Sarah Michelle Gellar, Robin Williams
This was supposed to be the year that popular stars Michael J. Fox, Sean Hayes and Robin Williams triumphantly returned to television and saved the sitcom. But of these three, only Williams is still on the air — and his new show, CBS' The Crazy Ones, is more "solid" than "smash."
"It's hard to launch comedy even in the best of circumstances," says NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt. And network TV circa 2014 is not experiencing the best of circumstances. NBC pulled The Michael J. Fox Show and Sean Saves the World off the network's Thursday night lineup this winter after both shows attracted just around 3 million viewers a week. (Michael J. Fox's remaining episodes may still air.
Christopher Meloni, Connor Buckley
When it came to looking for his next TV project after logging 12 seasons on Law & Order: SVU, Christopher Meloni had one simple mandate.
"No grim circumstances for 22 one-hour episodes. I just couldn't do that schedule again. So I could be grim for 13 episodes," Meloni told reporters Monday at Fox's Television Critics Association winter previews about his new show Surviving Jack. "Then this pilot plopped on my desk and...
It's a Pitch Perfect reunion for Ground Floor's Skylar Astin when his costar from last year's hit movie — and real-life girlfriend — Anna Camp guests on the Dec. 26 episode of his new TBS comedy.
John C. McGinley, Skylar Astin
The "upstairs downstairs" framework we've come to love on Downton Abbey translates fairly well to the world of corporate workplace romantic comedy in TBS's Ground Floor, a likable if decidedly modest bauble from sitcom vets Bill Lawrence (Cougar Town) and Greg Malins (Friends), working in the too-often-disparaged mode of traditional multi-camera comedy. (The first two episodes air back-to-back Thursday starting at 10/9c.)
Briga Heelan and Skylar Astin
As one of the stars of Broadway's Spring Awakening and the hit a capella film Pitch Perfect, Skylar Astin has won fans and stolen hearts thanks in no small part to his beautiful voice. Which is why it makes total sense that, despite the fact that he's playing a suit-wearing banker on the new workplace comedy Ground Floor (Thursday, 10/9c), TBS is putting his singing talents to good use. Not only does he get to rock out to Aerosmith in the show's promos, but he also belts some Elton John in the show's premiere. "It's always done with a comedy twist," Astin tells TVGuide.com. "It's always done out of a real, genuine story-driven moment and it never feels cheap or unearned. People are really going to have their cake and eat it too."
To preview his new show, in which his character, Brody, falls for a maintenance supervisor (Briga Heelan) who works on the ground floor of his building, Astin talked with TVGuide.com about moving to TV, co-star John C. McGinley's stories and performing in front of a live studio audience...
Josh Hopkins, Courteney Cox and Bob Clendenin
"Honey, I shrunk the Cul-de-Sac Crew!" When Cougar Town returns to TBS on Jan. 7 Bob Clendenin, who plays hangdog outsider neighbor Tom, will be spending more time with the gang.
John McEnroe is bringing his A-game to TBS' new comedy Ground Floor. The famed tennis champion will play...
John C. McGinley and Skylar Astin
Skylar Astin is best known for making sweet harmonies as Jesse in the hit film Pitch Perfect. So it only makes sense that Astin is putting his vocal talents to good use to promote his new show Ground Floor.
In the new workplace comedy, premiering Thursday, Nov. 14 at 10/9c on TBS, Astin plays a...
Rachael Harris has joined the cast of Fox's Surviving Jack, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Based on the book I Suck At Girls, the comedy follows...
Gary David Goldberg
Gary David Goldberg, the creator of the classic sitcom Family Ties, has died, according to Variety. He was 68.
Goldberg died in Montecito, Calif. after a battle with brain cancer.
Born in Brooklyn, Goldberg began his television writing career in the '70s working on qsuch shows as The Bob Newhart Show, The Last Resort and Lou Grant, the latter of which earned him his first Emmy.