CBS has given a full season order to its new drama The Mentalist
, the season's top new freshman series in viewers and adults 25-54.
"The Mentalist" is averaging 16.14 million viewers (No. 7 among all primetime programs), 5.3/12 in adults 25-54 and 3.8/09 in adults 18-49. "The Mentalist" is the #1 program in its Tuesday (9:00-10:00 PM) time period in viewers and adults 25-54.
"The Mentalist" stars Golden Globe Award nominee Simon Baker
as Patrick Jane, an independent consultant with the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI), who has a remarkable track record for solving serious crimes by using his razor sharp skills of observation. "The Mentalist" also stars Robin Tunney
, Tim Kang, Owain Yeoman and Amanda Righetti