Jane Seymour, In Case of Emergency
Michaela "Mike" Quinn is playing doctor again, though this time she is a far cry from the Wild West and she'll have temperatures rising in a very different way. In a three-episode arc starting tonight on ABC's In Case of Emergency (Wednesdays at 9:30 pm/ET), Jane Seymour plays the hot-to-trot mother of David Arquette's Jason and the ardent pursuer of Jonathan Silverman's Harry. TVGuide.com spent a few minutes with the Brit beauty and Wedding Crashers cougar to discuss her bawdy new bits.
TVGuide.com: So, is there love in the air for Jason's mother? Or at least some lust? Jane
Patricia Arquette will take orders from her "little brother," In Case of Emergency's David Arquette, when he directs an upcoming episode of Medium, says Reuters.... Best-actress nominee Judi Dench (Notes on a Scandal) won't be on hand for the Feb. 25 Academy Awards, as she is due for a knee operation.... Finesse Mitchell: Live, a concert tape starring the onetime SNLer, arrives on DVD today.... Mohinder? Sayid? Who is TV's sexiest brainiac? Cast your vote in the latest TVGuide.com poll!
David Arquette, In Case of Emergency
On ABC's recently premiered In Case of Emergency (Wednesdays at 9:30 pm/ET), David Arquette stars as Jason, a corporate whiz freshly felled by scandal, and now leaning on a group of similarly shamed high-school classmates (played by Greg Germann, Jonathan Silverman and Kelly Hu). TVGuide.com spoke with Arquette about his and wife/Dirt-headliner Courteney Cox's new bids at small-screen success.
TVGuide.com: For a guy who was about to kill himself, In Cas
Courteney Cox, Dirt
Everybody's favorite Friend, Courteney Cox, is switching gears to play a hard-charging tabloid editrix in FX's Dirt (Tuesdays at 10 pm/ET). Here, she shares with TV Guide how she does it. Plus: The latest likelihood of a reunion for Monica, Chandler, Rachel, et al.
TV Guide: You're panting! What's going on?
Courteney Cox: I'm on an elliptical trainer. I have to knock it out when I can — I have no time!
TV Guide: Mostly because of your new show?
Cox: It's extremely challenging to star and produce — it takes a toll. I'm having a ball, but I'm glad it's only 13 episodes. I now understand how hard it is on Patricia [Arquette, her sister-in-law, who stars on Medium].
Neil Patrick Harris, How I Met Your Mother
Nope, not gonna mention the kid doc by name for another 700 words or so. But boy, has Neil Patrick Harris accomplished the almost-impossible, creating a character on CBS' hit freshman laffer How I Met Your Mother (Mondays at 8:30 pm/ET) so fresh and different that we almost forget his original TV incarnation. (Of course, that little escapade with Harold & Kumar helped the cause.) Just how much does the actor love creating Barney trouble? Here's what he had to tell TVGuide.com.
TVGuide.com: When I interviewed As the World Turns' Terri Colombino née Conn years ago, she mentioned that you were her prom date. What do you remember about that night?Neil Patrick Harris: She's married now? Oh, I remember lots. That was really fun. We had
At ABC, David Arquette (Scream) has joined the comedy In Case of Emergency, playing a businessman who botches a suicide attempt.... Peter Facinelli (Six Feet Under) has landed the second lead (opposite Jeffrey Donovan) in Enemies.... Sarah Clarke (24) has joined the drama A House Divided.... Charlotte Ross (
Jake in Progress NYPD Blue) has come aboard Ugly Betty.... and Sean Patrick Flannery (The Dead Zone) has joined Secrets of a Small Town. Elsewhere, Doublemint Twin Natalie Garza has been cast on Fox's The 12th Man, Michael Gaston has joined CBS' Jericho, and Lenny Clarke will play Rob Corddry's pop in Fox's Becoming Glen.
Friends alumna Courteney Cox is returning to series television, playing a muckraking tabloid-magazine editor — you know, the kind who persistently dogs Jennifer Aniston — in Dirt, a drama pilot for FX. Cox and hubby David Arquette are exec producers on the series.
The fall 2006 TV season seems just around the corner, as nets OK more pilots. Getting the green light in recent days: Hollis and Rae, an ABC drama about two female best friends, a cop and a prosecutor, from Steven Bochco and Thelma & Louise screenwriter Callie Khouri; an as-yet-untitled Fox sitcom about the current state of male-female relationships, from Sledge Hammer! creator Alan Spencer; and two FX dramas — Low Life, starring Brit comedian Eddie Izzard as the father of a clan of con artists, and Dirt, a damning look at the world of tabloid journalism executive-produced by Courteney Cox and David Arquette.
David Arquette (Scream, Eight Legged Freaks) and Richard T. Jones (Judging Amy) have been cast as Homeland Security agents in Time Bomb, a CBS TV-movie about a bomb set to go off at a football game in Washington, D.C. The drama will unfold in real time.... Ewan McGregor will star in Edward Blum's full-length feature directorial debut, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, a comedy about seven couples' complicated relationships and, we are promised, no clones.