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Topic: Whitney

NBC’s Go On Will Not

Network cancels Matthew Perry sitcom

The ax continues to fall at NBC, which over the last several hours has severed ties with three of the four freshman comedies that were still in contention for a…

They Took My Show Away!

Five NBC renewals spell doom for soft freshman series

On the eve of the broadcast upfronts, fans of network television would do well to recall the lessons of the classic Late Night With David Letterman bit, “They Took My…

NBC Puts Animal Practice to Sleep

Whitney returns to the Wednesday 8 p.m. slot on Nov. 14

NBC has euthanized Animal Practice. Effective Nov. 14, the freshman comedy, which stars Justin Kirk (Weeds) and Crystal the capuchin monkey (The Hangover), will be pulled out of NBC’s Wednesday night…

Fuhgeddaboudit: CBS Cancels Made in Jersey

Low-rated Friday night legal drama first to get the ax

CBS announced today that it has pulled the plug on its Friday night legal drama Made In Jersey, making it the first casualty of the fall TV season. After premiering Sept. 28…

NBC Announces Fall Schedule

Peacock bulks up on ‘The Voice,’ comedy

NBC has doubled down on its franchise musical-competition series and scripted comedy, planning fall and spring cycles of The Voice and sprinkling sitcoms across four nights.  In a Sunday conference call,…

'Bent' Out of Shape

New NBC comedy buckles under the weight of Wednesday night

NBC night found very little to laugh about Wednesday, as the network’s newest comedy offering debuted to historically poor ratings. The premiere of Bent averaged just 2.75 million viewers and a…

NBC Plays Musical Chairs With Winter Schedule

Net sets premiere dates for 3 new comedies

NBC has set premiere dates for the last of its 2011-12 slate, carving out time for two new sitcoms and a hidden-camera series starring Betty White. The Amanda Peet vehicle, Bent,…

Despite Declines, ‘American Idol’ Remains Dominant

Season 11 premiere draws a 7.4 in the demo

Season 11 of American Idol got off to a somewhat rocky start as the two-hour premiere failed to live up to last year’s debut. According to Nielsen live-plus-same day data, the…

Midseason Mucker: '¡Rob!' Sizzles, 'The Finder' Fizzles

Premiere ratings misleading in wake of 'Idol' return

Viewers largely turned their noses up at this week’s menu of midseason premieres, although the overnights for the new CBS comedy ¡Rob! were promising. According to Nielsen preliminary data, the Rob…

Information Diet: Maulik Pancholy

The '30 Rock' and 'Whitney' star keeps things balanced with a mix of Twitter, TV, and good old print

What’s the first information you consume in the morning? I use my iPhone as an alarm, so when it goes off, I pick it up and casually scroll through whatever emails…

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