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Scene Stealer: Why We Love The Comeback's Robert Michael Morris

Robert Michael Morris

He Plays: Mickey Deane, personal hairdresser and trusty confidant to has-been actress Valerie Cherish (Lisa Kudrow) on the HBO comedy The Comeback. "Mickey isn't just a great friend to Valerie," Robert Michael Morris says. "He's much more like a mother — and he has the patience of a saint." Make that a Saint Bernard. "We should all have a pal who is as unconditionally loyal," he adds. "Fans always say, 'Valerie is so mean to Mickey!' but he doesn't see it that way. He would walk through fire for her."

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The Comeback's Comeback, Newsroom's Final Edition, Simpsons Meets Futurama

Lisa Kudrow

Valerie Cherish is forever seeking the most flattering light — from the cameras of the hapless reality-TV crew that surround her, from the two-faced Hollywood cronies who mock her, from life itself — and the tragic comedy of HBO's The Comeback, making its own most-welcome comeback (Sunday, 10/9c) after nearly a decade off the air, is that she so rarely finds it... read more

A Return to Cherish: The Comeback Makes a Comeback

Michael Patrick King, Lisa Kudrow

She never took it personally. Nearly a decade has passed since HBO canceled Lisa Kudrow's Emmy-nominated, cult-hit comedy The Comeback — a prickly satire on Hollywood neediness — but now, in a startling mea culpa, the cable channel is reviving the series for another season. Kudrow calls the rebirth "crazy and miraculous," but you won't find her sitting around feeling vindicated.

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The Comeback Team on Valerie's Evolution and the Show's Return: "The DNA Is the Same"

Lisa Kudrow

Despite its loyal fan base and critical adoration, series co-creator Michael Patrick King and co-creator and star Lisa Kudrow admit they used to have a hard time talking about their short-lived 2005 HBO satire The Comeback for many years. "[It was] too much of an ... read more

HBO Officially Orders a New Season of Lisa Kudrow's The Comeback

Lisa Kudrow

Why yes, you can call it a comeback. After weeks of rumors, HBO finally announced on Monday that it has ordered a new season of The Comeback, the 2005 comedy starring Friends vet Lisa Kudrow and created by Sex and the City'sMichael Patrick King. Six new episodes of the series will premiere this fall...

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HBO Eyes Resurrection of Lisa Kudrow's The Comeback

Lisa Kudrow

Lisa Kudrow's The Comeback might make a ... comeback.

HBO is reportedly in discussions with series creators Michael Patrick King and Kudrow about resurrecting the comedy for a second season... read more

Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs Preview a New Window of Opportunity for 2 Broke Girls

Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs

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.

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Network Q&A: CBS' Nina Tassler on Her Fall Schedule

Nina Tassler

CBS Entertainment president Nina Tassler is proud of CBS's stable, which continues to help make it TV's most-watched network. read more

Beth Behrs Goes For Broke

Beth Behrs

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."

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Michael Patrick King: 2 Broke Girls Is Not Racist; It's "Classy-Dirty"

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... read more

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