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CBS renews 18 shows, including 'Big Bang Theory,' 'Good Wife'

March 14, 2012 | 11:19 am

CBS renews The Good WifeCBS has renewed 18 well-performing series for the upcoming 2012-2013 season, including obvious candidates "The Big Bang Theory" and "CSI," but there's one noticeable exception: "Two and a Half Men."

In total, four comedies, nine dramas, three reality series and two newsmagazines will return. In addition to 'The Big Bang Theory," other laffers making another showing will be "How I Met Your Mother" — which will enter its eighth season — "Mike & Molly," and raunchy rookie comedy "2 Broke Girls." CBS and Warner Bros. are said to be in "preliminary discussions" regarding future seasons of "Two and a Half Men."

Joining "CSI" on the drama side are "NCIS," "NCIS: Los Angeles," "Hawaii Five-0," "Criminal Minds," "Person of Interest," "The Mentalist," "Blue Bloods" and "The Good Wife."

Among the reality series are "The Amazing Race," 'Undercover Boss" and the previously renewed "Survivor." Newsmagazines "60 Minutes" and "48 Hours" will also return for the fall.  

Absent from the announcement are "Unforgettable," "A Gifted Man," "CSI: Miami," "CSI: New York" — and, hey, what about "Rob"?


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Photo: A scene from "The Good Wife." Credit: CBS Stewart to teach '2 Broke Girls' some manners?