Review: CBS' '2 Broke Girls' & NBC's 'Whitney'

Every new TV season seems to have an It Girl, and this one has two obvious candidates: Zooey Deschanel and Whitney Cummings. Deschanel (whose FOX sitcom "New Girl" I'll be reviewing tomorrow) has her face on all those billboards, but I think Cummings wins the title because she has two different shows debuting this week: CBS' "2 Broke Girls," which she co-created, and NBC's "Whitney,"which she created and stars in. 

NBC has given "Whitney" its best available comedy timeslot, Thursdays at 9:30 after "The Office." CBS is debuting "Broke Girls" tonight after the first "Two and a Half Men" with Ashton Kutcher (starting next week, it'll air Mondays at 8:30 after "How I Met Your Mother"), and executives are boasting that it's the highest-testing pilot (drama or comedy) in CBS history.(*) Both networks seem extremely high on Cummings and her shows. Read More...


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