CBS cancels 'Person of Interest,' sets finale dates for 2016

CBS cancels 'Person of Interest,' sets finale dates for 2016
Michael Emerson, left, and James Caviezel in "Person of Interest," the series finale of which will air June 21. (Jeffrey R. Staab / CBS)

CBS revealed its game plan for the remainder of the 2015-16 television season on Wednesday, announcing season finale dates for shows including "Life in Pieces" and "Supergirl," the series finale date of "The Good Wife," and the return date of what will be the final season of "Person of Interest."

"The Good Wife" will have its series finale on May 8, bringing an end to the political drama starring Julianna Margulies after seven seasons. "Person of Interest" will return to the network on May 3 for a fifth season, with episodes airing twice a week, on Mondays and Tuesdays, through June 21. CBS confirmed this will be the final season of the crime thriller from creator Jonathan Nolan and executive producer J.J. Abrams.

CBS has not yet announced any returning shows for the fall season beyond the already renewed "The Big Bang Theory" and "NCIS."


A complete list of finale dates is below.

March 31

"Life in Pieces" (season finale)

April 18

"Supergirl" (season finale)

April 25

"Scorpion" (season finale)

April 26

"Limitless" (season finale)

May 2

"NCIS: Los Angeles" (season finale)

May 3

"Person of Interest" (season premiere)

May 4

"Criminal Minds" (season finale)

May 6

"Blue Bloods" (season finale)

May 8

"Madam Secretary" (season finale)

"The Good Wife" (series finale)

"Elementary" (season finale)

May 12

"The Big Bang Theory" (season finale)

"2 Broke Girls" (season finale)

May 13

"The Amazing Race" (season finale)

"Hawaii Five-O" (season finale)

May 16

"Mike & Molly" (season finale)

May 17

"NCIS" (season finale)

"NCIS: New Orleans" (season finale)

May 18

"Survivor" (season finale)

May 19

"Mom" (season finale)

May 23

"The Odd Couple" (season finale)

May 25

"Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders" (season finale)

May 29

"Undercover Boss"  (season finale)

June 21

"Person of Interest" (series finale)

June 23

"Rush Hour" (season finale)

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