Michael Wright, the network architect behind TNT's top-rated series "The Closer" and "Rizzoli and Isles," as well as the driving force behind TBS' acquisition of "The Big Bang Theory," has been…
Bazinga indeed. The off-net success of "The Big Bang Theory" propelled TBS to the top cable spot in the 18-49 and 18-34 demos for the first quarter of 2012, according to Nielsen data through March 18.
TBS has ordered 10 episodes of comedy "Sullivan and Son," starring comedian Steve Byrne.
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TBS' cancellation Wednesday of latenight series "Lopez Tonight" has also put the spotlight on the ratings performance of its lead-in, "Conan."
TBS has parted ways with lead Major League Baseball announcer Chip Caray following a postseason performance widely criticized for mistakes.