Posts Tagged ‘cbs’

Tapped In: Nanny Indicted, Fire in Morningside Heights, Baker Casting Call

Written by Paul Bisceglio on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

Aligator_Bread_Boudin_Bakery NANNY INDICTED IN SLAYING OF KRIM CHILDREN Yoselyn Ortega, the nanny arrested for fatally stabbing two children in her care in October, was formally indicted for murder last Wednesday, Nov. 28. Ortega was discovered on the evening of Oct. 25 by the children’s mother, Marina Krim, in the bathroom of the family’s West 75th Street [&hellip
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The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons Shines in Dusty Broadway Revival

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Photo by Joan Marcus One of the more improbably entertainment victories scored in the last half-decade has been the emergence of Jim Parsons as a star thanks to The Big Bang Theory, Chuck Lorre’s middle-brow CBS sitcom ode to geekdom. Parsons, an incredibly gifted actor of lanky stature and a protracted drawl, plays Sheldon Cooper, a misanthropic science genius [&hellip
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TV Review: A Gifted Man

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Blog, TV

A blue-chip NYC-theater cast (Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Ehle, Marin Ireland, Margo Martindale) can’t elevate CBS’ A Gifted Man high enough to forgive its flaws. Wilson is Michael, a wildly successful Manhattan neurosurgeon whose snobbery and wealth are punished by the sudden appearance of his dead ex-wife (Ehle)
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TV Review: 2 Broke Girls

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Blog, TV

The most entertaining aspect of 2 Broke Girls, CBS’ latest effort to be hip, is identifying which of the jokes in the pilot were written by Michael Patrick King and which by Whitney Cummings—who is perpetrating comedy murder on not one but two networks this season. King’s are easy to spot: Just follow the pun. [&hellip
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