Despite low and declining ratings that could have seen it cancelled, the 48 Hours TV show has been renewed for season 30 on CBS.
A Saturday evening news magazine TV series airing on the CBS broadcast network, 48 Hours is presented by Erin Moriarty, Troy Roberts, Susan Spencer, Peter Van Sant, Richard Schlesinger, and Maureen Maher.
The 29th season of 48 Hours is currently averaging a 0.69 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 4.363 million total viewers. In comparison, the 28th season averaged a 0.80 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.72 million total viewers, so the show is down by about 14% and 7.6%, respectively.
Check out all of the CBS TV shows renewed, today:
CBS RENEWS 18 SERIES FOR THE 2017-2018 SEASON
Pick-Ups Include the #1 Scripted Program/Comedy, the #1 Drama, the #1 New Series, the #1 New Comedy and the #1 Newsmagazine
5 Freshman Series Part of Network’s Early Renewals
CBS today announced early renewals of 18 returning series for the 2017-2018 season, displaying the programming depth and stability of America’s Most Watched Network. Additional returning series pick-ups for next season will be announced at a later date.
The shows renewed to date include 6 comedies, 9 dramas, 1 reality series, 2 newsmagazines and a roster of hit programs across every night of the week. They also include the #1 scripted program/comedy THE BIG BANG THEORY; the #1 drama NCIS; the #1 new series BULL; the #1 new comedy KEVIN CAN WAIT; and the #1 newsmagazine 60 MINUTES.
Following are the renewed series to date for the 2017-2018 season:
- THE BIG BANG THEORY*
- BLUE BLOODS
- HAWAII FIVE-0
- KEVIN CAN WAIT
- LIFE IN PIECES
- MADAM SECRETARY
- MAN WITH A PLAN
- NCIS: LOS ANGELES
- NCIS: NEW ORLEANS
- SUPERIOR DONUTS
- 48 HOURS
- 60 MINUTES
CBS will finish the current season as America’s Most Watched Network for the 14th time in 15 years. The Network will announce its new fall 2017-2018 schedule on Wednesday, May 17 at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
* Renewals for THE BIG BANG THEORY and NCIS were previously announced.
What do you think? Are you still watching the 48 Hours TV series? Will you tune in for the 30th season on CBS?