Topic: How to Be a Gentleman

ABC Midseason Fail: 'Work It' an Idler

Cross-dressing comedy fizzles in Tuesday premiere

ABC’s critically savaged cross-dressing comedy Work It got off to an uninspired start Tuesday night, notching a 2.0 in the 18-49 demo—down a few ticks from the premiere of the…

'Man' Down! ABC Sends Sitcom to the Showers

Caveman comedy 'Man Up!' gets the ax

Take the “e” out of “dude” and you have a good indication of how this season’s crop of Paleolithic-man comedies is faring. Man Up!, a 22-minute compendium of fart jokes and…

CBS Profits Beat the Street, but Revenue Disappoints

Ad sales flat on tough year-to-year comps

CBS Corp.’s third-quarter profits beat Wall Street’s expectations, but the company’s net revenue fell shy of projections. Earnings added up to $338 million, or 50 cents a share, about 4 cents…

CBS Gives Full-Season Orders to ‘Person of Interest,’ ‘Unforgettable’

Network backs three of its five new series

CBS has given full-season orders to two of its new drama series, picking up nine back-end episodes of Person of Interest and Unforgettable. Executive produced by J.J. Abrams, Person of Interest…

CBS Freezes Out ‘How to Be a Gentleman’

Frosh comedy relegated to Saturday night

CBS has effectively canceled its freshman comedy How to Be a Gentleman, exiling the show to Saturday night and handing its plum post-Big Bang Theory slot to the veteran sitcom…

Crupi Calls 'Em: CBS and The CW

Adweek staff writer's final bulletin from the 2011 upfronts