In one fell swoop, CBS has guaranteed that six of its original scripted titles will be returning for the 2019-20 season.

Announced this afternoon, the network has officially renewed “MacGyver,” “Hawaii Five-O,” “SEAL Team,” “S.W.A.T,” “Madam Secretary,” and “Bull.” On the unscripted front, CBS has also handed out renewals for both “60 Minutes” and “48 Hours.”

Almost all of the above shows were considered likely renewals leading up to the announcement today, with the exception of “Madam Secretary,” which could have gone either way, and “Bull,” following the reports that came out late last year involving behind-the-scenes acts of sexual harassment committed by star Michael Weatherly.

These six scripted titles now join “Criminal Minds,” “NCIS,” “NCIS: Los Angeles,” “NCIS: New Orleans,” “God Friended Me,” “Magnum P.I.,” “FBI,” “The Neighborhood,” “Blue Bloods,” “Mom,” and “Young Sheldon” on the network’s list of shows already renewed for next season.

With this slew of renewals as well, only a few CBS shows are still waiting to hear their fates, including rookie titles, “Fam,” “Murphy Brown,” “Happy Together,” and “The Code.” Apart from those freshman shows, only “Life in Pieces” and “Man with a Plan” are still hanging in limbo as well. None of CBS’ titles this season have yet to be officially canceled.

Posted by:Alex Welch

Alex Welch has been writing for TV by the Numbers since January 2016. In his off time he enjoys rewatching old episodes of Game of Thrones and unironically singing along to ABBA. Every now and then, he even does them at the same time. He lives in Los Angeles.

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