CBS just-unveiled fall schedule includes three new comedies with big stars in front or behind the camera and two dramas with a different flavor than the network's usual fare. Which will be audience favorites? Let the speculation begin!
Watch the official trailers below:
Thursdays at 10:00pm
The battle between science and religion is in full force when a skeptical female clinical psychologist joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possessions, and other extraordinary occurrences to see if there’s a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work
Pilot Cast: Mike Colter, Aasif Mandvi, Katja Herbers, Michael Emerson.
Mondays at 9:00pm
The dedicated, chaotic, hopeful, and sometimes absurd lives of the judges, assistant district attorneys, and public defenders as they work with bailiffs, clerks, cops and jurors to bring justice to the people of Los Angeles.
Pilot Cast: Simone Missick, Marg Helgenberger, Wilson Blethel, Jessica Camacho, Lindsey Mendez, Greg Spottiswood.
Bob Hearts Abishola
Mondays at 8:30pm
After having a heart attack, a man falls in love with his Nigerian nurse and sets his sights on getting her to give him a chance.
Pilot Cast: Billy Gardell, Christine Ebersole, Matt Jones, Maribeth Monroe, Barry Shabaka Henley, Folake Olowofoyeku, Shola Adewus, Al Higgins, Gina Yashere, Eddie Gorodetsky.
Thursdays at 8:30pm
A widower is eager to move on from the most difficult year of his life, only to realize he’s utterly unprepared to raise his two daughters on his own and equally unprepared for the dating world — where, to his shock, he’s suddenly a hot commodity.
Pilot Cast: Walton Goggins, Rob Corddry, Michaela Watkins, Maya Lynne Robinson, Omar Benson Miller, Mike Schiff, Bill Martin.
Carol's Second Act
Thursdays at 9:30pm
After raising her two children and retiring from teaching, Carol Chambers embarks on a unique second act: she’s going to become a doctor.
Pilot Cast: Patricia Heaton, Bonnie Dennison, Kyle MacLachlan, Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Ito Aghayere.
When Abigail Thomas, a former high-ranking NYPD officer, becomes the first female Chief of Police for Los Angeles, she uses her unflinching honesty and hardball tactics to navigate the social, political, and national security issues that converge with enforcing the law.
Pilot Cast: Edie Falco, Michael Chernus, Russell G. Jones, Adelaide Clemens, Olivia Lucy Phillip.
Two siblings are forced to reconnect when an outrageously wealthy trust fund baby is cut off by his father, and he and his wife move into her estranged sister’s Reseda condo.
Pilot Cast: Pauley Perrette, Jaime Camil, Natasha Leggero, Izzy Diaz, Alex Herschlag.
FBI: Most Wanted
Focuses on the division of the FBI tasked with tracking and capturing the notorious criminals on the FBI’s Most Wanted list.
Pilot Cast: Julian McMahon, Alana De La Garza, Kellan Lutz, Keisha Castle-Hugues, Nathaniel Arcand, Roxy Sternberg.
For complete coverage of this week's upfronts, including more trailers as they're released, keep an eye on our pilots area
Jean-Maxime Renault is a TV addict based in Paris who writes about television and movies on AlloCiné (aka "the French IMDB"). In 2015 he created Season Zero, a website about television development and pilot season, which is now a part of Primetimer.