Rules of Engagement
It's another hail mary for the comedy that just won't die.
CBS has renewed Rules of Engagement for a seventh season set to premiere sometime midseason, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Poppy Montgomery,Adam Goldberg
Following its pick-up of seven new series, CBS has axed first-year shows Unforgettable, NYC 22 and Rob, Deadline reports.
Unforgettable, starring Poppy Montgomery as a detective who has the ability to remember everything, premiered strong in...
Sela Ward and Gary Sinise
It's nail-biting time for fans of programs that haven't yet been picked up for next season. As network executives make their final decisions next month on which shows to renew and which ones to cancel, low ratings across the board aren't making their jobs any easier.
It used to be pretty clear which shows were hits and what could be deemed a flop. But this spring, primetime ratings have once again slumped to levels ...
Give a gold star — or whatever qualifies as a decent grade at Greendale Community College these days — to NBC for the smart decision to bring back Community while CBS was preoccupied with NCAA March Madness for several weeks. This allowed the very cult ...
Patrick Warburton and Megyn Price
Every now and then, Rules of Engagement creator Tom Hertz visits the show's message board on CBS.com. Outside of the requisite "Who's hotter?" polls, there are always a dozen or so threads about the same topic.
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"'This is still on?' 'Was it canceled?' 'Is it coming back?' and so on and so forth," he tells TVGuide.com. "It's usually positive. I mean, if you take the ...
Sifting through the proverbial critic's notebook, a quick look back at some of the week's more memorable TV happenings:
Let's start with the death we didn't see coming: By which I mean HBO putting down Luck. With only two episodes to go in its underwhelming (though beautifully acted and shot) first season, the show was abruptly canceled two episodes into production on a Season 2 that probably shouldn't have been green-lighted in the first place. The reason wasn't ratings, which were dismal, but the third accidental death of a horse on the set (two died during Season 1). Which is...
Awake didn't open to huge numbers for NBC, but it wasn't a complete nightmare.
The long-awaited drama's series premiere bowed to 6.2 million viewers and a 1.9 ratings in the adults 18-to-49 demo on Thursday. That's a massive 44 percent and 58 percent improvement on ...
Big Bang Theory
The ratings keep getting bigger for The Big Bang Theory — and they keep getting smaller for American Idol.
The hit sitcom bested Idol outright for the first time in both viewership and the adults 18-to-49 demo Thursday, drawing 16.1 million and a 5.2, improving a tenth from last week. Idol averaged 15.4 million and a 4.4 (down 14 percent in the demo) for the hour. During the ...
The Big Bang Theory continued to dominate over American Idol head to head on Thursday, but it was a down night overall.
The hit sitcom scored 15.5 million viewers and a 5.0 rating in the adults 18-to-49 demo, easily trumping ...
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Question: I watched the first episode of Smash this week and I enjoyed it. I like the cast, the music and the dancing, and the overall "Broadway" feel of the show. I just can't find myself going along with what is apparently the central idea of the show, which is that Katharine McPhee would make a better Marilyn than Megan Hilty. Really? Don't get me wrong, I love ...