CBS programming head Glenn Geller really wants one thing to be clear when it comes to the fifth season of “Person of Interest“: They have plans to air in the spring.
What’s strange to us about hearing this announcement is that the network has already announced their entire lineup until the end of March, and we haven’t seen the drama on there at all. Are they going to plug it in at some point before then? They have to if they have any hope at all of the season airing and ending before the start of the summer. We’ve been somewhat of an advocate of the network waiting until the summer in order to launch it, mostly because you are not going to have to worry as much about competition from elsewhere or putting the show at a bad timeslot.
Admittedly, we’re having nightmares in our mind about CBS putting the show on Saturdays and just burning it off … but we don’t seriously think that is going to happen. Our feeling instead is that they will probably premiere the show at some point in April, which is still technically the spring, and the series will air from there until the summer. While the show bosses are preparing for this to be a final season, the network claims that they have not made a firm decision as of yet.
Ultimately, our advice to you as a loyal viewer is pretty simple: Prepare for the worst. We haven’t seen many signs yet that “Person of Interest” has a future based on the network’s support for it so far.
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