LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- CBS is reportedly on track to renew its veteran drama "Cold Case" as well as perpetual midseason entry "Rules of Engagement....
As for "Case" and "Rules," the fate of both series had widely been viewed as on the fence. "Case" in particular was billed as in competition with "Without a Trace" to stay alive as the network plans to clear the deck of some of its aging, mid-tier veterans.
"Case's" pickup would likely be for a full season while "Rules" would once again be tagged with a 13-episode order. The latter returned as a midseason replacement this time around following a strike-shortened second season in 2007-08.