CBS shows off fall lineup, Jericho not included

For fans of Jericho, today was not a day they wanted to see. The postapocalyptic drama was left off of CBS's 2007-2008 fall lineup, along with Close to Home and The Class, and won't see a second season, reports Mediaweek.

The new schedule will immediately add five new shows, all of which were let out of the bag earlier this week, to the lineup. The Big Bang Theory, a comedy about two male brainiacs who join forces with a gorgeous woman, moves into the Monday 8:30 p.m. slot right behind the renewed How I Met Your Mother.

Cane, starring Jimmy Smits as an immigrant that takes over the family rum and sugar business in Florida, will air on Tuesday at 10 p.m.

Wednesday will see the Kids Say the Darndest Things-meets-Survivor reality show Kid Nation, which asks 40 8-to-15-year-olds build a community--a la Lord of the Flies--in a deserted New Mexico town without meddling parents.

Moonlight will shine on Friday at 9 p.m. and follow private investigator Mick as he solves mysteries. Oh yeah, he's also a vampire.

Curiously sandwiched between news show 60 Minutes and crime drama Cold Case on Sunday night at 8 p.m. is Viva Laughlin. Described by CBS as a "musical mystery/drama," the BBC repurpose of Viva Blackpool centers on one man's attempts to run a casino in Laughlin, Nevada.

1970s swingers drama Swingtown, game show Power of 10, The Amazing Race, and The New Adventures of Old Christine have also been picked up for midseason.

Below is CBS's fall schedule. New shows are listed in bold.

8:00 p.m. How I Met Your Mother
8:30 p.m. The Big Bang Theory
9:00 p.m. Two and a Half Men
9:30 p.m. Rules of Engagement
10:00 p.m. CSI: Miami

8:00 p.m. NCIS
9:00 p.m. The Unit
10:00 p.m. Cane

8:00 p.m. Kid Nation
9:00 p.m. Criminal Minds
10:00 p.m. CSI: NY

8:00 p.m. Survivor: China
9:00 p.m. CSI
10:00 p.m. Without a Trace

8:00 p.m. Ghost Whisperer
9:00 p.m. Moonlight
10:00 p.m. Numb3rs

8:00 p.m. Crimetime Saturday
9:00 p.m. Crimetime Saturday
10:00 p.m. 48 Hours Mystery

7:00 p.m. 60 Minutes
8:00 p.m. Viva Laughlin
9:00 p.m. Cold Case
10:00 p.m. Shark

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