CBS Fall preview

By Charley Munn
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“How I Met Your Mother”
Air date: Sept. 15, 8:00 p.m. EST
The series beloved by critics and fans alike received word that they had been green lit for their seventh and eighth seasons. Ted, Marshell, Robin, Lily and Barney go through the discomforting realization as they fade from their young days of exuberance and emigre to a world of adult hood. Barney (Neil Patrick Harris) the all loving ladies man, contemplates getting married. Robin (Cobie Smulders) debates telling Barney her fealings. Lily (Alyson Hannigan) and Marshell (Jason Segal) are challenged with the ever nearing idea of parenthood. Yet, perhaps this might be the season that Ted (Josh Radnor) finally meets his elusive, soon to be wife.

“2 Broke Girls”
Air date: Sept. 15, 9:30 p.m. EST
This new series takes place in New York City. The story revolves around two young waitresses who are trying to stay afloat with what little money they have. Max (Kat Dennings) who is used to the trials of low income living and Caroline (Beth Bhers), a once rich young lady who is now down on her luck. The two dream of opening up a cupcake shop for which they need $250,000. The show may lack depth at first glance, but sometimes out of these easy-to-relate-to shows we find true heart

“Hawaii Five-0”
Air date: Sept. 19, 10:00 p.m. EST
Much like CSI or NCIS, the five-0 is a task force in the state of Hawaii whose main objective is to stop crime. On its second season their budget has been expanded thus the show will get bigger. Season one left off with Scott Caan as Detective Sgt. Daniel who is forced to clear the name of the teams leader Steven McGarre (Alex O’Loughlin) and attempt to resemble the five-0 unit. The has one thing above all else; promise.

Air date: Sept. 20, 10:00 p.m. EST
The show follows a New York police detective named Carrie Wells who carries the curse of a rare medical condition that allows her to remember everything. She is asked to join a homicide unit by her ex-boyfriend and partner, although she is reluctant she does so in attempts to find out how her sister was murdered.

“Criminal Minds”
Air Date: Sept. 21, 9:00 p.m. EST
This show follows a team of elite criminal profilers whose job it is to analyze a serial killers thought patterns and crime scenes. When the team forms a profile on a killer they then precede to hunt them down. The show follows a team with a thick history. Each member has seen their fair share of horrors but it is through these travesties that their bonds are created.