CBS unveils new Friday evening schedule with Blue Bloods

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CBS unveils new Friday evening schedule with Blue Bloods
Tom Selleck sitting with his family in Blue Bloods
Tom Selleck sitting along with his household in Blue Bloods. Pic credit score: CBS

Blue Bloods will probably be staying put for Season 13 however could have some new companions on Friday nights.

CBS unveiled their 2022-23 schedule, which retains the long-running cop drama at its 10/9c time slot on Friday nights.

Will probably be joined by one returning sequence transferring to a brand new evening and a brand new drama to anchor an thrilling night.

Blue Bloods finale rankings and the shifting Friday panorama

Ever since its debut in 2010, Blue Bloods has been a mainstay on Friday nights for CBS.

The community did briefly strive the present on Wednesdays for just a few weeks in its first season however moved it again to its Friday 10/9c time slot. Ever since, the sequence has maintained being the most-watched community present on that evening. 

The Season 12 finale continued that development. Boosted by information of the Season 13 renewal, it finished with 6.2 million viewers and a 0.4 score within the 18-49 demo. 

This season will see a shift as in a stunning transfer, CBS canceled Blue Bloods’ lead-in, Magnum P.I. The revival of the Eighties sequence (which, in fact, starred Blue Bloods’ Tom Selleck) had nonetheless seen regular rankings and its cancellation caught many (including its own stars) abruptly.

This may change up Friday nights this fall, though Kelly Kahl, President of CBS Leisure, insisted in a press release it will work out. 

“CBS had one other unbelievable season. Along with repeating as America’s most-watched community, we launched a number of breakout hits, to not point out successful and bettering many time intervals throughout our schedule. For the brand new season, we as soon as once more regarded for tactics to strengthen our place with new, compelling sequence, scheduling them strategically to ensure sampling and maximize consistency and stream. We imagine these nice new exhibits, returning hits and our strong slate of occasion programming positions us for one more successful 12 months.”

This may embrace CBS as Blue Bloods now anchors a special Friday evening.

What’s becoming a member of Blue Bloods on Friday nights this fall?

Fridays on CBS will now start with S.W.A.T. at 8/7c. The crime drama had really run the primary half of Season 5 on Friday nights in 2021 earlier than transferring to Sundays at mid-season. 

Season 6 will now have the present on Fridays, which will probably be a novel bookend of crime exhibits for the evening.

Following S.W.A.T. is the brand new drama Fireplace Nation, analyzing a gaggle of prisoners who work off their sentences by combating California wildfires. 

“FIRE COUNTRY stars Max Thieriot (SEAL Workforce) as Bode Donovan, a younger convict in search of redemption and a shortened jail sentence by becoming a member of an unconventional jail launch firefighting program in Northern California, the place he and different inmates are partnered with elite firefighters to extinguish large, unpredictable wildfires throughout the area. It’s a high-risk, high-reward task, and the warmth is turned up when Bode is assigned to this system in his rural hometown, the place he was as soon as a golden all-American son till his troubles started. 5 years in the past, Bode burned down every part in his life, leaving city with a giant secret. Now he’s again, with the rap sheet of a felony and the audacity to imagine in an opportunity for redemption with Cal Fireplace. Impressed by sequence star Max Thieriot’s experiences rising up in Northern California fireplace nation.”

Apart from Theieriot, the sequence stars Billy Burke (Revolution, Zoo), Kevin Alejandro (Lucifer), and Diane Farr (Rescue Me). 

The evening ends with Blue Bloods in its thirteenth season and followers little doubt hopeful for a lot of extra to return. 

Thus, Blue Bloods could have some recent exhibits alongside it for Fridays this fall, but followers will fortunately tune in to see the Reagans proceed their terrific run.

Blue Bloods Season 13 airs Fridays this fall on CBS.

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