| May 14, 2014
| 7:28 AM
"Two and a Half Men" will end its run after its upcoming 12th season on CBS.
CBS entertainment chairman Nina Tassler made the announcement Wednesday during the network's press briefing ahead of its presentation to advertisers.
"Chuck Lorre is creating...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Melissa McCarthy, starring in "The Heat" (which opens Friday) with Sandra Bullock, is a talented comedic actress, on screens big ("Bridesmaids") and small ("Mike and Molly"). But she seems to have had to spend a lot of time talking to interviewers...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:32 PM
From Seth MacFarlane and some other producers behind the hit "Family Guy," "Dads" is a new Fox comedy about the often-shaky dynamic between aging fathers and their adult sons who are horrified by their behavior and views.
But the series was anything but...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Melissa McCarthy is having a nice film career, so how come her CBS sitcom, "Mike & Molly," isn't turning into a major TV hit?
"Mike & Molly" returned for its fourth season last week with less-than-robust ratings: 9.2 million total viewers, according...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:31 AM
Like I said in my review of Sunday's telecast, you ultimately have to praise any broadcasters who can maintain their focus for more than five hours as CBS Sports did Sunday in telecasting the Ravens loss to the Bears.
Five hours, a long delay and much...
| May 15, 2013
| 8:20 AM
NEW YORK -- Wrapping up a season in which it will finish first in both viewers and the crucial adults 18-49 demographic that advertisers favor, CBS unveiled a fall television schedule with four new comedies and two dramas.
For CBS, the win in adults 18-...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:36 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing if my back pain has abated enough for exercise.
The Skinny: I watched "League of Denial" on "Frontline" about the NFL's response (or lack thereof) to the concussion issue. Tough stuff. You can find it online if you missed...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
CBS is making big changes to its Monday night lineup after a disappointing start in the new fall television season.
Gone after just two episodes is the new situation comedy "We Are Men," which was airing in the 8:30 p.m. time slot. "We Are Men," which...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Modern Family" has won the comedy series Emmy for each of its three seasons. Other shows that have gone the three-peat route — "30 Rock," "Taxi," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "All in the Family" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show" — were denied a...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:09 AM
Here are some notable shows on TV during the week of Nov. 4 to Nov. 10.
Monday, Nov. 4
Mike & Molly
8 p.m. Monday, CBS
A freshman comedy whose name I've already forgotten was canceled, so "Mike & Molly" is back! Chicago-area native Melissa McCarthy...
| Dec 31, 2013
It was all repeats, all the time in primetime on the broadcast networks Monday night. "Mike & Molly" scored the night's best audience in both viewers and adults 18-49, leading CBS to a win in both categories....