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Chuck Lorre

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  • The Showrunner Must Go On

    The late Aaron Spelling was modest and courtly to a fault. So when asked about his storied career at the TV Critics Assn. tour years ago, he gave most of the credit to the actors, writers and artisans with whom he'd worked. When a rather naive reporter...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' postpones production amid contract negotiations

    'Big Bang Theory' postpones production amid contract negotiations
    'The Big Bang Theory' has hit a stumbling block on its way to another season. Production on the series, which was due to begin Wednesday, has been postponed as series stars including Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco continue to negotiate...
  • Emmy Supporting Nominees Break Free From Their Best-Known Roles

    No profession is more about reinvention than acting, but this year's comedy supporting acting nominees are proof that Emmy voters enjoy seeing performers break out of boxes -- even if those actors weren't so sure they were in a box in the first place....
  • Critics' Choice Awards: Double Win for Allison Janney, Matt Bomer for 'Normal Heart'

    "Orange is the New Black" is off to a strong start in TV awards season, nabbing two wins at the fourth annual Critics' Choice Television Awards. Allison Janney (pictured) has emerged a double winner at the kudofest under way at the Beverly Hilton,...
  • TV Review: 'Vicious'

    Two things become immediately clear watching PBS' Brit-com import "Vicious": One, the major networks wouldn't touch it. And two, it's too bad the show isn't sharp enough to make them regret that bias. The taboo here isn't that the main characters played...
  • 'Two and a Half Men' to kick off final season with gay-adoption storyline

    'Two and a Half Men' to kick off final season with gay-adoption storyline
    Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer are going to a chapel, and they're gonna get married. Or, rather, they're "Two and a Half Men" characters will in its final season. CBS boss Nina Tassler revealed Thursday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour that...
  • Anna Faris talks about the joys of being 'Mom' [video]

    Anna Faris talks about the joys of being 'Mom' [video]
    Anna Faris was offered the lead role on the CBS comedy "Mom" in an unusual way — not through an agent or a network executive. The show's creator, Chuck Lorre, left the script for the pilot episode on Faris' doorstep with no note attached. Faris'...
  • Chuck Lorre talks about the good mojo and humbling work of sitcoms

    Chuck Lorre talks about the good mojo and humbling work of sitcoms
    With four series in prime time this season — powerhouse comedies "The Big Bang Theory" and "Two and a Half Men," as well as more recent arrivals "Mike & Molly" and "Mom," a television academy honoree this year — Chuck Lorre has conquered the...
  • CBS casts Tea Leoni as secretary of state

    CBS casts Tea Leoni as secretary of state
    CBS for next fall has lined up Tea Leoni as the U.S. secretary of state, a thriller about stalking and a comedy about sports-crazed Boston family. The most-watched network will add four dramas and one sitcom to start the season: "Madam Secretary"...
  • John Wells Expands Production Company With New Hire

    Zach Studin has joined John Wells Productions as senior vice president of features. He will be responsible for bringing in new material, packaging new and existing projects and managing productions. He will report to Claire Rudnick Polstein, president of...
  • Series Thrive With a Single Director Instead of a Group

    The story of how "How I Met Your Mother's" Carter Bays and Craig Thomas met Pamela Fryman reads a little like the romantic comedy they were setting out to create. When the writers of CBS' newly commissioned multi-cam sitcom started looking for a...