Preheat oven to 450°.
Remove the giblets and neck from chicken; discard. Rinse chicken under cold water; pat dry. Trim excess fat.
Place chicken, breast side up, on a broiler pan. Insert meat thermometer into meaty part of thigh, making sure not to touch bone. Coat chicken with cooking spray; sprinkle with herbs, salt, and pepper.
Bake at 450° for 30 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 400°; bake an additional 45 minutes or until thermometer registers 180°. Discard skin.