‘Life in Pieces’ Gets Full-Season Order From CBS

Comedy series stars Dianne Wiest and James Brolin

CBS has given a full 22-episode season order to freshman comedy “Life in Pieces.”

The comedy series, airing after the network’s “The Big Bang Theory” has drawn respectable ratings, with the most recent outing pulling in 8.7 million viewers and a 2.1 rating among adults 18-49.

It will move to its new regular time period Thursdays at 8:30 p.m., where it will continue to follow “Big Bang,” beginning Nov. 5.

The series stars Dianne Wiest, James Brolin, Zoe Lister-Jones, Colin Hanks, Angelique Cabral, Thomas Sadoski, Betsy Brandt, Dan Bakkedahl, Niall Cunningham, Holly J. Barrett and Giselle Eisenberg.

Justin Adler, Aaron Kaplan, Jason Winer and Jeff Morton serve as executive producers for 20th Century Fox Television in association with Kapital Entertainment.

CBS previously gave a full season order to freshman drama “Limitless,” starring Jake McDorman and Jennifer Carpenter.