Add Blue Bloods to the growing list of solid CBS shows that are coming back for another season.
On the heels of its announcement that NCIS has been renewed for a 17th season, CBS revealed Friday that Blue Bloods will come back for a 10th year. As part of the deal, star Tom Selleck signed a new pact that would keep him on the show that will celebrate its 200th episode this fall.
“Blue Bloods has been a top 10 drama and Friday’s top-rated show every year it’s been on the air,” said CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl in a statement. “On a night that many have claimed is quiet for broadcast television, its quality writing, superb acting and familial warmth have attracted an average of over 13 million passionate viewers each week for nine years. We are delighted that Tom will return and that the show will continue to be a vital component of the CBS schedule next season.”
Blue Bloods is the No. 8 most-watched show on broadcast TV. CBS also reports that its a success on CBS All Access, where it is the most-watched drama. The series premiered on Sept. 24, 2010 and has always aired Fridays at 10 p.m. ET.
Besides Blue Bloods, CBS has already renewed Young Sheldon, Mom, Criminal Minds, NCIS, FBI, God Friended Me, The Neighborhood and Magnum P.I. for the 2019-20 TV season.