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Ratings: Big Bang Makes Its Biggest Bang, Rules Returns Strong, Secret Circle Up

â??The Rhinitis Revelationâ? -- Sheldon (Jim Parsons, left) competes with Leonard  and the gang for his mother's (Laurie Metcalf, right) attention when she comes to visit, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday Oct. 20 (8:00 - 8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.  
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With a meh-rated World Series bumping X Factor and NBC comedies in repeat mode, The Big Bang Theory capitalized on an opportunity to geek out in the ratings department.

The CBS comedy gained 11 percent week-to-week to deliver its most-watched and highest-rated Thursday episode ever … READ MORE


CBS Moves Soft Gentleman, Returns Rules of Engagement to Thursdays

"Les-bro" -- Sara Rue guest stars in a recurring role as Brenda, a member of Jeffâ??s (Patrick Warburton) softball team,  on RULES OF ENGAGEMENT, Monday, Nov. 8 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. 
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CBS’ How to Be a Gentleman is on the move, relocating to Saturdays at 8/7c, beginning Oct. 15, the network announced late Friday.

Taking over the Thursdays-at-8:30 time slot is … READ MORE


CBS Boss on CSI Shakeup, Suspect Behavior's Demise, Good Wife Character Transformation

"Wrongful Termination"--Alicia (Julianna Margulies) and Lockhart/Gardner represent a small drilling contractor in a dispute against a major oil conglomerate which is going well until a South American dictator takes over the case.  Meanwhile, the election results are in, on THE GOOD WIFE, Tuesday, April 12 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Jeffrey Neira/CBS ©2011 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Charlie Sheen, Ashton Kutcher and Two and a Half Men weren’t the only hot topics at CBS’ opening day of the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour on Wednesday.

Eye entertainment president Nina Tassler also fielded several questions about the high profile casting shakeup at CSI that resulted in Laurence Fishburne’s exit and Ted Danson’s arrival. READ MORE


Fall TV: CBS Sets Premiere Dates, Including NCIS, HIMYM and An Extra-Big Bang

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CBS is the fourth network (following The CWFox and ABC) to release its fall TV premiere plan, and the 23rd cycle of reality juggernaut Survivor will kick things off on Wednesday, Sept. 14.

The Eye Net is giving its buzzy new sitcom 2 Broke Girls a special sneak preview behind the high-profile Ashton Kutcher-headlined relaunch of Two and a Half Men on Sept. 19 (delaying the return of …READ MORE & VIEW DATES


TVLine Items: Voice Supersizes, Jim Lehrer Steps Down at PBS, and More TV News to Know

THE VOICE -- Episode 102 -- Pictured: Blake Shelton -- Photo by: Lewis Jacobs/NBC

Brace yourselves: NBC is expanding its Voice. Starting Tuesday, June 7, the Peacock will air …READ MORE


CBS Eyes Rules of Engagement, Mike & Molly to Fill Two and a Half Men Void

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Following Friday’s announcement that Two and a Half Men production would halt due to Charlie Sheen entering rehab, CBS is making some scheduling moves to help the void feel a little less obvious.

This means more Rules of Engagement — and likely Mike & Molly — are headed your way. READ MORE


CBS Midseason: What's New? What's Moved?

"Brothers" - When Erin tries to take down a gang leader using his law-abiding brother as bait Charles Rosselin (Bobby Cannavale), the family debates her methods, on BLUE BLOODS, Friday, Nov. 5 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Craig Blankenhorn/CBS©2010 CBS BROADCASTING INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.SCREEN GRAB: BEST QUALITY

CBS on Tuesday announced its midseason game plan, and given the network’s embarrassment of riches, none of the changes merits any cause for alarm. Kicking things off … READ MORE