CBS is making a major overhaul to its fall 2023 schedule as the effects of Hollywood’s twin strikes continue to be felt.
When CBS originally released its fall schedule in May, the broadcaster planned to pick up most of its scripted programming. But this program was released about a week after the start of the writers’ strike. Now, with SAG-AFTRA joining writers on the picket lines and no strike end in sight, CBS is adding a slew of acquired programs and unscripted shows.
To that end, the network imports a number of shows from the Paramount ecosystem. Perhaps most notably, the hit series “Yellowstone” will debut on CBS Sundays at 9 p.m. ET/PT starting in Season 1. The show originated on Paramount Network, which is owned by Paramount Global, just like CBS.
CBS is also bringing “SEAL Team” back to the network, about two years after the military drama moved to Paramount+. Season 5 of “SEAL Team” will now air on CBS this fall on Thursdays at 10 p.m. date.
Elsewhere, CBS is pairing reruns of the hit comedy series “Ghosts” with episodes of the original British show on which the CBS version is based. Two episodes of Britain’s “Ghosts” will air on consecutive Thursdays, leading up to “SEAL Team.”
“The Amazing Race” and “Survivor” remain on the Wednesday schedule, with both shows still slated to run 90 minutes each. “Big Brother” and “The Challenge USA” are extending their runs through the fall.
Game shows “The Price Is Right at Night” and “Let’s Make a Deal Primetime” air Friday along with new series “Raid the Cage” and fan-favorite reruns of “Blue Bloods.” CBS will also debut new reality shows “Buddy Games” and “Lotería Loca.”
The broadcast networks were expected to bring shows from sister networks and streamers owned by the same parent company as CBS does with “Yellowstone” and the other aforementioned shows. ABC, for example, recently announced that the MCU show “Ms. Marvel” will air on the network starting in August after debuting on Disney+.
See CBS’ full fall 2023 schedule below.
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