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‘The New Normal’ Finds a Utah Home

Last week KSL-TV, a Utah NBC affiliate, refused to air The New Normal because of all its frightening gay characters. (What with their loving relationship and stable jobs OOOooOOOooOOO spOOOoooOOoky.) Well, KSL-TV's loss is KUCW's gain. KUCW is [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Watch ‘The New Normal’s’ Newly Normal Pilot

TV! TV! TV! Yesterday, Fox threw up Ben & Kate and The Mindy Project and now we have NBC's gayby show, The New Normal. The pilot isn't especially funny – unless you find an archetypal precocious kid or an arrestingly bigoted grandma supes [...]

By Jesse David Fox

One Million Moms Is Taking on ‘The New Normal’; Is the Worst

One Million Moms is a group of about 40,000 (not one million) bigot moms who aspire to make sure their kids grow up with completely intolerant, prejudicial upbringings. They previously failed in their protest of Oreo's rainbow Oreos, Ellen [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Full Trailers For NBC’s Four New Fall Comedies

Is sad the new funny? It might be on Tuesdays on NBC. The trailers for Go On and The New Normal suggest a lot of crying and looking in the distance at nothing. Where Animal Practice and Guys with Kids looks more like silly fun times (one [...]

By Jesse David Fox

NBC Offers Up Their New Schedule and Clips from Their New Comedies

Yesterday was officially Mother's Day but, when NBC announced its projected fall lineup, it felt more like Christmas. How about another analogy? Sure. Upfronts are like the NFL Draft, they mark the end of one season and the start of the next, [...]

By Jesse David Fox

The Heartening State of Homosexual TV Characters

“I think I would be lying if I said that I didn’t expect, at some point, for some narrow-minded group of people to try to create some publicity” around Glee or Modern Family, said Dana Walden, the chairwoman of 20th Century Fox Television, [...]

By Jesse David Fox