Was your favorite CBS TV show just cancelled? Odds are? No. The Tiffany Network just issued early renewals to a slew of new and returning TV series and Blue Bloods topped the list. That’s right, fans. The Blue Bloods TV show has been renewed for an eighth season.
The seventh season of Blue Bloods is averaging a 1.19 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 10.12 million viewers. Compared to season six, that’s down by 4% in the demo and down by 4% in terms of total viewers, so the renewal comes as no surprise.
Here’s the CBS press release:
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.
In addition, 5 freshman shows are part of the Network’s early renewals, including BULL, KEVIN CAN WAIT, MACGYVER, MAN WITH A PLAN and SUPERIOR DONUTS.
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 a fan of the Blue Bloods TV series? Do you plan to watch the eighth season on CBS?