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[01/06/17 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 6
Updates include: CBS orders extra episodes of its freshman comedies; Morten Tyldum to helm premiere of Amazon's "Jack Ryan"; and HBO's Alan Ball new drama adds quartet.

[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.

[11/02/16 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 2
Updates include: Bruce Helford exits "Kevin Can Wait" as showrunner; Neil LaBute to bring "American Gigolo" to Showtime; and John Singleton, Dallas Jackson are "Straight Outta Heaven" for The CW.

[10/17/16 - 09:46 AM]
CBS Gives Full Season Orders to Three Top Rated New Series
"Bull," "Kevin Can Wait" and "MacGyver" have all been picked up for full seasons.

[09/24/16 - 10:06 AM]
Monday's "The Good Place" Is the Week's Top Debut Half-Hour of a New Comedy in Live + 3
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, September 19.

[09/22/16 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 22
Updates include: Comedy Central's "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail" to wrap after three seasons; John Rogers to spearhead "Magnum" revival at ABC; and Jason Winer brings "This Might Hurt" to FOX.

[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.

[07/25/16 - 08:45 AM]
2016 PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Dates, Venue, Initial Lineup and Talent Announced
Among the featured panelists: Sterling K. Brown, Mark Paul Gosselaar Katy Mixon, Mandy Moore, Dermot Mulroney, Piper Perabo, Milo Ventimiglia, Damon Wayans, Sr., and more!

[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.

[05/12/16 - 02:54 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 12 - NBC Adds "Chicago Justice"; CBS, The CW Begin Pickups
"Frequency," "No Tomorrow" and "Riverdale" are on tap at The CW while "Kevin Can Wait" is set at CBS.

[03/22/16 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 22
Updates include: Peter Serafinowicz cast as Amazon's "The Tick"; Parker Sawyers books role on "Miranda's Rights" at NBC; and Bruce Greenwood is bound for ABC's "Dirty Dancing."

[02/24/16 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 24
Updates include: HBO shelves Steve McQueen's drama "Codes of Conduct"; Adam Pally to lead FOX's "Making History"; and K.J. Apa, Luke Perry among the latest bound for The CW's "Riverdale."

[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.

[02/18/16 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 18
Updates include: Justin Long to lead ABC's "Dream Team"; Geoff Stults set as "The Kicker" for CBS; and Nick D'Agosto to topline NBC's "The Trail."

[02/12/16 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 12
Updates include: Damon Wayans, Sr. to play Roger Murtaugh in FOX's "Lethal Weapon"; NBC formally orders "Maya and Marty in Manhattan" to series; and Natalie Martinez to lead FOX's "APB."

[01/27/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 27
Updates include: Miranda Otto bound for FOX's "24: Legacy"; Virginia Madsen cast in "American Gothic" at CBS; and ABC adds dramas "Conviction," "Model Woman" to pilot roster.

[10/09/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 9
Updates include: CBS cancels "Extant" but stays in business with Halle Berry; FOX to halt production on "Minority Report" after 10 episodes; and Kevin James returns to CBS with new multi-camera comedy.







KEVIN CAN WAIT (CBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/19/16 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (winter 2017)
TIME SLOT:
mondays from 8:00 PM-8:30 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (24 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
full season of 22 episodes ordered on 10/17/16; upped to 24 episodes on 1/6/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, May 2016) KEVIN CAN WAIT stars Kevin James as a newly retired police officer looking forward to spending carefree, quality time with his wife and three kids, only to discover he faces tougher challenges at home than he ever did on the streets. Kevin's retirement plans consist of chilling with his family and having epic adventures with fellow retirees Goody (Leonard Earl Howze), his former partner and close friend, and Duffy (Lenny Venito), his oldest pal, as well as his brother, Kyle (Gary Valentine), a fireman whose closest encounter with a blaze would be a grease fire in the firehouse kitchen. However, Kevin's dream is jeopardized when he discovers that Donna (Erinn Hayes), his wonderful wife of 20 years, has shielded him from key family info while he worked overtime protecting the community. Their usually reliable eldest, Kendra (Taylor Spreitler), is dropping out of college so she can support her unemployed fiancé, Chale (Ryan Cartwright), while he designs the next "big app"; his teenage daughter, Sara (Mary-Charles Jones), is having issues at school; and their youngest, Jack (James DiGiacomo), is a bit of a hypochondriac. For now, his plans for a cushy life will have to wait, because Kevin has work to do, and this time, his family is his beat. Bruce Helford, Rock Reuben, Kevin James, Jeff Sussman and Andy Fickman are executive producers for CBS Television Studios in association with Sony Pictures Television. Fickman directed the pilot.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Erinn Hayes as Donna
· Gary Valentine as Kyle
· James DiGiacomo as Jack
· Kevin James as Kevin
· Lenny Venito as Duffy
· Leonard Earl Howze as Goody
· Mary-Charles Jones as Sara
· Ryan Cartwright as Chale
· Taylor Spreitler as Kendra
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andy Fickman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Bruce Helford as CRTR/EP
· Jeff Sussman as EP
· Kevin James as CRTR/EP
· Rock Reuben as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS Television Studios
· Sony Pictures Television