CBS Renews MacGyver, The Unicorn, And A Boatload Of Series And Cancels Four Others

Every year, TV networks have to make the difficult decision of what gets renewed and what gets cancelled. During this time, the announcements come in large batches. On Wednesday, CBS announced its renewals and cancellations for the upcoming 2020-21 TV season.

For the renewals, 18 continuing series were prime-time shows. Four of the renewed series we new for the 2019-20 season: All Rise, Bob Hearts Abishola, FBI: Most Wanted and The Unicorn. Meanwhile, Broke, Carol’s Second Act, and Tommy–all shows in their first season–were cancelled. These announcements did not include CBS All Access original content.

Most of what CBS renewed was familiar fare, including 60 Minutes, The Amazing Race, MacGyver, and more. Below, you’ll find all the recently announced CBS shows.

CBS Renewals:

  • 48 Hours
  • 60 Minutes
  • All Rise
  • The Amazing Race
  • Bob Hearts Abishola
  • Bull
  • Blue Bloods
  • Evil
  • FBI
  • FBI: Most Wanted
  • MacGyver
  • Magnum PI
  • NCIS: Los Angeles
  • NCIS: New Orleans
  • NCIS
  • The Neighborhood
  • Mom
  • S.W.A.T.
  • Seal Team
  • Survivor
  • Undercover Boss
  • The Unicorn
  • Young Sheldon

The CBS network claims to have a very strong year because of the renewed shows and will have a stronger year next year. “Thanks to these exceptional shows, we’re going to win the current season by 1 million viewers,” said president of CBS Entertainment Kelly Kahl. “Next year, we’ll have these strong returning series as our foundation… and Super Bowl LV too. It’s a well-balanced lineup across Entertainment, News and Sports that will put us in an incredibly stable position for 2020-2021.”

However, not everything that hits the airwaves gets to go on. Four shows were cancelled as well, with three of them being new for the 2019-20 season. CBS’ Man With a Plan was in its fourth season, which began airing in April. Check out the full list of cancelled series below.

CBS Cancellations:

  • Broke
  • Carol’s Second Act
  • Man With a Plan
  • Tommy

During the next few months, we’ll be learning more about what’s getting renewed and cancelled, and as of right now, Netflix has cancelled plenty of shows already, with more to come.

While you wait on more cancellation and renewal news, consider listening to GameSpot’s weekly TV series and movies-focused podcast, You Should Be Watching. With new episodes premiering every Wednesday, you can watch a video version of the podcast over on GameSpot Universe or listen to audio versions on Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play, and Apple Podcasts.

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