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CBS Gives Full Season Orders to East New York, Fire Country, So Help Me Todd

The three rookie series are doing some serious numbers for the network.
  • Marcia Gay Harden and Skylar Astin in So Help Me Todd. (Photo: CBS)
    Marcia Gay Harden and Skylar Astin in So Help Me Todd. (Photo: CBS)

    CBS has picked up more episodes of its three biggest new shows. 

    East New YorkFire Country, and So Help Me Todd have all received full season orders from the networ, though an episode count has not been set yet. The three series are the most-watched new network shows of the season thus far, racking up some 8.26 million viewers for Fire Country's debut, 7.37 million and 6.48 million for East New York's and So Help Me Todd's first two episodes, respectively. 

    "CBS is off to a tremendous start this season. We are thrilled to have the three most watched new series, each with their own unique settings, characters and storylines," said CBS Entertainment president Kelly Kahl in a statement. "These dramas are elevating our already successful lineup, resonating with diverse audiences both on-air and on streaming, and continuing to grow each week.... We are delighted to give them well deserved full season orders."

    Fire Country is the 2022-2023 season's top new series and stars Max Thieriot, Billy Burke, and Kevin Alejandro. Amanda Warren, Jimmy Smits, and Richard Kind are among the ensemble of East New York, while So Help Me Todd is led by Marcia Gay Harden and Skylar Astin. 

    Jade Budowski is a freelance writer with a knack for ruining punchlines and harboring dad-aged celebrity crushes. She was previously a reporter/producer at Decider and is a member of the Television Critics Association. Follow her on Twitter: @jadebudowski.

    TOPICS: Fire Country, East New York, So Help Me Todd