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CBS Picks Up the Majority of Its Current Schedule for 2014-2015

The cast of "NCIS."
CBS/Kevin Lynch

CBS today announced pick-ups for 18 series for next season. Combined with its previously announced pick-ups, CBS has now renewed 20 returning series for the 2014-2015 season -- nine dramas, five comedies, two reality series and two news programs.

"The best way to launch new shows in the fall and throughout the season is to surround them with a strong and stable lineup of successful series," said Nina Tassler, Chairman of CBS Entertainment. "The shows we’re picking up today cut across every night of the week and feature genre leaders, time-period winners and the most-watched shows on broadcast television."

The nine dramas getting the go ahead for next season are "NCIS," "NCIS: Los Angeles," "Person of Interest," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Elementary," "Hawaii Five-0," "Blue Bloods," "Criminal Minds," and "The Good Wife."

The renewed comedies are "2 Broke Girls," "The Millers," "Mike & Molly," "Mom," and "Two and a Half Men," with "The Big Bang Theory" already have been given a three-year pick-up.

Also returning will be reality series "The Amazing Race," "Undercover Boss," and the previously announced "Survivor."

"60 Minutes" and "48 Hours" are the two news shows going forward.

Shows still in jeopardy include "Intelligence," "Hostages," and "The Crazy Ones."