CBS Renews 'Evil,' Gives Full Season Orders to 'The Unicorn,' 'All Rise' & More

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CBS has renewed its psychological thriller Evil for a second season to air in 2020-21.

The show stars Katja Herbers, Mike Colter, Aasif Mandvi, Michael Emerson, Christine Lahti, Kurt Fuller, Brooklyn Shuck, Skylar Gray, Maddy Crocco and Dalya Knapp.

It follows a psychologist and a priest-in-training who investigate the Catholic Church's backlog of unexplained mysteries.

Created by Michelle and Robert King, the 13-episode first season is to wrap up on Jan. 30.

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The network also announced Tuesday that it has given full-season orders to its four other freshman series — the sitcoms Bob <3 Abishola, The Unicorn and Carol's Second Act, and the courthouse drama All Rise.

By Karen Butler

Originally published in UPI Entertainment News.