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NBC DUMPING MOST OF ITS SITCOMS (Updated)

May 10, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC, which again wound up at the bottom of the ratings heap at the end of the fall season, is tossing out a slew of shows that were its worst performers, including 1600 Penn, Up All Night, Guys with Kids and Whitney. Two other comedies, 30 Rock and The Office are ending their runs, and […]

REPEATS OF POPULAR COMEDIES PUT TBS ATOP RATINGS CHART

March 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Analysts are scratching their heads over the emergence of TBS as the top-rated cable channel among the all-important 18-49 age group despite the fact that not one of its shows is listed among the top 50 on cable TV and that not one is a first-run original. Today’s (Thursday) New York Times summarized the channel’s […]

WHY DID KUTCHER LEAVE MOVIES AND RETURN TO TV?

August 25, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Why would an actor who has successfully made the transition from TV performer to movie star return to TV at the peak of his career? Ashton Kutcher, who is returning to TV as Charlie Sheen’s replacement on Two and a Half Men addressed that question on David Letterman’s TV show Wednesday night. He recalled the […]