or


[09/13/05 - 12:00 AM]
CBS to Deliver Primetime Scripted Entertainment in HdTV for Seventh Consecutive Year

[via press release from CBS]

CBS To Deliver Primetime Scripted Entertainment In HDTV For Seventh Consecutive Year

Majority Of Shows Also To Be Presented In 5.1 Surround Sound For The First Time

UPN To Present All Primetime Scripted Shows in HDTV For Second Year In A Row

For the seventh consecutive year, CBS will present its scripted primetime entertainment programming in HDTV, the network announced today. In addition, the majority of that line-up will be presented in 5.1 surround sound, the most advanced sound system available on digital television. CBS, the first network to offer prime time programming in HD, will present 17 hours of primetime entertainment programming in high definition programming each week. In addition, CBS will present daytime television�s #1 dramatic serial, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, in HDTV each weekday.

�Adding 5.1 surround sound to our programming significantly enhances the viewing experience even beyond HDTV,� said Martin Franks, Executive Vice President, Planning, Policy and Government Relations, CBS. �This is the most advanced sound system available to television, offering the industry�s most dramatic range, whether it�s the sound of cars and planes literally racing around the viewer, or the rumbles of an explosion. Additionally, 5.1 can magnify even the quietest of sounds, further immersing the viewer into our programming. CBS has been the leader in HDTV programming, and bringing 5.1 Surround Sound more fully into our schedule advances us even further.�

Among the CBS shows featuring 5.1 surround sound will be COLD CASE, THE KING OF QUEENS, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER, OUT OF PRACTICE, CSI: MIAMI, NCIS, CLOSE TO HOME, STILL STANDING, YES DEAR, CRIMINAL MINDS, CSI: NY, CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, GHOST WHISPERER, THRESHOLD, NUMB3RS and the CRIMETIME SATURDAY block. Additionally, select CBS SUNDAY NIGHT MOVIES will also feature 5.1.

UPN for the second consecutive year will also present the majority of its line-up in HDTV, including a record six hours of primetime programming, including critically-acclaimed series �Veronica Mars,� its popular Monday night comedy line-up, and the new season�s most anticipated series �Everybody Hates Chris.� UPN began broadcasting select programming in HDTV in 2003, and began offering its entire scripted line-up in digital last year.

CBS broadcasts, on average, 34 hours per week of original High Definition programming, more than any other broadcast network, and more original HD programming per week than any other network, broadcast or cable or satellite. One hundred and eighty-nine of CBS's owned and affiliated stations are currently broadcasting in digital, covering approximately 99 percent of the nation.

New and returning series this fall on CBS that are being presented in HDTV are:

CBS PRIMETME HDTV SERIES DAY AND TIME PERIOD (all times ET/PT)

� COLD CASE Sunday (8:00-9:00 PM)

� CBS SUNDAY MOVIE Sunday (9:00-11:00 PM)

� THE KING OF QUEENS Monday (8:00-8:30 PM)

� HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER Monday (8:30-9:00 PM)

� TWO AND A HALF MEN Monday (9:00-9:30 PM)

� OUT OF PRACTICE Monday (9:30-10:00 PM)

� CSI: MIAMI Monday (10:00-11:00 PM)

� NAVY NCIS Tuesday (8:00-9:00 PM)

� CLOSE TO HOME Tuesday (10:00-11:00 PM)

� STILL STANDING Wednesday (8:00-8:30 PM)

� YES DEAR Wednesday (8:30-9:00 PM)

� CRIMINAL MINDS Wednesday (9:00-10:00 PM)

� CSI: NY Wednesday (10:00-11:00 PM)

� CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION Thursday (9:00-10:00 PM)

� WITHOUT A TRACE Thursday (10:00-11:00 PM)

� GHOST WHISPERER Friday (8:00-9:00 PM)

� THRESHOLD Friday (9:00-10:00 PM)

� NUMB3RS Friday (10:00-11:00 PM)

� CRIMETIME SATURDAY Saturday (8:00-10:00 PM)

New and returning series this fall on UPN that are being presented in HDTV are:

UPN PRIMETME HDTV SERIES DAY AND TIME PERIOD (all times ET/PT)

� ONE ON ONE Monday (8:00-8:30 PM)

� ALL OF US Monday (8:30-9:00 PM)

� GIRLFRIENDS Monday (9:00-9:30 PM)

� HALF & HALF Monday (9:30-10:00 PM)

� SEX, LOVE AND SECRETS Tuesday (9:00-10:00 PM)

� VERONICA MARS Wednesday (9:00-10:00 PM)

� EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS Thursday (8:00-8:30 PM)

� EVE Thursday (8:30-9:00 PM)

� CUTS Thursday (9:00-9:30 PM)

� LOVE INC. Thursday (9:30-10:00 PM)

CBS Television is comprised of the CBS Television Network -- with more than 200 owned and affiliated stations reaching virtually every television home in the United States; the Network's programming arms CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports; and CBS Enterprises, a global leader in distribution. CBS also manages UPN, which broadcasts primetime programming on five nights with an average of 90 percent total coverage throughout the country.





