‘Amazing Race’ All-Star Cast Revealed

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The cast of the All-Star season of “The Amazing Race” has been announced.

CBS announced today, eleven previous cast-mates of the “Race” will return for a race around the World and a chance to win the $1 million prize.

This upcoming 24th season will feature memorable duos like: The Globetrotters, The Cowboys, Dave & Connor, Brendon & Rachel, and more.

Read the cast list below:

  • “The Afghanimals”: Cousins Leo Temory & Jamal Zadran — 4th place on Season 23
  •  “Brenchel”: “Big Brother” couple Brendon Villegas and Rachel Reilly — 3rd place on Season 20
  •  “Twinnies”: Natalie Anderson & Nadiya Anderson — 4th place on Season 21
  •  “The Cowboys”: Brothers Cord & Jet McCoy — 2nd place on Season 16; 6th place on Season 18
  •  “The Globetrotters”: Nate “Big Easy” Lofton & Herbert Lang — 4th place on Season 15; 2nd place on Season 18
  •  Margie O’Donnell & Luke Adams — 3rd place on Season 14; 8th place on Season 18
  •  Joseph “Joey” Graceffa & Meghan Caramena — 5th place on Season 22
  • Friends William “Bopper” Minton & Mark Jackson — 5th place on Season 20
  •  “The Country Singers”: Jennifer Wayne & Caroline Cutbirth — 4th place on Season 22.
  •  David O’Leary & Connor O’Leary — 8th place on Season 22
  • John Erck & Jessica Hoel — 9th place on Season 22

“The Amazing Race” new season debuts Sunday, Feb. 23 at 8/9c P.M., with Phil Keoghan returning as host.

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CBS Renews Entire Daytime Shows, Sets ‘Extant’ and ‘Under the Dome’ Premiere Dates

CBS have renewed its entire daytime schedule for the 2014-2015 season, the TV network announced at TCA.

“The Talk,” “Let’s Make a Deal,” “The Price is Right,” “The Young and the Restless,” and “The Bold and the Beautiful” will all return for another year.

“The return of all five of our CBS Daytime shows is a credit to the collaborative spirit of the casts, crews and staff who work tirelessly to make their creative vision come to life,” said Angelica McDaniel, Senior Vice President, CBS Daytime. “A special thank you goes out to our loyal fans for watching and for making us #1 in daytime.”

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More CBS news, summer series “Extant,” starring Halle Berry, will premiere Wednesday, July 2, at 9/8c. Last summer hit series “Under the Dome’s” second season will debut Monday, June 30 at 10/9c, with the opening episode featuring two major deaths.

“The Amazing Race” premiere date have also been announced. The reality series will bow Feb. 23 and the new season of “Survivor” will premiere Feb. 26 with a two-hour debut.

 

Queen Latifah Talk Show Renewed For Second Season

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The Queen will be back for another season.

Queen Latifah daytime show has been picked up for a second season by CBS-owned TV stations, CBS announced Monday.

“We are proud to have the CBS stations as our partners as we continue to build the “Queen Latifah” show into a franchise brand,” said John Weiser, Sony Pictures TV’s president of U.S. distribution. “We look forward to building on the success of this year’s No. 1 new talk show by delivering the highest quality program to our stations, advertisers and viewers.”

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‘Survivor’ Renewed For Two More Seasons

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CBS orders two more seasons of “Survivor.”

The reality series hosted by Jeff Probst has been renewed for 29th and 30th seasons, CBS announced Thursday. Season 28, which was shot last summer in the Philippines and will premiere in spring 2014.

Nina Tassler, President, CBS Entertainment, said in a statement: “”Survivor” continues to set the bar for outstanding production values, compelling storytelling while delivering fresh new adventures every season. The show’s enduring success is a testament to the creativity and passion of Mark Burnett and Jeff Probst, and an amazing production team. We’re proud to continue this incredible journey together.”

The reality series finale airs Sunday.

‘Hawaii Five-0′ Promotes Chi McBride to Series Regular

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“Hawaii Five-0″ promotes Chi McBride to a series regular.

Chi McBride, who plays SWAT Captain Lou Grover on “Hawaii Five-0,” has signed on as a series regular, CBS announced Thursday.

“After his first guest spot, we knew we had something special here with Chi playing Captain Lou Grover,”  Executive Producer Peter Lenkov says in a statement. “He just fit seamlessly into the fabric of ‘Hawaii Five-0′ and viewers are enjoying the spirited, if sometimes antagonistic, interaction between him and [Alex O’Loughlin’s Steve] McGarrett. We are so thrilled to welcome Chi into our Ohana.”

“Hawaii Five-0″ airs at 9 p.m. Fridays on CBS.

 

 

Netflix Wants More ‘House of Cards,’ CBS Reboots ‘Charmed’ And More!

“Charmed” reboot in works? [Variety]

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Frank Underwood keeps winning. Season 2 debut is months away, but Netflix reveals it wants more “House of Cards.” [Huffington Post]

“Catfish” renewed for a third season.

Fox picks up “Dads” for a full season. [EW]

Read the final pages of “Breaking Bad” series finale. [EW]