
block and a big new drama to cap the night. From 8:00-9:00 PM, the established duo of
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER and RULES OF ENGAGEMENT returns. Television’s
top comedy TWO AND A HALF MEN remains at 9:00 PM, serving as a lead-in for the
new comedy MIKE & MOLLY, starring Billy Gardell and Melissa McCarthy at 9:30
PM. HAWAII FIVE-0 rides the wave into 10:00 PM.

On Tuesday, CBS’s top-rated night remains intact with the #1 rated scripted series, NCIS,
at 8:00 PM followed by the #1 new drama, NCIS: LOS ANGELES, at 9:00 PM and the
#2 new drama, THE GOOD WIFE, at 10:00 PM.

On Wednesday, CBS makes two strategic time period changes to bookend the night.
SURVIVOR provides a potent lead-off hitter at 8:00 PM. The sixth-year hit CRIMINAL
MINDS remains at 9:00 PM, providing a strong lead-in to the new drama THE
DEFENDERS, starring Jim Belushi and Jerry O’Connell, at 10:00 PM.

On Thursday, CBS opens a new one-hour comedy block on TV’s biggest night. THE BIG
BANG THEORY, the fastest growing series on television, kicks off the line-up at 8:00
PM, serving as a powerful lead-in for the irreverent new comedy $#*! MY DAD SAYS.
The rest of the night remains unchanged with the popular drama block CSI: CRIME
SCENE INVESTIGATION and THE MENTALIST from 9:00-11:00 PM.

On Friday, CBS adds a New York/New York tandem from 9:00-11:00 PM. Veteran
drama MEDIUM leads off the night at 8:00 PM. Proven hit CSI: NY moves from
Wednesday to serve as the tent pole at 9:00 PM, flowing seamlessly into the NYPD
police drama BLUE BLOODS at 10:00 PM.

Saturdays will feature CBS’s CRIMETIME programming from 8:00-10:00 PM, followed
by the popular true crime series 48 HOURS MYSTERY at 10:00 PM.
On Sunday, a winning crime drama moves to 10:00 PM to anchor one of TV’s biggest
nights. The perennial #1 news magazine, 60 MINUTES, kicks off its 43rd season at 7:00
PM. The seven-time Emmy Award-winning series THE AMAZING RACE returns at
8:00 PM followed by the first full season of UNDERCOVER BOSS, TV’s #1 new show
at 9:00 PM, keeping intact a powerful reality block. CSI: MIAMI provides the night’s
strongest 10:00 PM anchors in years.

The New Comedies are:

$#*! MY DAD SAYS, based on the popular Twitter feed by Justin Halpern, stars Emmy
Award winner William Shatner as Ed Goodson, a forthright and opinionated dad who
relishes expressing his unsolicited and often wildly politically incorrect observations to
anyone within earshot. Nobody is immune from Ed’s rants, including his sons, Henry, a
struggling writer-turned-unpaid blogger; and Vince (Will Sasso), the meek half of his
husband/wife real estate duo with domineering Kathleen (Nicole Sullivan). When Henry
finds he can no longer afford to pay rent to his pretty roommate — and secret admirer —
Sam (Stephanie Lemelin), Ed reveals a soft spot and invites Henry to move in with him.
Henry agrees, knowing that the verbal assault will not abate and now there will be no
escape. Describing their father/son relationship is tricky – but Ed will easily come up
with a few choice words. Emmy Award winners David Kohan and Max Mutchnick are
executive producers for Warner Bros. Television. Emmy Award winner James Burrows
directed.

