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'The Good Wife,' 'Blue Bloods,' 'Undercover Boss' And More Get Early Pickups From CBS

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Julianna Margulies in "The Good Wife."

UPDATE: CBS has confirmed the renewal of "The Good Wife," "Blue Bloods," "Hawaii Five-0," "Mike & Molly," "NCIS," "CSI," "NCIS: LA," "Criminal Minds," "Survivor," "48 Hours," "60 Minutes," "2 Broke Girls," "The Amazing Race," "Undercover Boss," "The Mentalist," "Person of Interest," "How I Met Your Mother" and "The Big Bang Theory."

"This large-scale renewal is testimony to the strength, stability and success of a deep and diverse roster of top-rated programming," Nina Tassler, president of CBS Entertainment, said in a statement. "It positions us for continued success next season and certainly creates an environment that will give our new shows the best possible chance to succeed."

"Two and a Half Men" is in early stages of renewal.


EARLIER:
CBS is making moves. The network has reportedly ordered new seasons of "The Good Wife," "Undercover Boss" and "Blue Bloods."

According to Vulture's Joe Adalian, sources have confirmed to him that "The Good Wife" and "Undercover Boss" will be back for fourth seasons.

After its move to Sundays, "The Good Wife's" future has been in question. The critically-acclaimed legal drama starring Julianna Margulies was affected by sports overruns, with its viewership dropping from about 12 million viewers to under 10 million viewers.

The March 2 episode of "Undercover Boss" had about 10 million viewers.


Joe Adalian
Undercover Boss and The Good Wife will be back for fourth seasons at CBS, per industry sources.


TVLine reports "Blue Bloods" will be back for a Season 3.
"Blue Bloods" has been performing well for CBS on Friday nights, pulling in between 10-12 million viewers an episode. "How I Met Your Mother" and "The Big Bang Theory" have already been renewed by CBS. Other shows reportedly nearing an early pick-up are "CSI," "NCIS," "NCIS: LA," "2 Broke Girls" and "Person of Interest." Ashton Kutcher has yet to sign a new deal to stay with "Two and a Half Men," but the brass seems to be keen on keeping him around. When asked if he was returning to the show, Kutcher said, "I haven't heard from the powers that be yet."

CBS did not immediately return HuffPost TV's request for comment.

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