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Homosexuality in Mainstream Comedy and the Confused, Fascinating Sexual […]
The fascinatingly dated 1982 mismatched buddy comedy Partners, which was just released on Blu-Ray by Olive after decades of screaming public […]
Barbra Streisand Edges Out Chris Brown for No. 1
The Social Media Graveyard of Canceled Comedies
Dozens and dozens of new shows premiere each new TV season (and mid-season, and off-season) but only a handful live to see season two. These […]
gone too soon
In Memoriam: TV Shows and Characters We Lost in 2012
Grab the tissues!
‘Partners’: The Post-Mortem
Sometimes TV shows drag their unfunny, uninteresting, yet highly rated feet across our living rooms for years. “Who let this happen?” we ponder […]
CBS Pulls the Plug on ‘Partners’
Deadline reports that CBS is canceling its new Monday night sitcom Partners. The low-rated series, starring David Krumholtz, Michael […]
Out of Its Misery
Its death was not unexpected.
Why Won’t the Networks Cancel
The Mob Doctor
In past years low-rated new shows like these would have been gone in two weeks. Here are the three reasons they’re still hanging on.
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CBS Orders Full Seasons of
The pickups keep on comin’.
fall tv 2012
After One Week, Which TV Shows Look Good and Which Seem Doomed?
NBC is actually doing okay, but Fox has some headaches.
Relax, NBC Comedy Fans, CBS’s Monday Night Sitcom Block’s Ratings Are Down […]
Just a few days after NBC’s Thursday night comedy block returned to less-than-stellar ratings, CBS’s Monday night sitcom bunch came back to a […]
Every Cliché From Last Night’s
Did you hear the one about the gay guy who liked Bette Midler? He was very gay.
matt zoller seitz
Seitz on CBS’s
: Call It Okay, But Don’t Call It Progress
When an LGBT-friendly show like this can debut and be greeted with a collective shrug, we suppose that’s kind of a positive thing?
Matt Zoller Seitz
A Tale of Two
: CBS in 2012, Fox in 1995
No such thing as too many sitcoms about BFF architects.
Let’s Rank This Fall’s New Comedies Based On Their Trailers And Who’s […]
The first episode of a comedic television series is a good indicator for what the show can become. They are also almost always not particularly […]
Is CBS Recycling a 90s Fox Sitcom with ‘Partners’?
Coming to Mondays at 8:30 on CBS this fall is Partners, a new sitcom from James Burrows that the network describes as being about “two […]
Ummm, So, CBS Announces Their Fall Schedule
Not to be all like, “CBS’s schedule – woof,” but CBS’s schedule – woof. The “big news” is they moved Two And A Half Men to Thursday nights at […]
Jesse David Fox
ABC and CBS Will Have New Comedies Too
Lost in all of the exciting new comedies melee, ABC and CBS announced some new shows as well. ABC will be bringing on four new comedies: Family […]
Jesse David Fox