Category Archives: Mom

Paley Fest 2018 35th Anniversary Line-Up

The full lineup for the 35th Anniversary of the Paley Fest in LA (to be held, once again, as the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood) was announced this morning, with some surprising faces and some no-brainers!  If you’re a Paley Supporting/Patron Member and/or a Citi card member, tickets will be on sale at 3PM Eastern today (Jan 9)!  Individual Members, your chance is Jan 11 at 12PM Eastern.  All other tickets will be available as of January 12, at 12PM Eastern.

Talking MOM with Beth Hall

When Beth Hall (Wendy) became a Mom series regular this season, she reached a personal goal. In fact, during a recent telephone call to me, she admitted that it’s what she’s most proud of in her entire career saying, “I’m most proud of reaching this goal, of being a regular in a series. I guess that’s the goal of a lot of actors who want to do television.” Hall had no idea her role would evolve into a regular, however.

My Take On…the MOM series premiere on CBS

Tonight on CBS, after the 3rd season premiere of 2 BROKE GIRLS, Anna Faris and Allison Janney headline the latest Chuck Lorre sitcom MOM (9:30/8:30c).  Anna Faris plays Christy, a single mother and recovering addict, working as a (pretty terrible) waitress, and struggling to make it all work – raising the kids, keeping her daughter NOT pregnant, getting to her son’s competitions, etc.  She has a sort-of support system in the guys in her life: Her ex is played by

The Scoop on CBS UpFronts

CBS rolled out its new drama and comedy series yesterday at the Upfronts in NYC. I thought this might be a good time for a brief synopsis on what to expect in the 2013-14 season. Here goes. Hostages, set to air on Mondays at 10 (taking the slot of Hawaii Five-0), takes a dare and uses kidnappers led by Agent Duncan Carlisle (Dylan McDermott) to attempt to force a Presidential assassination via threats to Dr. Ellen Sanders (Toni Collette) and

First Look: MOM on CBS

What is MOM? MOM is a comedy from executive producer Chuck Lorre starring Anna Faris as a newly sober single mom raising two children in a world full of temptations and pitfalls, and multiple Emmy Award winner Allison Janney as her critical, estranged mother.  Christy (Faris) is a waitress at a posh Napa Valley establishment who is four months clean and doing her best to be a good mom and overcome a history of questionable choices. Her sobriety is tested