Welp, like Geri Halliwell did to the Spice Girls before him, Jim Parsons has ruined his hugely popular, high-paying gig for the rest of those losers. Sorry suckers!
It was reported that CBS’ The Big Bang Theory, one of the highest rated shows on TV, was finally ending after its 12th season. When it does end, the show will be the longest-running multi-camera comedy series ever to exist. Some were wondering why the show is ending since people still watch it and not to mention those big-ass motherfucking paychecks the actors were collecting. I mean, a million an episode? I would be working there until the GRAVE, honey. Well it just wasn’t enough for one of these nerds. Specifically main nerd: Sheldon.
You should probably expect to see some sad photocopied flyers up around town that read: “Soft Kitty/Warm Kitty looking for work.” Because CBS’s biggest sitcom The Big Bang Theory is ending in 2019.
Deadline reports that CBS was in talks to keep the show going for a few more seasons, but CBS, along with Warner Bros. and show creator Chuck Lorre announced today that the upcoming 12th season (scheduled to premiere September 2018) will be the last. They issued the following statement:
“We are forever grateful to our fans for their support of The Big Bang Theory during the past twelve seasons. We, along with the cast, writers and crew, are extremely appreciative of the show’s success and aim to deliver a final season, and series finale, that will bring The Big Bang Theory to an epic creative close.”
TBBT will be the longest-running multi-camera comedy series in television history, with 12 seasons and 279 episodes. The decision to pull the plug was reportedly made by the producers. It definitely wasn’t made by the cast, because who would give up millions of dollars that easily? Besides Macaulay Culkin. At one point in time, the show’s main three stars – Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, and Johnny Galecki – were pulling in $1 million an episode. They were joined shortly after by Kunal Nayyar and Simon Helberg, who also got $1 million an episode. Eventually they all reportedly agreed to take a pay cut so that Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch could get a raise.
But how will the show end? My guess is the main nerd gang will all go on to fame and fortune after discovering the science required to finally make Penny a successful Hollywood actress. Wait a second, I think I’m describing Scientology. All hail Shel-Ron Cooper!
Entertainment industry omnipresence Ryan Murphy (it’s just a matter of time before he cuts an album) didn’t have enough to do. The umpteen tv shows and movies he’s creating, producing, doing the costumes and catering on, etc. just wasn’t enough. Playbill reports that Murphy is teaming with Broadway producer David Stone to bring Mart Crowley’s gay dramedy Boys in the Band to Broadway next year. Joe Mantello will direct the play, which will run from April 30 to August 12, 2018.
Ryan’s gathered pretty much ALL of the gay dudes in his regular acting troupe to star. Matt Bomer, Jim Parsons, Zachary Quinto and Andrew Rannels will all star. In other news, Sarah Paulson has filed a class action lawsuit against Ryan for violating her contract. She was assured she would appear in EVERY SINGLE ONE OF HIS PRODUCTIONS. You know she played Julia Roberts’ wheelchair in The Normal Heart, right? Continue reading
Sofia Vergara is still the richest bitch overall in TV, even after the penis version of Forbes’ World’s Highest Paid TV Actors list came out. Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons was named the richest man in TV, but he was still $14 million short of Sofia’s total earnings. Still, I suspect the $27.5 million dollars Jim banked last year will go a long way towards easing the sting poverty.
A couple of years ago, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, and Johnny Galecki of The Big Bang Theory crossed over into Friends territory when they started making $1 million an episode. Eventually two more main cast members, Kunal Nayyar and Simon Helberg, got cut in on the $1 million an episode jackpot. Paycheck negotiations have started again, and this time the negotiators are Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch (aka Sheldon’s girlfriend and Howard’s wife).
We’re finally ending our never-ending Oscar coverage today and the best way to end it is with some man pieces who were probably suffocating in their nut-hugging pants and wanted to take it all off halfway through the show. They should’ve. It would’ve made that mess a hundred million times better and awakened all my senses.
My best dressed chick of the Oscars is definitely Charlize Theron, because with that ponytail, casual diamond earrings and daytime gold la-may gown, she was done up like Alexis Carrington making a quick trip to the supermarket. It was very daytime casual Dynasty. And my best dressed dude is definitely Ryan Gosling, who looks like he reeks of Jovan Musk oil and is about to pick you up in his dad’s gold two-tone Lincoln Continental Mark V to take you to the senior prom where he’s going to feel you up while slow dancing to The Closer I Get To You. And he’s definitely the one who spiked the punch.
Ryan wore Gucci (duh) and I couldn’t tell if those were actual ruffles or trompe l’oeil ruffles (Side note: I don’t do drag, but if I ever did, I’ve got dibs on the name Tramp Louie Ruffles.) And then there’s the smooth rat Pharrell, who dressed like a maître d at an underground restaurant that only serves virgin blood and is owned by Kunty Karl. There’s a reason why Pharrell looks like that. He’s wearing Chanel.
And here’s a million more pictures of the dudes from the Oscars. Come for Mahershala Ali and come again for hot piece of wood Jamie Dornan.