cbs renewals 2014 15 'NCIS,' 'The Good Wife,' 'Two and a Half Men' and 15 other shows picked up by CBSCBS has once again done a mass renewal of most of its lineup. The network on Thursday (March 13) announced it’s picking up 18 shows for 2014-15 to go along with previous renewals for “The Big Bang Theory” and “Survivor.”

The 20 shows for next season represent 17 hours of prime-time programming, or nearly all of the original hours it airs each week. (CBS has 22 hours of primetime real estate, but two of those hours on Saturday nights are repeats.)

The renewed dramas are “Blue Bloods,” “CSI,” “Criminal Minds,” “Elementary,” “The Good Wife,” “Hawaii Five-0,” “NCIS,” “NCIS: Los Angeles” and “Person of Interest.”

On the comedy side, CBS has picked up “2 Broke Girls,” “Mike & Molly,” “The Millers,” “Mom” and “Two and a Half Men.” Unscripted shows “The Amazing Race” and “Undercover Boss” will also be back, as will newsmagazines “60 Minutes” and “48 Hours.”

So what’s left? “The Mentalist,” “The Crazy Ones,” “Hostages” and “Intelligence” have not yet received word on their futures. The latter two, both of which struggled badly on Monday nights, seem unlikely to return, while “The Mentalist” and “The Crazy Ones” are on the bubble. New comedy “Friends With Better Lives,” which premieres March 31, will also be in the mix.

Posted by:Rick Porter