CBS has more shows about geniuses than any other network ever -- forensic and detective shows, threat-of-the-week shows, The Big Bang Theory -- at least a dozen programs, dwarfing the number of CBS shows about idiots (Big Brother).
I saw Debra Messing on The Today Show talking about how much she loved the script. What script was she reading? Matt Lauer asked her if her character in TMOL was the same as Grace Adler in Will & Grace. She didn't deny it.
Knee deep amidst the network upfront announcements of axes swung and shows born and reborn comes a dire New York Times business article. The end of every TV season brings predictions of TV's demise. Is The End really near?
Once upon a time what you didn't see was sexy. There was just a little less showing and as a result, what showed had impact. The era of the oversharing has descended upon us and bemoan it we may but turn away we do not.
Was it a PR move after their new drama The Playboy Club became the first show axed this season? Or was it because NBC had essentially put its reputation on the line for Whitney and refused to accept anything less than praise?
"These women were college educated, spoke multiple languages, were traveling the world... they didn't want to become secretaries, teachers, or wives at that point in their lives. They just wanted some adventure."