Tyler Labine, Cat Deeley
Hulu's new original comedy series Deadbeat is both familiar and different at the same time.
Although the show features a typical TV conceit — a protagonist has one amazing skill, but the rest of his life is a disaster — when you add in ghosts and a large quantity of controlled substances, you get something you'd be hard pressed to ever find on your TV dial.
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The series, created by Wilfred writers Cody Heller and Brett Konner, stars Reaper's Tyler Labine as Kevin "Pac Man" Pacalioglu, a stoner medium who helps ghosts resolve their unfinished business so they can move on to the afterlife...
He sees dead people! Hulu is scaring up laughs with its new original series Deadbeat, starring Reaper vet Tyler Labine as Kevin Pacalioglu, a New York medium who can successfully communicate with ghosts to help them solve their unfinished business but struggles to gain control of his own life.
Deadbeat also stars So You Think You Can Dance host Cat Deeley as rival medium Camomile White and Brandon T. Jackson as Kevin's best friend, Roofie. Brett Konner and Cody Heller (Wilfred) serve as writers and executive producers. All 10 episodes will be available for streaming beginning on April 9.
Tyler Labine and Cat Deeley
In Hulu's new half-hour comedy Deadbeat, two mediums — one real and one fake — are at odds.
Tyler Labine, Deadbeat
Hulu announed Wednesday its 2014 original programming slate, which includes new original series starring Reaper's Tyler Labine and Happy Endings' Casey Wilson, as well as new seasons of such returning shows as Seth Meyers' The Awesomes and Chris O'Dowd's Moone Boy.
After surpassing five million subscribers and earning more than a $1 billion in revenue in 2013, the streaming service is making an even bigger bet on first-run programming on Hulu and Hulu Plus in 2014, according to Charlotte Koh, Hulu's head of original programming development.
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"Fox [has] commissioned Season 11!" executive producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe declared part-way through the dance competition's Season 10 finale Tuesday night.
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"I am loving Downton Abbey, it's my absolute fave," the So You Think You Can Dance host says in her celebrity Watchlist video. "It was a bit of a gray weekend and I think my husband and I wore track suits for the whole two days and didn't shower. In fact, I don't even think we brushed our teeth! We were disgusting."
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Expect talent and emotion, but don't expect huge changes for So You Think You Can Dance Season 10.
Although this is a landmark season for Fox's reality dance competition show, which kicks off its special two-night premiere Tuesday at 8/7c, executive producer Nigel Lythgoe doesn't want to mess with the winning formula that got them this far. "We don't need to [change]. The dancers bring the changes," he says. "The dancers are the ones that create the magic for this series, not the format. It's the talent. And again, this season, Season 10, the talent is magnificent."
It's unclear, therefore, whether So You Think You Can Dance will revert back to its usual two-night performance and elimination format or continue with the combined one-night format of Season 9. Similarly, Fox has yet to announce which all-stars will return to pair up with this season's lucky finalists.
But focus on the format or familiar faces isn't what the show is all about, and former contestant, frequent all-star and first-time guest judge Stephen "tWitch" Boss sums up the emotional impact of the show. "You never get tired of falling in love with a new person and watching their growth through the weeks of going through a show," he says. "You can't beat that."
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The X Factor contestants have music industry mentors to guide them through their live performances, but where is Khloe Kardashian's coach?
The reality show sibling made her live co-hosting debut last week alongside Mario Lopez, and the results were rough and embarrassing at best. With a vet by her side, she could have at least allowed him to do the heavy lifting, but instead she allowed her awkward performance take center stage to the point where it was distracting to the competition at hand. Even she knows she needs work. "I'm anxious to learn and get great! :)" she tweeted afterward.