Chock it up to his induction into the TV Academy Hall of Fame. After a tumultuous year battling his former Two and a Half Men star Charlie Sheen, notoriously tight-lipped executive producer Chuck Lorre was in a decidedly chipper mood March 1 at the Beverly Hills Hotel, cracking Sheen jokes and spilling secrets about his show's upcoming plots.
For Mike & Molly's Billy Gardell, seeing co-star Melissa McCarthy win an Emmy was sweet revenge for the show's naysayers in Season 1
"Melissa winning says a lot about our show and says a lot about her talent," he told TVGuide.com. "Not everyone is going to like you, and that's just life but there are 14 million people a week that do, so we'll take that...
Emmy season is under way! Over the next two weeks, Emmy voters will be checking off names and shows they think are worthy of getting a nomination come July 14. We here at TVGuide.com have a few picks in mind ourselves. Next up: our dream ballot for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy:
Mike & Molly wants to have the last laugh in the Marie Claire debacle.
The CBS sitcom will make a "tiny nod" in Monday's Thanksgiving episode to the magazine's infamous blog post, "Should 'Fatties' Get a Room? (Even on TV?)," in which sex-and-relationship blogger Maura Kelly said overweight TV characters shouldn't be intimate because they gross her out.
Mike & Molly creator calls Marie Claire blog post "hateful"
"It's a very eloquently ...
While this fall's other new shows are predictably populated by hard-bodied lawyers, cops and teenagers, executive producer Chuck Lorre (The Big Bang Theory) broke the mold with Mike & Molly — a sitcom featuring shockingly normal-seeming people. With charming one-liners replacing six-pack abs, stand-up comic Billy Gardell and Gilmore Girls alum Melissa McCarthy not only look like average Americans, but their honest, vulnerable romance somehow makes even fat jokes feel warm and cuddly. ...