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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

CBS Boss Downplays Controversies on 2 Broke Girls, Talk and Person of Interest

Kat Dennings

"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... read more

Name That Tune: This Fall's New TV Theme Songs

Zooey Deschanel

Kelsey Grammer was at a Robert Plant concert in Los Angeles this spring when the rocker and his Band of Joy performed the track "Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down." Listening to the song's lyrics as he sat in the Greek Theatre audience, Grammer realized the song was a perfect match for his character on Starz's Boss, the mercurial mayor of Chicago.

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Legally Blonde's Jennifer Coolidge Joins 2 Broke Girls

Jennifer Coolidge

Look who's soon to be knocking on Max and Caroline's door.

Jennifer Coolidge is joining the cast of 2 Broke Girls as the new neighbor of Max (Kat Dennings) and Caroline (Beth Behrs), Deadline reports. The recurring role of Sophie was... read more

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