Earlier this season on 2 Broke Girls, Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behrs) realized their dream of owning a cupcake shop. That dream quickly became a nightmare when they ran out of cash and couldn't pay the rent. The cherry on top? A car came careening through the store's front window. But in Monday's season finale (9/8c, CBS) the girls may get a second chance. That's if they're still speaking to each other.
CBS Entertainment president Nina Tassler is proud of CBS's stable, which continues to help make it TV's most-watched network.
Beth Behrs has a secret. Up until a few weeks ago, she'd never baked a single cupcake. "I'm not very savvy in the kitchen," she reveals coyly. "We're around them all day, everyday [on set] and one Sunday I was learning lines for a cupcake-heavy episode and thought, 'I'm going to bake cupcakes.' But I have to admit, it was a Betty Crocker mix."
Michael Patrick King wants to make something clear: 2 Broke Girls is not a racist show. As for all the inappropriate jokes, they're just "classy-dirty," OK?
The 2 Broke Girls creator met with reporters at CBS' winter TV previews Wednesday, during which he was asked to defend the show's ethnic stereotypes and off-color humor, particularly in scenes involving the characters with whom down-on-their luck waitresses (Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs) work at a Brooklyn diner.
"I find it comic to...
"We had an amazing year, a phenomenal year," CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler told reporters at the Television Critics Association winter TV previews Wednesday.
But despite the network's success — it is No. 1 in both total viewers and in the adults 18-49 demographic through the first half of the season and successfully relaunched Two and a Half Men — CBS has created a bit of controversy with shows including 2 Broke Girls and The Talk.
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The biggest critical complaint about breakout hit comedy 2 Broke Girls is the show's sometimes offensive humor and its broad racial stereotyping of the characters Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behrs) work with at the diner...