Well, that was no Newhart. Neither, however, was it a Seinfeld. The hour-long series finale of The Big Bang Theory was simply two more episodes that will run forever in syndication and not stand out from any that went before them — which is exactly the way executive producer Chuck Lorre must have wanted it.
Thursday night at 8 p.m., the hour-long final episode of The Big Bang Theory will bring to an end one of the greatest success stories in TV history. The show CTV took a chance on in 2007 will have racked up ten, consecutive No. 1 finishes for an entire season. Not American Idol, not The
In January of 2015, Television Critics Association members were shuttled to Warner Bros. studios for what was billed as “An Evening with Chuck Lorre Productions.” The prolific writer/executive producer/showrunner had four shows shooting at four neighbouring stages on the Warners lot at the time (including Two and a Half Men, Mike & Molly and Mom),
It’s long forgotten now but The Big Bang Theory didn’t explode right out of the gate. CBS opened it in a Monday night timeslot, ran it for seven or eight episodes and then a writers’ strike created havoc for network schedulers. In Canada, CTV had such little faith in it they originally booted it over
Normally I don’t post obits unless I have my own story to tell about an encounter with the deceased, be it through a one-on-one interview or press tour appearance. Unfortunately, I never met Doris Day, but always appreciated her triple-threat talent, especially as a singer and actress. The award-winning star and long time animal rights
Alex Trebek has always enjoyed a fine head of game show host hair. He has chosen to fight his pancreatic cancer with chemotherapy, however, and apparently he’s been hit with the usual side effect: hair loss. While it is hard to tell from watching Jeopardy! most nights, I wondered about this a week or so
Ken Kercheval was one of two actors — the other being Larry Hagman — who starred on the entire run of the TV hit of the ’80s, Dallas (1978 – 1991). The Indiana native played Cliff Barnes, the not-so-nice guy who always seemed to get outfoxed at the last minute by the prime time soap’s