CBS Renews Madam Secretary, Scorpion, NCIS: New Orleans

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CBS on Monday handed out early renewals to rookie dramas Scorpion, Madam Secretary and NCIS: New Orleans.

“These freshman dramas have each made a big impact on key nights of the week,” said Nina Tassler, Chairman, CBS Entertainment, in a statement. “Creatively distinctive, the series are backed by strong showrunners with amazingly talented casts, and have resonated with a big, broad audience.”

Per CBS, NCIS: NO, Madam Secretary and Scorpion rank as the season’s No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 new series among total viewers (18.1 million, 14.9 million and 14.5 million, respectively).

They jury’s still out on fellow freshman entry Stalker.