'Whitney' review: If you think the ads are funny, you'll love the show


It is no easy task to write an unbiased critique of "Whitney." The few joys Whitney Cummings' new NBC comedy offers have been beaten out of it by months of one of the worst TV marketing campaigns in recent memory.With one-liners like "Whoever invented morning sex... forgot about morning breath," it seems more like a fake "Saturday Night Live" commercial for a show called "Am I Right, Ladies?" than an actual television series premiering in one of primetime's most coveted slots.And, unfortunately, these yuks are a fairly accurate representation of the humor presented on the show.Following a woman (Cummings) and her live-in boyfriend (Chris D'Elia), the two try to reinvigorate their "unconventional" relationship, with help from their cliche troupe of friends -- an idealist and her whipped boyfriend, a spicy divorcee and a player.Cummings, who also co-created CBS' strong freshman comedy "2 Broke Girls," is a legitimately funny woman, but what she brings to the...



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