New Girl Creator on Female Characters: 'There Is a Double Standard'

Tonight is the season finale of the truly funny/weird/relatable sitcom New Girl, which has been surprisingly enjoyable and amounting to much more than its marketing would lead one to believe. The Fox slogan "simply adorkable" doesn't really reflect what the show is about: Being neurotic, constructing a family from… » 5/08/12 3:50pm 5/08/12 3:50pm

Whitney Debuts With Forced Laughter & Possible Rape Joke

NBC has been heavily promoting Whitney Cummings' new sitcom, Whitney, and last night we got to see what all the hubbub was about. The show centers around Whitney and her boyfriend Alex. They've have been together three years, but Whitney is not interested in getting married because there's been so much divorce in her… » 9/23/11 2:10pm 9/23/11 2:10pm

What Ever Happened To The Black Television Sitcom?

One of my favorite sitcoms of all time is "A Different World," the "Cosby Show" spin-off series that followed the lives of students at Hillman College, a fictional historically black college located in Virginia. Though the series had a slow first season, "A Different World" ultimately managed to captivate audiences and was… » 5/26/11 6:05pm 5/26/11 6:05pm