William Shatner, Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres is joining the HGTV family with a six-episode competition series, Scripps announced at its upfront presentation on Tuesday.
Ellen's Design Challenge will feature six competitors as they tackle challenges to sketch, design and build furniture in just 24 hours. Throughout the series, the contestants must showcase their creativity and versatility to impress a panel of judges. The last one standing will win a cash prize.
Vanilla Ice is coming back to the small screen — and this time, he'll be hanging out with the Amish.
The rapper's new DIY reality series Vanilla Ice Goes Amish, in which he learns crafting from Amish people, will premiere later this year, the network announced Tuesday at Scripps' upfront presentation.
Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement, Flight of the Conchords
In an upcoming episode of HBO's Flight of the Conchords (premiering Sunday at 9 pm/ET), series stars Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie spoof Crocodile Dundee's famous "That's not a knife" line. It's an interesting tip of the cap considering they're looking to bring their own brand of comedy to the United States from the Southern Hemisphere, just as Paul Hogan did two decades ago. TVGuide.com chatted with the New Zealand musical-comedy duo about their new show, which follows the misadventures of a Kiwi music duo transplanted in New York City.
TVGuide.com: You guys have only done a few appearances on American television, and now you have your own series about to launch on HBO. Are either of you experiencing any nervousness ̵