CBS gives renewals to 11 series


Now that the writers strike is over, networks are wasting no time putting the writers back to work. CBS announced renewals for 11 series for the 2008-2009 television season, including what the Eye net proclaims are eight of the top 20 scripted series on television. CBS announced renewals for next season for “Cold Case,” “Criminal Minds,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “CSI: Miami,” “CSI: New York,” “Ghost Whisperer,” “NCIS,” NUMB3RS,” “The Big Bang Theory,” “Two and a Half Men” and “Without a Trace.”