Big Bang wedding sure to be a ratings crasher

With Sheldon and Amy tying the knot, Thursday night’s 11th season finale of The Big Bang Theory is sure to be a ratings grabber. In the most recent available national total ratings tally from Numeris (the week of April 23-29), the CBS sitcom was the No. 1 show in English Canada with 3,221,000 CTV viewers.… Read on



TCA18 Set Visit: Young Sheldon

The 2018 winter TCA press tour is coming to a sleepy end this week. PBS shuts things down with a panel featuring Bill Nye the Science Guy on Wednesday. The usual “death march with cocktails” was more “with Sominex” this January as overall energy levels seemed down among participants not starring in a re-boot of Roseanne.… Read on


Two and a Half Men: 2003 – 15

If both Sheldon and Leonard left The Big Bang Theory would you still watch? Consider then how Two and a Half Men continued to be a giant profit centre for Warner Bros. Television and CBS after shedding both Charlie Sheen and Angus T. Jones. Whatever you think of the merits of the series–and most critics… Read on


Critics get a big bang out of their Evening with Chuck Lorre Productions

BURBANK, Calif.–Thursday night, critics took a trip over to Mr. Lorre’s neighbourhood. That would be on the Warner Bros. Studio lot, where sitcom King Chuck Lorre produces four CBS sitcoms: The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men, Mike & Molly and Mom. The sitcoms make, like, a bazillion dollars for the studio as… Read on



Lear and Reiner rock 29th annual TCA Awards

TV legends Norman Lear and Rob Reiner do Nixon and Haldeman BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.–TV’s top stars and showrunners turn up year after year at the Television Critics Association Awards–and they don’t come for the hardware.It happened again Saturday as one A-lister after another took the stage at the Beverly Hilton ballroom to accept whats Louis… Read on


Paley exhibit “Television Out of the Box” a winner

Looks like Linda Carter had her face lifted BEVERLY HILLS, CA–Ever wanted to sit in the Seinfeld Monk’s Diner booth? Get right up close to the ER doctor and nurse name tags? Get close enough to Wonder Woman’s boots that you can smell them?Well, that last one is pretty sick. But if you can’t get… Read on