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A Veteran TV Showrunner's Simple Advice on Breaking Into Showbusiness

Krista Parkinson | Posted 02.07.2017 | Education
Krista Parkinson

Be adorable. This is the practical advice veteran TV writer, former Roseanne Showrunner, and one of my mentors, Bob Myer, has been giving my USC stud...

9 of the Best-rated TV Shows Set in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 02.17.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Chances are that people who have never even been to Illinois or Chicago have some idea of what it's like here: the brutal weather, the corrupt politicians, the iconic pizza. And they probably got most of those ideas from watching TV shows set in the Windy City and beyond.

CBS Renews Basically Everything

Posted 03.13.2014 | TV

CBS renewed 18 of its series on Thursday, March 13. The renewals included nine dramas, all of its reality shows, and all but one of its comedies. ...

'Mike & Molly' ... And Kathy Bates?

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Kathy Bates may have lost her head on "American Horror Story," but now she needs to prepare for a new level of horror ... a CBS sitcom. The Wrap re...

It's Melissa McCarthy Vs. An Exercise Ball On 'Mike & Molly'

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 12.03.2013 | TV

Melissa McCarthy is one of the most gifted physical comedians working today, as evidenced by her feature film work, her guest hosting stints on "Satur...

A Pratfall Too Far

Mary Dalton | Posted 01.27.2014 | Entertainment
Mary Dalton

Mike & Molly started with promise, settled into comfortable, and descended into being nearly unwatchable by making Molly, once a dedicated fourth grade teacher, into a careening mess.

'Mike & Molly': Susan Sarandon Makes An Unexpected Move On Molly

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 11.26.2013 | TV

Don't meet your heroes. It's an important lesson exemplified by the latest episode of "Mike & Molly." In it, Susan Sarandon portrayed author Janice Co...

CBS Program Mike and Molly Says 'F*ck You' to the LGBT Community

Sue Kerr | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sue Kerr

I was stunned into silence the other night when we tuned in to the second episode of the season. In the first 15 minutes I counted a lesbian-prison-rape joke, a straight-men-perceived-as-gay joke, a Carl-kissed-a-trans-woman-ha-ha-ha joke, and a joke about said trans woman's genitals.

Molly Writes Murder Porn On 'Mike & Molly'

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment

The unraveling of Melissa McCarthy's character on "Mike & Molly" continued this week. Now that she's left teaching behind, she was ready to move on an...

'Mike & Molly Premiere Sees Melissa McCarthy Unleashed

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment

CBS has been touting this Season 4 premiere of "Mike & Molly" with the word "new." What was new about it was Molly. Melissa McCarthy's character had a...


Posted 10.09.2013 | TV

CBS has canceled "We Are Men" and will return "Mike and Molly" to the schedule on Mon., Nov. 4, the network announced Wednesday. From Mon., Oct. 14...

Mike Makes A Confession During The Tornado

Posted 05.31.2013 | TV

A tornado came to town in the "Mike and Molly" season finale (which is why the episode was rescheduled from its original May 20 airdate) and being on ...

'Mike And Molly' Finale Rescheduled After Tornado

Posted 05.28.2013 | TV

CBS' "Mike and Molly" Season 3 finale was originally supposed to air on May 20, but the episode -- which featured a tornado hitting Chicago -- was pul...

CBS Pulls 'Mike & Molly' Tornado-Set Finale

Posted 05.21.2013 | TV

CBS has pulled the "Mike & Molly" finale, titled "Windy City," from the Monday, May 20 schedule. The comedy's Season 3 finale features a tornado d...

'Mike & Molly': Molly Falls Face First Into Vince's Tub

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 10.02.2012 | TV

After a night of sexual escapades, Vince found himself incapacitated on the latest "Mike & Molly." Afraid that he might go the way of her husband, Joy...

'Mike & Molly' Premiere: Turbulence On The Way Home

Posted 09.25.2012 | TV

It was a honeymoon Mike never wanted to see come to an end on the third season premiere of "Mike & Molly." Paris -- and the food -- had been everythin...

Three Lead Characters Leave 'Body Of Proof'

Posted 08.07.2012 | TV

Big changes are afoot at ABC's "Body of Proof" for Season 3. TVLine was the first to report thatJohn Carroll Lynch is leaving the ABC medical drama...

'Two And A Half Men' Moves And More CBS Changes For 2012-2013

Posted 05.16.2012 | TV

CBS is spreading the love for the 2012-2013 TV season and making some moves. Next season, "Two And A Half Men" will follow the network's No. 1 come...

'Mike & Molly' Season Finale: Did They Get Married?

Posted 05.15.2012 | TV

On the Season 2 Finale of "Mike & Molly" (Thu., 9:30 p.m. ET on CBS) viewers wanted to know: would the pair make it down the aisle at last? Molly (...

Is Fat-Bashing Ever Okay?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 05.12.2012 | Women
Kristen Houghton

Fat jokes, demeaning comments delivered in a sarcastic tone, are a staple on comedies but despite the tired laugh-track, they're not at all funny.

TV Set Decorators Influence How We See Our Favorite Characters

Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

By KIM COOK, The Associated Press Our rooms speak volumes about us – and set decorators for television shows specialize in knowing what they can ...

'Mike & Molly' Star To Launch Plus-Size Clothing Line

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 11.30.2011 | Style

"Mike & Molly" star Melissa McCarthy had a winning night at the Emmys two weeks ago, when she picked up the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Co...

Melissa McCarthy: Shock Winner!

Posted 11.18.2011 | Entertainment

They all took the stage, but only one took home the prize. Amy Poehler got the party started, walking up on stage as her nomination was announced f...

Are Marie Claire and CBS Wagging the Dog?

Erica Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Erica Kennedy

Every time Marie Claire posts one of these counterpoint pieces, all the women who were so angry about it will read, tweet, blog, Digg them.

Dear Marie Claire and Media: Fat People Are People, Too

Josh Shahryar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josh Shahryar

A reputable international magazine for women just came forward and told millions of women that its staff thinks they're gross. It gave a bigot the platform to come out and hurt millions of people.