Tag Archives: CBS

Cedric settin’ off ‘The Neighborhood’

The Neighborhood racist, but comical.  Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Tadow, West Side! It’s never facile uprooting a family, especially when the migration entails deracinating your white kinship from a Midwestern suburb to the intransigent streets of urban Los Angeles. But that’s the racist challenge that awaits Dave Johnson (Max Greenfield) in the new CBS sitcom “The Neighborhood.” ...

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Cedric the Entertainer signs new CBS deal

Ced the Entertainer signs big CBS deal. Mass Appeal Wire Reports NEW YORK — This old dog knows new tricks. That’s because big things are in store for corpulent comic Cedric the Entertainer who recently signed a lucrative development contract with CBS television studios. Reminiscent of CBS’ 3-for-1 deal, the contractual arrangement guarantees the concoction of multiple TV scripts for ...

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Cedric starring in “Tony Take The Wheel”

Cedric hopes to save CBS image. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Amid heightened criticism for its general lack of heterogeneity, CBS has decided to go black. Network officials are taking a page from Fox Television with the multicamera comedy “Tony Take the Wheel” starring funnymen Cedric the Entertainer and Spike Feresten. The slapstick sitcom explores the kinship between ...

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Transgender actress Laverne Cox makin’ television history on CBS legal drama

Laverne Cox makes television history. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Accolades are starting to pile up for Laverne Cox. With Saturday’s series pickup of the upcoming CBS legal drama “Doubt,” Laverne will make television history by becoming the first transgender actress to portray a transgender main character on a broadcast series. The 31-year-old thespian, who was in both ...

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NCIS: Los Angeles sets its sights on No. 8

Big things in store for NCIS this fall. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — The suave crimefighting duo of LL Cool J and Chris O’Donnell went out with a bang a few days ago in the season 7 finale of “NCIS: Los Angeles.” But there’s still no word from CBS officials on when the series will return to the schedule. ...

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Shemar Moore says goodbye to Criminal Minds after eleven creepy seasons

Shemar is leaving Criminal Minds. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Ladies, brace yourself. After 11 creepy seasons, Shemar Moore is saying adios to “Criminal Minds” so that he can travel, walk his dogs and start a family. Shemar, 45, starred as FBI special agent Derek Morgan since the show began. He completed his final episode on Wednesday (March ...

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NCIS: Los Angeles goes deep undercover in ‘An Unlocked Mind’ to shut down cult

Cult members seeking classified government info. Mass Appeal Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — In this week’s season 7 update of NCIS: Los Angeles, the Naval Criminal Investigation Service’s Office goes undercover in a race against time to avert top government secrets from being auctioned off to the highest bidder. In the episode “An Unlocked Mind,” agent Sam Hanna (LL Cool ...

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