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[06/13/19 - 02:30 PM]
CBS Announces Fall 2019-2020 Primetime Premiere Dates
The network will roll out the bulk of its lineup during the traditional premiere week of September 23-29.

[06/07/19 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 7
Updates include: HBO pulls the plug on "Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas"; CBS passes on second season for "The Red Line"; and Jesse Williams to return to ABC's "Grey's Anatomy."

[05/15/19 - 02:39 PM]
Video: First Look at New Fall Shows on CBS
Watch the preview trailers for all eight new series coming next season on the network.

[05/15/19 - 06:00 AM]
CBS Unveils 2019-2020 Primetime Lineup; 8 New Series Join 24 Returning Shows
The Eye will roll out three new comedies and two new dramas this fall.

[05/09/19 - 04:05 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 9 - Four Comedies, Three Dramas Kick Off CBS Series Orders
The latter group includes legal drama "All Rise"; supernatural thriller "Evil"; and spin-off series "FBI: Most Wanted."

[03/08/19 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 8
Updates include: HBO's "Crashing," Showtime's "SMILF" get the axe; Finn Jones is FOX's "Prodigal Son"; and Juliet Rylance lands title role in ABC's "The Hypnotist's Love Story."

[03/06/19 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 6
Updates include: The CW's "Arrow" to end with recently ordered eighth season; "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek reveals cancer diagnosis; and HBO orders Merritt Wever-led "Run" to series.

[03/04/19 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 4
Updates include: "Riverdale" co-star Luke Perry passes away; NBC tables plans for "Law & Order: Hate Crimes"; and Nathalie Kelley to star in ABC's "The Baker and the Beauty."

[02/12/19 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 12
Updates include: Hulu sets cast for "Wu-Tang: An American Saga"; Sarah Wayne Callies to co-star in NBC's "Council of Dads"; and ABC orders Jessica Gao's comedy to pilot.

[01/28/19 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 28
Updates include: ABC orders two drama pilots based on Israeli series; Patricia Heaton-led "Carol's Second Act" gets pilot order from CBS; and FOX makes second drama pilot order with "Prodigal Son."

[10/08/18 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 8
Updates include: The CW orders additional scripts for its freshman dramas; Jessica Biel to star in "Limetown" for Facebook Watch; and Cameron Monaghan announces exit from Showtime's "Shameless."







CAROL'S SECOND ACT (CBS)
Premieres Thursday, September 26
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/26/19 - ???
STATUS:
new this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 9:30 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, May 2019) Emmy Award winner Patricia Heaton stars in CAROL'S SECOND ACT, a comedy about a woman who embarks on a unique second act after raising her children, getting divorced and retiring from teaching: pursuing her dream of becoming a doctor. At age 50, Carol is a medical intern and must sink or swim with peers who are half her age. It's her enthusiasm, perspective and yes, even her age, that may be exactly what will make her second act a great success. Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins; Patricia Heaton, Adam Griffin, David Hunt and Rebecca Stay (Four Boys Entertainment); Aaron Kaplan and Dana Honor (Kapital Entertainment); and Pamela Fryman (pilot only) are executive producers for CBS Television Studios. Fryman directed the pilot from a script by Halpern and Haskins.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ashley Tisdale as Jenny
· Ito Aghayere as Dr. Maya Jacobs
· Jean Luc Bilodeau as Daniel
· Kyle MacLachlan as Dr. Frost
· Lucas Neff as Caleb
· Patricia Heaton as Carol Kenney
· Sabrina Jalees as Lexie
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Bonnie Dennison as Jenny (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Adam Griffin as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· David Hunt as EP
· Emily Halpern as CRTR/EP
· Pamela Fryman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Patricia Heaton as EP
· Rebecca Stay as EP
· Sarah Haskins as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS Television Studios
· FourBoys Entertainment
· Kapital Entertainment