Psych star Timothy Omundsen is slated to star in ABC's comedy pilotGalavant, Deadline reports.
Omundson will play King Richard, an evil ruler who stole the one true love of Prince Galavant (Joshua Sasse).
ABC has been running a series of ads lately for The Neighbors quoting TV critics who trashed the show when it premiered in September but have since changed their mind or at least lightened up about this harmless time-waster. I was not among those quoted, for good reason. I'm hardly a fan, but even back in the fall, I knew there were far worse sitcoms to get riled up about — including elsewhere on Wednesday (NBC's DOA Animal Practice and the presumably soon-to-vanish mediocrity Guys With Kids) — and my main objection, then as now, is its occupation of prime real estate between two infinitely better comedies, The Middle and Modern Family.
Chuck's Zachary Levi, Mandy Moore, Oscar winner Gwyneth Paltrow and Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine are among those who will perform nominated songs at next month's Oscars, Academy producers announced Friday.