Posts tagged "sitcoms"

New Shonda Rhimes Show Is In The Works

Attention lovers of “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Scandal” and “How To Get Away With Murder,” Shondaland has a new show in the works, and this time it’s a comedy. Woo hoo!
The show will be called “Splitsville” and was conceived by “Trophy Wife” creators Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins. It will portray divorced residents of a suburba…

Katrin Higher / August 23, 2015

“Too Many Cooks” Is The Weirdest/Best Thing Adult Swim Ever Did

I dare you to watch all 11+ minutes without going completely nuts. [YouTube]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 7, 2014

Study: “27 Dresses” And “The Bachelorette” Are Messing With Your Love Life

Researchers have found evidence that watching rom-coms and sitcoms impact our views on love. TV seems to shape our view of reality in every other realm of life, so I’m not exactly shocked it’s also true for romance.

Why Dave Is Still Single, a study by University of Michigan researchers, asked participants how frequently…

Claire Hannum / June 27, 2014

The Dunphys’ “Modern Family” House Is For Sale — But Can You Guess How Much It Costs?

If you watch “Modern Family” and envy the chaotic, hilarious lives of the Dunphys, perhaps you’d be interested in moving in with them? OK, you wouldn’t really be moving in with Phil, Claire, Haley, Alex, and Luke, but you would own the famous house they live in on the show. This piece of sitcom real…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 11, 2014

10 Life Lessons We Learned From TV Moms

We’ve learned a lot of important lessons from our own moms, but we’ve probably learned even more from watching sitcoms (sorry, Mom!). In honor of Mother’s Day, we thought it would be fun to compile some life lessons we’ve learned from TV Moms over the years. After the jump, check out our list, and please…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 11, 2012

The Best Worst Very Special Episodes Ever

This supercut of “Very Special Episodes” tackling difficult issues runs the gamut from “Saved by the Bell’s” Jesse Spano “I’m so excited” on speed rant, to the “Dinosaurs” does steroids. But my own VSE fave? How about the time Tom Hanks played the alcoholic uncle on “Family Ties” and got drunk on Michael J. Fox’s

Julie Gerstein / October 18, 2011

Fred Durst & 9 Other Musicians-Turned-Sitcom Stars

We were more than a little surprised to hear that former Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst — he who, at one time, so craved “the nookie” — would be getting his own sitcom. In it, he’ll be starring as a variation on Fred Durst — a meta-Durstian meditation on fame, celebrity and the vagaries of…

Julie Gerstein / October 14, 2011