CBS Renews Comedies ‘Mike & Molly,’ ‘Mom’

Chuck Lorre‘s CBS sitcoms Mom and Mike & Molly were each renewed for an additional season on Wednesday, according to an individual with knowledge of both productions.

‘Mike & Molly’ Replacing ‘The Millers’ On Mon.

CBS is filling its Monday vacancy from The Millers with a familiar face. The network has slotted the fifth season of Melissa McCarthy comedy to take over the Mondays at 8:30 p.m. slot previously occupied by the Will Arnett series beginning Dec. 8.

For Sweeps, CBS Makes Over Monday Night

After a disastrous fall start, CBS is revamping its schedule, swapping in veteran sitcom Mike & Molly after We Are Men flopped. It should bring ratings gains.

TV Show Jokes About Alcoholism Among AZ Tribes

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona tribal members say they’re shocked by a television sitcom that made fun of one of the most pervasive social ills on American Indian reservations — alcoholism. One of the characters on the CBS show “Mike & Molly” joked about drunken Indians in Arizona, a state that is home to 21 […]

FX Wins ‘Mike & Molly’ Cable Syndication Rights

WB Selling ‘Mike & Molly’ For Fall 2014

The off-net CBS sitcom is being pitched to station buyers. Other contenders for the market two years out include Debmar-Mercury’s Anger Management with Charlie Sheen.

Stations Primed For More Off-Net Sitcoms

Looking ahead to 2014, syndicators are pitching stations on a number of broadcast and cable shows including Warner Bros.’ Mike & Molly, Charlie Sheen’s Anger Management on FX and TV Land’s Hot in Cleveland.

OVERNIGHTS

CBS’s ‘Mike & Molly’ Falls To Season Low

Mike & Molly is no Two and a Half Men. Holding the 9 p.m. anchor spot for the first time this season, and facing tough competition against ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, an original Mike posted a season low in the first week of an experiment that moved Men reruns back to 9:30 p.m., effectively flipping the two shows. Mike” averaged a 2.5 adults 18-49 rating, down 17% from its most recent original episode last month, when it aired at 9:30 p.m. behind a Men repeat.