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True Lies, East New York Canceled at CBS – The Hollywood Reporter



CBS’ 2023-24 season is beginning to come into focus.

The community has opted to cancel its final two remaining bubble exhibits, True Lies and East New York, each of which ran a single season. True Lies, a reboot of the movie of the identical identify, will air its sequence finale Could 17, whereas procedural East New York will wrap Could 14.

Reps for CBS declined remark.

The choices come as CBS is poised to announce sequence orders for the upcoming 2023-24 broadcast season on Tuesday, with its fall schedule set to be introduced Wednesday. For the primary time in current reminiscence, CBS and dad or mum firm Paramount International backed out of its conventional upfront presentation to Madison Avenue advert consumers with that slot now occupied by Netflix.

The choice to cancel East New York, starring Amanda Warren and produced by Warner Bros. TV and creators William Finkelstein and Mike Flynn, and True Lies, starring Steve Howey and Ginger Gonzaga and from creator Matt Nix, comes after CBS reversed its determination to cancel veteran drama SWAT after six seasons. Earlier Monday, CBS introduced it has truly renewed SWAT for a seventh and closing season consisting of solely 13 episodes.

SWAT is a co-production between Sony Photos Tv and CBS Studios, that means Paramount International has a slice of possession of the sequence from Shawn Ryan (The Night time Agent) and starring Shemar Moore. East New York and True Lies, in the meantime, have been each totally owned by outdoors studios (Warners and Disney’s twentieth Tv), which meant that CBS needed to pay a licensing charge to each studios.

As linear rankings proceed to crater, networks are more and more trying to totally personal the majority of their scripted originals in an effort to maintain prices down. CBS, it’s value noting, owns Blue Bloods however lowered the salaries of its forged and creatives by an estimated 25 p.c with a view to preserve the present on the air. In the meantime, the Chuck Lorre-produced comedy Bob Hearts Abishola — which hails from Warners — lowered all however two forged members from sequence common to recurring in one more cost-saving measure.

CBS’ returning sequence for 2023-24 are Blue Bloods, Bob Hearts Abishola, CSI: Vegas, The Equalizer, FBI, FBI: Worldwide, FBI: Most Wished, Ghosts, NCIS, NCIS: Hawai’i, SWAT, The Neighborhood, Younger Sheldon and Fireplace Nation and So Assist Me Todd. CBS both totally owns or is hooked up a co-producer on all of them save for Younger Sheldon and Abishola as Warners doesn’t do co-productions on exhibits produced by the prolific Lorre.

When it comes to CBS’ rookie class, the community went 2-for-4, with Fireplace Nation and So Assist Me Todd returning after the cancellations of East New York and True Lies.

The community already has Justin Hartley drama Tracker on faucet for subsequent season with extra pickups coming this week. CBS has two comedies (Jumpstart and the untitled Wayans entry) and a pair of dramas (The Good Combat offshoot Elsbeth and a sequel to Matlock) in competition.

Sustain with all the published renewals, cancellations and new sequence orders with The Hollywood Reporter’s useful scorecard.

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