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Bazinga! CBS Renews The Big Bang Theory Through 2016-17 Top comedy earns another long-term pickup

Nerds rejoice: CBS has renewed The Big Bang Theory for another three years, ensuring that Leonard, Sheldon and the rest of the gang will be yukking it up through the…

March 12, 2014, 12:52 PM EDT

CBS Picks Up Bad Teacher Network commits to sixth new comedy for 2013-14

A week after presenting its 2013-14 prime-time schedule at Carnegie Hall, CBS on Wednesday announced it has picked up another new series. The network has scooped up Sony Pictures Television’s Bad…

May 22, 2013, 5:09 PM EDT

CBS Pumps Up Its Fall Comedy Lineup Net schedules four new sitcoms and bulks up Thursday night chuckle block

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. The top-rated…

May 15, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT

ABC, CBS Firm Up Their Fall Schedules Nets heavy up on comedy, part ways with underperforming legacy series

On the Friday night before the TV world converges on New York for the upfronts, word about their respective orders, renewals and cancelations is starting to trickle in from the…

May 10, 2013, 11:55 PM EDT

Angusgate: Much Ado About Nothing Whether he stays or goes, Two and a Half Men star has little impact on show

For those of us quietly hoping that Two and a Half Men co-star Angus T. Jones would embark on a Tiger Blood/Bitchin’ Rock Star From Mars media junket following his…

November 28, 2012, 1:54 PM EST

Chuck Lorre Eyes Drama Development Showrunner re-ups with WBTV in 4-year pact

After all but singlehandedly stocking CBS’ comedy larder, Chuck Lorre is looking to branch out into drama. Lorre, the creator of the CBS hits Two and a Half Men, The Big…

September 5, 2012, 6:06 PM EDT

Bang Bang Pow Pow: TBS Wins Quarterly Ratings Race 'The Big Bang Theory' is a cable game changer

Mad Men may be the ultimate critical darling and The Walking Dead a relentless devourer of GRPs, but the most transformative show on basic cable is actually a broadcast hand-me-down. According…

March 27, 2012, 10:18 PM EDT

Of Price and Men: Kutcher, Lorre Ponder 10th Season 'Two and a Half Men' renewal likely, costly

Ashton Kutcher played it coy when asked if Two and a Half Men would be renewed for a 10th season, but the Nielsen ratings say Walden Schmidt is a lock…

March 13, 2012, 5:28 PM EDT

Viewers Flock to Sheen-Free 'Two and a Half Men' CBS wins first night of season with Kutcher, '2 Broke Girls'

The numbers are in and they speak for themselves: Charlie don't channel surf. Or rather, his fans don't. Charlie Sheen on Monday night was given a less-than-reverent sendoff from Two and…

September 20, 2011, 3:53 PM EDT

Sheen Preens: New 'Two and a Half Men' Will Be a 'No-Show' Latest tirade against CBS delivered via TMZ

Charlie Sheen has launched yet another attack on Two and a Half Men co-creator Chuck Lorre, spewing vitriol at his former boss in a 280-word screed sent to intermediary TMZ. Flying…

April 29, 2011, 1:01 PM EDT

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