Chelsea Handler’s bid for world media domination has hit a few speed bumps lately. Her NBC sitcom based on her best-selling book “Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea” is lingering near cancelation ratings. And “This Means War,” a romantic comedy featuring Handler as sidekick to Reese Witherspoon, crashed at the box office.
“American Idol,” which stabilized last week after a period of declining ratings, stayed on an even keel Wednesday night and pushed Fox to an overall win for the night, according to preliminary numbers.
“American Idol,” the nation’s perennially top rated show, was down 27 percent from last season’s premiere in its return to the Fox schedule Wednesday, according to preliminary numbers.
At long last, Chelsea Handler is coming to network television. Beginning January 11, NBC will air “Are You There, Chelsea?,” a sitcom based on the comedienne’s best-selling book, “Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea.”
Chelsea Handler was in a feisty mood at the TCA press tour today, promoting her new NBC sitcom “Are You There, Chelsea?” She even took a sideswipe at her benefactors on E!