Jimmy Fallon: Having too much fun to cry | CBS Sunday Morning profile
"People watch our show, and they fall asleep, to me," Jimmy Fallon said. "So that's a good feeling, to know, like, 'Hey, you don't have to worry about anything. I'm gonna make a joke. You don't have to do any work!' I want you to go the bed with a smile on your face - and go to sleep." [Read More]
CBS Orders New Pilot, Backup Scripts For Rob Schnieder Comedy, Recastings Pending
CBS has solidified the midseason chances of the untitled Rob Schneider comedy pilot with an order for a new pilot as well as a number of additional scripts. The multi-camera comedy, which Schneider co-wrote with Lew Morton based on the actor's real-life experience, stars Schneider as a confirmed bachelor who has just married into a tight-knit Mexican-American family. I hear CBS liked the concept and Schneider, who tested very well, but wants to make some tweaks. A number of actors who played mem... [Read More]
CBS orders sitcom "How to Be a Gentleman" with Dave Foley, Mary Lynn Rajskub and Rhys Darby
Word on the street has it that CBS has ordered How to Be a Gentleman to series as one of its new sitcoms for Fall 2011. The comedy from creator David Hornsby stars Hornsby as a magazine writer who has... [Read More]
CBS Cancells $#*! My Dad Says
CBS has canceled William Shatner’s critically panned freshman sitcom $#*! My Dad Says. Also axed after one season: The Defenders and Mad Love. [Read More]
Ashton Kutcher will be the not-Charlie Sheen on Two And A Half Men
After months of searching for the perfect not-Charlie Sheen to keep Two And A Half Men going, lest we lose the laughter forever, it’s been confirmed that Ashton Kutcher will make the jump to CBS, once again taking the place of an ’80s movie star in the hearts of the elderly. [Read More]
Sarah Silverman is brilliant in dramatic turn on "The Good Wife"
Last night, Sarah Silverman guest starred on an episode of The Good Wife, a drama that stars Julianna Margulies. When the announcement was made back in March about Silverman’s upcoming appearance, I obviously thought the comedian would be inser... [Read More]
Kelsey Grammer To Direct Conan O’Brien-Produced Comedy Pilot 'Vince Uncensored' | Deadline
Kelsey Grammer has signed on to direct CBS' multicamera comedy pilot Vince Uncensored, which stars Michael Chiklis. The project, from veteran sitcom writer Phoef Sutton, Conan O'Brien's Conaco and Warner Bros. TV, centers on a man (Chiklis) who, after a life-changing experience, decides to take a more honest approach to his life, work and family. [Read More]
Charlie Sheen's rant shuts down Two And A Half Men
Production on Two And A Half Men has been shut down for the rest of this series after its troubled star Charlie Sheen launched an outspoken attack on the show’s creator. The sitcom had been in limbo while Sheen sought help for his drug and alcohol problems – but the CBS network and producers Warner Bros. Television immediately axed the show in the wake of Sheen’s comments. They said the decision was ‘based on the totality of Charlie Sheen’s statements, conduct and condition’. [Read More]
Catch Janeane Garofalo on the season premiere of Criminal Minds
Janeane Garofalo as profiler Beth Griffith Way back in June of last year, we reported that Janeane Garofalo was likely to be cast as a full-time member of a new Criminal Minds spinoff. Well, she was cast, the episodes are shot and the show has its bi... [Read More]
Rob Riggle To Star In CBS Comedy Pilot 'Home Game' Produced By Mark Wahlberg | Deadline
Home Game has won the Rob Riggle sweepstakes. Riggle is set to star in the CBS multicamera comedy, from Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson's Leverage. The project, loosely based on the experiences of former NFL star Mark Schlereth, centers on Mark (Riggle), a retired NFL player who returns home to his wife Lisa (Constance Zimmer) and daughters. [Read More]