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CBS picks up 'NCIS' spinoff, 'Madam Secretary,' 'Odd Couple' remake
CBS picks up 'NCIS' spinoff, 'Madam Secretary,' 'Odd Couple' remake

CBS on Friday picked up seven new shows for series in the 2014-15 TV season, including another spinoff of its smash "NCIS" franchise, according to a source close to the network. "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...

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