Interesting that there is no word on Sundays, presumably thenwill go the full season.
via press release:
CBS ANNOUNCES MID-SEASON ADDITIONS AND TIME PERIOD MOVES
"" to Begin Four-Week Run in Wednesday 10:00 PM Time Period
Starting Jan. 19
New Drama, ": ," Premieres Wednesday, Feb. 16 At 10:00 PM
"" Moves to Fridays at 8:00 PM, Effective Feb. 4
New Comedy, "," Premieres Monday, Feb. 21 at 8:30 PM
"" Moves to Thursdays at 8:30 PM Beginning Feb. 24
New Drama, "Chaos," Premieres Friday, April 1 at 8:00 PM
CBS today announced mid-season series premiere dates and some time period moves for America's top-rated Network.
“We’re in the fortunate position of having a schedule with many successful shows and very few holes,” said Kelly Kahl, Senior Executive Vice President Primetime for CBS. “This allows us to be very targeted with our mid-season series. These are moves that maintain the core stability of a successful schedule, while giving us multiple looks for the future at a few time periods.”
Jan. 19. returns to its regular Friday time period (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on Feb. 11., the season's #2 freshman series among viewers and Friday's top program in both viewers and adults 25-54, will move to Wednesdays (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) for four consecutive weeks beginning
Wednesday, Feb. 16(10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT).: , a spin-off of CBS's top 10 hit, , premieres
Feb. 4., currently airing Wednesdays (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) and ranking as the third-highest-rated new drama, relocates to Fridays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) effective
Monday, Feb. 21 (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT)., a comedy about a quartet of New Yorkers, two of whom are falling in love while the other two despise each other, premieres
Feb. 24, reuniting with another former Monday comedy, , to form a new Thursday comedy block. This season, has improved its time period by +13% in both viewers and adults 18-49 and by +17% in adults 25-54. will succeed $#*! , which will have completed its on-air order for the season.will move from Monday (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) to Thursdays (8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT) beginning
CHAOS, a comedic drama about a group of rogue CIA spies in the Clandestine Administration and Oversight Services, premieresFriday, April 1 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT). CHAOS will succeed , which will have completed its on-air order for the season.
CBS will close the first half of the 2010-2011 season as the #1 network in viewers (12.29m, up +3%), adults 25-54 (4.2/10, up +2%) and adults 18-49 (3.2/09, even with last year). Season-to-date, CBS has six of the season's top 10 programs, the top seven scripted programs and the top five new programs. CBS also has the two most played-back series—HAWAII FIVE-0 and THE—with both gaining nearly three million additional viewers each week after 7-day playback is factored in.
CBS's Mid-Season Lineup:
Wednesdays, Effective Jan. 19
Fridays, Effective Feb. 4
9:00-10:00 PM: NY
Fridays, Effective Feb. 11
8:00-9:00 PM THE DEFENDERS
9:00-10:00 PM: NY
Wednesday, Effective Feb. 16
8:00-9:00 PM SURVIVOR: REDEMPTION ISLAND (Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM CRIMINAL MINDS
10:00-11:00 PM CRIMINAL MINDS:(Series Debut)
Monday, Effective Feb. 21
8:30-9:00 PM(Series Debut)
9:30-10:00 PM MIKE & MOLLY
10:00-11:00 PM HAWAII FIVE-0
Thursday, Effective Feb. 24
8:30-9:00 PM RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (ntp)
10:00-11:00 PM THE
Friday, Effective April 1
8:00-9:00 PM CHAOS (Series Debut)
9:00-10:00 PM: NY
10:00-11:00 PM BLUE BLOODS
About the Shows
BLUE BLOODS stars Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes, Len Cariou and Jennifer Esposito. Mitchell Burgess, Robin Green and Leonard Goldberg are executive producers for CBS Television Studios.
CRIMINAL MINDS:stars Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker, Janeane Garafolo, Matt Ryan, Michael Kelly, Beau Garrett and Kirsten Vangsness. Edward Allen Bernero, Mark Gordon, Deborah Spera and Chris Mundy are executive producers for ABC Studios in association with CBS Television Studios.
THE DEFENDERS stars Jim Belushi, Jerry O'Connell, Jurnee Smollett and Tanya Fischer. Carol Mendelsohn, Kevin Kennedy, NielsMueller, Joe Gantz, Harry Gantz and Greg Walker are executive producers for CBS Television Studios.
stars Jason Biggs, Sarah Chalke, Tyler Labine and Judy Greer. Matt Tarses and Jamie Tarses are executive producers for Sony Pictures Television in association with CBS Television Studios.
CHAOS stars Freddy Rodriguez, Eric Close, Tim Blake Nelson, James Murray, Kurtwood Smith, Carmen Ejogo and Christina Cole. TomSpezialy, Brett Ratner and Martha Haight are executive producers for Twentieth Century Fox Television in association with CBS Television Studios.