CBS renewed Blue Bloods for Season 14 amidst tough negotiations and budget cuts
Blue Bloods celebrates its 14th season renewal on CBS, overcoming challenging negotiations and budget cuts, continuing its legacy as a primetime favourite with the Reagan family.
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Blue Bloods, the celebrated cop drama that has become a staple of CBS's lineup, is set to return for its 14th season. This renewal marks another chapter in the show's remarkable run, featuring the original cast including Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, and Will Estes. The journey to the 14th season was not without its challenges. "A pickup for the long-running hit was tied up in difficult negotiations," with CBS pushing for substantial budget cuts. Despite these hurdles, the cast and producers agreed to salary reductions, demonstrating their commitment to the series and its dedicated crew.
A pillar of CBS’s primetime lineup
Blue Bloods has been a dominant force on Friday nights since its inception in 2010, maintaining its position as the most-watched primetime program on that day. "We can’t wait to pull a chair up to the Reagan family dinner table for another fantastic season," said Amy Reisenbach, President of CBS Entertainment. The show's success extends beyond CBS, making significant impacts on streaming platforms and in international markets.
Continuing the legacy of the Reagans
The renewal of Blue Bloods is more than just another season; it's a testament to the show's enduring appeal and the strong connection it has forged with its audience. As it embarks on its 14th season, the series continues to weave dramatic storytelling with compelling character development, anchored by an outstanding cast. The Reagan family's journey is a blend of law enforcement drama and family dynamics, resonating with millions of viewers. With its consistent performance across various platforms, Blue Bloods stands as a prime example of a show that has adapted and thrived in the evolving landscape of television entertainment.
As CBS anticipates the fate of other series in its lineup, the renewal of Blue Bloods serves as a reminder of the power of enduring storytelling and strong character-driven narratives in securing a show's longevity and success.
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