CBS Gets ‘Big Bang’ in the Ratings on Thursday

“The Big Bang Theory” continued its reign as network TV’s highest-rated show on Thursday night, followed by “The Mentalist.” The fact that both shows are on CBS helped the Eye network win the night, according to Nielsen overnight ratings. “Big Bang” drew 13.631 million viewers at 8/7c, while “The Mentalist” had 12.89 million from 10 […]

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CBS Gives ‘2 Broke Girls’ Full-Season Order

Whitney Cummings is living up to her It Girl title. One day after NBC announced a full-season order of her self-starring comedy, “Whitney,” CBS has revealed they’re picking up “2 Broke Girls” for a full season. The news came via CBS’s Twitter feed on Wednesday: “This Just In: #1 new comedy #2BROKEGIRLS picked up for […]

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NBC Gives Full-Season Orders to Comedies ‘Up All Night’ and ‘Whitney’

NBC has ordered full-season pickups of freshman comedies  “Whitney” and “Up All Night,” the network announced Tuesday. “We made comedy an important goal for us this season and I’m very pleased to be making full-season commitments to both ‘Whitney’ and ‘Up All Night’,” said NBC entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt. “We’re thrilled with the creative direction […]

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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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Does ‘It Girl’ Whitney Cummings Have a Shortcoming?

She’s tall, pretty and smart. She’s also an outrageous stand-up comic known for her raunchy jokes on “Chelsea Lately” and several Comedy Central Roasts. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from The University of Pennsylvania in three years. She’s 29. With “Whitney” and “2 Broke Girls,” she has two shows on primetime TV. She’s making great […]

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