The “Big Bang” Prequel, Shemar Moore's Return, And More Are Coming To CBS Next Season

1. Instinct

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Who’s in it? Alan Cumming, Bojana Novakovic, Daniel Ings, Naveen Andrews, Khandi Alexander
Who created it? Michael Rauch, Alex Kurtzman and Heather Kadin, James Patterson, Bill Robinson, Leopoldo Gout, Alan Cumming, Marc Webb
What’s it about? Based on James Patterson’s upcoming book, Instinct follows an ex-CIA agent turned professor/writer who’s brought back into the fold when the NYPD asks him to help them catch a serial killer.

2. Seal Team

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Who’s in it? David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot, Neil Brown Jr., A.J. Buckley, Toni Trucks, Jessica Paré
Who created it? Ben Cavell, Ed Redlich, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Chris Chulack
What’s it about? An inside look at the lives of Navy SEALs

3. S.W.A.T.

Who’s in it? Shemar Moore, Stephanie Sigman, Alex Russell, Jay Harrington, Lina Esco, Kenny Johnson, Peter Onorati
Who created it? Aaron Thomas, Shawn Ryan, Neal Moritz, Marney Hochman, Danielle Woodrow, Pavun Shetty, Justin Lin
What’s it about? Inspired by the 2003 film of the same name, S.W.A.T. centers on a S.W.A.T. sergeant who finds himself stuck in between his duty to the job and the LA streets he grew up in.

4. Wisdom of the Crowd

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Who’s in it? Jeremy Piven, Richard T. Jones, Jake Matthews, Blake Lee, Natalia Tena, Monica Potter
Who created it? Ted Humphrey, Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan, Dror Mishani, Shira Hadad, Adam Davidson
What’s it about? A brilliant tech genius invents a crowdsourcing application to help solve his daughter’s murder.

5. 9JKL

Who’s in it? Mark Feuerstein, Linda Lavin, Elliott Gould, David Walton, Liza Lapira, Matt Murray
Who created it? Dana Klein, Mark Feuerstein, Aaron Kaplan, Wendi Trilling, Dana Honor, Pamela Fryman
What’s it about? This comedy — about a family living under one roof, but in three separate apartments — is inspired by Feuerstein’s real life.

6. Me, Myself & I

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Who’s in it? Bobby Moynihan, Jack Dylan Grazer, Brian Unger, Jaleel White, Kelen Coleman, Skylar Gray, Christopher Paul Richards, Mandell Maughan, Reylynn Caster, Sharon Lawrence, John Larroquette
Who created it? Dan Kopelman, Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor, Randall Einhorn
What’s it about? The show follows one man at three separate points in his life: as a 14-year-old in the past, a 40-year-old today, and a 65-year-old in the future.

7. Young Sheldon

Who’s in it? Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Raegan A. Revord, Montana Jordan (Jim Parsons narrates)
Who created it? Chuck Lorre, Steven Molaro, Jim Parsons, Todd Spiewak, Jon Favreau
What’s it about? This Big Bang Theory prequel focuses on Sheldon Cooper as a nine-year-old genius in his Texas hometown.

8. By the Book

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Who’s in it? Jay R. Ferguson, Lindsey Kraft, Ian Gomez, David Krumholtz, Tony Rock, Camryn Manheim
Who created it? Patrick Walsh, Johnny Galecki, Andrew Haas, Spencer Medof, Andy Ackerman
What’s it about? A man begins to live every day of his life according to the Bible.

Note: In mid-May every year, the five television broadcast networks — NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, and The CW — present their new shows and upcoming schedules to advertisers at events called “the upfronts.” That’s why you see an onslaught of new programming in May, as well as the cancellation of current shows. This post will be continually updated.

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