Last year, I declined an invitation to identify 10 of the season's best half-hours of comedy, reasoning that it would be impossible, in good conscience, to list more than four or five.
A look at veteran comedies that will likely be in the mix this year
NBC's "Will & Grace" enters its final awards campaign as one of the most decorated comedies in Emmy history, winning 14 trophies and garnering 73 nominations over its eight seasons.
After years of spiraling toward what seemed to be certain death, network comedy showed the faintest pulse last season. Of course, nobody's declaring TV's comedy drought over.
Alex Kapp Horner and Tricia O'Kelley never knew each other before they met at a read-through on the set of CBS comedy "The New Adventures of Old Christine."
If Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer existed today as twentysomethings on basic cable, you'd have something pretty close to FX's "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."
It started with a one-liner: "Chris Rock meets 'The Wonder Years.' " That morsel of an idea eventually led to UPN's critically acclaimed "Everybody Hates Chris," which could well become the net's…
Despite popular perception, soccer mom sudser "Weeds" was floating around long before that other suburban-set soap "Desperate Housewives."
Jason Alexander was already 0-for-2, missing badly with both "Bob Patterson" and "Listen Up." Michael Richards had struck out with his own eponymously named project. And Ms. Elaine Benes herself…
When former "Late Show With David Letterman" scribes Carter Bays and Craig Thomas decided to create their first network comedy, they began with little more than a title: "How I Met Your Mother."
ABC has told several more producers to pack their bags for New York, giving series orders to dramas "Ugly Betty," "Traveler," "Brothers & Sisters" and "Men In Trees," as well as comedies "A Day in…