December 1, 2002 |
Larry Wilmore's set jaw and focused eyes illustrated his resolve. He had too much to do and too little time. "The Bernie Mac Show," the hit offbeat Fox family sitcom that Wilmore created for Mac, the volcanic comedian who came to mainstream prominence with 2000's "The Original Kings of Comedy" movie and tour, was breaking for lunch after a long morning of shooting on its Studio City set, and Wilmore had numerous details to attend to.
March 13, 2003 |
Larry Wilmore, creator and executive producer of "The Bernie Mac Show" and the winner of an Emmy for outstanding comedy writing last year for the series pilot, has left the Fox comedy. Fox Television declined to renew Wilmore's contract, which was about to expire. Insiders said the decision was prompted by the show's declining ratings and its creative direction during its second season.
September 23, 2002 |
The cleaning crew, security guards and parking lot attendants were overwhelming favorites to win this honor at The Times. So I can't tell you how blown away I was to learn that of all those nominated to write this review of the Jiminy Glick of TV awards shows--otherwise known as the 54th annual Emmys on NBC--this paper chose... Moi? Get out! Words fail me.
September 26, 2006
The Museum of Television & Radio will hold a series of discussions between TV writer-producers and the people who helped inspire them. The Comedy Conversations series kicks off Wednesday with Mitchell Hurwitz ("Arrested Development") and Larry Wilmore ("The Bernie Mac Show") playing host to early TV icon Sid Caesar. The series continues Nov. 13 with Steve Levitan ("Just Shoot Me") talking to the creators of "Cheers," James Burrows and brothers Glen and Les Charles, and Nov.
September 23, 2002
"God knows that ['Six Feet Under'] and all the other shows in the category deserve this every bit as much as we do.... It's just a terrific time to be in television." AARON SORKIN, creator of "The West Wing," which won as best drama series * "This is one more step in my journey in the 13 years since I've been sober. Everything after that I like to call extra innings."
July 19, 2007 |
In a break from rancorous contract talks, negotiators with the Writers Guild of America on Wednesday sought to portray themselves and their contract proposals as reasonable while accusing their employers of being overly pessimistic about the industry's outlook. "There's always an attempt to characterize us as bellicose," said John F. Bowman, who chairs the guild's negotiating committee. "We're reasonable .... I have a Harvard MBA."