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[09/23/21 - 11:30 AM]
The Series Premiere of the New Comedy "Ghosts" Will Now Have a One-Hour Debut, Oct. 7
The move bumps the second season premiere of "B Positive" by one week, to Thursday, October 14.

[07/12/21 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Announces Fall 2021-2022 Primetime Premiere Dates
The network will roll out the strategic launches of five new shows and 22 returning series over several weeks.

[06/01/21 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 1
Updates include: Michelle Nader to run new season of Hulu's "Dollface"; Sophie Turner signs onto HBO Max's "The Staircase"; and Sam Keeley latest tapped for Peacock's "Joe Exotic."

[05/19/21 - 07:00 AM]
CBS Announces New Fall Schedule for 2021-2022
The new schedule includes four new dramas, two new comedies, special event programming, and 22 returning series.

[05/15/21 - 03:34 PM]
CBS Renews "United States of Al," "B Positive" for Second Seasons
The Eye confirmed the news on social media this afternoon.

[05/05/21 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 5
Updates include: Adrien Brody to recur on HBO's "Succession"; Ken Jeong to "Shoot the Moon" for Amazon; and Janeane Garofalo to drop by Showtime's "Billions."

[04/29/21 - 11:13 AM]
CBS Announces Season Finale Storylines with Intense Showdowns, Jaw-dropping Revelations and Fond Farewells
Newly announced dates include "United States of Al" and "Clarice" on Thursday, June 24.

[04/29/21 - 08:00 AM]
CBS Will Finish the 2020-2021 Season as America's Most-Watched Network for 13th Straight Year
This will be the network's 18th win in the last 19 years.

[03/10/21 - 09:15 AM]
New Comedy "United States of Al" Premieres April 1 in Its New Time Period, 8:30-9:00 PM
Fellow newcomer "B Positive" will shift to Thursdays at 9:30/8:30c that same night on CBS.

[01/27/21 - 10:47 AM]
CBS Announces New Comedy "United States of Al," From Award-Winning Executive Producer Chuck Lorre, David Goetsch and Maria Ferrari, Will Premiere Thursday, April 1, 9:30 PM
The newcomer will take over said time period after "The Unicorn" completes its second season.

[01/20/21 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 20
Updates include: Farrah Mackenzie joins the cast of "United States of Al" on CBS; and Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" begins production on season four.

[11/11/20 - 08:09 AM]
CBS Orders "United States of Al" to Series, A New Comedy from Award-Winning Executive Producer Chuck Lorre, David Goetsch and Maria Ferrari for the 2020-2021 Broadcast Season
Adhir Kalyan and Parker Young star in the multi-camera project.

[10/02/20 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 2
Updates include: ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC extend cast options on various pilots; Netflix to film second season of "Tiffany Haddish Presents: They Ready"; and Matt Olmstead departs as showrunner of "Law & Order: Organized Crime."

[03/13/20 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 13
Updates include: CBS All Access pushes "Tooning Out the News" premiere; production on nearly all broadcast pilots to be delayed or suspended; and The CW's "The 100" to complete final episode.

[03/09/20 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 9
Updates include: ABC gives late pilot order to "Kids Matter Now"; YouTube cancels "Impulse" after two seasons; and Goran Višnjic to play Dracula in ABC's "The Brides."

[01/27/20 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Monday, January 27
Updates include: CBS gives pilot order to Queen Latifah-led "The Equalizer" reboot; HBO Max passes on comedy pilot "Delilah"; and Peacock's "Saved by the Bell" revival rounds out cast.

[01/22/20 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, January 22
Updates include: NBC orders drama pilots "At That Age," "Echo"; Amazon eyes "Alex Cross," "Fear Agent" adaptations; and Dean Norris signs onto "The United States of Al" at CBS.

[12/04/19 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 4
Updates include: Woody Harrelson, Justin Theroux bring "The White House Plumbers" to HBO; Parker Young tapped for CBS's "The United States of Al"; and Hulu shutters writers' room for "Marvel's Tigra & Dazzler Show."

[12/03/19 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 3
Updates include: Adhir Kalyan to lead "The United States of Al" at CBS; Kristin Chenoweth set to star in "The Biggest Star in Appleton" for Disney+; and Quibi's "Mapleworth Murders" locks in cast.

[10/10/19 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 10
Updates include: Clive Owen joins Julianne Moore in "Lisey's Story" for Apple TV+; Nicolas Winding Refn brings "Maniac Cop" to HBO; and Hulu's "Harrow" to return for a third season.







UNITED STATES OF AL (CBS)
Returns Thursday, October 7
BROADCAST HISTORY:
4/1/21 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 8:30 PM-9:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
Season 2 ordered on 5/15/21
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, March 2021) The series premiere of new comedy UNITED STATES OF AL on Thursday, April 1 will now debut in its new time period, 8:30-9:00 PM, ET/PT. Thursday's freshman comedy B POSITIVE will shift to 9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT. UNITED STATES OF AL stars Adhir Kalyan and Parker Young in a comedy about the friendship between Riley (Young), a Marine combat veteran struggling to readjust to civilian life in Ohio, and Awalmir ("Al") (Kalyan), the Interpreter who served with his unit in Afghanistan and has just arrived to start a new life in America. The series also stars Elizabeth Alderfer as Lizzie, Riley's sister; Dean Norris as Art, Riley's father; Kelli Goss as Vanessa, Riley's ex-wife; and Farrah Mackenzie as Hazel, Riley and Vanessa's daughter. Chuck Lorre, David Goetsch & Maria Ferrari, Reza Aslan and Mahyad Tousi are the executive producers. The series is produced by Chuck Lorre Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adhir Kalyan as Al
· Dean Norris as Art
· Elizabeth Alderfer as Lizzie
· Farrah Mackenzie as Hazel
· Kelli Goss as Vanessa
· Parker Young as Riley
CREW INFORMATION:
· Chuck Lorre as EP
· David Goetsch as CRTR/EP
· Mahyad Tousi as EP
· Maria Ferrari as CRTR/EP
· Mark Cendrowski as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Reza Aslan as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· BoomGen Studios
· Chuck Lorre Productions
· Warner Bros. Television