/// CBS: If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It
CBS viewers can expect to see a lot of familiar faces next fall, as the network has locked up all but four hours of its 2012-13 prime time schedule. The broadcaster announced today that it has renewed 18 series for next season, a sweeping effort that includes four comedies, nine dramas and three unscripted programs. Among the series that will return in the fall are freshman comedy 2 Broke Girls and the veteran sitcoms How I Met Your Mother , The Big Bang Theory and Mike & Molly . Now in its fifth season, The Big Bang Theory averages 14.1 million viewers per episode and a 4.6 in the adults 18-to-49 demo, per Nielsen live-plus-same-day ratings data. Newcomer 2 Broke Girls is the season’s biggest rookie hit, averaging 11.9 million viewers and a 4.5 rating over the course of 18 episodes. Girls
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