With a successful lineup consisting of soap operas, game shows and a hit talk show, CBS announced today that it has renewed its full daytime lineup for the 2017-18 television season. Additionally, “The Young and the Restless” received an overall three-year commitment from the network, keeping it on the air through at least the 2019-2020 television season. “The Price is Right” was renewed through the 2018-19 television season.
“CBS Daytime has never been stronger. From 30 consecutive years of being #1 in the ratings, to another year as the most honored Network at the Daytime Emmys, our lineup of talk, game shows and dramas connects with our audience like no one else,” said Angelica McDaniel, Executive Vice President, Daytime Programs and Syndicated Program Development, CBS Entertainment and CBS Television Distribution. “All of our talent, on screen and behind the scenes, is hard at work making the upcoming season of these award-winning series even bigger and bolder.” McDaniel also oversees CBS’ Saturday morning lineup “CBS Dream Team, It’s Epic!”
For the current 2016-17 television season, “Y&R” is averaging 4.93 million viewers. “The Bold and the Beautiful,” which had already been renewed through the 2017-18 television season from a deal the network made with producer Bell-Phillip Television last season, is currently averaging 3.94 million viewers. “Let’s Make a Deal,” which is broken into two parts is currently averaging 3.05 million viewers with “Let’s Make a Deal 1” while “Let’s Make a Deal” 2″ is averaging 3.47 million viewers. “The Price is Right” is averaging 4.84 million viewers for “Price is Right 1” and 5.51 million for “Price is Right 2.”