Omg, Whitney Cummings has a new show and she is like totally taking over the TV world and, like, who gave her a new show anyway? She’s like, totally terrible! More
Topic: Two Broke Girls
NBC star Whitney Cummings has been a lightning rod for negative attention this TV season. Sheâ€™s got two shows in prime time, both of which are part of the reason this was supposed to â€śthe season of funny women ruling prime time.â€ť Thereâ€™s reason to believe that she could have been our next funny feminist icon. The problem is that a lot of women donâ€™t like her. Or her shows.
I never thought Iâ€™d be a Whitney apologist, but I think some of the vitriol aimed at Whitney Cummingsâ€™ eponymous show is misplaced tall poppy syndrome.
Not since CougarTown has a show been more poorly titled. More
The fall TV season is underway and, despite the ever-lower numbers of women in the writersâ€™ rooms, itâ€™s being hailed as the year of the women: 17 out of the 25 new scripted shows on the Big Five networks are female-centered and many were created by women. In this series, comedian Leila Cohan-Miccio watches the new female-centered shows and evaluates how realistic their portrayals of women actually are. And now, the first of this week’s two Whitney Cummings-penned pilots, 2 Broke Girls. More