Welcome back to TV Tuesday! We have a nice list of network shows available to watch right now on OVGuide. Check out this month’s list below.
August 2015 TV Network Availability CBS All Access Pass Shows
|1. THE BIG BANG THEORY|
|What happens when hyperintelligent roommates Sheldon and Leonard meet Penny, a free-spirited beauty moving in next door, and realize they know next to nothing about life outside of the lab. Rounding out the crew are the smarmy Wolowitz, who thinks he’s as sexy as he is brainy, and Koothrappali, who suffers from an inability to speak in the presence of a woman.|
|2. MADAME SECRETARY|
|A drama about the personal and professional life of a maverick female Secretary of State as she drives international diplomacy, wrangles office politics and balances a complex family life.
A look at the personal and professional life of a Secretary of State as she tries to balance her work and family life.
|3. TWO AND A HALF MEN|
|Charlie is a well-to-do bachelor with a house at the beach, a Jaguar in the front, and an easy way with women. His casual Malibu lifestyle is interrupted when his tightly wound brother Alan, who’s facing a divorce, and his son Jake, come to live with him. Together, these two and a half men confront the challenges of growing up; finally. Complicating matters are the brothers’ self-obsessed, controlling mother, Evelyn, Alan’s estranged wife, Judith and Charlie’s crazy neighbor Rose, who wants to be a part of his life and is willing to do anything to be around. After the death of his brother, Alan Harper meets and befriends a lonely young man named Walden Schmidt who turns out to be a billionaire. Unable to afford his brother’s home, Alan sells Walden the house, and as a way of showing his gratitude, Walden allows Alan and his son Jake to move in with him.|
|4. BAD TEACHER|
|Bad Teacher is an American single-camera comedy series created by Hilary Winston, loosely based on the 2011 film of the same name. The series aired on CBS from April 24 to May 22, 2014, as part of the 2013–14 American television season. On May 27, 2014, CBS, which already canceled the show after three episodes, removed it from the schedule. However, the remaining episodes later aired as part of a summer burn off in July 2014.|
|5. CRIMINAL MINDS|
|Special Agents Jason Gideon and Aaron Hotchner head up the FBI’s most elite profiling team – experts in analyzing criminal minds. Each team member has their specialty. There’s Elle Greenaway, who has a background in sexual offences; Derek Morgan, who focuses on obsessional crimes; Special Agent Dr. Spencer Reid the smart-but-socially-challenged genius; and Jennifer “JJ” Jareau, the rookie. With each mind-blowing case, they put their lives on the line as they match wits with the most ruthless criminals on earth.|
|The Unit is an American action-drama television series that focused on a top-secret military unit modeled after the real-life U.S. Army special operations unit commonly known as Delta Force. The series originally aired on CBSfrom March 7, 2006 to May 10, 2009 before being cancelled.
It’s an hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators.
|7. THE ELLEN SHOW|
|The Ellen Show is a television sitcom created by and starring Ellen DeGeneres that was broadcast during the 2001–2002 season on CBS. It was DeGeneres’s second attempt at a sitcom, following Ellen on ABC, but it was unable to attract strong ratings and was quickly cancelled. After coming out as a lesbian on her first sitcom, DeGeneres’s character on The Ellen Show, Ellen Richmond, was also a lesbian, although the show did not focus as heavily on the character’s sexuality as did the final season of her first sitcom. The Ellen Show also starred Cloris Leachman, Martin Mull, Kerri Kenney, Jim Gaffigan and Emily Rutherfurd.|
|Zoo is a global thriller about a wave of violent animal attacks against humans sweeping the planet. James Wolk will play Jackson Oz, a young, renegade American zoologist who spends his days running safaris in the wilds of Africa when he begins noticing the strange behavior of the animals. As the assaults become more cunning, coordinated and ferocious, he is thrust into the race to unlock the mystery of the pandemic before there’s no place left for people to hide.|
|9. THE MILLERS|
|Will Arnett stars as Nathan Miller, a recently divorced local roving news reporter looking forward to living the singles’ life until his parents’ marital problems unexpectedly derail his plans. After Nathan finally breaks the news of his divorce to his parents, Carol and Tom, his father is inspired to follow suit and stuns the family when he leaves his wife of 43 years. Already in shock, Jack is even more aghast when his meddlesome mom decides to move in with him. Meanwhile, his absent-minded dad imposes upon Nathan’s sister, Debbie, her husband Adam and their daughter Mykayla. Nathan’s best friend and news cameraman, Ray, was excited to be Nathan’s wingman in the dating scene, but Carol manages to even cramp his style. Now, as Nathan and his sister settle in with their truly impossible parents, they both wonder just how long the aggravating adjustment period is going to last.|
|10. TWILIGHT ZONE|
|The Twilight Zone is an American television anthology series created by Rod Serling. It is a series of unrelated stories containing drama, psychological thriller, fantasy, science fiction, suspense, and/or horror, often concluding with a macabre or unexpected twist. A popular and critical success, it introduced many Americans to common science fiction and fantasy tropes. The program followed in the tradition of earlier shows like Tales of Tomorrow, which also dramatized the short story “What You Need“, and Science Fiction Theatre, and radio programs like The Weird Circle, Dimension X, X Minus One and the radio work of one of Serling’s inspirations, Norman Corwin. The success of the series led to a feature film, a radio series, a comic book, a magazine, and various other spin-offs that spanned five decades, including two “revival” television series. The first ran on CBS and in syndication in the 1980s, the second ran on UPN from 2002 to 2003. In 2013 TV Guide ranked it #4 in its list of The 60 Greatest Dramas of All Time.|
For the full list in it’s entirety, visit our CBS TV Network page.