Netflix’s Pot Dispensary Comedy ‘Disjointed’ Premieres in August
Chuck Lorre and David Javerbaum’s pot dispensary comedy just got a premiere date at Netflix. TV Line reports that the multi-cam show, which was given a 20-episode series order last summer, will make its Netflix debut on Friday, August 25th. Kathy Bates stars in the show as as Ruth, “a li... [Read More]
Episode #139: Billy Gardell
Emmy-nominated actor and comedian Billy Gardell starred in the hit CBS sitcom, Mike & Molly as Officer Mike Biggs for six seasons, and you can see him still in syndication there, as well as in his other previous recurring roles on Lucky; Yes, Dear; and My Name Is Earl. He now co-stars as the col... [Read More]
Episode #139: Billy Gardell
Emmy-nominated actor and comedian Billy Gardell starred in the hit CBS sitcom, Mike & Molly as Officer Mike Biggs for six seasons, and you can see him still in syndication there, as well as in his other previous recurring roles on Lucky; Yes, Dear; and My Name Is Earl. He now co-stars as the col... [Read More]
Kathy Bates to Star in Chuck Lorre’s Netflix Pot Comedy ‘Disjointed’
Chuck Lorre’s pot dispensary comedy has found its star and TV home. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix has given a 20-episode order to the project, which now has a name: Disjointed. Co-written by Lorre and David Javerbaum (The Daily Show, The Late Late Show), the multi-cam series sta... [Read More]
When ‘Two and a Half Men’ and ‘CSI’ Crossed Over, for Some Reason
‘Structurally Sound’ is a recurring feature where each week a different structurally unusual, rule-breaking anomaly of an episode from a comedy series is examined. “For me, that’s when the series jumped the shark.” Crossovers are increasingly popular these days, with se... [Read More]
CBS Cares: A very special PSA about addiction following “Mom”
A very special PSA followed last night's episode of Mom on CBS, in which one of the supporting characters dies suddenly from a drug overdose. Mom's stars, Allison Janney and Anna Faris, flanking U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, remind viewers that addiction is an illness, a disease, but "no... [Read More]
CBS Cares: A very special PSA about addiction following “Mom”
A very special PSA followed last night's episode of Mom on CBS, in which one of the supporting characters dies suddenly from a drug overdose. Mom's stars, Allison Janney and Anna Faris, flanking U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, remind viewers that addiction is an illness, a disease, but "no... [Read More]
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]