Sitcoms

This image released by CBS shows Kunal Nayyar, from left, Simon Helberg, Melissa Rauch, Jim Parsons, Mayim Bialik, Johnny Galecki and Kaley Cuoco appear in a scene from the long-running comedy series "The Big Bang Theory." The popular series will end in 2019. (Erik Voake/CBS via AP)
August 22, 2018 - 3:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says the upcoming 12th season of "The Big Bang Theory" will be the last. It's the most popular comedy on television. The series began as geeky physicist roommates portrayed by Jim Parsons and Johnny Galecki and expanded to include their friends, girlfriends and then wives. Other...
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August 10, 2018 - 7:26 am
LONDON (AP) — Almost 15 years after it was canceled, "Friends" is still there for British viewers. The catchphrase-generating New York sitcom is the most popular show on U.K. streaming services, beating big-budget original productions from Netflix and Amazon. Research by U.K. broadcast regulator...
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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2016 file photo, David Schwimmer arrives at the 2016 FX Winter TCA in Pasadena, Calif. NBC announced that Schwimmer will have a recurring role on “Will & Grace” as Grace’s new love interest. The program returns for a second season on Oct. 4. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
August 09, 2018 - 7:16 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former "Friends" star David Schwimmer will appear on "Will & Grace" as a new love interest for Debra Messing's character. NBC said Wednesday that Schwimmer will play opposite Messing's Grace on the sitcom revival that's back Oct. 4 on NBC. Schwimmer isn't the only familiar...
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FILE- In this Sept. 15, 2014 file photo, Charlotte Rae arrives at the 2014 PALEYFEST Fall TV Previews - "The Facts of Life" Reunion in Beverly Hills, Calif. A spokesman for Rae, who played a wise and caring housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom "The Facts of Life," says the actress has died. She was 92. Spokesman Harlan Boll said Rae died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, at her Los Angeles home. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
August 06, 2018 - 12:11 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlotte Rae, who played a wise and patient housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom "The Facts of Life" during a career that encompassed many other TV roles as well as stage and film appearances, has died. She was 92. Rae died at her Los Angeles home...
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Stephen Hill, from left, Zachary Knighton, Peter M Lenkov, Jay Hernandez, Perdita Weeks, Tim Kang and Eric Guggenheim participate in the "Magnum P.I" panel during the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
August 05, 2018 - 9:11 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news Sunday from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. "MURPHY" AND METOO "Murphy Brown" will weigh in on the MeToo movement when the series starring...
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FILE - In a Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 file photo, "60 Minutes" Executive Producer Jeff Fager poses for a photo at the "60 Minutes" offices, in New York. Fager is delaying his return from vacation until a probe into sexual misconduct claims wraps up. CBS hired two outside law firms to investigate CEO Les Moonves after a New Yorker article published claims of sexual misconduct from six women spanning three decades. The article also contained allegations of inappropriate behavior by Fager. Fager has denied any wrongdoing. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 05, 2018 - 7:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The executive producer of the CBS news show "60 Minutes" is delaying his return from vacation until an investigation into sexual misconduct claims at the network wraps up. Meanwhile, CBS Entertainment President Kelly Kahl told reporters on Sunday that CBS isn't saying it's perfect...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" in Los Angeles. The CBS board said Friday, July 27, 2018, it was investigating allegations of “personal misconduct” involving Moonves. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
July 30, 2018 - 5:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS will keep CEO Les Moonves in place during an investigation of sexual misconduct charges against him, the company said. It will hire an outside counsel to conduct the probe. On Friday a New Yorker article quoted six women who accused Moonves of sexual misconduct over a span of...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" in Los Angeles. The CBS board said Friday, July 27, 2018, it was investigating allegations of “personal misconduct” involving Moonves. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
July 30, 2018 - 4:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on CBS CEO Les Moonves facing sexual harassment allegations (all times local): 4:15 p.m. CBS says it will keep CEO Les Moonves in place while an outside counsel investigates sexual misconduct allegations against him. The company also says it will postpone its annual...
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