CBS extends ‘Eleventh Hour’

Network picks up Jerry Bruckheimer thriller

CBS’ “Eleventh Hour” has just been given five more.

The Jerry Bruckheimer thriller scored the “back five” pickup late Monday afternoon. “Eleventh Hour” has performed so-so for the Eye, holding on to only a portion of its strong “CSI” lead-in — hence the smaller-than-usual full-season order.

But “Eleventh Hour” has nonetheless been winning its timeslot in total auds, averaging 12 million viewers (putting it No. 2 among new series, behind “The Mentalist”). “Eleventh Hour” also averages a 3.3 rating/9 share among adults 18-49.

Warner Bros. TV is behind the show, which revolves around a biophysicist (Rufus Sewell) who investigates science mysteries. Marley Shelton also stars as an FBI officer teamed with Sewell’s character.

Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, Danny Cannon, Cyrus Voris, Ethan Reiff and Mick Davis exec produce. “Eleventh Hour” is based on the British mini written by Stephen Gallagher.

More TV

  • Kelly Clarkson Calls for Gun Control

    Kelly Clarkson Calls for Gun Control at Billboard Music Awards: 'I'm So Sick of Moments of Silence!' (Watch)

    CBS’ “Eleventh Hour” has just been given five more. The Jerry Bruckheimer thriller scored the “back five” pickup late Monday afternoon. “Eleventh Hour” has performed so-so for the Eye, holding on to only a portion of its strong “CSI” lead-in — hence the smaller-than-usual full-season order. But “Eleventh Hour” has nonetheless been winning its timeslot […]

  • Roseanne ABC Reboot

    'Roseanne' Boss Talks Season 2, Whitney Cummings' Exit: 'When We Write, We Try and Inspire People to Think'

    CBS’ “Eleventh Hour” has just been given five more. The Jerry Bruckheimer thriller scored the “back five” pickup late Monday afternoon. “Eleventh Hour” has performed so-so for the Eye, holding on to only a portion of its strong “CSI” lead-in — hence the smaller-than-usual full-season order. But “Eleventh Hour” has nonetheless been winning its timeslot […]

  • Bhad Bhabie

    Bhad Bhabie: From 'Cash Me Outside' to Cashing In on a Legit Rap Career

    CBS’ “Eleventh Hour” has just been given five more. The Jerry Bruckheimer thriller scored the “back five” pickup late Monday afternoon. “Eleventh Hour” has performed so-so for the Eye, holding on to only a portion of its strong “CSI” lead-in — hence the smaller-than-usual full-season order. But “Eleventh Hour” has nonetheless been winning its timeslot […]

  • AMERICAN IDOL - "117 (Top 5)"

    'American Idol' Finale: Three Finalists Will Perform Johnny Cash, Fleetwood Mac, Journey Hits

    CBS’ “Eleventh Hour” has just been given five more. The Jerry Bruckheimer thriller scored the “back five” pickup late Monday afternoon. “Eleventh Hour” has performed so-so for the Eye, holding on to only a portion of its strong “CSI” lead-in — hence the smaller-than-usual full-season order. But “Eleventh Hour” has nonetheless been winning its timeslot […]

  • Nicki Minaj Stars in Awesome Unaired

    Nicki Minaj Drops Fiery Verse in Awesome Unaired ‘Saturday Night Live’ Parody of Haim

    CBS’ “Eleventh Hour” has just been given five more. The Jerry Bruckheimer thriller scored the “back five” pickup late Monday afternoon. “Eleventh Hour” has performed so-so for the Eye, holding on to only a portion of its strong “CSI” lead-in — hence the smaller-than-usual full-season order. But “Eleventh Hour” has nonetheless been winning its timeslot […]

  • Rachael Taylor, Krysten Ritter, Janet McTeer

    'Jessica Jones' Team on Genre Show's Timeliness, Being Ahead of the Curve on #MeToo

    CBS’ “Eleventh Hour” has just been given five more. The Jerry Bruckheimer thriller scored the “back five” pickup late Monday afternoon. “Eleventh Hour” has performed so-so for the Eye, holding on to only a portion of its strong “CSI” lead-in — hence the smaller-than-usual full-season order. But “Eleventh Hour” has nonetheless been winning its timeslot […]

  • Daniel Palladino, Rachel Brosnahan, Marin Hinkle,

    'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Renewed for Season Three by Amazon (EXCLUSIVE)

    CBS’ “Eleventh Hour” has just been given five more. The Jerry Bruckheimer thriller scored the “back five” pickup late Monday afternoon. “Eleventh Hour” has performed so-so for the Eye, holding on to only a portion of its strong “CSI” lead-in — hence the smaller-than-usual full-season order. But “Eleventh Hour” has nonetheless been winning its timeslot […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content