ABC might keep 'Scrubs' in rotation
The doctors might still be in. ABC is in talks to renew the veteran comedy "Scrubs" for a ninth season with some or all of the original cast members coming back full or part-time. The network is going over the proposed budget for next season with series producer ABC Studios. [Read More]
Bob Saget comedy 'Surviving Suburbia' sees light of day on ABC
The half-hour "Surviving Suburbia" follows Bob Saget and Cynthia Stevenson ("Men in Trees," "Dead Like Me") as Steve and Anne Patterson, a seemingly normal couple who have been married for 20 years, have two children and a cookie cutter house in the suburbs. But Steve has a cynical view on family, friends, neighbors, society -- pretty much everyone and everything -- as he tries to survive suburban life. [Read More]
Nightline explores "The Economy of Comedy"
Nightline stopped by the Comedy Cellar, talked to Colin Quinn and broadcast economic jokes from Quinn, Jim Norton, James Smith and D.C. Benny, and also ventured over to Carolines to interview Mario Cantone. Suffice it to say, the premise is that when times are tough, people want to laugh. If ABC News would embed videos, you could see it here. Until then, click here to watch the Nightline "Economy of Comedy" report. [Read More]