Skip to content

CBS Final Predictions: 2 Broke Girls and The Great Indoors Cancelled; Code Black Renewed

By on May 7, 2017

Other recent Renewals and Cancellations on CBS:



The broadcast upfront presentations for 2017 are near, and that means that it is time for our Final Predictions. The networks will announce whether their remaining shows will be renewed or cancelled around the end of the week. CBS will announce its Fall 2017 schedule at its upfront presentation that will take place on May 17th, starting at 4PM ET. Follow us on Twitter for the latest!

This season, 2 Broke Girls is in the same situation Mike & Molly was a few years ago. A comedy in its sixth season with waning ratings that is not owned by the network. Thus, it will probably follow Mike & Molly‘s path and get cancelled after this season. 2 Broke Girls is a Likely Cancellation.

The other remaining comedy is The Great Indoors. Its ratings are OK, but that is with the lead-in from The Big Bang Theory. CBS has been experimenting with The Great Indoors, moving it away from its lead-in twice over the past months. Both times, it hugely dropped in the ratings, losing almost half of its viewers in the Adults 18-49 demographic. Clearly, CBS wants to launch a new comedy out of The Big Bang Theory next season, and The Great Indoors cannot stand on its own. The Great Indoors is a Likely Cancellation.

Then on to the drama section. It is telling that Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders has not been renewed together with its mothership Criminal Minds. Its ratings aren’t great, and apparently, the show is not part of a package deal with Criminal Minds. That means it is a Likely Cancellation.

Code Black aired in the same timeslot as Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, and did better in the ratings. Code Black has already been retooled last year to be cheaper, and it has only aired short seasons so far. That means that there is probably room for it on the schedule. Code Black is a Likely Renewal.

And finally, there is Ransom. The scripted series that was supposed to recapture Saturday nights from repeats and movies. So far, it’s is not really working, but surely CBS didn’t think it would be that easy. The show is an international coproduction, so it is cheap, but the ratings have been bad. This is uncharted territory, so we won’t be surprised either way, but we’ll list it as a Likely Cancellation.

This week's TV Watch U.S. predictions for the other networks: