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WHITNEY “The Wire” Episode 5 Photos With Party Down’s Ken Marino

WHITNEY  "The Wire" Episode 5  airs Thursday October 27 (9:30-10 p.m. ET) on NBC. Episode Synopsis : After an argument  over whether or not Alex (Chris D’Elia) uses a condescending "tone," Whitney (Whitney Cummings) decides she is going to catch her boyfriend in the act and enlists Mark’s (Dan O’Brien) help. The two scheme to set up a hidden camera in the couple’s apartment. Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones), Roxanne (Rhea Seehorn) and Neal (Maulik Pancholy) gather around the television to watch the drama unfold. Later, Alex’s brother Brian (Ken Marino, "Party Down") crashes on the couch, and old sibling rivalries come to the surface causing the two brothers to brawl. Read More... //

WHITNEY (NBC) “A Decent Proposal” Episode 4

WHITNEY  "A Decent Proposal" Episode 4 airs Thursday , October 13 at 9:30 p.m. Synopsis:  Movie night at home for Whitney (Whitney Cummings) and Alex (Chris D’Elia) ends up as a competition with each other to see who can be more romantic. Meanwhile, Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones) is on edge with anticipation that Neal (Maulik Pancholy) might propose at any minute  causing Mark (Dan O’Brien) to embark on a mission  to prove that women are more eager to tie the knot then men. Rhea Seehorn also stars. Read More... //

WHITNEY (NBC) “Silent Treatment” Episode 3

WHITNEY  "Silent Treatment " Episode 3 airs Thursday, October 6 at 9:30 p.m. Synopsis:  After Whitney (Whitney Cummings) catches Alex (Chris D’Elia) checking  out a hot girl she begs for him to admit to his wandering eye, but much to Mark’s (Dan O’Brien) delight Alex won’t fess up. Whitney decides that the best punishment for her boyfriend  is the silent treatment. However, she soon realizes that Alex is enjoying his sentence and she begins to plot a new misery making tactic. Meanwhile, Roxanne (Rhea Seehorn) teams up with Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones) and Neal (Maulik Pancholy) to throw a fake party so that she can take sexy photos to post via social media. Read More... //

'Up All Night,' 'Whitney' get full seasons on NBC

NBC has picked up full seasons of its freshman comedies "Up All Night" and "Whitney."The two shows have performed reasonably well in competitive timeslots thus far this fall. "Up All Night" debuted to more than 10 million viewers behind the finale of "America's Got Talent" on Sept. 14, then has averaged about 5.7 million viewers and a 2.3 rating in among adults 18-49 in its regular 8 o'clock Wednesday home. Those aren't great numbers, but they're significantly better than what the network aired in the timeslot last season."Whitney," meanwhile, has averaged 6.1 million viewers and a 2.9 rating in the demo. Through its first two episodes it has retained about 78 percent of the 18-49 rating from its lead-in, "The Office," and 85 percent of total viewers."We made comedy an important goal for us this season, and I'm very pleased to be making full-season commitments to both 'Whitney' and 'Up All Night.'" NBC Entertainment chairman... //

Dealing With the Silent Treatment on 'Whitney'

The title character on 'Whitney' is known for her outspoken views; she's not exactly a shrinking violet and doesn't shy away from letting her opinions be known. But in the exclusive video below, we hear from her boyfriend, Alex (Chris D'Elia), who knows his longtime girlfriend better than anyone else. You could almost say that Alex's monologue from Thursday's episode of the NBC comedy is like hearing from Whitney herself. //

Whitney and Alex Fake a First Date, And Its Aftermath, on 'Whitney' (VIDEO)

If you thought it might be fun to see Whitney and Alex on their first date, 'Whitney' (Thu., 9:30PM ET on NBC) gave us just that. Only it wasn't the way you might have expected, as the couple never really had a first date. So Whitney decides they should recreate that, taking it way beyond what a sane person would do, as expected. So after failing to impress her on the first date, Andy winds up with no place to stay and decides to play along. So he plays it cool, as guys do. //

Stand-Up Comedian Lisa Lampanelli to Appear on 'Whitney'

After  snagging a  Veronica Mars  and  Party Down  alum  for an episode, one of NBC's rookie sitcoms,  Whitney , is adding a stand-up comedian. Lisa Lampanelli , a frequent contributor on  The Howard Stern Show , will guest star in an upcoming episode, playing a dog pound manager who evaluates Whitney ( Whitney Cummings ) and Alex ( Chris D'Elia ) a a couple to see if they are fit to adopt a dog,  The Hollywood Reporter confirms. Lampanelli appeared in  Reno 911. Read More... //

WHITNEY (NBC) “First Date” Episode 2

WHITNEY  "First Date" Episode 2 airs Thursday, September 29 at 9:30 p.m. Synopsis:  When Whitney (Whitney Cummings) realizes that she and Alex (Chris D’Elia) have never gone on an official first date, she comes up with an unusual idea to recreate the past. Taking this very seriously — as only Whitney can — she insists that they follow all of the "rules" of a first date, thus the two awkwardly go to dinner and cap off the night by sleeping in separate apartments. This gives Alex and Mark (Dan O’Brien) a rare opportunity for some much needed guy time. Meanwhile, totally embodying a post first date attitude, Whitney and Roxanne (Rhea Seehorn) spend some quality girl time plotting Whitney’s next move with the "new guy," but when Lily (Zoe Lister-Jones) finds out what’s going on she recruits Neal (Maulik Pancholy) to help her stage a "chance" encounter between the two lovebirds. Read More... //

'Up All Night,' 'Whitney' stream new episodes early on Yahoo

You'll be able to watch new episodes of two of NBC's new comedies a little bit early this week.The network has struck a deal with Yahoo to stream this week's episodes of "Up All Night" and "Whitney" starting Tuesday morning (Sept. 27). "Up All Night" airs at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday and "Whitney" at 9:30 p.m. Thursday.The "Up All Night" episode features guest star Will Forte as a fellow stay-at-home dad whom Chris (Will Arnett) befriends and who has some unconventional advice for him. It also features Jorma Taccone ("Saturday Night Live") as an ex-boyfriend of Ava's (Maya Rudolph) who tells her he's getting married, which sends her into a tailspin.Episode 2 of "Whitney" finds the title character (Whitney Cummings) fretting over the fact that she and Alex (Chris D'Elia) never had an official first date. So she arranges one ... and insists on acting like it's really a first date, awkward getting-to-know-you small talk... //

Why, Whitney, Why?

Have you ever wanted to love someone, but everything they do turns you off? Meet  Whitney . Usually,  Whitney Cummings  is a total scream. Her work on the Comedy Central roasts is always insanely bawdy. She executive produces the solidly entertaining  2 Broke Girls . And she's hot, if that's what you're into. But her eponymous sitcom, which she also executive produces and launched last night? Yikes. Read More... //