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First Look at CBS' New Shows: 'Person of Interest', 'Two Broke Girls' and More

May 19, 2011 (6:30 am) GMT
'Person of Interest' presents a new kind of battle against violent crimes, while 'Two Broke Girls' sees an unlikely friendship between two waitresses with strikingly different characters.

CBS is the latest network unveiling its 2011-2012 primetime schedule. Five new shows, "", "Two Broke Girls", "", "" and "", are enlisted in the line-up and have already got previews.

Coming from executive producer J.J. Abrams, "Person of Interest" follows a presumed dead former-CIA agent (Jim Caviezel) who teams up with a mysterious billionaire () to prevent violent crimes in New York, using state-of-the-art surveillance technology. The crime drama will air every Thursday at 9 P.M.

"Two Broke Girls" is a comedy starring and as two strikingly different young waitresses who form an unlikely friendship in the hopes of launching a successful business. Max is a sassy, streetwise girl who works two jobs just to get by, while sophisticated Caroline reluctantly gives waitressing a shot after having a run of bad luck. The show is put on Monday at 8:30 P.M.

Another comedy, "How to Be a Gentleman" tells a story about the unlikely friendship between a traditional, refined writer and an unrefined personal trainer. Based on the nonfiction book of the same name by John Bridges, it will air every Thursday at 8:30 P.M. and take the lead roles.

On Thursdays at 10 P.M., there will be "Unforgettable". A new kind of detective story, it revolves around Carrie Wells () with a rare condition that enables her to remember everything without flaw. One thing that she can't remember is the details that would help solve her sister's long-ago murder. The show will also highlight Carrie's love life since she joins her ex-boyfriend's NYPD unit as a detective solving homicides.

"A Gifted Man" mashes up supernatural and drama genres. stars as Michael Holt, an ultra-competitive surgeon who meets his deceased ex-wife, Anna (). While he is struggling to figure out what is wrong with him that he keeps seeing her, Anna asks Michael's help to keep her clinic running. This will change his life forever. "A Gifted Man" will air every Friday at 8 P.M.

Schedule for CBS' 2011-2012 fall primetime programs can be seen on its official website.

"Person of Interest":

"Two Broke Girls":

"How to Be a Gentleman":


"A Gifted Man":


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