  [september 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· ALL OF US (CW)
· CLOSE TO HOME (CBS)
· COLD CASE (CBS)
· CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
· CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION (CBS)
· CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· CUTS (UPN)
· EVE (UPN)
· EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS (CW)
· GHOST WHISPERER (CBS)
· GIRLFRIENDS (CW)
· HALF & HALF (UPN)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· KING OF QUEENS, THE (CBS)
· LOVE, INC. (UPN)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NUMB3RS (CBS)
· ONE ON ONE (UPN)
· OUT OF PRACTICE (CBS)
· SEX, LOVE AND SECRETS (UPN)
· STILL STANDING (CBS)
· THRESHOLD (CBS)
· TWO AND A HALF MEN (CBS)
· VERONICA MARS (CW)
· WITHOUT A TRACE (CBS)
· YES, DEAR (CBS)











[10/25/14 - 09:00 AM]
"The Blacklist" Grows by a Season-High 65% in 18-49 Going from Live + Same Day to Live +3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, October 20.

[10/25/14 - 08:59 AM]
Season Debut of "Grimm" Delivers the Show's Top Rating Since March 21
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, October 24.

[10/25/14 - 08:38 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Once Again Pushes FOX in Front
Said coverage bumps ABC and CBS to second place in adults 18-49 and total viewers, respectively.

[10/25/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC Beats NBC's Friday Debuts - "Shark Tank" and "20/20" Rank as Top 2 Series in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, October 24.

[10/24/14 - 08:36 PM]
Video: "Empire" - The Sexy, New Powerful Drama Coming to FOX in January 2015
Watch the new promo that just debuted following tonight's World Series coverage on the network.

[10/24/14 - 08:02 PM]
ABC Cancels "Manhattan Love Story"
The previously announced special "The Great Christmas Light Fight" will fill its time period this coming Tuesday while a full hour of "Selfie" has been booked for November 4.

[10/24/14 - 12:08 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee Paul Giamatti and Golden Globe(R) Winner Damian Lewis Cast as Leads in the Showtime(R) Drama Project "Billions"
Acclaimed director Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Divergent, Limitless) has signed on to direct the drama pilot, which will be filmed in New York in early 2015.

[10/24/14 - 11:22 AM]
ABC Family's "Pretty Little Liars" Social Platforms to Give Fans a Behind-the-Scenes Look at Janel Parrish's "Pretty Little Liars"-Themed Dance
The ABC Family social media team has partnered with "Dancing with the Stars" to give "PLL" fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Janel and her professional partner, Valentin Chmerkovskiy, as they get ready for their big performance.

[10/24/14 - 11:14 AM]
TV Land Presents: A Frightfully Funny "Roseanne" Halloween Marathon Event
TV Land will honor these notorious tricksters with a full-day marathon event that highlights "Roseanne's" Halloween episodes, leaving viewers cackling on Sunday, October 26 from 6:00 AM- 6:00 PM ET/PT!

[10/24/14 - 11:02 AM]
"Once Upon A Time" to Air Special Two-Hour Event "Smash the Mirror" on Sunday, November 16
Look for back-to-back episodes beginning at 8:00/7:00c on said night.

[10/24/14 - 11:00 AM]
"Marvel's Agent Carter" Rounds Out Cast with Lyndsy Fonseca
She'll play an aspiring actress living in 1946 New York, who will befriend Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) as she herself seeks to find her place in the post-war world.

[10/24/14 - 10:52 AM]
NBC Expands "The Voice" Live Playoffs with Extra Hour, Night
The Peacock will pre-empt "Marry Me" and "About a Boy" on Tuesday, November 11 as well as "The Mysteries of Laura" on Wednesday, November 12 to make room for the expanded "Voice" editions.

[10/24/14 - 09:46 AM]
Four-Time Emmy Winner Jim Parsons to Star in NBC's Animated Holiday Event "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas"
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, December 16 at 8:00/7:00c on the network.

[10/24/14 - 09:35 AM]
Terrifying Monsters Run Amok During Animal Planet's Inauguaral "Beastly Nights" Programming Event
Just in time for Halloween, Animal Planet unleashes five nights of cryptic creatures, near-death tales and never-before-seen footage.

[10/24/14 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Stars Get Social with a Week-Long #CBSInstagramTakeover Oct. 27 - Nov. 2!
In addition to Instagram, fans can follow along on the series' Facebook pages and CBS.com.