MIKE & MOLLY is a comedy from Chuck Lorre (“Two and a Half Men,” and “The Big
Bang Theory”) about a working class Chicago couple who find love at an Overeaters
Anonymous meeting. Officer Mike Biggs (Billy Gardell) is a good-hearted cop who
sincerely wants to lose weight. Mike’s partner, Officer Carl McMillan (Reno Wilson), is
a thin, fast-talking wise-guy, who despite his teasing encourages Mike on his road to
slimness and romance. While speaking at an O.A. meeting, Mike meets Molly Flynn
(Melissa McCarthy), an instantly likeable fourth-grade teacher with a healthy sense of
humor about her curves. For Molly, focusing on smart choices isn’t easy because she
lives with her sexy older sister, Victoria (Katy Mixon), and their mother, Joyce (Swoosie
Kurtz), both of whom flaunt their healthy appetites and slender figures. Mike also faces
temptation at the diner he and Carl frequent, where they’ve become friends with the
Senegalese waiter, Samuel (Nyambi Nyambi), who finds trying to eat less a foreign
concept. For Mike and Molly, thanks to their mutual love of pie and the desire to resist it,
finding each other may have been worth the “weight.” Chuck Lorre and Mark Roberts are
executive producers for Chuck Lorre Productions in association with Warner Bros.
Television.

The New Dramas are:

HAWAII FIVE-0 is a contemporary take on the classic series about a new elite
federalized task force whose mission is to wipe out the crime that washes up on the
Islands’ sun-drenched beaches. Detective Steve McGarrett (Alex O’Loughlin), a
decorated Naval officer turned cop, returns to Oahu to investigate his father’s murder and
stays after Hawaii’s governor persuades him to head up the new team: his rules, her
backing, no red tape and full blanket immunity to hunt down the biggest “game” in town.
Joining McGarrett is Detective Danny “Danno” Williams (Scott Caan), a newly relocated
ex-New Jersey cop who prefers skyscrapers to the coastline but is committed to keeping
the Islands safe for his 8-year-old daughter; and Chin Ho Kelly (Daniel Dae Kim), an ex-
Honolulu Police Detective wrongly accused of corruption and relegated to a federal
security patrol, who is also a former protege of McGarrett’s father. Chin’s cousin, Kono
(Grace Park), is a beautiful and fearless native, fresh out of the academy and eager to
establish herself among the department’s elite. McGarrett vows to bring closure to his
father’s case while the state’s brash new FIVE-0 unit, who may spar and jest among
themselves, is determined to eliminate the seedy elements from the 50th state. Peter
Lenkov, Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are executive producers for CBS Television
Studios.

THE DEFENDERS stars Jim Belushi and Jerry O’Connell in a comedic drama about two
colorful Las Vegas defense attorneys who go all-in when it comes to representing their
clients. Nick and Pete are the local go-to guys with an eclectic client list who are still
looking to hit their own jackpot. Leading the law firm of Morelli & Kaczmarek are Nick
Morelli (Belushi), an earnest, hard-charging attorney who represents his clients to the
best of his ability, no matter how big or small the case, and his partner, Pete Kaczmarek
(O’Connell), whose passion for the law is matched only by his love of fast cars, beautiful
women and expensive clothes. Joining them in their growing law practice is new
associate Lisa Tyler (Jurnee Smollett), an enthusiastic young attorney looking to put her
exotic dancing days behind her; and their young assistant, Sophie (Tanya Fischer), a
spunky and sweet ingenue who is eager to please her bosses. As Lady Luck shines on
their legal careers, the partners have their hands full when it comes to their personal lives.
While Pete is busy cruising the Vegas Strip for his latest romantic conquest, Nick is
focused on repairing his fractured marriage to his estranged wife, Jessica (Gillian
Vigman), while remaining present in the life of their young son. No matter the offense,
Nick and Pete aim to prove that when the stakes are high they’re willing to bet the house
on the clients they defend in Sin City. Carol Mendelsohn, Niels Mueller and Kevin
Kennedy, Joe and Harry Gantz, and Davis Guggenheim are the executive producers for
CBS Television Studios.

