CBS moves to a new time slot for ‘Ghosts’ this fall

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When GhostsThe hit sitcom will be returning to CBS this fall. It will return in a new time slot. CBS announced that it will make a major change to its Thursday night comedy block in a Wednesday morning announcement. This was just before its Paramount Upfront in New York City, which is expected to showcase its programming.

Freshmen sitcoms are being reduced to an hour. After nine years of a 2-hour block, it competed directly with NBC. GhostsThe original 9 p.m. ET timeslot will be replaced by the new 8:30 p.m. ET timeslot ET timeslot will be moved to 8:30 p.m. ET is seasoned Young SheldonMoves to 8 p.m. ET. The first-year series will be used for the season 2022-2023. So Help Me, Todd — a new legal drama starring Marcia Gay Harden and Skylar Astin as an attorney and private detective team who are also mother and son — follows close behind at 9 p.m. ET. The second season ofCSI: VegasThe evening will be closed at 10 p.m. as we move on to the next night. ET.

This is refreshingly and deeply funny Ghosts closed off its debut season this past April with a major ratings win. After earning praise from fans and critics alike, the Rose McIver and Utkarsh Ambudkar-led series ended Season 1 as the top-rated comedy on all of the broadcast networks for the soon-ending traditional September to May 2021-2022 broadcast TV season. Ghosts‘ Season 1 success was revealed in a report from Variety That was cited by Nielsen’s “most current” data through May 8 in the 18-49 age demographic — a group considered key to advertisers and overall longevity of most series. These statistics are included in Ghosts averaged a 1.0 rating for its 18-episode debut season, which kicked off in October and concluded in April. This tied the series with CBS comedy fellows for the top-performing comedy of the season. Young Sheldon

After its October debut, Ghosts has been widely praised — and rightfully so. The series has received a 91% rating from critics. Rotten Tomatoes and a 77% audience score. Given its popularity, it came as little surprise in January when CBS officially greenlit a Season 2 renewal for the comedy. It was confirmed earlier this month that Paramount+ will be the exclusive streaming home for Ghosts, with the chief programming officer at Paramount+ Tanya Giles, noting how the series “is one of the biggest comedy hits in years and one of the most talked-about shows.”

Ghosts will resume filming this summer in Montreal. The show will be back on CBS this fall for Season 2. PopCulture will have the latest news and information about Ghosts, as well as updates about the cast. You can also watch the first season of Ghosts on Paramount+ and get an Exclusive streaming offer available here.