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CBS has ordered seven new series for the 2017-2018 TV season, including a Big Bang Theory spinoff and new shows for Shemar Moore &... CBS Orders Seven New Series

Now it’s time for CBS to announce their new series pickups for the 2017-2018 TV season. The network will release their schedule on Wednesday, May 17, and the new choices include some familiar concepts and actors. Here’s what’s coming up:

Comedies

9JKL (formerly 9J, 9K, 9L) — A family comedy inspired by a time in Mark Feuerstein’s adult life when he lived in apartment 9K in the building he grew up in, sandwiched between his doting parents’ apartment, 9J, and his brother, sister-in-law and their baby’s apartment, 9L, and his attempts to set boundaries with his intrusive but well-meaning family. Stars Mark Feuerstein, Linda Lavin, Elliott Gould, David Walton, Liza Lapira, and Matt Murray.

Me, Myself & I — A single-camera comedy examining one man’s life over a 50-year span. The show will focus on three distinct periods in his life – as a 14-year-old in 1991, a 40-year-old in present day, and a 65-year-old in 2042. Bobby Moynihan, Jack Dylan Grazer, Brian Unger, Jaleel White, Kelen Coleman, Skylar Gray, Christopher Paul Richards, Mandell Maughan, Reylynn Caster, Sharon Lawrence, and John Larroquette star.

Young Sheldon — Sheldon Cooper is a 9-year-old genius who can figure out almost anything but his football-loving, church-going, small-town Texan family. Stars Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Raegan A. Revord, and Montana Jordan. Jim Parsons narrates as Adult Sheldon.

Dramas

Instinct — A former CIA operative who has since built a “normal” life as a gifted professor and writer is lured back into his old life when the NYPD needs his help to stop a serial killer. Based on the soon-to-be-published James Patterson book. Stars Alan Cumming, Bojana Novakovic, Daniel Ings, Naveen Andrews, and Khandi Alexander.

Seal Team — Follows the professional and personal lives of the most elite unit of Navy SEALs as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high stakes missions our country can ask of them. Stars David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot, Neil Brown Jr., A.J. Buckley, Toni Trucks, and Jessica Paré.

S.W.A.T. — A locally born and bred S.W.A.T. sergeant is torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers when he’s tasked to run a specialized tactical unit that is the last stop in law enforcement in Los Angeles. Inspired by the film of the same name. Shemar Moore, Stephanie Sigman, Alex Russell, Jay Harrington, Lina Esco, Kenny Johnson, and Peter Onorati star.

Wisdom of the Crowd — Inspired by the notion that a million minds are better than one, a visionary tech innovator (Jeremy Piven) creates a cutting-edge crowdsourcing app to solve his daughter’s murder, and revolutionize crime solving in the process. Based on the Israeli format of the same name. Stars Jeremy Piven, Richard T. Jones, Jake Matthews, Blake Lee, Natalia Tena, and Monica Potter.

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