Sitcoms

February 11, 2019 - 11:08 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Halle Berry and Lena Waithe say they've updated the 1992 movie "Boomerang" for a new generation. Berry said the original story that focused on black characters' lives and work was innovative for its time. But Berry said the issues that millennials face today are different...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, the cast and crew of "The Big Bang Theory" accept the award for favorite network TV comedy at the People's Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Champagne is briefly replacing scripts on the set of "The Big Bang Theory." A nondescript building on the sprawling Warner Brothers production lot in Burbank known as Stage 25 was renamed Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, for the CBS sitcom that called it home for 12 years and will soon depart. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP, File)
February 07, 2019 - 9:29 pm
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...
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Executive producer Justin Spitzer, from front row left, Ben Feldman, America Ferrera, Mark McKinney and from back row left, Colton Dunn, Lauren Ash, Nico Santos and Nichole Bloom participate in NBC's "Superstore" panel during the NBCUniversal TCA Winter Press Tour on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
January 29, 2019 - 6:43 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — For Nico Santos, the role he plays on NBC's sitcom "Superstore" is personal. "I never thought in a million years I'd be involved in a project that celebrated the fullness of my identity of being queer and Asian," Santos told a TV critics' meeting Tuesday. He also appreciates...
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Jason Bateman, right, and Amanda Anka arrive at the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
January 27, 2019 - 9:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, presented Sunday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles (all times local): 6:26 p.m. Jason Bateman and Sandra Oh have won the Screen Actors Guild awards for best actors in a drama series. Bateman won for his role in...
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Anthony Ramos, left, and Bradley Cooper arrive at the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 20, 2019 - 2:53 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Oscars race may have gotten a little clearer Saturday night as the race-themed road trip drama "Green Book" drove off with the top honor at the Producers Guild Awards, winning out over presumed front-runners like "Roma," ''A Star Is Born" and "Black Panther." "When...
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Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott pushes off Los Angeles Rams inside linebacker Cory Littleton during the first half in an NFL divisional football playoff game Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
January 15, 2019 - 6:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Big Bang Theory" is picking up ratings steam in the final stretch of its 12-year run. The CBS sitcom was last week's most-watched entertainment show as total viewership ticked up to a 2018-19 season high of more than 13 million. That's according to Nielsen figures out...
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Rami Malek arrives at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
January 06, 2019 - 11:18 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, being presented live Sunday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Rami Malek has won the Golden Globe for best film drama actor for his portrayal of Queen frontman Freddie...
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December 27, 2018 - 5:43 pm
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Dec. 17-23. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Sunday Night Football: Kansas City at Seattle, NBC, 19.6 million. 2. NFL Regular Season: New Orleans at Charlotte, ESPN, 13.3 million. 3. "Sunday Night NFL Pre-kick," NBC, 12...
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This image released by ABC shows, from left, judges Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli, appear with host Tom Bergeron and Evanna Lynch and Keo Motsepe from the dance competition series "Dancing with the Stars," in Los Angeles. The Nielsen company says viewership is down for ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" franchise, which concluded its fall season on Monday. (Eric McCandless/ABC via AP)
November 20, 2018 - 5:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The dance floor is thinning over at ABC. The Nielsen company says viewership is down for ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" franchise, which concluded its fall season on Monday with country radio host Bobby Bones beating Disney star Milo Manheim, actress Evanna Lynch and model Alexis...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, celebrates his touchdown pass to wide receiver Josh Gordon, right, during the second half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
November 06, 2018 - 6:43 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — While political battles raged, viewers overwhelmingly cast their TV votes for football. Eight of the 10 most popular telecasts last week were NFL and college games or related programs, according to Nielsen ratings released Tuesday. NBC's "Sunday Night Football" Green Bay-New...
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