| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"Ground Floor," which premieres Thursday on TBS, is a serviceable three-camera comedy from Bill Lawrence, who co-created "Cougar Town" and created "Scrubs," and Greg Malins, who has writing and producing credits on "Friends," "How I Met Your Mother" and...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
When he was in his early 20s, Bill Lawrence landed his first staff writing job on ABC's "Billy." In the first days of his new sitcom gig, he would get hungry and would secretly take food, mostly cereal.
"Finally the executive producer came around and he...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:40 PM
The long-awaited fifth season of "Community" officially returns to NBC's schedule on Jan. 2 with back-to-back episodes. The new season is also the return of the show's creator, Dan Harmon, to the writers' room. And to make it clear that he's back, the...
| May 10, 2013
| 12:46 PM
NBC continued to flesh out its 2013-14 schedule on Friday, ordering a remake of the 1960s and '70s detective drama "Ironside," plus a cop-show spin-off of "Chicago Fire."
The network also added "Undateable," a young-adult sitcom starring Chris D'Elia as...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Bill Lawrence's "Cougar Town" will return with new episodes in 2014, and it will be joined by his new comedy, "Ground Floor," co-created with "2 Broke Girls" writer Greg Malins.
The series, which is expected to premiere its 10-episode first season in...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Fish have to swim. Birds have to fly. Marc Cherry has to write women.
At least that's how the creator of "Desperate Housewives" explains why he jumped into another female-heavy series after a headline-grabbing run with his ABC drama that included...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 12:44 PM
It's a time-proven format for romantic comedy: Balance the more or less conventional love story between one couple with a more volatile relationship between their best friends.
Shakespeare used it brilliantly in "Much Ado About Nothing," where...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 1:12 PM
NBC renewed "The Office," "Parks and Recreation" and "Community" for the 2011-12 season on Thursday.
It will be the third season for "Community," which stars Chicago native Danny Pudi, and a fourth for "Parks and Recreation." "The Office" will be back...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:18 PM
Wine lovers, "Cougar Town" will return Feb. 14.
The Courteney Cox sitcom will premiere its will premiere its 15-episode Season 3 at 7:30 p.m. CT, the time slot held briefly by the now canceled "Work It." ABC made the announcement Tuesday.
The news comes...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Giant glasses of wine, shirtless dancing, Tom butting in on the cul-de-sac crew. "Cougar Town" is back!
The sitcom will make its triumphant return January 8—that's a Tuesday—at its new TV home on TBS. Cast members made the announcement...
| May 7, 2009
The delayed ratings for Monday, May 4 and Tuesday, May 5 have finally seen the light of day, and as usual "Dancing with the Stars" and "American Idol" led their respective networks to victory.
ABC averaged a 10.7 rating/17 share on Monday night. CBS took...