Martin Lawrence Cops Out in CBS Comedy Pilot

Martin Lawrence is returning to the small screen with a starring role in an upcoming CBS comedy pilot. The as-yet-untitled project will star Lawrence as a widowed father of two who enrolls in the police academy to become a cop at the age of 46 after losing his construction job. The project, which will be […]

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Rob Schneider Comedy Gets Premiere Date on CBS

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – CBS announced its midseason schedule Monday, revealing the premiere dates for the new Rob Schneider comedy “ROB!” as well as the season premiere date for Season 3 of “Undercover Boss.” “ROB!” which stars Schneider as a bachelor who marries into a tight-knit Mexican family, will bow January 12 […]

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CBS’ ‘Gentleman’ Canceled After Just Two Episodes

UPDATED: “How to Be a Gentleman” has been canceled after only two episodes have aired, making the CBS sitcom the fourth new network series to be axed so far in the new season. The news that “Gentleman” has already ceased production was reported here following the news that CBS had pulled “Gentleman” from its Thursday […]

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CBS Wins Thursday Despite ‘Gentleman’ Debut

CBS didn’t exactly get a big bang out of the premiere of its new fall sitcom “How to Be a Gentleman” Thursday night. The new comedy starring Kevin Dillon and David Hornsby (who also created the series) drew 8.959 million viewers in its debut Thursday at 8:30 p.m./7:30c, following a new episode of “The Big […]

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FX Announces New Comedy ‘Unsupervised’ From ‘Sunny’ Vets

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – On the same day “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” returns for its seventh season, FX announced a new comedy from three of its writers: the animated “Unsupervised” has a 13-episode order and will be paired with fellow animated comedy “Archer” in January. The series was created and executive […]

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CBS Unveils 3 New Dramas, 2 New Comedies For Fall

By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK — CBS is prying loose “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” from its long-time Thursday slot next fall to make room for a new drama from “Lost” creator J.J. Abrams, the network announced Wednesday. That thriller, “Person of Interest,” will star former “Lost” cast member Michael Emerson. “CSI” moves to Wednesday in […]

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