FBI, FBI: International, and FBI: Most Wanted have all been renewed by CBS for two more seasons, which will run through 2023. All three series will return to their usual Tuesday timeslots and will be broadcast back-to-back.FBI follows first-class agents of the FBI’s New York bureau, created by acclaimed Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf and the team behind Law & Order. To solve cases involving terrorism, counterintelligence, and organised crime, each officer provides their investigative and technical expertise.
The show has an average audience of 10.35 million viewers, making it the most popular show in its time slot. FBI has been one of the top five most-watched current CBS series on the Paramount+ streaming service.
FBI: International, the third instalment in the franchise, airs in between the previous two episodes and follows the International Fly Team, which handles crimes for the Bureau outside of the country. The crew goes around the world to neutralise dangers to the US. They rely primarily on their cunning and knowledge to execute their work and complete the objective without the use of weaponry. With an average of 8.31 million viewers, the series is the second most popular new drama series this season.
The film follows an FBI Fugitive Task Force as they track down and apprehend dangerous offenders on the FBI’s Most Wanted list. The story of an undercover squad on the field is told in this tense and dramatic series. With an average of 8.85 million views, the series is another time slot winner. It has also been ranked among the top ten aired shows.
CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl issued a statement praising the franchise’s popularity on the network, saying. Wolf also commented on the popularity of all three series, saying.
It’s no surprise that the three series have been a smash with criminal drama viewers, given the brilliance behind Law and Order. FBI airs at 8 p.m. ET, followed by FBI: International and FBI: Most Wanted at 9 p.m. ET and 10 p.m. ET, respectively, on CBS.