CBS Renews SEAL Team, S.W.A.T., Madam Secretary, Bull, Hawaii Five-0, MacGyver; 2 News Shows

May 2019 is proving to be just as much a network/cable/streaming rollercoaster as it’s ever been, with corporate powers making and breaking our future television habits with greenlights and cancellations. This time, it’s some good news from CBS: on the drama side, SEAL Team, S.W.A.T., Madam Secretary, Bull, Hawaii Five-0, and MacGyver are all set to return next season; while primetime news shows 60 Minutes and 48 Hours are also set to return.

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CBS had previously announced renewal orders for Young Sheldon, Mom, Criminal Minds, NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, NCIS: New Orleans, Blue Bloods, FBI, God Friended Me, The Neighborhood, and Magnum P.I.

60 MINUTES, television’s #1 primetime news program for more than five decades, presents features focusing on people and events in the news and behind the headlines.

Steve Kroft, Lesley Stahl, Scott Pelley, Anderson Cooper, Bill Whitaker, John Dickerson, Sharyn Alfonsi, and Jon Wertheim are the correspondents and contributing correspondents; with Bill Owens as executive producer.

48 HOURS investigates the most intriguing crime and justice cases that touch on all areas of the human experience. The series has developed a rich history of original reporting and impact journalism that has helped exonerate wrongly convicted people, caused cold cases to be reopened and solved, and along the way changed lives.

Erin Moriarty, Peter Van Sant, Maureen Maher, Richard Schlesinger, and Tracy Smith are the correspondents and contributing correspondents; with Judy Tygard as executive producer.

SEAL TEAM is a military drama that follows the professional and personal lives of the most elite unit of Navy SEALs as they train for, plan and execute the most dangerous missions that our country can ask of them.

SEAL Team stars David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot, Neil Brown Jr., AJ Buckley, Toni Trucks, Jessica Paré, and Judd Lormand. John Glenn, Christopher Chulack, Sarah Timberman, and Carl Beverly are the executive producers for CBS Television Studios.

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Inspired by the classic television series and feature film, S.W.A.T. tells the story of a locally born-and-raised sergeant tasked with running a specialized tactical unit that is the last stop in law enforcement in Los Angeles.

S.W.A.T. stars Shemar Moore, Stephanie Sigman, Alex Russell, Jay Harrington, Lina Esco, Peter Onorati, David Lim, and Patrick St. Esprit. Aaron Rahsaan Thomas, Shawn Ryan, Justin Lin, Neal Moritz, Marney Hochman, Danielle Woodrow, Pavun Shetty, Allison Cross, Craig Gore, Billy Gierhart, and Andy Dettman are the executive producers for Sony Pictures Television in association with CBS Television Studios.

MADAM SECRETARY follows shrewd, determined Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord, who drives international diplomacy and circumvents protocol as she negotiates global and domestic issues, both at the White House and at home.

Madam Secretary stars Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, Sara Ramirez, Željko Ivanek, Keith Carradine, Sebastian Arcelus, Patina Miller, Geoffrey Arend, Erich Bergen, Kathrine Herzer, Wallis Currie-Wood, and Evan Roe. Barbara Hall, Lori McCreary, David Grae, Eric Stoltz, and Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman are the executive producers for CBS Television Studios in association with Revelations Entertainment.

BULL is the head of one of the most prolific trial-consulting firms of all time. Brilliant, brash and charming, Dr. Bull is the ultimate puppet master as he combines psychology, human intuition and high-tech data to learn what makes jurors, attorneys, witnesses and the accused tick.

Bull stars Michael Weatherly, Freddy Rodriguez, Geneva Carr, Jaime Lee Kirchner, Christopher Jackson, and MacKenzie Meehan. Glenn Gordon Caron, Paul Attanasio, Dr. Phil McGraw, and Jay McGraw are the executive producers for CBS Television Studios in association with Stage 29 Productions.

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HAWAII FIVE-0 is a contemporary take on the classic series about an elite federalized task force whose mission is to wipe out the crime that washes up on the islands’ sun-drenched beaches.

Hawaii Five-0 stars Alex O’Loughlin, Scott Caan, Ian Anthony Dale, Meaghan Rath, Beulah Koale, Jorge Garcia, Chi McBride, Taylor Wily, Dennis Chun, and Kimee Balmilero. Peter Lenkov, David Wolkove, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci are the executive producers for CBS Television Studios.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7aDh5fNkL4

MACGYVER is an action-adventure drama about 20-something Angus “Mac” MacGyver, who creates a clandestine organization within the U.S. government, where he uses his extraordinary talent for unconventional problem-solving and his vast scientific knowledge to save lives.

MacGyver stars Lucas Till, Tristin Mays, Justin Hires, and Meredith Eaton. Peter Lenkov, James Wan, Henry Winkler, Lee Zlotoff, and Terry Matalas are executive producers for CBS Television Studios in association with Lionsgate.

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