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8 items from 2015

TVLine Items: Enlisted Star Visits Zoo, Covert Alum Joins Dominion and More

27 February 2015 11:13 AM, PST | | See recent news »

How many scruffy stars can one show feature? We’re about to find out.

Enlisted vet Geoff Stults will appear on CBS’ upcoming summer series Zoo, starring James Wolk (The Crazy Ones), in a multi-episode arc, reports.

RelatedScoop: Billy Burke Joins CBS Drama Zoo

Based on James Patterson’s bestselling book, Zoo follows a young renegade biologist (played by Wolk) who is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery of why animals are suddenly and violently attacking humans. Stults will play Agent Ben Shafer, a rogue FBI agent who is investigating the bizarre events, but whose methods »

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CBS Unveils Summer Lineup - Details on Season 2 of Halle Berry's 'Extant' + 'Zoo' Featuring Nonzo Anozie

27 February 2015 11:05 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

CBS has announced premiere dates for its lineup of original summer programming that includes returning event series "Extant," which stars Halle Berry, for a second season run. The serialized thriller will make its sophomore debut on Wednesday, July 1 at 10pm.  This season, astronaut Molly Woods (Berry) discovers she has unwittingly put the human race on a path to destruction, and that she and mysterious stranger J.B. Richter (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) may be the only hope for survival.  In its first season, "Extant" was the most-watched new scripted program of the summer, winning its Wednesday 10-11pm time period in viewers, with an 8.65 million average. This summer will also see the premiere of "Zoo," which is based on the #1 bestselling novel by James Patterson, with a cast that includes Brit Nonso Anozie, who will be joined by James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Billy Burke, and Nora Arnezeder.  In the series, a wave. »

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‘Under the Dome’ Moving to Thursday as Part of CBS Summer Schedule

26 February 2015 11:38 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

CBS is spreading its original summer fare across the week’s schedule, on Thursday announcing premiere dates for its warm-weather programming slate highlighted by three original scripted dramas and the return of reality veteran “Big Brother.”

Under the Dome,” which was a breakout hit for CBS when it premiered in the summer of 2013, is moving from Monday to Thursday as it kicks off its season June 25. The net said on Thursday that Marg Helgenberger will guest star in this season’s “Dome” in an extended story arc this season that begins with the first episode.

The small-town drama based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel will launch its third season with a two-hour episode (9-11 p.m.), airing behind the second part of the two-night “Big Brother” season premiere.

“Big Brother,” which bows with an hourlong episode on June 24, will once again air Wednesday and Sunday at 8 and Thursday at 9. On Thursday, »

- Rick Kissell

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CBS Summer Schedule: Dome Gets New Home and Marg Helgenberger, Big Brother's Return and More

26 February 2015 11:30 AM, PST | | See recent news »

Under the Dome Season 3 will unspool on a new night, premiering Thursday, June 25 at 9/8c, CBS announced as part of its summer schedule.

Also, CSI alum Marg Helgenberger will guest-staron the Stephen King novel-based drama this season for an extended arc, in an undisclosed role.

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Kicking off CBS’ summer slate, Big Brother returns for Season 17 on Wednesday, June 24, at 8 pm. (The reality series will also air Thursdays and Sundays.)

RelatedScoop: Billy Burke Joins CBS Drama Zoo

CBS will opens the doors to its Zoo on Tuesday, »

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Scorpion Episode to Clue Fans in With a Real Phone Number to Call

19 January 2015 9:00 AM, PST | | See recent news »

If there’s somethin’ strange in your neighborhood, who ya gonna call?

Team Scorpion!

The minds behind CBS’ freshman drama are making that possible, with a fun Easter egg in tonight’s episode (9/8c).

As the Scorpion team attempts to jog the memory of an injured former Secret Service agent, they uncover a phone number that viewers will actually be able to call — and whomever is on the other end may have some interesting intel to share.

“We really can’t stand when television shows and movies use 555 numbers,” executive producers Nick Santora and Nick Wootton said in a statement. »

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CBS Renews Thursday Night Football Deal, to Host 8 Games in Fall 2015

18 January 2015 9:07 AM, PST | | See recent news »

CBS has renewed its deal to share dibs on Thursday Night Football with the NFL Network.

Akin to the original arrangement for this past fall, CBS will simulcast the first eight of the 14 Tnf games.

To accommodate the sports package in its inaugural year as broadcast partner, CBS opened The Big Bang Theory‘s season on Monday nights while postponing the premiere of Elementary and other Thursday shows until late October.

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Gary Sinise to Headline CBS' Upcoming Criminal Minds Spinoff

16 January 2015 12:00 PM, PST | | See recent news »

One of CBS’ new Criminal Minds will be a very familiar face.

TVLine has learned that Gary Sinise, who for nine seasons led CBS’ CSI: NY as Detective Mac Taylor, has been cast on the planted Criminal Minds spinoff.

Specifically, Sinise will play Jack Garrett, a 20-year veteran of the FBI who heads up an elite Bau team that handles cases involving Americans abroad.

The potential spinoff, penned by Criminal Minds showrunner Erica Messer, will be filmed in February as an episode of the original series to air this spring.

Since wrapping his CSI: NY run, Sinise has spent the »

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Scoop: Billy Burke Joins CBS Drama Zoo

15 January 2015 8:00 AM, PST | | See recent news »

CBS’ Zoo has added a few new specimens.

Billy Burke (Revolution) and Kristen Connolly (House of Cards) will be series regulars in the thriller based on James Patterson’s novel, TVLine has learned.

Burke will play Mitch, a straightforward large-animal veterinarian who would rather hang out with animals than deal with humans and all of their complexities.

Connolly’s Jamie is described as “a passionate young journalist” who’s determined to get to the bottom of the strange animal behavior she’s tracking.

The forthcoming series follows young renegade biologist Jackson Oz (played by James Wolk, The Crazy Ones) trying »

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