CBS renews 18 shows, including Season 12 of “Two and a Half Men”
Comedies “Mom,” “The Millers,” “2 Broke Girls” and “Mike & Molly” will be back next year, as well as the previously announced “Big Bang Theory.” Dramas renewed include “NCIS,” “NCIS:LA,” “CSI,” “Hawaii Five-0,” “Person of Interest,” “Blue Bloods,” “Elementary, “The Good Wife” and “Criminal Minds.” CBS also ordered another season of “The Amazing Race,” “Undercover Boss” and “60 Minutes." PLUS: "The Mentalist," "The Crazy Ones" and "Intelligence" missing in early pickup announcement.

Norman Weiss has been doing TV Tattle since the week "Freaks and Geeks" was canceled. He is a Hollywood outsider who was born and raised in Hollywood. "American Idol" and "Dancing with the Stars" are broadcast 2 blocks from his high school.