Jane Lynch Will Play A Guardian Angel on CBS' Angel From Hell

Now that Glee has wrapped its final season, Jane Lynch has officially signed on for her next project: She'll play a maybe-guardian angel on CBS' new half-hour comedy Angel From Hell. » 3/02/15 9:01pm 3/02/15 9:01pm

A Former Superman And Supergirl Join The New Supergirl Show

CBS's new Supergirl TV series is casting characters all over the place! These two newest addition may take the Kryptonian cake, though — Dean Cain, who played Clark Kent in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, and Helen Slater, titular star of the 1984 Supergirl movie, are joining the series. » 2/27/15 12:40pm 2/27/15 12:40pm

Is This TV's New Supergirl?

The Vampire Diaries' Claire Holt is in the running to play Kara Zor-El, the Kryptonian better known as Supergirl in CBS's upcoming superhero TV series. I don't know Holt's work on VD (hey, that's how The CW abbreviates the show), so you tell me — is this a good thing or a bad thing? » 12/02/14 6:30am 12/02/14 6:30am

CBS has made a commitment to produce a pilot for a Limitless series, based on the 2011 movie starring Bradley Cooper. The show was in development last year, but now you can officially get ready for Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman's take on a drug that enhances the brain with some intense side affects. [Deadline] » 11/03/14 4:00am 11/03/14 4:00am

TrekCore's Youtube channel has been taken down due to copyright claims on its SD and HD Star Trek comparisons. In their post on it, Trek Core expressed surprise that a project that reflected so positively on the Blu-ray releases and had been shared by CBS' social media would fall victim to the takedown process. » 10/03/14 4:30am 10/03/14 4:30am

CBS Wants That New Supergirl TV Series Bad

Not wanting to be left out of the burgeoning superhero/comic TV show race, CBS has just issued a series commitment to Arrow and The Flash producer Greg Berlanti's new Supergirl show. This means that if CBS likes the pilot, the Supergirl series will get a certain amount of episodes ordered guaranteed. » 9/19/14 9:34am 9/19/14 9:34am

CBS is getting into the Stephen King business again. Following Under the Dome is a miniseries adaptation of the short story The Things They Left Behind, about a 9/11 survivor who finds possessions of his dead co-workers in his home.Producing is Greg Berlanti, who adds this to Arrow, The Flash, and Supergirl. [TV Line] » 9/10/14 3:00am 9/10/14 3:00am

Watch the pilot for Super Clyde with Stephen Fry and Rupert Grint

Although CBS didn't pick up Gregory Thomas Garcia's comedy series Super Clyde, starring Rupert Grint and Stephen Fry, the network has posted the pilot online, giving us a look at a very different brand of superhero. » 10/12/13 7:30am 10/12/13 7:30am

Bob Orci is reportedly talking to CBS about a new Star Trek TV series

Take this with a reasonably sized grain of salt, but Sky News Entertainment reporter Joe Michalczuk says that Star Trek movie co-writer and producer Roberto Orci has discussed bringing the franchise back to TV with CBS. » 10/11/13 10:20am 10/11/13 10:20am

Apocalypse nears as CBS orders a Wizard of Oz-themed medical drama

I regret to inform you all that the entire medium of television irrevocably passed into complete irrelevancy earlier today after CBS announced they were developing a TV series named Dorothy, about a medical drama based on The Wizard of Oz. I am serious. » 8/09/13 1:40pm 8/09/13 1:40pm

Networks admit 2010 was kind of a crap year for TV

In an interview with the New York Times ABC's Paul Lee and NBC's Bob Greenblatt (both new studio presidents) admit that 2010's new TV shows were completely devoid of any fresh ideas. » 5/16/11 10:38am 5/16/11 10:38am

Sitcom Payola Doesn't Always Work Out

Surprised by the nerd shout-outs on CBS' Monday night sitcoms this week? Don't be; they're just the latest examples of corporate synergy in action... although, we have to admit, one did it with worthwhile snark. » 4/18/09 8:00am 4/18/09 8:00am

Eleventh Hour Gets Fourteenth Through Eighteenth Hours As Well

It may not be a favorite around these here parts, but Eleventh Hour has proven popular enough with the rest of America to be given a full-season order by CBS... Well, an almost full season, anyway. » 12/02/08 1:20pm 12/02/08 1:20pm

Has CBS Saved Us From The Worst SF Show Ever?

News broke today that production company Benderspink - the people behind Charlie Jane favorite Kyle XY » 9/10/08 11:30am 9/10/08 11:30am - have signed a new development deal with CBS, ending their previous partnership with Fox... and hopefully leaving all their Fox shows in development hell. There's one planned series in particular that we're hoping…

The Amazingly Awful Spider-Man

It's pretty easy to see why the live-action Amazing Spider-Man show hasn't ever made it to DVD. It's not just the lame special effects, like the obvious stop-motion camerawork when Spider-Man uses his webshooters to grab someone's gun or cobweb a gun-happy dowager. Nor is it the fact that every episode includes half… » 4/02/08 5:00pm 4/02/08 5:00pm