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  • Chuck Lorre is a man of many sitcom hats

    Chuck Lorre is a man of many sitcom hats
    CBS could very well be an acronym for Chuck's Band of Sitcoms, Chuck being Chuck Lorre, the seasoned TV show maker. The band of sitcoms are "Two and a Half Men," "The Big Bang Theory," "Mom" (all of which he created) and "Mike & Molly" (on which he serves...
  • TBS Orders Reality Show Following NBA Vet Kenny Smith

    TBS has greenlit "The Smiths," an unscripted series following NBA star Kenny Smith, his wife Gwendolyn Osborne-Smith and their five children. The series is set to shoot in Los Angeles and Atlanta. It's produced by Good Clean Fun, with Jason Carbone ("The...
  • For the record

    Chuck Lorre: In some copies of the Sept. 28 edition, the Sunday Conversation interview with TV show creator Chuck Lorre in the Calendar section said that the second-season premiere of his series "Mom" would air Monday. That premiere has been changed to...
  • Producers Guild's Norman Lear Award Goes to Mark Gordon

    Mark Gordon will receive the 2015 Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television from the Producers Guild of America at ceremonies Jan. 24. In a statement Monday, PGA awards co-chairs Todd Black and Ryan Murphy said, "Rarely do we come across an...
  • Networks' need for hit sitcoms is no laughing matter

    There's a backstage drama happening this fall on TV, and it's all about comedy. The major networks are in a sitcom slump, unable to generate the kind of magic found in shows like "Seinfeld," "Friends" and "The Big Bang Theory." ------------ For...
  • For Shonda Rhimes, a TV empire built on high drama

    For Shonda Rhimes, Thursday is Thursday. For much of America, Thursday might as well be renamed Shondaday in recognition of the TV savant's prime-time conquest. As if the back-to-back helping of "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal" weren't enough Rhimes-...
  • Chuck Lorre's Freakonomics: 'Mom' Season 1 Gets TBS Showcase

    Chuck Lorre knows one thing for sure about television: Repeats matter. To generate more sampling for his CBS comedy "Mom," Lorre had the brainstorm of setting up an unusal deal with TBS. The cabler will air reruns of the show's first season for a month...
  • Ice Bucket Challenge breaks records, shows no signs of cooling

    The Ice Bucket Challenge to raise funds for ALS research showed no signs of cooling this week, with the ALS Assn. reporting Wednesday that it had raised a whopping $8.6 million overnight. Between July 29 and Aug. 20, the organization has raised $31.5...
  • Allison Janney on Her Double Emmys Win and Post-'West Wing' Act in TV

    When "The West Wing" ended in 2006, Allison Janney was secretly terrified. She worried she would never find another TV series role as powerful as the one she held in the Bartlet administration for seven seasons. She was nervous about being typecast as...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' Star Mayim Bialik Gets 'Candid,' Talks Selfies with Texas Instruments

    "The Big Bang Theory's" Mayim Bialik is a busy woman these days. Not only is the Emmy-nominated actress starting her fourth season on the CBS laffer, but she recently signed on to host TVLand's "Candid Camera" reboot, and is the new face of Texas...
  • Emmy Awards: Evening Before Party Raises More than $2 Million for MPTF

    This year, Emmy weekend was an endurance test of parties and preening. But there were no heavy sighs about having to attend Sunday's Evening Before bash, which raked in more than $2 million for the Motion Picture Television Fund. The Emmy eve...