The Reagan family dinners will continue. CBS has made a new deal with Tom Selleck and has renewed their Friday night drama, Blue Bloods, for a 10th season. In Fall 2019, the show will celebrate its 200th installment with its 10th season premiere.
A CBS police procedural, Blue Bloods stars Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes, Len Cariou, Marisa Ramirez, Sami Gayle, and Vanessa Ray. The family drama centers on the Irish-American Reagans, a multi-generational clan of cops dedicated to New York City law enforcement. New York Police Commissioner Frank Reagan (Selleck) leads both the police force and his brood.
Here’s CBS’ announcement about the renewal:
CBS RENEWS “BLUE BLOODS” FOR 2019-2020
TOM SELLECK SIGNS NEW DEAL TO RETURN FOR SHOW’S 10TH SEASON
CBS announced today that BLUE BLOODS has been renewed for the 2019-2020 television season, and Tom Selleck has signed a new deal to return for the show’s 10th year on the network. The top-10 series will celebrate its 200th episode when the show premieres in fall 2019.
“BLUE BLOODS has been a top-10 drama and Friday’s top-rated show every year it’s been on the air,” said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment. “On a night that many have claimed is quiet for broadcast television, its quality writing, superb acting and familial warmth have attracted an average of over 13 million passionate viewers each week for nine years. We are delighted that Tom will return and that the show will continue to be a vital component of the CBS schedule next season.”
BLUE BLOODS is currently the #8 most-watched show in all of broadcast television. It is also a digital success, and is the most-watched network drama on CBS’ digital platforms, including CBS All Access. The series premiered on Sept. 24, 2010, and has always maintained its position on Fridays at 10:00 PM.
BLUE BLOODS is the latest series pickup for CBS. The Network has also renewed YOUNG SHELDON, MOM, CRIMINAL MINDS, NCIS and the freshman hits FBI, GOD FRIENDED ME, THE NEIGHBORHOOD and MAGNUM P.I. for next season.
What do you think? Are you still watching the Blue Bloods TV show? How long do you think this CBS series should continue?