Which sitcom actresses rarely watch their shows?

Thu Jun 10, 2010 12:18am EDT
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By Matthew Belloni

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Six of the funniest women on television gathered recently to share their insights on comedy, creative control and conflict.

Wanda Sykes ("The New Adventures of Old Christine"), Jane Lynch ("Glee") and Sofia Vergara ("Modern Family") disclosed that they rarely watch their shows.

Patricia Heaton ("The Middle") no longer savors lengthy speeches, Courteney Cox ("Cougar Town") may have been responsible for the mysterious disappearance of an irksome writer, and Felicity Huffman ("Desperate Housewives") is still trying to figure out what comedy is.


Wanda Sykes: I would say Mo'Nique. Have you seen "Precious"? She was hilarious! (Laughs.)

Jane Lynch: Outrageous! I've been watching "Damages" lately and Martin Short is in it. Not that he's a funny woman, but funny people can do drama really well. Lily Tomlin is on "Damages" too and they're both fantastic.

Patricia Heaton: Don't you love seeing someone being cast completely out of type?

Lynch: If you can do comedy, you can really do anything.   Continued...