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Bad News for Whitney and Chelsea Could Be Good News for Community

NBC's Wednesday Whitney/Are You There, Chelsea? comedy block did not fare well last night, getting soundly beat by ABC reruns. Could be good news on the horizon for Community fans if NBC decides to pull one or both of those shows. Land ho!

By Hallie Cantor

The Laugh Track: A Film Noir

They call him Bickelhaupt. First name John. He's a "re-recording mixer," you know the old Hollywood type. Only thing dirtier'n his pockets is his recording studio. He moseyed on into my office first thing Monday morning, slapped my secretary [...]

By Hallie Cantor

The New Yorker Reviews Whitney

Emily Nussbaum's New Yorker review of Whitney and 2 Broke Girls is pretty spot-on. She goes beyond the usual Sarah Silverman-Chelsea Handler comparisons and notes that the Whitney of Whitney has a lot in common with Lucille Ball:

By Hallie Cantor

Community Goes Very, Very, Very Slightly Up In Ratings

After all that hullabaloo and publicity about its disappearance from NBC's midseason lineup, Community went up in the ratings last night! By one tenth of a point. Meanwhile, Whitney's slipping, which doesn't bode well for its chances when it [...]

By Hallie Cantor

There’s Finally A Funny Whitney Billboard In This Town

Genius readers Asterios and Justine followed our Halloween costume advice and went as a supernatural Whitney billboard. Nothing is a lovelier holiday ritual for a couple than dressing as a kinda-bored man and the evil vampiric shrew who wants [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Lisa Lampanelli To Guest Star On Whitney

Oh man, those dogs are going to get their asses handed to them on a plate. Lisa Lampanelli guest stars on Whitney in late October or November, stopping by as the manager of a dog pound who determines if Whitney and her manlover Alex are fit to [...]

By Halle Kiefer

NBC Stream Whitney, Up All Night On Yahoo

No doubt inspired by Fox's successful airing of the New Girl pilot on iTunes before the show's premiere, NBC will be streaming Up all Night and Whitney on Yahoo before their air times on Wednesday and Thursday night, respectively. The shows are [...]

By Halle Kiefer