Mayberry, Carly
June 2011
Variety;6/27/2011, Vol. 423 Issue 7, p11
Trade Publication
The article considers a trend in television programming by broadcast and cable television networks in which those networks will broadcast an increased number of half-hour situation comedy programs in the 2011-2012 television season. The high ratings of comedy programs such as "Modern Family," "Two and a Half Men" and "The Big Bang Theory" are noted. Christopher Lloyd, producer of "Modern Family," states that the need for programs by cable networks has created this trend.


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