Melissa McCarthy Was 'Shocked and Heartbroken' When CBS Canceled Mike & Molly

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Melissa McCarthy was “shocked and heartbroken” when CBS canceled Mike & Molly

CBS has yet to comment on Mike & Molly’s future, but Melissa McCarthy and Billy Gardell have both confirmed via Twitter that their comedy is ending with Season 6. McCarthy tweeted: "I was shocked and heartbroken when @CBS canceled #MikeAndMolly. I would have shot this show for 50 more years. I'll miss my 2nd family.” Meanwhile, Gardell wrote: "Thank you everyone who supported us." PLUS: What’s next for Melissa McCarthy?


Adele’s NBC special will likely leave out all the profanity

“I’ve been dying to do a f—ing show,” the potty-mouthed singer told the crowd during last month’s taping of her special, which airs tonight.


Colin Quinn: Yes, I called Tina Fey the C-word on SNL — and I apologized

Responding to Fey’s revelation to Howard Stern this morning, the former Weekend Update anchor tweeted: "It's all true. I have used profanity when I've been angry at people. When I was wrong (as with Tina) I've said sorry to them.”


Supergirl boss explains how Kara can afford her expensive-looking apartment

Showrunner Ali Adler has come up with a backstory that includes Kara getting a break in her rent. Plus, she doesn’t need to worry about the area she lives in because of her superpowers. PLUS: Inside Supergirl’s Martian Manhunter reveal.


Damon Wayans Jr. is coming to Brooklyn Nine-Nine

The New Girl alum is returning to Fox as Jake’s first partner.


PBS launching a Masterpiece podcast for fans of Downton Abbey and Sherlock

Masterpiece Studio promises to "give an insider’s view to some of the most popular shows.”


Former Lost writer to lead NBC’s Xena: Warrior Princess revival

Javier Grillo-Marxuach, who also co-created The Middleman for ABC Family, will write the Xena reboot.


A New Jersey federal prison will soon house 2 husbands from Real Housewives

Real Housewives of New Jersey star Joe Giudice is joining Real Housewives of Atlanta's Apollo Nida at Fort Dix prison.


Fargo stars tell which scenes were their favorite to film

Ted Danson, Bokeem Woodbine, Kirsten Dunst, Jean Smart and Patrick Wilson also talk about how their characters were influenced. For instance, Wilson says: "I watched season one to see what kind of a man Lou became, and was struck by Keith Carradine's stoicism and strength.” PLUS: Zahn McClarnon was surprised by Hanzee’s storyline, and Kirsten Dunst says she and Jesse Plemons "were like two peas in a pod pretty much from the start."


Underground gets 2 new trailers, plus a March premiere date

The WGN America Underground Railroad thriller debuts on March 9.


Outlander has found its Roger Wakefield

Scottish actor Richard Rankin will take on the fan favorite role from the books.


Fox unveils an American Idol mini-documentary retrospective

The 22-minute film looks back at Idol’s best moments.


Syfy’s The Expanse and Childhood’s End: One flies, the other falters

The Expanse, based on the James S.A. Corey novels, is exciting and engaging in a way that recalls Battlestar Galactica, says Robert Lloyd. Arthur C. Clarke’s Chilhood’s End, on the other hand, is a miniseries that's "short on dimensional characters and dramatic action; indeed, it's in large part a story of things happening slowly over a long time.” PLUS: Many of Childhood’s End’s twists have already seeped their way into pop-culture, Syfy deserves credit for tackling an ambitious Childhood’s EndThe Expanse is too smooth an unexceptional, and The Expanse is so incredible it’ll fill that awful void in your soul.