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[05/17/17 - 06:15 AM]
CBS Announces New 2017-2018 Fall Schedule
New fall series include "9JKL," "Me, Myself & I," "Seal Team," "Young Sheldon," "SWAT" and "Wisdom of the Crowd."

[05/12/17 - 03:20 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 12 - CBS Adds Comedy "Living Biblically," Renames to "By the Book"
Executive produced by Johnny Galecki, the series stars Jay R. Ferguson and Lindsey Kraft.

[03/29/17 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 29
Updates include: Jay R. Ferguson, Lindsey Kraft are "Living Biblically" for CBS; Michael Landes cast in FOX's "Linda from HR"; and Jonathan Herman to adapt "Home Before Daylight" for Amazon.

[03/28/17 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 28
Updates include: Robert Patrick tapped for "Lore" at Amazon; Ryan Hansen cast in "Real Life" for CBS; and Billy Eichner tapped for FX's "American Horror Story."

[03/02/17 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 2
Updates include: "The Big Bang Theory" prequel finds its leads; Starz pulls out of "The One Percent"; and Alice Eve to star in "Hannah Royce's Questionable Choices" at CBS.

[02/07/17 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 7
Updates include: CBS gives late pilot orders to two comedies; NBC likewise gives green light to "Redliners"; and CBS Television Distribution to end "The Insider."

[09/14/16 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 14
Updates include: Netflix to wrap "Bloodline" after three seasons; Chris Fedak brings "Deception" at ABC; and Matt Lopez lands "Dreamer" at NBC.







BY THE BOOK (CBS)
Premieres in Midseason 2018 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2017/2018 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, May 2017) BY THE BOOK is a comedy about a modern day man at a crossroads in his life who decides to live strictly in accordance with the Bible. Chip Curry (Jay R. Ferguson) is the film critic for a New York newspaper and a soon-to-be father who wants to be a better man following the loss of his best friend. As he begins his sincere spiritual journey toward a more moral life with the help of his wife and friends, he wonders if he'll be able to take a page - or every page - out of the Good Book, and if the effect will be of Biblical proportions. Based on The New York Times bestselling book The Year of Living Biblically by A.J. Jacobs. Patrick Walsh, Johnny Galecki, Andrew Haas, Spencer Medof and multiple Emmy Award winner Andy Ackerman (pilot) are executive producers for Alcide Bava Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and CBS Television Studios. Ackerman directed the pilot.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Camryn Manheim as Ms. Meadows
· David Krumholtz as Rabbi Ableman
· Ian Gomez as Feather Gene
· Jay R. Ferguson as Chip
· Lindsey Kraft as Leslie
· Tony Rock as Vince
CREW INFORMATION:
· A.J. Jacobs as BOOK
· Andrew Haas as EP
· Andy Ackerman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Johnny Galecki as EP
· Patrick Walsh as CRTR/EP
· Spencer Medof as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Alcide Bava Productions
· CBS Television Studios
· Warner Bros. Television