Horatio Sanz Joins ABC Pilot
Saturday Night Live alum Horatio Sanz has been added to ABC’s untitled Kari Lizer comedy pilot, about Hilary Pfeiffer-Dunne (Mary McCormack), a high-powered executive who now faces the biggest challenge of her life when she finds herself unemployed and acting as a full-time mom to her two teenagers. [Read More]
ABC Wins Ellen DeGeneres’ Comedy Starring Her Wife Portia Di Rossi
After an intense bidding war, Ellen DeGeneres’ comedy went to ABC. The half-hour multi-camera show that is currently titled The Smart One will star DeGeneres’s wife Portia De Rossi, making them not only partners in life, but also in busin... [Read More]
Why the folks upset over little Lily on Modern Family dropping the F-bomb are crazy
For a show as beloved by both critics and key demographics as Modern Family is, it was only a matter of time before someone bothered to find something to pick on. Last night’s episode is such a case as it focuses on the daughter of Cam and Mitc... [Read More]
The Best, Most Brutal Quotes From Reviews of "Work It"
ABC premieres Work It tonight, a show about two dudes dressing up as women in order to get jobs during a "mancession," and it's gotten some of the absolutely worst reviews of any new show this season. The premise is offensive! The fact that anyone would think that these two huge dudes look like ladi... [Read More]
A conversation between two network TV executives before green-lighting “Work It” and “¡Rob!”
Midseason TV begins in earnest this week, although it's difficult to use the word "earnest" when the big four networks are subjecting us to blights upon humanity such as Work It and ¡Rob! How could these shows make it past the initial pitch meeting, ... [Read More]
Not just about the tears, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition adds comedian Jeff Dye to lighten the mood
If you've seen even one episode of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, then you know that you have cried at least once. It's a heartwarming series about making a difference in the lives of families who need it, and it sure does find a way to bring ... [Read More]
Comedian Wayne Brady Finds Healthy Way to Work by Gaming
You would think that comedian Wayne Brady has his hands full with running a day time talk show on ABC’s The Wayne Brady Show as well as currently hosting the 2009 revival of Let’s Make a Deal on CBS. But au contraire – the 39 year-old comic spends hi... [Read More]
Marlon Wayans strikes deal with ABC to star in sitcom
Marlon Wayans has struck a deal with ABC to star and executive produce a hybrid single/multi-camera show. The show revolves around two brothers (both cops) who wind up living together. The character played by Marlon is married with kids and allows hi... [Read More]
Can a new TV show re-launch Craig Kilborn’s comedy career?
When I was in college I became addicted to Comedy Central. The main cause of my obsessive behavior was the newly launched Daily Show; its host, young shavers, was Craig Kilborn, a dude who got popular as one of those hip SportsCenter guys. Years late... [Read More]
Roseanne inks sitcom deal with NBC
Back in August, we told you that Roseanne Barr, in the midst of the run of her Lifetime reality series Roseanne’s Nuts, was developing a new sitcom. And now, we can tell you that the show landed at NBC! The ensemble comedy, Downwardly Mobile, i... [Read More]