CBS sees future in Better Lives, kills CSI:NY

Leading US broadcast network CBS has taken comedy Friends with Better Lives to series, but has dropped the long running CSI: NY and Rules of Engagement. Friends… is billed as being about a group of 30-somethings, each one of which thinks the others have better prospects. The sitcom comes from Kapital Entertainment and 20th Century Fox […]

CBS orders full seasons of Elementary and Vegas

US network CBS has given full season orders to two of its high profile dramas – Elementary and Vegas. The broadcaster has given back nine orders to the freshman series after both series rated well; Vegas’ averaged just under 15 million viewers, while Sherlock Holmes-inspired Elementary recorded an average audience of 14.3 million. This follows […]

Sky buys Sony’s submarine drama Last Resort

UK pay TV broadcaster BSkyB has acquired US submarine drama series Last Resort. The Sony Pictures Television-distributed show airs on broadcast network ABC in the US, where it has a Thursday night 8pm slot. On Sky it will premiere on October 30. The series was created by Shawn Ryan (The Shield) and follows the crew […]