"NCIS: New Orleans" leads the drama pack, which was expected due to a two-part episode arc of CBS' No. 1 crime procedural, "NCIS," being set in New Orleans earlier this spring with Scott Bakula in the lead role.
The network is also picking up "Madam Secretary," with Tea Leoni returning to TV as a diplomat that many consider modeled on Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Kevin Willamson is the writer-producer behind "Stalker," an L.A. crime drama starring Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott. There's also "Scorpion," an espionage caper about an underground network of geniuses.
CBS had already announced that it was ordering "Battle Creek," the much-anticipated detective drama from
Leading the comedy roster is "The Odd Couple," former
CBS also grabbed "The McCarthys," a family drama starring Tyler Ritter (son of TV's late John Ritter) as a gay man much put upon by his extended Irish family.