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CBS feels like it’s still in transition. Considering the overall grim landscape of year-on-year ratings decline, Les Moonves seems relatively happy with his picks last season, leaving room for maybe 3 more fall dramas this time around.
For a procedural mill of sorts, it feels odd that CBS doesn’t have a richer store of procedural pilots to pick from. While it might be pointless to speculate, CBS seems headed into different territory. Maybe of its own design, maybe not.
Let’s dig in…