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Tea Leoni and Matthew Perry's new shows make CBS' 2014-15 television slate

Patricia Arquette, Scott Bakula, Laurie Metcalf and Dylan McDermott are also heading back to the small screen next season.
By Karen Butler   |   May 14, 2014 at 9:04 PM   |   Comments

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NEW YORK, May 14 (UPI) -- Madam Secretary, a drama starring Tea Leoni, and The Odd Couple, a comedy starring Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon, were among the new shows announced for CBS' 2014-15 television season Wednesday.

Other new series on the slate include NCIS: New Orleans with Scott Bakula; CSI: Cyber starring Patricia Arquette; Scorpion featuring Elyes Gabel, Robert Patrick and Katharine McPhee; Stalker led by Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott; The McCarthys with Laurie Metcalf, Jack McGee, Tyler Ritter and Joey McIntyre; and Battle Creek starring Josh Duhamel and Dean Winters.

"These eight new series and Thursday Night Football add to the strength and stability of a network that is returning 21 shows," Nina Tassler, chairman of CBS Entertainment, said in a statement Wednesday. "They will be part of an all-season, year-round strategy of original programming that starts in the summer with Under the Dome and Extant, rolls into the fall with football and new series premieres, and extends into 2015 with the launch of more new and returning shows."

Renewed for another season are the network's dramas NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, Person of Interest, Criminal Minds, Elementary, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Hawaii Five-0, Blue Bloods and The Good Wife.

Also returning are the comedies The Big Bang Theory, The Millers, 2 Broke Girls and Mom.

Two and a Half Men has been renewed for a 12th and final season.

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