It was at best mildly amusing most episodes. "My Name Is Earl" frequently prompted more laughter.
Mindy, Jim and Pam were the main reasons to watch. Maybe Jim and Pam will get their own show? (The article says there will be a spin off.) That would be good.
The article paints NBC in a panic over how to replace the show.
It's not that hard. The only sitcom from last year, new sitcom, that delivered ratings for the network was "Whitney." They finally ignored the hipster crowd and did a classic TV sitcom. They quickly found out what CBS already knew -- for all the talk of viewers not wanting to watch shows with laugh tracks, viewers aren't bothered by watching those show.
In fact, as "Big Bang Theory," "Two and a Half Men" and "Two Broke Girls" have proven, audiences are fine with laugh tracks.
NBC's biggest problem in the last years is that it stopped programming for viewers and started chasing after the hipster crowd which cannot deliver ratings or much of anything else.
Did you see the episode of "Happy Endings" where Penny dates a hipster. It does not go well. And, at the end, she tells him she likes to have fun.
And that's what sitcoms are supposed to be.
And what presidential runs are supposed to be is covered.
But Ms. Magazine and Women's Media Center are refusing to cover the two women who are running for president: Jill Stein and Roseanne Barr. You can let them know you want the women covered by signing this petition.
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