NEW YORK (CBS) – CBS has given a full-season, 22-episode order to “Limitless,” the #2 most-watched new show of the television season.

The new show is a follow-up to the 2011 film by the same name starring Bradley Cooper. In the series, Jake McDorman plays Brian Finch who discovers the brain-boosting power of the mysterious drug NZT and begins working with the FBI to solve complex cases.

The series also stars Jennifer Carpenter, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Hill Harper. Bradley Cooper returns in a recurring role as Edward Morra, his character from the film, in addition to executive producing.

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“We’re excited how Limitless continues to evolve creatively each week and stand out with its unique style of storytelling,” said Glenn Geller, President, CBS Entertainment. “It’s off to a strong start in a highly competitive environment.”

The freshman drama has won its Tuesday 10:00-11:00 PM time period in viewers every week since its premiere.

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