Amanda Detmer



VIDEO: Get a First Look at Charlie's Angels and Shonda Rhimes' Scandal


ABC released previews from 11 of its new series for the 2011-12 TV season, including a new drama from Shonda Rhimes, the remake of Charlie's Angels and Tim Allen's return to TV.

Fall 2011 TV Scorecard: Which shows are returning? Which aren't?

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Exclusive: Craig Bierko Joins USA Network's Necessary Roughness

Craig Bierko

Craig Bierko has been cast in the USA Network pilot Necessary Roughness, has learned exclusively.

The project stars Callie Thorne as a psychologist who becomes the therapist for a professional football team. Bierko, 46,  will play her... read more

Fall 2007: John Michael Higgins Runs for Congress

The latest pilot castings, from the Hollywood Reporter:• John Michael Higgins has landed the lead — and as such will be reunited with Arrested Development's Mitchell Hurwitz — in ABC's The Thick of It.• Bill Smitrovich (Without a Trace) is Jamie Kennedy's pop and Jason Antoon (The Lost Room) is Lee Majors' lab technician in Fox's Lee & Me.• Amanda Detmer (What About Brian) and Paul F. Tompkins are wife and husband in 1321 Clover, a CBS comedy about a suburban family.• Rosa Blasi (Strong Medicine) is a big-name publicist in the CW's Eight Days a Week.• Kim Coles is an angel in the CW's Hell on Earth. read more

October 9, 2006: "Marriage Is Kind of Like a Dirty Coffee Mug...."

We didn't need a voice-over (all my respect to Meredith Grey) to spell out the symbolism cutting through this episode, and I'm feeling everyone's in for a rocky road (check out my interview with Rick Gomez for more). But it's all about second chances, right?Side note: I know it's supposed to be about Brian (Barry Watson), but can I just say that Dave (Rick Gomez) is the one who has me watching? The quiet guy. The guy who had the real thing and wants it back. The guy who calls his wife in the middle of a bachelor party. And I'm sure if she asked him to, he'd keep those fuzzy red handcuffs around his wrists for days, despite the embarrassment, if it meant helping his marriage. Handcuffs aside, everyone's hoping for another crack at happiness in this opener....Nic's (Rosanna Arquette) worry about pending motherhood is hovering over any baby joy she should be feeling. Deena (Amanda Detmer) tries to rediscover the romance she and Dave once had. Marjorie (Sarah Lancaster) visits a psychic... read more

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