or


[05/13/11 - 02:17 PM]
"Person of Interest," "Two Broke Girls" First to Series at CBS; Sarah Michelle Gellar-Led "Ringer" Shifts to The CW
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- CBS dipped its toes into the 2011-12 season pickup waters this afternoon with series commitments to drama "Person of Interest" and comedy "Two Broke Girls."

"Girls," from co-creators Michael Patrick King and Whitney Cummings, revolves around two struggling waitresses at a Brooklyn diner (Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs) who aspire to open their own cupcake shop. Garret Morris, Jonathan Kite and Matthew Moy also star in the project, which is set up at Warner Bros. Television.

"Interest," from Warner Bros. Television and Bad Robot Productions, tracks an ex-CIA agent (Jim Caviezel), presumed dead, who is recruited by a crazy billionaire (Michael Emerson) to help fight crime in New York City. Jonah Nolan created the hour, which is also executive produced by Bryan Burk and J.J. Abrams. Kevin Chapman and Taraji P. Henson also star.

Abrams and Burk also serve as executive producers on FOX's "Alcatraz," which received a series order earlier this week, while Cummings wrote and stars in "Whitney," which likewise got a series commitment from NBC.

[UPDATED 2:17 PM!] Meanwhile, another CBS drama pilot, "Ringer," is apparently a go... at sibling The CW. The Sarah Michelle Gellar-led series revolves around Bridget Cafferty (Gellar), a troubled young woman who, while on the run from the mob, hides out by inhabiting the life of her wealthy twin sister, Siobhan Marx (also Gellar), until she learns that her twin's life has a bounty on it as well.

Tara Summers, Ioan Gruffudd, Mike Colter and Nestor Carbonell also star. ABC Studios and CBS Television Studios are behind the project, which was created by Eric Charmelo and Nicole Snyder.





  [may 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· 2 BROKE GIRLS (CBS)
· ALCATRAZ (FOX)
· PERSON OF INTEREST (CBS)
· RINGER (CW)
· WHITNEY (NBC)





[07/24/16 - 02:40 PM]
Video: "The Vampire Diaries" Comic-Con(R) 2016 Villains Reel
Check out a glimpse of the new villainous threat for Season 8, as well as a brief first look at all-new, never-before-seen footage from the upcoming season premiere.

[07/24/16 - 02:39 PM]
Video: "The Originals" Comic-Con(R) 2016 Highlight Reel
Find out if there's any hope left for the king of New Orleans and his family.

[07/23/16 - 08:32 PM]
Anticipated Reboot of Fan Favorite Series "Mystery Science Theater 3000" Will Be Available on Netflix in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK and Ireland in the "Not-Too-Distant Future"
Original creator Joel Hodgson will be joined by comedian Jonah Ray as the new host and Felicia Day as "Kinga Forrester."

[07/23/16 - 07:19 PM]
Video: "Vixen" Season 2 Sneak Peek Highlight Reel Comic-Con(R) 2016
The sizzle is highlighted by guest appearances from The Flash, Firestorm and Weather Wizard.

[07/23/16 - 07:18 PM]
Video: "The Flash" Comic-Con(R) 2016 Highlight Reel & Season 3 First Look
The exclusive highlight reel offered attendees a first look at footage from the show's fast-approaching third season.

[07/23/16 - 07:17 PM]
Video: "Arrow" Comic-Con(R) 2016 Highlight Reel
The annual, and always on point, SDCC highlight reel featured first looks at Team Arrow 2.0 recruits Evelyn Sharp and Wild Dog.

[07/23/16 - 05:13 PM]
Video: "Scream Queens" - Panel Highlights
Check out some hilarious highlights from the show's panel at San Diego Comic-Con.

[07/23/16 - 05:12 PM]
Video: "The Exorcist" - Panel Highlights & Fan Reactions
The cast the creators discuss the all-new FOX show at San Diego Comic-Con.

[07/23/16 - 05:11 PM]
Video: "Bob's Burgers" - Panel Highlights & Cast Impressions
Take a look at some of the questions the creators and cast answered during the show's panel at San Diego Comic-Con.

[07/23/16 - 05:10 PM]
Video: "Bones" - Panel Highlights
The cast and creators talk about the past and the future of the show at San Diego Comic-Con.

[07/23/16 - 05:02 PM]
New Heroes and Villains on Board for Season Two of "DC's Legends of Tomorrow"
Plus: watch the panel's highlight reel that recapped all the exciting Season 1 action.

[07/23/16 - 04:30 PM]
Video: BBC America Releases First Look at Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency"
The series is now in production and will premiere October 22.

[07/23/16 - 04:18 PM]
Wayne Enterprises Gifted One Lucky Fan the Chance to Win $1 Million Dollars Today at the "Gotham" Comic-Con Panel
Plus: check out a sneak peek at new footage from the Season 3 premiere episode.

[07/23/16 - 03:59 PM]
Video: "Legion" Official Trailer - An Original Series from FX and Marvel
The series stars Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, Jean Smart, Katie Aselton, Jeremie Harris, Amber Midthunder - with Bill Irwin and Aubrey Plaza.

[07/23/16 - 03:20 PM]
The Newest Starfleet Ship in the "Star Trek" Television Franchise, The U.S.S. Discovery, Unveiled Today at Comic-Con International
The ship name will also serve as the official title for the highly anticipated new series, "Star Trek: Discovery," coming to CBS All Access in January 2017, following the premiere on the CBS Television Network.