Whitney will return for its second season on Wednesday, Nov. 14, NBC announced Thursday. It will take over the timeslot previously held by freshman comedy Animal Practice.
The NBC comedy Whitney may be returning for a second season, but one familiar face will be missing. Maulik Pancholy will not be reprising his role as Neal, Lily's (Zoe Lister-Jones) ex-fiance who realized he was gay towards the end of last season.
"Creatively the show is going more into a direction of...
The 2011-2012 TV season ended with a whimper, as all five broadcast networks posted year-to-year drops in viewership during May sweeps. But the season as a whole wasn't too bad: Sure, some big swings (Pan Am, Terra Nova) missed, but a solid 15 freshman shows (out of 45) were renewed. Here's a roundup of this year's winners and losers.
CBS' 2 Broke Girls was the year's highest-rated new comedy, averaging a strong 5.6 million viewers with adults 18-49. The show has already been upgraded to a plum 9pm time slot for fall. "That shows enormous...
NBC has renewed The Office, Parks and Recreation, Whitney and Up All Night, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
The Office will enter its ninth season. As of Thursday, NBC was working on a deal to sign John Krasinski, Ed Helms and Jenna Fischer to return. A contract has not yet been worked out for star/writer/executive producer B.J. Novak. The Office's Season 8 finale on Thursday drew 4.4 million viewers and a 2.2 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic — its lowest-rated season finale ever.
E! is venturing into scripted programming, developing drama projects from John Wells, Kevin Spacey and Phillip Noyce. Additionally, the network has picked up a talent series from Nigel Lythgoe and a talk show with Whitney Cummings.
In keeping with the network's brand, the scripted development slate features twists on pop culture. "Our strategy is centered on telling compelling stories that reflect pop culture relevancy in unique and irreverent ways, and these ...