At the urging of my friend Amy, I am taking a break from movies to review the pilot of the new NBC sitcom, Whitney. I knew from the commercials that I wanted to punch this show in the throat, so I reluctantly agreed that this would be a good vehicle for my brand of bitter commentary.
Whitney stars Whitney Cummings, a comedienne I have never really cared for the few times I’ve seen her talk. Her style is crass and stereotypical without ever making it to funny, in my opinion. Is her new sitcom more of the same schtick? If you feel the motivation, let’s find out.