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CBS picks up four new dramas, new Jenna Elfman comedy


CBS, as expected, will pick up an NCIS spinoff starring Chris O’Donnell and LL Cool J along with two new dramas from Ridley Scott and Jerry Bruckheimer, a key source said Monday. The eye won’t announce its fall schedule until Wednesday in New York, but new shows were notified today about their berth on the network’s schedule (it’s unclear for now whether they’ll bow in the fall or midseason). Among them: Scott’s The Good Wife, a legal drama starring Julianna Margulies and Chris Noth about a politician’s wife who returns to the courtroom; Bruckheimer’s Miami Trauma, a drama starring Jeremy Northam about a team of trauma surgeons; and Three Rivers, a medical drama featuring Alex O’Loughlin (pictured) and Julia Ormond about organ transplantion. The net also picked up the new family sitcom Accidentally On Purpose, starring Jenna Elfman as a single movie critic who gets pregnant by a younger man, and a reality show called Undercover Boss.

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