Melissa Rauch burst into prominence in the role of Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz (2009-2019) on the massive CBS hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory,
Melissa was nominated for the ‘Critics’ Choice Television Award’ for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2013. She then used her ‘Big Bang’ experience to start her own production company, After January Productions, with her husband, Winston.
After January Prods secured the rights to 80’s hit ‘NIGHT COURT’ in which they currently Executive Produce the revival with Warner Bros Discovery. Night Court premiered as the #1 hit comedy on NBC in 2023.
In addition to her Executive Producer responsibilities, Melissa also plays the lead character, Judge Abby Stone, daughter of Judge Harry Stone. Harry Stone was played in the original series by the late Harry Anderson.
Night Court will feature a Big Bang Theory reunion, of sorts, on an upcoming episode when Melissa is reunited with BBT co-star Kunnar Nayyar.
Be sure to join Billy and Frank for this interesting podcast with Melissa on the January 24th episode of A Mick A Mook and A Mic.