Here's some news that will make fans ofhappy.
is about to get a HUGE lead-in. CBS will air a new episode of immediately following the January 23 AFC Championship game. Last year's AFC Championship averaged 46.9 million viewers and was CBS' highest-rated program of the year outside of the .
Here's the press release:
ALOHA, FOOTBALL FANS!
"" SCORES POST-AFC CHAMPIONSHIP SLOT
CBS announced today that it will broadcast an original episode of Sunday, Jan. 23, on the CBS Television Network. THE NFL ON CBS's coverage of the AFC Championship game will begin at 6:30 PM, ET., the season's #1 new series, immediately following one of the biggest events in sports — the AFC Championship game,
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A contemporary take on the classic series, HAWAII FIVE-0 is about an elite federalized task force whose mission is to wipe out the crime that washes up on the Islands' sun-drenched beaches. The series stars Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park, and airs regularly on Mondays at 10:00 PM, ET/PT, on the CBS Television Network.