CBS Sends ‘Training Day’ To Saturdays

The freshman drama, starring the late Bill Paxton, has underperformed after the network’s popular block of Thursday comedies.

CBS Sets ‘Ransom’ For Sat., Slots Premieres

The network announced Wednesday that it will schedule drama Ransom, an international co-production from executive producer Frank Spotnitz, for 8 p.m. Saturdays — making it the first CBS scripted series to air regularly on Saturday nights in-season in several years. The show will premiere Sunday, Jan. 1, at roughly 8:30 p.m., following an NFL double-header, then move to its regular Saturday-night time period the following week. CBS also revealed the premiere dates for two other new dramas: Training Day (Feb. 2) and Doubt (Feb. 15).

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