CBS Renews 11 Series for the 2008-09 Season


CBS has renewed 11 series for next season in a move that will return 10 hours of the network’s primetime schedule and eight of the top 20 scripted series on television.

The 11 series are “Cold Case,” “Criminal Minds,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “CSI: Miami,” “CSI: NY,” “Ghost Whisperer,” “NCIS,” “Numb3rs,” freshman comedy “The Big Bang Theory,” “Two and a Half Men” and “Without a Trace.” They join the previously announced “Survivor” and “The Amazing Race.”

Last month, CBS announced that “Survivor” would return for its 17th and 18th editions and “The Amazing Race” will be back with its 13th edition.