BLUE BLOODS is a drama about a multi-generational family of cops dedicated to New
York City law enforcement. Frank Reagan (Tom Selleck) is the New York Chief of
Police and patriarch of the Reagan brood, which he heads as diplomatically as he does the
force, even when dealing with the politics that plagued his unapologetically bold father,
Henry (Len Cariou), during his stint as Chief. A source of pride and concern for Frank is
his eldest son Danny (Donnie Wahlberg), a seasoned detective, family man and Iraqi War
vet who on occasion uses dubious tactics to solve cases. The sole Reagan woman in the
family, Erin (Bridget Moynahan), is a N.Y. Assistant D.A. and newly single parent, who
also serves as the legal compass for her siblings and father. Jamie (Will Estes) is the
youngest Reagan, fresh out of Harvard Law and the family’s “golden boy.” However,
unable to deny the family tradition, Jamie decided to give up a lucrative future in law and
is now a newly minted cop, a career change seemingly supported by his beautiful
girlfriend, Sydney Davenport (Dylan Moore), a first year lawyer. Jamie’s life takes an
abrupt turn, however, when he’s asked to become part of a clandestine police
investigation even his father knows nothing about, and one that could impact the family’s
legacy. Emmy Award winners Mitchell Burgess, Robin Green and Leonard Goldberg are
executive producers for CBS Television Studios.

The Midseason Series:

CRIMINAL MINDS SPINOFF stars Academy Award-winner Forest Whitaker in a
drama about an elite team of agents within the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit who use
unconventional methods of investigation and aggressive tactics to capture the nation’s
most nefarious criminals. Unit chief Special Agent Sam Cooper (Whitaker) is a mentally
and physically fierce natural leader who is not afraid to put his career on the line in order
to stand by his convictions. Cooper strives to avoid political bureaucracy and has
handpicked an eclectic group of profilers to work outside the confines of Quantico:
Former British Special Forces soldier Mick Rawson (Matt Ryan), confident and
handsome, works as a highly-skilled marksman with an undiluted eye for rooting out evil;
John “Prophet” Sims (Michael Kelly), a former convict with a street-smart edge and a
calm, Zen-like presence, who is determined to make amends for past sins; and Gina
LaSalle (Beau Garrett), an attractive, tough agent armed with a cunning sense of
perception. This exceptional group of FBI operatives is strong in their beliefs and
steadfast in their mission to bring the country’s most dangerous criminals to justice. Chris
Mundy, Edward Allen Bernero, Mark Gordon and Deborah Spera are executive
producers for ABC Studios in association with CBS Television Studios.

CBS TELEVISION NETWORK

2010-2011 PRIMETIME SCHEDULE

(N=New, NT=New Time, all times ET/PT)

MONDAY

8:00-8:30 PM HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER
8:30-9:00 PM RULES OF ENGAGEMENT
9:00-9:30 PM TWO AND A HALF MEN
9:30-10:00 PM MIKE & MOLLY (N)
10:00-11:00 PM HAWAII FIVE-0 (N)

TUESDAY
8:00-9:00 PM NCIS
9:00-10:00 PM NCIS: LOS ANGELES
10:00-11:00 PM THE GOOD WIFE

WEDNESDAY
8:00-9:00 PM SURVIVOR (NT)
9:00-10:00 PM CRIMINAL MINDS
10:00-11:00 PM THE DEFENDERS (N)

THURSDAY
8:00-8:30 PM THE BIG BANG THEORY (NT)
8:30-9:00 PM $#*! MY DAD SAYS (N)
9:00-10:00 PM CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION
10:00-11:00 PM THE MENTALIST

FRIDAY
8:00-9:00 PM MEDIUM (NT)
9:00-10:00 PM CSI: NY (NT)
10:00-11:00 PM BLUE BLOODS (N)

SATURDAY
8:00-9:00 PM CRIMETIME SATURDAY
9:00-10:00 PM CRIMETIME SATURDAY
10:00-11:00 PM 48 HOURS MYSTERY

SUNDAY
7:00-8:00 PM 60 MINUTES
8:00-9:00 PM THE AMAZING RACE
9:00-10:00 PM UNDERCOVER BOSS
10:00-11:00 PM CSI: MIAMI (NT)

				
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