“God Friended Me,” starting Sept. 30 on CBS, is the latest in a line of shows about reluctant heroes who help people at the behest of a higher power.
By the time its finale airs in May, “The Big Bang Theory” will be the longest-running multicamera comedy in TV history.
CBS is to make a version of “Love Island” — a British romantic reality show that consistently provokes discussion about issues like sex and race.
Mr. Stewart announced his return to the role, for a new show on the streaming service CBS All Access, in a surprise convention appearance on Saturday.
“I thought it’s probably only a matter of time before somebody does a story about this from a sad point of view; but that’s not where I am,” the M*A*S*H actor said.
Sunday night’s telecast of the Tony Awards drew 6.3 million viewers on CBS, a modest uptick but a contrast to plummeting numbers for the Oscars and Grammys.
Winners in the news, public service and radio/podcast categories were announced, and CBS’s “60 Minutes” is being honored with the Institutional Award.
The two, who recently made their own Broadway debuts, will host the ceremony on June 10; much of it will be broadcast on CBS.
“Everybody onstage needs to be able to compete to receive recognition for their performance,” said Mary McColl, executive director of Actors’ Equity.