CBS has given a full season order to its new drama “The Mentalist,” the season’s top new freshman series in viewers and adults 25-54.
“The Mentalist” is averaging 16.14 million viewers (No. 7 among all primetime programs), 5.3/12 in adults 25-54 and 3.8/09 in adults 18-49. “The Mentalist” is the #1 program in its Tuesday (9:00-10:00 PM) time period in viewers and adults 25-54.
“The Mentalist” stars Golden Globe Award nominee Simon Baker as Patrick Jane, an independent consultant with the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI), who has a remarkable track record for solving serious crimes by using his razor sharp skills of observation.
“The Mentalist” also stars Robin Tunney, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman and Amanda Righetti.
Bruno Heller is executive producer for Warner Bros. Television.