Allison Janney

CBS Pumps Up Its Fall Comedy Lineup

When you return as many franchise series as CBS did this year, you don’t change the schedule so much as shift the tiles around like a giant Rubik’s Cube.

Hang 10: The Year’s Most Promising Failed Pilots

Perhaps no exchange more efficiently lays bare the unsentimental heart of the TV business quite like the back-and-forth between Jules and Vincent at the beginning of Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction. As the two hit men are on their way to make a collection, Jules reveals that their boss’ wife, Mia Wallace, once starred in a pilot.