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[12/19/16 - 10:00 AM]
"The Great Indoors" Star Joel McHale to Host "People's Choice Awards 2017"
"The people have spoken, and they want Jimmy Kimmel to host the 2017 Oscars! And the people have also spoken, and said that it would be okay if I hosted the 2017 People's Choice Awards. Well, one person said that. Luckily, that person was Les Moonves, so no one questioned it," said Joel McHale.

[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."

[11/14/16 - 09:16 AM]
CBS Gives Full Season Orders to Freshman Series "The Great Indoors" and "Man with a Plan"
In addition, CBS has ordered three more episodes of the sophomore medical drama "Code Black."

[11/04/16 - 08:25 AM]
ABC's "Grey's Anatomy" Ranks as Thursday's No. 2 TV Show to "The Big Bang Theory" in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, November 3.

[08/30/16 - 10:01 AM]
Kevin James Hosts "CBS Fall Preview," A Special Presenting a "First Look" at the Network's New Fall Series, to Be Broadcast Monday, Sept. 12
In addition, the special will be available on demand across multiple platforms through mid-October, providing viewers with convenient anytime access to information about the network's new fall lineup.

[07/06/16 - 10:30 AM]
A Blockbuster Lineup of CBS Series from the Network's Past, Present and Future Will Be Presented in Panels at Comic-Con(R) 2016
Also, CBS will offer free rides in electric cars promoting their new series.

[06/21/16 - 11:31 AM]
CBS Announces Fall 2016-2017 Primetime Premiere Dates
"The Big Bang Theory" and newcomer "Kevin Can Wait" will help kick things off on Monday, September 19.

[05/18/16 - 02:29 PM]
Video: 1st Look Clips of CBS's New Series for Fall 2016
Plus: get a bonus early look at midseason drama "Training Day."

[05/18/16 - 06:14 AM]
CBS Announces Its 2016-2017 Primetime Lineup
Look for eight comedies across two nights this fall, with Mondays returning to a four-comedy block.

[05/13/16 - 10:35 AM]
Development Update: Friday, May 13 - ABC Gets "Speechless"; CBS Adds Four Dramas, Two Comedies
The Eye picks up comedies "Man with a Plan" and "The Great Indoors" plus dramas "Bull," "MacGyver," "Pure Genius" and "Training Day."

[03/21/16 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 21
Updates include: Lucas Till cast as "MacGyver" for CBS; Will Patton signs onto FOX's "Shots Fired"; and Lorraine Toussaint, Carl Weathers join "Chicago Justice" at NBC.

[03/15/16 - 11:23 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 15
Updates include: Jennifer Beals to star in NBC's "Taken"; Sakina Jaffrey set as lead in ABC's "Toast"; and Stephen Fry to visit "The Great Indoors" at CBS.

[03/14/16 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 14
Updates include: CBS rolls its drama pilot "Sensory" due to casting issues; "Galavant's" Joshua Sasse to star in The CW's "No Tomorrow"; and Justin Cornwell tapped as lead in "Training Day" at CBS.

[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."

[02/22/16 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 22
Updates include: Peyton List, Mekhi Phifer cast in The CW's "Frequency"; Dan Byrd first to board ABC's "Model Woman"; and Vanessa Hudgens is bound for NBC's "Powerless."

[02/19/16 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 19
Updates include: Philip Winchester to lead NBC's "Chicago Law"; Golden Brooks cast in "Lethal Weapon" at FOX; and Olivia DeJonge signs on for "Will" at TNT.

[02/16/16 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 16
Updates include: A&E cancels its CBS import "Unforgettable"; Freddie Stroma to star in "Time After Time" at ABC; and Joel McHale to topline "The Great Indoors" for CBS.

[01/29/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 29
Updates include: MTV cancels "Finding Carter" after two seasons; Archie Panjabi to lead "The Jury" at ABC; and The CW locks up six projects for its pilot roster.







GREAT INDOORS, THE (CBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/27/16 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (winter 2017)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 8:31 PM-9:01 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (22 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
full season of 19 episodes ordered on 11/14/16; upped to 22 episodes on 1/6/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, May 2016) THE GREAT INDOORS stars Joel McHale in a comedy about a renowned adventure reporter for an outdoor magazine who must adapt to the times when he becomes the desk-bound boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the publication. Jack has led a thrilling "outdoorsy" life exploring the edges of the earth while chronicling his adventures for Outdoor Limits. But his globe-trotting days end when the magazine's charismatic founder and outdoor legend, Roland (Stephen Fry), announces the publication's move to web-only and assigns Jack to supervise their online team of "journalists." Jack's eager 20-something colleagues include Clark (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), a tech nerd who knows everything about surviving on Mars and a zombie apocalypse; Emma (Christine Ko), their social media expert who views Jack as the human version of dial-up; and Mason (Shaun Brown), a hipster-lumberjack who hasn't spent any actual time outside. Jack reports to Roland's daughter, Brooke (Susannah Fielding), an ex-flame who caters to the sensitive staffers by giving them all trophies just for working hard. Jack's best friend, Eddie (Chris Williams), runs the local dive bar that's popular with the younger set and helps Jack "decode" his co-workers. Jack is baffled by the world of click-bait and listicles, but if he's patient, he may be able to show these kids that the outside world is much more than something on a screen... if he doesn't beat them with their selfie-sticks first. Mike Gibbons, Chris Harris and multiple Emmy Award winner Andy Ackerman are executive producers for CBS Television Studios. Ackerman directed the pilot.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Chris Williams as Eddie
· Christine Ko as Emma
· Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Clark
· Joel McHale as Jack
· Shaun Brown as Mason
· Stephen Fry as Roland
· Susannah Fielding as Brooke
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andy Ackerman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Chris Harris as EP
· Mike Gibbons as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS Television Studios