Good News, Bad News: Mindy Kaling, PUSHING DAISIES & Courteney Cox

Good News: The first episode of Mindy Kaling’s (THE OFFICE) new web series HOUSE POOR is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Bad News: There’s something terribly wrong with Network TV when Kaling’s three minute and eleven second video illicits more laughs than almost every comedy currently on TV. [See Video Above]

Good News: Wednesday’s episode of PUSHING DAISIES saw its ratings climb 16 percent to 6.6 million viewers. Bad News: Yet still managed to finish fourth in its timeslot up against Obama, Obama and yes, you guessed it, more Obama. [Source]

Good Great News: SCRUBS creator Bill Lawrence is teaming up with ex-FRIEND Courteney Cox for COUGAR TOWN. A new comedy set to air on ABC revolving around an attractive and newly single 40-year-old mother and her teenage son. Bad News: Ummm… Bill Lawrence and Courteney Cox teaming up for an ABC Comedy… the only bad news there is that it most likely won’t hit the airwaves until Spring 2009! [Source]

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  • “Pushing Daisies” needs time to blossom! I hope ABC exercises patience where it is concerned.

  • Josh Emerson

    I hope ABC will at least give us a full season of Daisies. I’m not optimistic though. I think the best case scenario for PD is that it’s chosen to finish out the season instead of Dirty Sexy Money. Both are struggling and I can’t imagine ABC keeping both on the air.

  • Hil

    If Obama killed Pushing Daisies I am going to be really pissed.

  • John

    The Obama/Obama/Obama vs Daisies numbers are not really bad.

    We need Obama more than Daises.

  • luckie

    Mass fan mail- in begins tomorrow: please tell as many people as you can to write to ABC or go to there message boards, time is running out for pushing daisies:

    From November 3rd to November 10th, fans will be sending a letter a day to ABC requesting they renew ‘Daisies’. We want to flood their boxes with mail for daisies for a week.

    You are encouraged to send daisies (paper or real) Daisy seeds, Bouquets of Daisies, Pies (also paper or real) or just a letter. Send a few a day if you can afford it!

    **Emailing is a great, but please send a tangible letter also. Having a full mailbox right there in front of them as opposed to on the internet sends a more powerful message.

    Write to:

    ABC, Inc. 500 S. Buena Vista Street Burbank, CA 91521-4551

    Email them here:

    http://abc.go.com/site/contactus.html?lid=ABCCOMGlobalFooter&lpos=CONTACT

    ALSO- Sign the petition. You can technically sign it as many times as you want, with only one email address. (Use different names) I have a friend who has signed it a LOT. http://www.petitiononline.com/daisies/petition.html

    Finally, WATCH THE SHOW! Turn on all the tv’s in the house! leave on the online episode player for the latest episode while you’re out shopping! Anything to help the ratings!!