Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy are teaming up for a buddy cop comedy that Paul Feig will direct from a script penned by Katie Dippold (Parks and Recreation) and I am weeping at the possibilities.
LOS ANGELES: Best Supporting Actress nominee Melissa McCarthy arrives at the 84th Annual Academy Awards, accompanied by her husband Ben Falcone.
Academy announces the Bridesmaids cast as presenters at this year’s Oscar ceremony.
Congratulations to Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo and Melissa McCarthy, who received Oscar nominations for their work on Bridesmaids. Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo were nominated for Best Original Screenplay, while Melissa McCarthy was nominated in the category for Best Supporting Actress.
It’s a great day, y’all!
It’s these people who have been trying for a long time and working for a long time and laying the groundwork. And when this opportunity hits, they’re ready for it and they appreciate it and they take advantage of it. And she’s doing that in the smartest possible way. Like when I was at ‘SNL’ I kept getting choked up because just it’s also the joy of like somebody who has wanted something for so long and who’s earned it getting that shot.
“” (5.2/13 in metered-market households), hosted by Melissa McCarthy with musical guest Lady Antebellum, dominated its time period, delivering the #1 rating of the night ahead of all primetime telecasts on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox. Versus the prior week’s season premiere, “SNL” is up 2 percent in metered-market households (5.2/13 vs. 5.1/13).
Versus the same night last year, “” is up 8 percent in metered-market households (5.2/13 vs. 4.8/12).
In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “” averaged a 2.7 rating, 12 share in adults 18-49, making it the #1 telecast of the night ahead of all primetime programs on ABC, CBS, NBC or Fox. Versus the prior week’s season premiere, “SNL” is up 4 percent in the Local People Meters (2.7/12 vs. 2.6/12).
Versus the same night last year, “” is up 8 percent in the Local People Meters (2.7/12 vs. 2.5/11).