New CBS Comedy ‘Friend Me’ Centers around Working for Groupon
Christopher Mintz-Plasse, best known for his role in Superbad as “McLovin,” is set to star in the new CBS comedy Friend Me.Created by Alan Kirschenbaum and Ajay Sahgal, and produced by Two and a Half Men’s Eric and Kim Tannenbaum, t... [Read More]
Television Upfronts 2012: CBS Comedies
CBS is consistently the most viewed network out there. But at the same time, I read on about its shows and for the most part, I’m not terribly interested in them. Their comedies are big, multi-camera shows that seem to defy all conventions and perform well for years. Returning 2 Broke Girls ... [Read More]
Twitter comedy star Kelly Oxford inks a deal with Warner Bros for ‘Son of a Bitch’
She has nearly 340,000 Twitter followers and some serious heat behind her. Kelly Oxford’s latest comedy triumph is a big one: she just landed a deal with Warner Bros. selling her spec script called Son Of A Bitch, for low to mid six figures, ac... [Read More]
David Letterman Will Stick Around on CBS for at Least Two More Years
David Letterman has just signed a new two-year contract with CBS, squashing rumors that he'd be stepping down imminently. And even better news is that his contract doesn't stipulate an end-date, leaving the door open for further contract extensions down the line if Letterman feels like sticking arou... [Read More]
“CBS Knows Sex,” but “Two and a Half Men” co-creator prefers penis jokes to vagina jokes
Lee Aronsohn, co-creator of Two and A Half Men as well as an executive producer another CBS sitcom, The Big Bang Theory, had this to say over the weekend at the Toronto Screenwriting Conference about this year's crop of female-centered sitcoms: "Enou... [Read More]
Ashley Tisdale will star in Louis C.K. pilot for CBS
Known mostly for her work on the Disney Channel (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) and in the High School Musical franchise, Ashley Tisdale will now be working closely with the decidedly un-Disney Louis C.K. We reported in January that C.K. had inke... [Read More]
Dave Letterman Anniversary Is Like a Low-Key Guest | NYTimes
David Letterman will celebrate 30 years as a late-night television host on Wednesday night, though without much fanfare. Howard Stern, a favorite of Mr. Letterman’s, will appear as a guest. [Read More]
The David Letterman 30th Anniversary "Facebook Timeline" is pretty incredible
The David Letterman 30th Anniversary "Facebook Timeline" Page is LIVE. Check it out now and go back often because it will be updated frequently. There are some really cool and rarely seen photos there. [Read More]
Conan, CBS & Aussie comic Rebel Wilson Plan a Super Fun Night | Vulture
Aussie comic Rebel Wilson and Conan O'Brien are getting into business together on a half-hour comedy at CBS that, on paper at least, appears to be one of the development season's hottest projects. The Eye has picked up a pilot for Super Fun Night, a multi-camera sitcom written by Wilson and produced by O'Brien's Conaco which will feature the Australian comic as one of three geeky female pals who challenge themselves to have, yes, "super fun" each Friday night. [Read More]