Littleton, Cynthia
May 2008
Daily Variety;5/14/2008, Vol. 299 Issue 28, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the comedies that will be on aired by CBS Television Network in 2008-2009 in the U.S. The network will give renewals to the television programs "How I Met Your Mother" and bubble comedies "The New Adventures of Old Christine" and "Rules of Engagement." Executives of the company will not comment on any pickups or cancellations prior to today's skedded unveiling at Carnegie Hall.


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