Broadcasters aren’t succumbing to Netflix era
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — If there is a high point to Netflix's status as the "cool kids" taking over television, it may be remembered as an emotional Chuck Lorre accepting a best comedy Golden...
CBS’ ‘Big Bang Theory’ has season high as end nears
NEW YORK (AP) — As the time approaches to say goodbye to Sheldon, Amy, Leonard, Penny and the gang, the CBS comedy "The Big Bang Theory" hit a season high in popularity last week.
The 14.2 million viewers who tuned in to Thursday's episode will surely be topped, since television's most popular comedy calls it quits after 12 seasons this spring.
Studio immortalizes ‘Big Bang Theory’ as series nears finale
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Champagne briefly replaced scripts Thursday for a ceremony renaming the nondescript Stage 25 on the sprawling Warner Bros. production lot after the sitcom "The Big Bang Theory."
Still television's most popular comedy, the show will exit the airwaves and the studio it has called home for 12 years this spring.
Parson’s quality time with Hawking
LOS ANGELES It doesnt take a nuclear physicist to figure out why Young Sheldon flew out of the gate as the hottest new sitcom of the season.
As a prequel to The Big Bang Theory, viewers were bound to sample the series, if only to see how a 9-year-old version of the megahits breakout character would drive his folks batty in small-town Texas. A Thursday time slot immediately following its big brother didnt hurt, either.
What’s worse than a dumb stoner comedy?
A dumb stoner comedy with a howling laugh track.
And it’s from Chuck Lorre (“2 Broke Girls,” “Two and a Half Men”), master of all things crude and crass.
One suspects “Disjointed” is the comedy he’s wanted to make his entire life — not because of the drug material, but because having it on a streaming service such as Netflix allows him to drop so many s-bombs and f-bombs.
Profanity is often the first resort of those with nothing to say.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Big Bang Theory" is getting a spinoff about genius Sheldon's early years.
CBS said Monday that "Young Sheldon" will air this coming season.
The comedy is set during the childhood of Jim Parsons' character on the original series. The precocious 9-year-old Sheldon is living with his family in Texas and attending high school.
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