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[03/23/17 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Renews 18 Series for the 2017-2018 Season
Among the pickups are newcomers "Bull," "Kevin Can Wait," "MacGyver," "Man with a Plan" and "Superior Donuts."

[12/15/16 - 01:31 PM]
CBS Announces the Series Premiere of "Superior Donuts"
Look for a special preview following "The Big Bang Theory" on Thursday, February 2.

[11/30/16 - 10:01 AM]
CBS Announces Winter and Spring Scheduling Plans for 2016-2017
Highlights include the premieres of "Ransom," "Training Day" and "Doubt."

[09/21/16 - 11:02 AM]
CBS Orders the New Comedy "Superior Donuts" for Broadcast During the 2016-2017 Season
The network has ordered 12 additional episodes plus the pilot episode for broadcast during the 2016/17 season.

[09/06/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, September 6
Updates include: Sam Waterston among latest bound for Netflix's "Godless"; Katey Sagal cast in "Superior Donuts" at CBS; and Lauren Iungerich, Jenna Bans both sell new projects to NBC.

[07/29/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 29
Updates include: Adrianne Palicki, Scott Grimes cast in FOX's Seth MacFarlane project; Alan Ball books new series at HBO; and Daniel Franzese joins the cast of ABC's "Conviction."

[07/26/16 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 26
Updates include: Virginia Madsen scores arc on ABC's "Designated Survivor"; Zoe McLellan to exit "NCIS: New Orleans" at CBS; and HBO shelves "Project Greenlight" once again.

[06/23/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 23
Updates include: Maisie Richardson-Sellers cast in "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"; James Carpinello bound for FOX's "Gotham"; and "Containment" alums book new roles on The CW.

[05/25/16 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 25
Updates include: CBS orders new pilot for "Superior Donuts"; Jeffery Self to host MTV's "Scream After Dark"; and director Phillip Noyce bows out of HBO's "American Lion."

[03/09/16 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 9
Updates include: Leighton Meester is "Making History" for FOX; Anna Paquin to get "Broken" at ABC; and Holt McCallany to lead Netflix's "Mind Hunter."

[03/01/16 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 1
Updates include: Jason Lee to lead "What Goes Around Comes Around" at CBS; Taylor Handley to answer the "APB" at FOX; and Katie Aselton joins the cast of FX's "Legion."

[02/11/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 11
Updates include: Mark-Paul Gosselaar takes FOX's "Pitch"; Daniel Sunjata to lead ABC's "Notorious"; and Nicholas Braun to star alongside Jane Levy in "My Time/Your Time" at CBS.

[02/09/16 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 9
Updates include: Courteney Cox's "Charity Case" gets pilot order at FOX; Jeremy Sisto called in for ABC's "The Jury"; and Lili Reinhart, Cole Sprouse bound for The CW's "Riverdale."

[01/22/16 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 22
Updates include: HBO rescinds series order for "Brothers in Atlanta"; NBC greenlights three comedy, two drama pilots; and CBS likewise orders pilots for new comedy and drama.







SUPERIOR DONUTS (CBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
2/2/17 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (spring 2017)
TIME SLOT:
mondays from 9:00 PM-9:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (13 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2017-18 season (the show's second) on 3/23/16
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, March 2017) CBS today announced early renewals of 18 returning series for the 2017-2018 season, displaying the programming depth and stability of America's Most Watched Network. Additional returning series pick-ups for next season will be announced at a later date. The shows renewed to date include 6 comedies, 9 dramas, 1 reality series, 2 newsmagazines and a roster of hit programs across every night of the week. They also include the #1 scripted program/comedy THE BIG BANG THEORY; the #1 drama NCIS; the #1 new series BULL; the #1 new comedy KEVIN CAN WAIT; and the #1 newsmagazine 60 MINUTES. In addition, 5 freshman shows are part of the Network's early renewals, including BULL, KEVIN CAN WAIT, MACGYVER, MAN WITH A PLAN and SUPERIOR DONUTS. Following are the renewed series to date for the 2017-2018 season: THE BIG BANG THEORY, BLUE BLOODS, BULL, HAWAII FIVE-0, KEVIN CAN WAIT, LIFE IN PIECES, MACGYVER, MADAM SECRETARY, MAN WITH A PLAN, MOM, NCIS, NCIS: LOS ANGELES, NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, SCORPION, SUPERIOR DONUTS, SURVIVOR, 48 HOURS and 60 MINUTES. CBS will finish the current season as America's Most Watched Network for the 14th time in 15 years. The Network will announce its new fall 2017-2018 schedule on Wednesday, May 17 at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anna Baryshnikov as Maya
· Darien Sills-Evans as James
· David Koechner as Tush
· Jermaine Fowler as Franco
· Judd Hirsch as Arthur
· Katey Sagal as Randy
· Maz Jobrani as Maz
· Rell Battle as Sweatpants
· Sarah Stiles as Dana
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Brian d'Arcy James as Arthur (Original Pilot)
· James Earl as James (Original Pilot)
· Megyn Price as Randy (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bob Daily as CRTR/EP
· Garrett Donovan as CRTR/EP
· James Burrows as DIR (Pilot)
· Jermaine Fowler as EP
· John Montgomery as EP
· Mark Teitelbaum as EP
· Neil Goldman as CRTR/EP
· Tracy Letts as PLAY
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS Television Studios