I tuned out when I realized Magnum didn't have a mustache. No mustache, no 
sale. (Also, everything else that's wrong with that trailer.)

On Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 12:24:15 AM UTC-4, Kevin M. (RPCV) wrote:
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> On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 2:49 PM, Mark Jeffries <spotl...@gmail.com 
> <javascript:>> wrote:
>
>> Additional comments, including program descriptions:
>>
>> THE NEIGHBORHOOD (Mon. 8)--An indirect response to Kimmel's wisecrack 
>> yesterday about never seeing brown on CBS except Murphy Brown, a whitebread 
>> family from the Midwest moves into an LA hood and hilarity ensues.  Max 
>> Greenfield and Dreama Walker are the honkies, Cedric the Entertainer and 
>> Tichina Arnold aren't.  In-house and with Jim Burrows directing the pilot, 
>> a multi-cam (as I believe every new CBS sitcom is).
>>
>> HAPPY TOGETHER (Mon. 8:30)--Supposedly inspired by an instance where Ben 
>> Winston, James Corden's showrunner, was living with One Direction's Harry 
>> Styles (both of whom are EPs), Damon Wayans, Jr. is the Gen-Xer who lets in 
>> the millennial pop star (Felix Mallard) into his home and all of the 
>> millennial jokes that Joel McHale's CBS sitcom never got to will be used. 
>> In-house and multi-cam.
>>
>> MAGNUM PI (Mon. 9)--Cue the Mike Post theme:  Jay Hernandez is the new 
>> version of the Hawaiian private eye, but Higgins is now a woman.  Donald 
>> Bellisario is only picking up creator residuals here (co-creator Glen 
>> Larson is deceased).  In-house with series owner Universal.
>>
>
> https://youtu.be/qMmv9JFOEB0
>
> I watched the trailer for the new Magnum. When the A-Team movie came out a 
> few years ago -- I swear to you -- the first thing that told me this was 
> not going to be a successful reboot was when the iconic (and I'm not just 
> saying that because I owned one) A-Team van was destroyed in one of the 
> first scenes of the movie. In the trailer for the new Magnum reboot, we see 
> the iconic (sadly didn't own one) Ferrari smashed into a million pieces. We 
> also see Higgins wearing a sports bra and yoga pants. 
>
>  
>
>>
>> FBI (Tues. 9)--Dick Wolf leaves Chicago to follow the New York G-persons 
>> (which makes this series unconnected with the Efrem Zimbalist-Quinn Martin 
>> series and the unsuccessful 1981 series "Today's FBI"), Jeremy Sisto and 
>> Connie Nielsen's the names that jump out in the cast.  In-house with 
>> Universal, Wolf's home now and forever.
>>
>> MURPHY BROWN (Thurs. 9:30)--Candice Bergen's back as the demanding 
>> journalist, how hosting a morning show (oh, good, lots of Steve Doocy 
>> jokes!), with most of the original cast back and creator Diane English (who 
>> hasn't really done much since the show went off the air) showrunning.  
>> Owned by Warner Bros. (along with the other CBS Thursday night sitcoms, a 
>> rarity in today's network television landscape).  Of course it's multi-cam.
>>
>> GOD FRIENDED ME (Sun. 8)--I would've clicked on "Delete," but a confirmed 
>> atheist didn't, so his life has changed.  Greg Berlanti takes a little time 
>> off from the DC/Archie Comics TV Universe at the C-Dub for this series, 
>> from Warners (did WB tell Les that he couldn't have another season of "Big 
>> Bang" if he didn't pick this up?).
>>
>> FAM (mid-season)--Nina Dobrev from "Vampire Diaries" is going out with 
>> Tone Bell (that's right, folks, an interracial romance on CBS!), when her 
>> wacko sister shows up to ruin things.  Brian Stokes Mitchell and Sheryl Lee 
>> Ralph play Bell's parents.   In-house multi-cam.
>>
>> THE CODE (mid-season)--It's not just a courtroom drama, it's a Marine 
>> courtroom drama.  Original Schuyler Sister from "Hamilton" Phillipa Soo's 
>> in the cast, but she won't be singing (likely).  In-house.
>>
>> THE RED LINE (mid-season)--This isn't Dick Wolf's Chicago PD, not when a 
>> white cop shoots a black doctor and three families are directly involved.  
>> It's based on a play by former Chicagoan Caitlin Parrish called "A Twist of 
>> Water," which Parrish and her longtime partner (mostly as director) Erica 
>> Weiss adapted for television, they're for now the showrunners.  To be 
>> filmed on location in Chicago with Noah Wyle and some very good Chicago 
>> actors (if you watch the series, you will get to witness the incredible 
>> Elizabeth Laidlaw).  Ava DuVerney directed the pilot and Berlanti's a 
>> producer.  From Warners.
>>
>> Mark Jeffries
>> Saints Spotlight Editor
>> spotl...@gmail.com <javascript:>
>>
>> On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 11:18 AM, M-D November <mdnov...@gmail.com 
>> <javascript:>> wrote:
>>
>>> Again, per Nellie (
>>> http://deadline.com/2018/05/cbs-fall-2018-19-schedule-upfronts-new-shows-magnum-pi-murphy-brown-fbi-1202391950/
>>> ):
>>>
>>> *CBS FALL 2018-19 SCHEDULE*
>>> *(New programs in UPPER CASE)*
>>>
>>> *MONDAY*
>>> 8-8:30 PM — THE NEIGHBORHOOD (N)
>>> 8:30-9 PM — HAPPY TOGETHER (N)
>>> 9-10 PM — MAGNUM P.I. (N)
>>> 10-11 PM — Bull
>>>
>>> *TUESDAY*
>>> 8-9 PM — NCIS
>>> 9-10 PM — FBI (N)
>>> 10-11 PM — NCIS: New Orleans
>>>
>>> *WEDNESDAY*
>>> 8-9 PM — Survivor
>>> 9-10 PM — SEAL Team
>>> 10-11 PM –Criminal Minds
>>>
>>> *THURSDAY*
>>> 8-8:30 PM — The Big Bang Theory
>>> 8:30-9 PM–Young Sheldon
>>> 9-9:30 PM — Mom
>>> 9:30-10 PM — MURPHY BROWN
>>> 10-11 PM — S.W.A.T.
>>>
>>> *FRIDAY*
>>> 8-9 PM — MacGyver
>>> 9-10 PM — Hawaii Five-O
>>> 10-11 PM — Blue Bloods
>>>
>>> *SATURDAY*
>>> 8-9 PM – CRIMETIME SATURDAY
>>> 9-10 PM — CRIMETIME SATURDAY
>>> 10-11 PM — 48 Hours
>>>
>>> *SUNDAY*
>>> 7-8 PM — 60 Minutes
>>> 8-9 PM — GOD FRIENDED ME
>>> 9-10 PM — NCIS: Los Angeles
>>> 10-11 PM — Madam Secretary
>>>
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