Justin Theroux and Jimmy Kimmel will stage a live reading of a classic sitcom on ABC
One of the more unusual announcement out of ABC Upfronts yesterday wasn’t the Roseanne reunion — because that news leaked out a little while ago — but the live primetime special that could become a series of specials in which Jimmy Kimmel and Justin Theroux will perform episodes fr... [Read More]
CBS orders sitcom “Me, Myself & I” starring SNL cast member Bobby Moynihan
CBS started handing out series orders to its pilot contenders today, and among them is the new sitcom, Me, Myself & I, which stars current Saturday Night Live cast member Bobby Moynihan. Of course, CBS will lay out its planned Fall 2017 and Midseason 2018 schedules next week during the tradition... [Read More]
Before “The Big Bang,” CBS orders up spin-off prequel “Young Sheldon” to series
As season 10 of the CBS hit sitcom, The Big Bang Theory, nears its conclusion (with the cast in final negotiations for another two-year contract extension), the Peacock Network is confident enough in the future (or hedging its bets with a plan B) to order a spin-off prequel, Young Sheldon, before ev... [Read More]
One Day at a Time: Behind the reimagining of a sitcom classic with Netflix showrunners Gloria Calderon Kellett and Mike Royce
One of Norman Lear’s classic beloved TV sitcoms has new lives breathed into it, as One Day at a Time debuts today on Netflix complete with 13 episodes featuring a new cast in a new setting. Justina Machado stars as Penelope, a newly single mother and military veteran raising her two kids in a ... [Read More]
One Day at a Time: Behind the reimagining of a sitcom classic with Netflix showrunners Gloria Calderon Kellett and Mike Royce
One of Norman Lear’s classic beloved TV sitcoms has new lives breathed into it, as One Day at a Time debuts today on Netflix complete with 13 episodes featuring a new cast in a new setting. Justina Machado stars as Penelope, a newly single mother and military veteran raising her two kids in a ... [Read More]
One Day at a Time: Behind the reimagining of a sitcom classic with Netflix showrunners Gloria Calderon Kellett and Mike Royce
One of Norman Lear’s classic beloved TV sitcoms has new lives breathed into it, as One Day at a Time debuts today on Netflix complete with 13 episodes featuring a new cast in a new setting. Justina Machado stars as Penelope, a newly single mother and military veteran raising her two kids in a ... [Read More]
SNL mocks sad shows masquerading as sitcoms or TV comedy to win awards
CBS broadcasts the most popular sitcoms on TV, but all of the Emmys and Golden Globes for best comedy series recently have gone to series that aren't necessarily all that funny. Go figure! So Saturday Night Live got two-for-one when it made this parody of shows such as Amazon's Transparent by promot... [Read More]
SNL mocks sad shows masquerading as sitcoms or TV comedy to win awards
CBS broadcasts the most popular sitcoms on TV, but all of the Emmys and Golden Globes for best comedy series recently have gone to series that aren't necessarily all that funny. Go figure! So Saturday Night Live got two-for-one when it made this parody of shows such as Amazon's Transparent by promot... [Read More]
Where Have All the Fun Sitcoms Gone?
Very often when I get home on the late side, I want to watch something light and fun and funny. It’s only recently that I realized that hardly any of the shows I pick in that mood are currently-airing TV comedies; they’re either comedies that have been off the air for years or some kind ... [Read More]
Where Have All the Fun Sitcoms Gone?
Very often when I get home on the late side, I want to watch something light and fun and funny. It’s only recently that I realized that hardly any of the shows I pick in that mood are currently-airing TV comedies; they’re either comedies that have been off the air for years or some kind ... [Read More]