Tom Selleck sitting with his family in Blue Bloods
Tom Selleck sitting together with his household in Blue Bloods. Pic credit score: CBS

Blue Bloods can be staying put for Season 13 however may have some new companions on Friday nights.

CBS unveiled their 2022-23 schedule, which retains the long-running cop drama at its 10/9c time slot on Friday nights.

Will probably be joined by one returning sequence shifting to a brand new night time and a brand new drama to anchor an thrilling night.

Blue Bloods finale scores and the shifting Friday panorama

Ever since its debut in 2010, Blue Bloods has been a mainstay on Friday nights for CBS.

The community did briefly attempt the present on Wednesdays for a number of weeks in its first season however moved it again to its Friday 10/9c time slot. Ever since, the sequence has maintained being the most-watched community present on that night time. 

The Season 12 finale continued that pattern. Boosted by information of the Season 13 renewal, it finished with 6.2 million viewers and a 0.4 score within the 18-49 demo. 

This season will see a shift as in a shocking transfer, CBS canceled Blue Bloods’ lead-in, Magnum P.I. The revival of the Nineteen Eighties sequence (which, in fact, starred Blue Bloods’ Tom Selleck) had nonetheless seen regular scores and its cancellation caught many (including its own stars) unexpectedly.

It will change up Friday nights this fall, though Kelly Kahl, President of CBS Leisure, insisted in an announcement this may work out. 

“CBS had one other unimaginable season. Along with repeating as America’s most-watched community, we launched a number of breakout hits, to not point out successful and enhancing many time intervals throughout our schedule. For the brand new season, we as soon as once more appeared for methods to strengthen our place with new, compelling sequence, scheduling them strategically to ensure sampling and maximize consistency and stream. We imagine these nice new exhibits, returning hits and our sturdy slate of occasion programming positions us for one more successful 12 months.”

It will embody CBS as Blue Bloods now anchors a distinct Friday night time.

What’s becoming a member of Blue Bloods on Friday nights this fall?

Fridays on CBS will now start with S.W.A.T. at 8/7c. The crime drama had truly run the primary half of Season 5 on Friday nights in 2021 earlier than shifting to Sundays at mid-season. 

Season 6 will now have the present on Fridays, which can be a singular bookend of crime exhibits for the night time.

Following S.W.A.T. is the brand new drama Hearth Nation, inspecting a gaggle of prisoners who work off their sentences by preventing California wildfires. 

“FIRE COUNTRY stars Max Thieriot (SEAL Staff) as Bode Donovan, a younger convict searching for redemption and a shortened jail sentence by becoming a member of an unconventional jail launch firefighting program in Northern California, the place he and different inmates are partnered with elite firefighters to extinguish large, unpredictable wildfires throughout the area. It’s a high-risk, high-reward project, and the warmth is turned up when Bode is assigned to this system in his rural hometown, the place he was as soon as a golden all-American son till his troubles started. 5 years in the past, Bode burned down every thing in his life, leaving city with a giant secret. Now he’s again, with the rap sheet of a legal and the audacity to imagine in an opportunity for redemption with Cal Hearth. Impressed by sequence star Max Thieriot’s experiences rising up in Northern California hearth nation.”

Apart from Theieriot, the sequence stars Billy Burke (Revolution, Zoo), Kevin Alejandro (Lucifer), and Diane Farr (Rescue Me). 

The night time ends with Blue Bloods in its thirteenth season and followers little doubt hopeful for a lot of extra to come back. 

Thus, Blue Bloods may have some contemporary exhibits alongside it for Fridays this fall, but followers will fortunately tune in to see the Reagans proceed their terrific run.

Blue Bloods Season 13 airs Fridays this fall on CBS.