Whitney Cummings and Brian Williams Make a Cute Couple 

In today's Tweet Beat hot new celebrity couple alert, Kim Kardashian has something on her face and Ariana Grande plays with a toy. » 1/09/15 7:30pm 1/09/15 7:30pm

Diablo Cody Doesn't Care About Being Able to Roast a Chicken

In today's Tweet Beat, Diablo Cody perfectly articulates one of the most important metaphors for my life, Kelly Clarkson offers another important rule to live by and do not tell Whitney Cummings to werk unless you can back it up. » 9/23/14 7:30pm 9/23/14 7:30pm

Filthy Jokes on 2 Broke Girls Result in Outraged Viewer Complaints

From the beginning, 2 Broke Girls has attempted to push the envelope, with hipster jokes, racist jokes, and sex jokes. But newly public documents via the FCC show that some viewers cannot handle the ribald humor. » 1/06/14 1:10pm 1/06/14 1:10pm

Whitney Cummings Knows How To Make You Really, Really Jealous

In Today's Tweet Beat, Russell Simmons is trying to move on with his life, Ryan Adams starts another turf war and Whitney Cummings is having the best day. » 8/15/13 7:30pm 8/15/13 7:30pm

Marine-Turned-Underwear Heartthrob Propositioned on The Tonight Show

Alex Minsky — the Marine-turned-underwear model we sorta have a crush on — was pretty charming on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night, though clearly very nervous and fidgety (his mom was in the audience and he kept looking to her!). Leno asked him how he got sober and Minksy said, "I don't know. It wasn't my… » 6/27/13 10:30am 6/27/13 10:30am

In Which I Try My Hardest to Defend the Recently Canceled Whitney

Whitney was cancelled by NBC Thursday. No one seems sad about this. I don't even know that I am sad about it per se, except that I watched Whitney. Every episode, weekly, for two years. There. I wrote that. » 5/10/13 6:00pm 5/10/13 6:00pm

Hot Hairdos and Luscious Lip Colors at the Trevor Live Event

Last night at Trevor Live, Katy "I Kissed a Girl" Perry was honored as a Trevor Hero. As you may know, The Trevor Project is a national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. Hooray for that! And hooray for some of the… » 12/03/12 3:40pm 12/03/12 3:40pm

Whitney Cummings' New Talk Show Sounds Better than Her Sitcoms

Love You, Mean It will be a weekly half-hour show on E! (airing after The Soup) in which Cummings will chat about celebrities, relationships and pop culture. She'll be joined by guests, other comedians and a sidekick, Julian McCullough. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Whitney says: "This show gives me a chance to… » 4/30/12 4:00pm 4/30/12 4:00pm

The Blonde Kissed a Hot Asian Guy Last Night on 2 Broke Girls

After being called racist over and over, the folks at 2 Broke Girls must have decided to try and turn things around. In last night's episode, Caroline hooked up with her web developer, a tall Asian guy who speaks English perfectly. Perhaps this was meant to make up for having a silly, offensive, short Asian guy with… » 2/28/12 3:20pm 2/28/12 3:20pm

2 Broke Girls Recognized for Contribution to Racist TV Offerings

Andrew Ti, the mastermind behind Yo, Is This Racist?, has written a column for Grantland, analyzing the show's character of Han: » 1/19/12 6:20pm 1/19/12 6:20pm

Whitney Cummings Is ThisClose to Posting a 'Leave Lana Alone' Video

On her blog, comedian and laugh-track sitcom star Whitney Cummings weighs in on The Musical Controversy of Our Time, Ms. Lana Del Rey and, specifically, her instantly infamous performance on Saturday Night Live: » 1/19/12 10:40am 1/19/12 10:40am

Whitney, The Show Where 'Women Are Conniving And Dull'

In this week's New Yorker, Emily Nussbaum lays out what's wrong with Whitney and 2 Broke Girls, writing: "The problem is that Whitney is a terrible show, though in ways that resonate with our culture's debates about women and humor."
And: » 11/22/11 1:20pm 11/22/11 1:20pm

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… » 9/23/11 2:10pm 9/23/11 2:10pm

Whitney Cummings Interview Wins Stereotype Bingo

If the ads promoting Whitney Cummings's eponymous new sitcom are in any way indicative of the quality of the show itself, it will be at best mildly irritating and at worst a parody inviting but dismaying indicator of a lack of creativity in television, a harbinger of a new Dark Age in scriptwriting. An indicator that… » 9/18/11 12:30pm 9/18/11 12:30pm

Critics: Fall TV Lineup Is Really Sexist

A subway station I walked through last night was taken over by advertisements for NBC's fall lineup, dominated by images of women in contradictory roles. Bunnies in The Playboy Club (and, not far away, vintage flight attendants on ABC'sPan-Am.) Frazzled moms on Up All Night. Maria Bello looking badass on Prime Suspect » 9/16/11 6:55pm 9/16/11 6:55pm

Ladies So Hot On TV This Fall, For Real

Girls who like girls on TV, rejoice: "There's a major uptick this fall in sitcoms about young single women, and, even better, several of these shows were created by female writers," writes New York's Emily Nussbaum. But will it reverse the depressing drop of women onscreen and behind the scenes seen in the last… » 8/23/11 4:35pm 8/23/11 4:35pm

Roger Ebert Wins New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest

Today in Tweet Beat, Roger Ebert is psyched to have finally won the New Yorker cartoon caption contest, after sending in weekly submissions since the contest began. Plus, Jane Fonda dresses up as the Easter Bunny. » 4/25/11 7:30pm 4/25/11 7:30pm

The Situation Completely Bombs At The Trump Roast

The Situation was part of the dais at last night's Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump and it's very clear that he isn't cut out for performing comedy. He was so bad that it almost seemed like the writers of the roast gave him shitty jokes so he would intentionally bomb, allowing for a running joke for the rest of… » 3/16/11 11:30am 3/16/11 11:30am

Toni Braxton Is Considering Posing For Playboy

Today in Tweet Beat, Toni Braxton is interested is getting "tastefully" nude, while Adrianne Curry is interested in having a baby. Plus, celebrity dogs! » 1/04/11 7:30pm 1/04/11 7:30pm