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CBS renews 'Blue Bloods' for 2019-20

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Tue, Apr 23rd 2019 02:05 pm
`Blue Bloods` episode `Rectify`: Pictured, from left, are stars Len Cariou, Will Estes, Vanessa Ray, Bridget Moynahan, Tom Selleck, Sami Gayle, Donnie Wahlberg and Andrew Terraciano. CBS photo by Patrick Harbron)
"Blue Bloods" episode "Rectify": Pictured, from left, are stars Len Cariou, Will Estes, Vanessa Ray, Bridget Moynahan, Tom Selleck, Sami Gayle, Donnie Wahlberg and Andrew Terraciano. CBS photo by Patrick Harbron)

CBS announced “Blue Bloods” has been renewed for the 2019-2020 television season, and Tom Selleck has signed a new deal to return for the show’s 10th year on the network. The top-10 series will celebrate its 200th episode when the show premieres in fall 2019.

“ Blue Bloods’ has been a top-10 drama and Friday’s top-rated show every year it’s been on the air,” said Kelly Kahl, President, CBS Entertainment. “On a night that many have claimed is quiet for broadcast television, its quality writing, superb acting and familial warmth have attracted an average of over 13 million passionate viewers each week for nine years. We are delighted that Tom will return and that the show will continue to be a vital component of the CBS schedule next season.”

“Blue Bloods” is currently the eighth most-watched show in all of broadcast television. It is also a digital success, and is the most-watched network drama on CBS’ digital platforms, including CBS All Access. The series premiered on Sept. 24, 2010, and has always maintained its position on Fridays at 10 p.m.

“Blue Bloods” is the latest series pickup for CBS. The network also renewed “Young Sheldon,” “Mom,” “Criminal Minds,” “NCIS” and the freshman hits “FBI,” “God Friended Me,” “The Neighborhood” and “Magnum P.I.” for next season.

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