Chuck Lorre Is Developing a Pot Dispensary Comedy
Big Bang Theory creator Chuck Lorre has a new comedy in the works. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Lorre and David Javerbaum (The Daily Show, The Late Late Show with James Corden) are shopping a new multi-cam project around that’s set in a Colorado pot dispensary, and “the ensemble ... [Read More]
The only thing you needed to see in the “Two and A Half Men” series finale
Two and A Half Men wrapped its 12th and final season on CBS tonight with a two-part hourlong episode, and you could have, should have, would have just skipped ahead through the closing credits to get to the most/only important thing. Sorry Ashton Kutcher. Sorry Jon Cryer. Sorry other kid who gr... [Read More]
Being a "Difficult" Woman on TV and the Refreshing Brilliance of 'The Comeback'
by Harry Waksberg When the history of '90s sitcoms is told through televised romans à clef, it is, of course, the writers who get the last word. Tension between writers and stars is nothing new to television — ask any writer of Mork & Mindy what working with Robin Williams was like ... [Read More]
Charlie Sheen returning to Two and a Half Men?
Charlie Sheen has reached out to Two and a Half Men about bringing back iconic playboy Charlie Harper for the 12th and final season. Sheen, who currently stars on FX’s Anger Management, told TV Guide magazine, “We’re trying to figure out what makes the most sense.” The actor ... [Read More]
The Hollywood Reporter hosted the 2014 comedy showrunners roundtable
For the last few years Emmy time, The Hollywood reporter has held roundtable discussions with many TV luminaries. Our favorite is the sitcom TV showrunners because it’s a lot of our favorite comedy people talking about their shows. The 2014 edition just hit the internet and it’s packed f... [Read More]
Master of Dated Humor Chuck Lorre Just Made His First "'Two and a Half Men' Is Bad" Joke
by Bradford Evans "To do a show about people trying to redeem their lives and to salvage and repair the damage they’ve done — for me, it’s an opportunity to apologize for Two and a Half Men." -Two and a Half Men/Big Bang Theory creator Chuck Lorre, proving his love for dated c... [Read More]
China bans “The Big Bang Theory”
The Big Bang Theory, produced by Chuck Lorre, has integrated itself into CBS as an extremely successful sitcom since it’s beginning in 2007. Although its success must not have been worldwide because it has been banned in one of the largest countries, China. That’s right folks, China&rsqu... [Read More]
‘The Big Bang Theory’ banned in China! Does the CBS comedy promote prostitution, gambling or terrorism?
Love it or hate it, CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory is one of the most popular comedy series in television history; so popular, in fact, its stars Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki are beloved characters all over the world. Except in China. That’s right, Laughspinners. China’s g... [Read More]
‘Two and a Half Men’ 12th season will be its last, Chuck Lorre promises ‘season long event’
Two and a Half Men, starring Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer, will end after the upcoming 12th season, CBS entertainment president Nina Tassler confirmed. The long-running sitcom, which also formerly starred Angus T. Jones and Charlie Sheen has survived the type of turmoil and drama that usually q... [Read More]
'The Big Bang Theory' Gets a Triple Season Renewal
by Megh Wright Big Bang fans can now rest easy knowing that they'll be getting new episodes at least until after we elect our next president. According to Variety, the smash hit CBS sitcom has been officially given a triple season renewal through the 2016-2017 season. Some of the main cast members &... [Read More]